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Keep Halloween silly with funny toilet paper roll crafts like the Goofy Ghouls. This family of spookers is only a little bit of scare and a lot of fun. These Halloween crafts for kids are so easy to put together that you'll have a frightening family in no time, and they'll cost you nothing. Make these Halloween crafts from items around the house for a super thrifty thrill. Give trick-or-treaters a bit of a laugh and a slight scare with these fun Halloween crafts.


  • 2 cardboard paper towel tubes
  • Construction paper: orange, yellow, green, red and purple
  • Googly eyes (various sizes)
  • White paper
  • Black marker
  • Yarn
  • Crinkle cut shredded paper
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • White craft glue


1. Cut one cardboard tube into two pieces, one a little longer than the other. Cut the other cardboard tube into three pieces, varying lengths.

2. Cover the cardboard tubes with construction paper using a glue stick.

3. Add goggly eyes using white craft glue. Use marker to add eyebrows.

4. Draw mouths on white paper using a black marker. Cut out and glue to the tubes.

5. Cut yarn into 3" lengths and glue inside the top of a cardboard tube for hair. You can also use crinkle cut colored paper (often comes as packaging material in shipping boxes) as hair. Construction paper can also be cut into strips or long triangles and glued on as hair.

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This project would be great to make at any time, not just Halloween. I think this would be a cute dcor item on a shelf in a child's playroom! They're so colorful and fun, you could make them to match your color scheme of the playroom!


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