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Franken Jar Halloween Project



Parents and kids together can create this spooktacular halloween candy jar with Glue Dots, some paint, black paper and a few embellishments. Try this great kids halloween craft project from Glue Dots.


Franken Jar Halloween Craft for Kids


  • Craft Glue Dots
  • Plastic container with a screw lid, (coffee, mayo or pretzel containers work well)
  • Oval wiggle eyes
  • Spray primer
  • Black spray paint
  • Bright green acrylic paint
  • Black button
  • Black permanent marker
  • Paintbrush
  • Black felt or foam
  • Adhesive remover
  • Scissors


  1. Remove labels and clean containers with warm soapy water.
  2. PARENT PREP: Parents...spray the container with primer and spray the lid with black spray paint and set aside to dry.
  3. Paint container with bright green acrylic paint.
  4. Set container aside to dry.
  5. Apply the wiggle eyes and button nose using Craft Glue Dots.
  6. Cut black cardstock, foam or felt in a rectangle (1/2 x 1-1/2"), for eyebrows and attach using Craft Glue Dots.
  7. Cut a wiggly mouth out of cardstock, foam or felt (2-3/4" long), and attach using Craft Glue Dots.
  8. Using the permanent marker draw stitch marks and scars.

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