With Halloween coming up in just a few weeks, the boys and I have wasted no time in starting some projects. Wanting to do make some decor more colorful than the standard black and orange, I turned to the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, for inspiration.
What you'll need:
*Permanent Sharpie markers (for really small kids, you'll want to don aprons or 'work' clothes, or reserve this project for older kids!)
*Flat pieces of clear plastic cut out from food packaging/lids/containers
*Scissors, tape, and a few sheets of white paper
With black permanent marker, illustrate Halloween image onto a piece of plastic. ( Download Halloween Suncatchers)
Flipping the plastic around so that the marker side is facing down, tape plastic to a sheet of paper to protect your surface.
Color in the design.
Remove design from paper and cut out. Tape to window or glass doors so the sunlight can filter through.
My 6-year-old really loved this easy, colorful project and we both can't wait to add more characters to our Halloween crew!