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Halloween Cardboard Tube Monster Craft

Halloween Cardboard Tube Monster Craft

My three year old and I made these little cardboard tube monsters for Halloween. We’ve been meaning to make some tube creatures for a while and Halloween seemed the perfect time. I like these because you can go as wild as you like–any colors, any embellishments, and construction! These are not only great for Halloween but would also make good alien lifeforms or new specimens for your own Seuss-inspired Zoo. My biggest question was how to cover … Read entire article »

Filed under: 3-5 (Preschool), 3-5 (Preschool), 5-6 (Kindergarten), 5-6 (Kindergarten), 6-8 (Early Elementary), 6-8 (Early Elementary), Featured

The Monster Mash-Up

The Monster Mash-Up

Pin It Because a monster can look like ANYTHING, it makes a fabulous open-ended craft for preschoolers, kindergartners, and early elementary-aged kids. Plus, you can use up all sorts of odds and ends from your craft cabinet. I still remember a collage-technique monster I made at school from magazine cut-outs.  I named it after my mom and thought she’d be flattered! She didn’t love the likeness of “Linda the Jello Monster” but she did appreciate the creativity. Here … Read entire article »

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