Spooky Halloween Lanterns

 

Make your own spooky Halloween lantern from a jam jar, black paper and tissue scraps. Cut your favourite Halloween motifs or copy ours from the worksheet provided. Spiders, ghosts, pumpkins, cats, witches hats and bats! Pop in an electric tea light and you’ll be all set for trick or treat adventures!

Approximate run time: 15 minutes

Presenter: Laura and Amelie Kemshall

Download Worksheet

To work along with Laura and Amelie you’ll need:

A jam jar
Black paper or thin card
Tissue paper scraps
Ribbon or string
White coloured pencil
Ruler, scissors and glue
Electric tea light

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