Crafts ’n things Craft of the Day
Create a spooky entrance for trick-or-treaters while safely lighting the pathway to your door. It’s quick, simple, and can be ready in time for Halloween night!
- Orange game cones, four (purchased at dollar store)
- Battery-operated tea lights, four
- Black acrylic paint
- Black marker
newspaper (to cover work surface)
Print and cut out patterns. (Note: The blue word “patterns” is a link. To access these patterns, select the link, then download and print.) Trace around pattern pieces to transfer designs onto cones using black marker.
On covered work surface, paint designs black. For pumpkin, paint outline and details only. Let dry.
Insert battery-operated tea light under cone.
- Use glow-in-the-dark acrylic paint to add details or paint in designs!
- Create fun “witch hats” by painting cones black and adding glow-in-the-dark highlights!
by Pam Sicely