The CUTEST Wooden Spool Halloween Craft for Kids

How incredibly ADORABLE is this wooden spool Halloween Craft for kids? If you don’t have wooden spools on hand you can modify this with toilet paper tube rolls cut in half!

halloween spool crafts for kids

 Seriously I’m just in LOVE with how adorable they turned out! And they are SO easy for both kids and adults to make! (not to mention inexpensive!) Below I’ve got directions and photos to make each of the Halloween spools you see above!

It’s a great fine motor skills activity for ages preschool to adult! It also makes a great quiet time activity!

Halloween Craft SUPPLIES:

halloween kids craft
  • 5 wooden spools

  • White, black, dark green, orange, yellow yarn

  • Black and yellow, paper

  • 6 Googly eyes

  • Hot glue gun

  • Hot glue

 MUMMY Halloween Craft:

halloween kids craft

Step 1: Glue two small googly eyes to the center of the wooden spool.

halloween kids craft

Step 2: Glue the end of the white yarn to the bottom of the wooden spool. Wrap yarn around spool until the spool is completely covered. When the spool is completely covered cut the yarn and attach to spool with a small drop of hot glue.

CAT Halloween Craft:

halloween black cat kids craft

Step 1: Glue the end of the black yarn to the bottom of the wooden spool. Wrap yarn around spool until it is completely covered. When the spool is completely covered cut the yarn and attach to spool with a small drop of hot glue.

halloween black cat kids craft

Step 2: Cut ear shapes out of black paper and glue them to the top. (refer to image)

Step 3: Cut out different two yellow circles and two black slits for the eyes.

halloween black cat kids craft

Step 4: Make whiskers by tying together 2 pieces of embroidery floss and trim to the size you like, and glue on.

WITCH Halloween Craft:

halloween witch kids craft

Step 1: Glue the end of the green yarn to the wooden spool. Wrap yarn around spool until it is completely covered. When the spool is completely covered cut the yarn and attach to spool with a small drop of hot glue.

Step 2: Glue on two small googly eyes. Cut a small piece of black yarn for the mouth.

halloween witch hat kids craft

Step 3: Make the witch hat out of black paper. There is a good photo tutorial here if you need help.

CANDY CORN Craft:

halloween fall candy corn kids craft

Step 1: Start at the top of the spool with the white yarn, wrap it around a couple times, next do the same thing with the orange yarn and finally with the yellow yarn creating a candy corn look.

halloween fall candy cor kids craft

Step 2: Glue on two googly eyes and cut out a small piece of black yarn for the mouth and glue it on.

PUMPKIN Fall Craft:

halloween pumpkin fall kids craft

Step 1: Glue the end of the orange yarn to the wooden spool. Wrap yarn around spool until it is completely covered. When the spool is completely covered cut the yarn and attach to spool with a small drop of hot glue.

halloween kids craft

Step 2: Cut two medium pieces of green yarn, fold them in half and glue the folded edge to the inside of the spool leaving the cut edges to form the stem.

halloween fall pumpkin kids craft

Step 3: Cut out a face for the pumpkin.(2 triangles for the eyes and pumpkin smile for the mouth.)

halloween sewing spool kids craft

 And there you have it! Some incredibly adorable wooden spool kid’s Halloween crafts!! I want to make Frankenstein too so he’s going to be next! PLEASE feel free to pin it and share it everywhere with your friends!

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