Glass Jar Jack O Lanterns and Ghosts

Materials

What you need:

  • Large Mason Jar (or other size glass jar)
  • Orange Coloured Tissue Paper (for pumpkin)
  • Black Coloured Tissue Paper
  • White Coloured Tissue Paper (for ghost)
  • White School Glue or Modge Podge
  • Kid Friendly Craft Scissors
  • Foam Paint Brush
  • Small Paper Plate

Preparation

This craft allows your child to use their creativity, combined with the ease of battery operated tea lights to create their own mason jar jack o lanterns and ghosts.

How to assemble:

  • Step 1: Using scissors or by hand, rip up orange and white tissue paper and separate into piles.
  • Step 2: Using scissors, cut out facial features for either pumpkin or ghosts.
  • Step 3: Put a large amount of glue on a small paper plate. Using the foam paint brush to brush on a good amount of glue all over the mason jar.  Start layering pieces of tissue paper over the glue.
  • Using the foam brush, continue to layer glue and tissue all over the jar until completely covered. Let Dry.
  • Step 4: Once jar is completely covered and dry, add on facial features in the same method, apply glue, add black pieces, add glue over top and let dry.
  • Step 5: Once project is completely dried, put in battery operated light, turn on and decorate indoors or outdoors.


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