Halloween Craft – Fridge Monsters

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By Contributor Kristen LaValley

It’s almost Halloween!! It’s definitely one of my favorite holidays. I love all of the costumes, and the pumpkins, and the sweet little children knocking on my door begging for candy. I’ve been doing Halloween themed crafts with my son every week, trying to get him in the spirit. Here’s a fun, quick, easy, and non-messy activity to do with your kids.

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All you need are a couple of paint sample swatches from a home improvement store, construction paper, googly eyes, magnets, and your imagination! Cut up the construction paper for your monsters’ features, add the googly eyes (you can also use construction paper for the eyes), glue your magnet to the back of the card and voila! Adorable little fridge monsters!

Kristen is a stay at home mom to one deliciously chunky baby boy and one hilariously clever two year old living in East Tennessee. She chronicles her adventures in cloth diapering, parenting, faith, and insane toddler antics at www.whenathome.com

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31 responses to “Halloween Craft – Fridge Monsters”

  1. These are adorable!

  2. What an awesome idea! Love it.

  3. Goodness, these are cute. Such an easy and inexpensive craft idea! I love the colors too 🙂

  4. Great idea! Very creative!

  5. This is adorable. It is a perfect craft for preschoolers too! I love it.

  6. Have the grandson coming and we are making these cute little monsters, thanks.

  7. such a cute and easy craft.

  8. You’re genius! My son has a handful of these from trying to pick out colors! What a great way to repurpose them and have some fun DIY time with my niece! Thanks so much.

  9. Those are great! How cute and easy to find supplies!

  10. you do not need a lot of fancy stuff to make carfts with the kids

  11. I adore these! Can’t wait until I can try them out this October

  12. I love those fridge monsters,will make some on the weekend

  13. Darn,i could not find this post,was going to do this with the grandkids,going to bookmark for some Friday night fun

  14. These are so much fun to make !

  15. a great idea to use paint sample swatches , love those monsters they are adorable 🙂

  16. Those paint cards make the best fridge crafts

  17. My son really likes monsters, so I will have to do this with him!

  18. I love to do crafts with the grandkids, this looks like fun

  19. These are just so stinkin’ cute! I love that they’re simple enough for my toddler daughter to put together (if I do the cutting). I love cute monsters!

  20. This is a cute idea that’s easy for kids to do and if you pick nice colours they’ll look good on the fridge too.

  21. This is a cute craft to try for Halloween which is not that far away now.I like this because it looks lie great fun and it’s easy to do.Thanks for the post.

  22. We have all the supplies to make these on the weekend!

  23. I don’t know how you came up with this but I really like it and it’s an easy way to keep kids busy

  24. My daughter loves looking at the paint sample swatches … never thought to use them for crafts. thank you for the awesome idea.

  25. These look awesome! Love the idea of using paint swatches – so creative.

  26. I really like these, they are super cute!

  27. Great craft idea to make with the little ones on a rainy afternoon. So cute!

  28. These monsters are adorable Perfect craft for Halloween

  29. Would not of thought of using paint sample swatches for crafts but these monsters are too cute.

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