halloween lanterns

Halloween Lanterns made with Recycled Jam Jars

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

handmade halloween ghost and pumkin lanterns with candles 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.

young girl making halloween lanterns Cut out eyes for lanterns, and toothy grins for the pumpkins.halloween lanterns cardboard faces Stick the facial features to the crepe paper.girl holding homemade halloween lanternWhite lanterns are ghosts.
homemade ghost halloween lanterns And orange the pumpkins. homemade pumpkin halloween lanterns with large spider and bat. Place a tea light in each halloween lantern. Flickering battery tea lights are the best option if you can get them.Home made halloween lanterns lit up on a table in the dark.These looked great lining the pathway of our house on halloween, but they would be great inside for a halloween party too.

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      Thankyou so much for stopping by, and for your comment. Its become such a big holiday for kids now, I’m not surprised they love it now. Hope you have lots of things planned.

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