Button Bowl


Flat buttons of any color
White glue that dries clear
Large paint brush
News paper to protect working area
Cup to balance balloon while it dries
How To

Step 1: Blow up and tie a balloon. Place the balloon, knot first, onto a cup.
Step 2: Using paint brush cover half of your balloon with an even coat of glue. Let the glue dry completely.
Step 3: Add a second coat of glue all the way down to the knot this time. Stick buttons on this layer of glue, half way down the balloon, as close as you can to each other. Let it dry completely. (4-5 hours usually)
Step 4: Add another layer of glue over top of the buttons and let it dry completely.
Step 5: Using scissors, cut the knot of the balloon to let the air out, peel the balloon out and and cut off any glue bits from the button edge that you don’t want.


Hershey Kiss Angel


Hershey’s Kisses
3/8″ Wooden Bead
Metallic Tinsel Stem

Glue a wooden bead to the top of a Hershey’s Kiss.
Cut a 3” piece of the metallic tinsel stem and bend it into a halo shape. Glue the halo to the top of the wooden bead head.
Cut a 4” length of metallic tinsel stem and form it into a figure eight. Glue the wings to the back of the Hershey’s® Kiss® candy to form the wings.

Toilet Paper Roll Turkey


Toilet paper roll
Red, Yellow, and Orange Construction Paper
2 Googly Eyes

Cut feather shapes out of the construction paper. You’ll need 2-3 feathers of each color.

Cut a small triangle out of orange construction paper for a beak.

Cut a small peanut shape out of red construction paper for a waddle.

Cut two feet out of orange construction paper.

Tape the feathers onto the back of the toilet paper roll.

Glue the eyes, beak, waddle, and feet to the front of the toilet paper roll.

Clothes Pin Caterpillar


Clothes Pins
Craft Glue
small Pom-Poms (1/2 inch work well)
Googly eyes

Caterpillar Clothes Pin Directions:
Apply craft glue on to the clothes pins and press on pom-poms. Apply glue to the face and press on googly eyes. Make sure the face is at the narrow end of the clothes pin so that it is easier to hold when it is finished.

Milk Jug Jack-O-Lanterns


Clean plastic gallon milk jugs
Black permanent marker
Craft knife
String of 50 clear low-wattage orange lights (available at Halloween or use any color you like)

Draw silly eyes, nose and mouths (be creative) on the jugs. Tip: Leave the caps on while you do this, so the jugs don’t dent.

Use the craft knife to cut a half-dollar-size hole in the back of each jug (an adult should do this step).

Arrange the pumpkins near each other and string the lights between them, stuffing several bulbs into each of the jugs.