Halloween is here, well almost, and here is a cute craft that most can make, even little ones with a little help. These mummies are super easy to make and don’t require many materials.
What you will need; 1 can for every mummy, black construction paper or cardstock, googlie eyes, glue, tape, scissors and gauze.
Special note: can edges can be sharp, please check cans before using. If cans are sharp, push as many edges in as possible and then tape an extra strip of construction paper or cardstock over the area, to avoid any cuts. The best option would to be to use a can opener that leaves no sharp edges, but I understand not everyone has one of those.
The first thing to do is simply and roughly cut the paper or cardstock (I used cardstock) to the height of the can. Once that is done, tape one side to the can. Believe it or not I only could find painter’s tape and didn’t want to run out for clear tape, but the tape will not be noticeable once craft is completed.
Lastly I pulled a piece of gauze in the center to make a mouth, dabbed a bit of glue to hold and pressed for a minute until it stayed on its own, though for variation you could leave some without mouths.
I added some candy and turned these into treat “bags” for a party. These would be super fun to make at a party or to give to kids when they come trick or treating, depending how many you get, we don’t get many, though if I start handing out things like this, I might 🙂 . Using the cans are a great way to recycle an item and they also make fun decorations on a mantle.
I hope you enjoy making some spooky (cute) mummies this Halloween season!
🙂 Bet and fam