Halloween Lanterns made with Recycled Jam Jars

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Halloween Lanterns from Jam Jars

These halloween lanterns are an easy halloween craft, children can make themselves from a few scraps of paper and some recycled jam jars.

Materials Needed

  • Jam Jars
  • Crepe Paper (Orange and White) Cut into
  • Black Card
  • Glue or double sided tape
  • Tea lights or battery Lights

02-halloween-jam-jar-lanterns-pinterest Cut rectangles of crepe paper as high as the jam jars, and wide enough to go all the way round with a 1cm overlap.  Wrap each jar with the paper, and secure with double sided tape or glue.

03-halloween-lanterns Cut out eyes for lanterns, and toothy grins for the pumpkins.04-halloween-lanterns Stick the facial features to the crepe paper.05-halloween-lanternsWhite lanterns are ghosts.
06-halloween-lanterns And orange the pumpkins. 07-halloween-lanterns Place a tea light in each halloween lantern. Flickering battery tea lights are the best option if you can get them.08-halloween-lanternsThese looked great lining the pathway of our house on halloween, but they would be great inside for a halloween party too.

DianaHalloween Lanterns made with Recycled Jam Jars