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Fuzzy Halloween Character Garland

  • Grades 6-8
  • Grades 4-5

Create your favorite Halloween characters out of fuzzy sticks, then transform them into a spook-tacular garland decoration!

Materials



Rainbow Fuzzy Sticks
Pastel Fuzzy Sticks
Natural Fuzzy Sticks

Instructions



Making a Pumpkin

Step  1.

Coil an orange fuzzy stick into a circle, then repeat with 1 more orange fuzzy stick.

Making a Pumpkin

Step  1.

Coil an orange fuzzy stick into a circle, then repeat with 1 more orange fuzzy stick.

Step  2.

Put both fuzzy stick coils together to form a pumpkin shape, then secure with the wire of the fuzzy stick or glue.

Step  2.

Put both fuzzy stick coils together to form a pumpkin shape, then secure with the wire of the fuzzy stick or glue.

Step  3.

Cut 2 inches of a tan or brown fuzzy stick, thread through the top of the pumpkin, then secure.

Step  3.

Cut 2 inches of a tan or brown fuzzy stick, thread through the top of the pumpkin, then secure.

Step  4.

Cut two 2-inch pieces of green fuzzy stick, and form them into zig zags.

Then attach them to the base of the pumpkin stem using the wire within the fuzzy sticks or glue.

Step  4.

Cut two 2-inch pieces of green fuzzy stick, and form them into zig zags.

Then attach them to the base of the pumpkin stem using the wire within the fuzzy sticks or glue.

Making a Black Cat

Step  5.

Coil 2 black fuzzy sticks into circles, and glue one to the top of the other.

Making a Black Cat

Step  5.

Coil 2 black fuzzy sticks into circles, and glue one to the top of the other.

Step  6.

Cut two 1-inch pieces of black fuzzy stick, bend them into triangles, and attach to the top, forming the ears of your cat!

Step  6.

Cut two 1-inch pieces of black fuzzy stick, bend them into triangles, and attach to the top, forming the ears of your cat!

Step  7.

Cut 1 black fuzzy stick in half, then wind around a pen or pencil.

Step  7.

Cut 1 black fuzzy stick in half, then wind around a pen or pencil.

Step  8.

Remove the curly fuzzy stick from the pencil, then secure or glue to the back of your cat.

Step  8.

Remove the curly fuzzy stick from the pencil, then secure or glue to the back of your cat.

Making a Skeleton

Step  9.

Coil the top half of a white fuzzy stick until it forms a lollipop shape.

Making a Skeleton

Step  9.

Coil the top half of a white fuzzy stick until it forms a lollipop shape.

Step  10.

Add 2 white arms and a second leg by bending the fuzzy sticks together to secure.

Step  10.

Add 2 white arms and a second leg by bending the fuzzy sticks together to secure.

Step  11.

Bend the arms and legs, then add white beads to the joints.

Step  11.

Bend the arms and legs, then add white beads to the joints.

Step  12.

Add fuzzy hands and feet to your skeleton.

Step  12.

Add fuzzy hands and feet to your skeleton.

Making a Witch

Step  13.

Coil a green fuzzy stick into a circle and secure.

Making a Witch

Step  13.

Coil a green fuzzy stick into a circle and secure.

Step  14.

Bend a black fuzzy stick back and forth, narrow at the top, then slowly wider at the bottom, to form your witch hat.

Step  14.

Bend a black fuzzy stick back and forth, narrow at the top, then slowly wider at the bottom, to form your witch hat.

Step  15.

Glue the hat to the top of your witch’s head.

Step  15.

Glue the hat to the top of your witch’s head.

Step  16.

To give your witch a body, bend a green fuzzy stick into thirds, then glue to the back of the witch’s head.

 

Give your witch a purple dress! Cut and bend purple fuzzy sticks in half and glue them to the body.

Step  16.

To give your witch a body, bend a green fuzzy stick into thirds, then glue to the back of the witch’s head.

 

Give your witch a purple dress! Cut and bend purple fuzzy sticks in half and glue them to the body.

Step  17.

Cut 4 1-inch pieces of orange fuzzy stick, and make them wavy. Glue them to the back sides of your witch’s head for hair!

Step  17.

Cut 4 1-inch pieces of orange fuzzy stick, and make them wavy. Glue them to the back sides of your witch’s head for hair!

Step  18.

Bend a brown fuzzy stick in half, then secure the bottom by twisting around, then fan out the bottom to form your broomstick!

Step  18.

Bend a brown fuzzy stick in half, then secure the bottom by twisting around, then fan out the bottom to form your broomstick!