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Spooky Cat Wands

Here is fun and easy Halloween Idea, Spooky Cat Wands. These wands are perfect for your littlest Trick or Treater.  Best party they are so much fun to maker. A great project to do with the kids on Halloween. You could maker the cat template larger for decorating your walls or Halloween party table. Let’s get started and make some of our own using Hygloss Products foil paper, card stock, paper straws and paint.

Spooky Cat Wands

Supplies

  • Pack of 8 1/2 by 10 Metallic Foil Paper, Hygloss Products
  • Pack of 8 1/2 by 10 Card Stock, Black,Hygloss Products
  • Package of Paper Straws
  • Bakery Twine or Embroidery Floss
  • Acrylic Paints or Paint Pens
  • Kids Choice Glue or Tacky Glue, Beacon Adhesives
  • Other; Scissors, Pencil, Paint Brush, Cup of Water

Note: I  used the cat head template from Pattern Universe, used black card stock and orange foil paper.

Step One

Draw or download a simple Halloween Cat Template. Cut out and trace onto card stock. I drew my template and traced onto the card stock.

Step Two

Have your kids draw a simple face onto the cut cat templates. Fill in the drawing with acrylic paint or paint pens, let dry.

Step Three

Cut strips of foil paper 2 inches wide. Fold and pleat each strip like you would a paper fan. Pinch the center of each pleated strip of foil and wrap piece of twine around the pinched center, tie in place. This will be the cat’s bow tie.

Step Four

Glue the pleated bow tie to the top of the paper straw, let dry about 10 minutes. Then Glue the painted and cut cat template to part of the bow tie. Let dry.

Spooky Cat Wands

Tips/Tricks

  • You could download a top hat image and glue to your cat wand.
  • Try adding sequins from Hygloss Products to your wand.
  • If you want to use hot glue to speed up the process make sure you glue the components for your children as hot glue is exactly as it sound hot. Use caution when working with hot glue. Never leave a hot glue gun unsupervised.

Spooky Cat Wands

The possibilities are endless with this project. You could even use pumpkin shapes or star shapes in place of the cats. Visit our online store for a variety of pre-cut shapes and fun craft supplies that will keep the whole family busy for hours.

Here is a quick link to previous Halloween Ideas on our Blog!

Hygloss Halloween Ideas

Happy Halloween!

Lisa

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