This Haunted House Paper Plate Halloween Craft is such a fun and easy craft to make with your kids. All you need is a few materials and a little imagination to bring this spooky haunted house to life!
Haunted House Paper Plate Halloween Craft
Halloween is just a couple of months away and once fall hits I’m all about making fun Halloween Crafts. Halloween Paper Plate Crafts are some of my favorite because of how easy they are. Best of all you usually have the materials on hand for a fun time. So if you’re looking for a fun afternoon filled with crafting and fun then you’ve come to the right place.
This creepy and spooky haunted house paper plate even comes complete with it’s own little scary ghost friend.
What you’ll need to make this Haunted House Paper Plate Halloween Craft
- Colored craft papers
- Colored cardstock paper
- Paper plate
- Craft glue
How to make a Haunted House paper plate Halloween Craft
Step -1: Select cardstock paper for the haunted house pattern, the strip to move the ghost and the lens shaped pattern.
Select colored craft papers for the background paper to cover the paper plate’s surface, the door and window covers, the moon, bats, ghost and the speech bubble patterns.
Trace the template patterns on the selected papers and cut them out nicely. Cut out the yellow traced patterns from the haunted house pattern.
Attach the less curvy side of the lens shaped cutouts along the bottom side of the haunted house base cutout.
Step – 3:
Turn the haunted house pattern to its wrong side. Apply glue along the top and outside border of the door cutout.
Step – 4:
Place the door cover cutout on the glued border to cover the door cutout. Now, cover the window cutouts but glue them on all 4 sides.
The window and door patterns are numbered in the template.
Step – 5:
Flip the haunted house to its right side. You can attach a bat or 2 on the moon cutout if you’d like to.
Step – 6:
Write down the text “Boo” on the speech bubble cutout and attach it with the ghost cutout. Use a sharpie to draw the face of the ghost cutout. Attach the ghost on a cardstock strip.
The strip should be at least 5 inches long.
Step – 7:
Prepare the paper plate by covering its surface with a colored craft paper of your choice.
An Interactive Halloween paper plate craft
Place the haunted house along the bottom side of the plate and mark the bottom side of the door on the plate. Cut a slit along the bottom side of the plate, right below the bottom side of the door pattern.
Step – 8:
Attach the haunted house pattern on the paper plate by attaching the tower parts of the house with the plate; keep the bottom side of the house free from glue.
Step – 9:
Finally, Insert the ghost through the slit of the plate, under the haunted house pattern and drawing it out of the bottom open end of the door cover. You can move the strip attached to the ghost to move the ghost.
Looking for another fun Halloween craft to make? Check out this fun yarn pumpkin you can make with a balloon! While you’re enjoying making all these crafts why not have somme laughs with these frightfully fun Halloween Riddles.