Jack o Lantern Bottle

I love these little Jack o Lanterns - easy to make and so cute as decorations for your Halloween table.

Jack o Lantern Bottle

Project Info

Difficulty Slightly challenging
Duration 1 hour
Age 5+
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Materials

  • Battery Operated Tealight (optional)
  • Black Paper
  • Green Ribbon (or Green Paper cut in strips)
  • Orange Tissue Paper
  • Paint Brush
  • School Glue (e.g. Elmers)
  • Small Plastic Water Bottle - washed and dry

Instructions

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  1. Cut the bottom off of the plastic water bottle
  2. Tear a sheet of orange tissue paper into lots of little pieces
  3. Put some glue into a plastic bowl and using a paint brush paint the entire surface of the bottle with glue
  4. Place a piece of tissue paper on the water bottle. Continue until the whole bottle is covered in tissue paper
  5. Glue a green ribbon around the neck of the bottle (to form the pumpkin stem)
  6. Cut out face shapes (eyes, nose, mough) from black paper, and stick on the bottle.
  7. Place the empty bottle on top of a battery operated tealight and let your jack o lanter shine!

Tips

  1. WARNING: Never try to put a real candle inside a plastic bottle - fire could result.
  2. The smaller you tear the tissue pieces, the better for this activity.

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Useful supplies

- our picks from Amazon for this project:
Everlasting Tealights Battery-Operated Flamess Candles with Soft Flicker, 12-Pack
Everlasting Tealights Battery-Operated Flamess Candles with Soft Flicker
SunWorks Construction Paper, 11 Assorted Colors, 9" x 12", 300 Sheets
SunWorks Construction Paper
DMD Tissue Value Packs 20 Inch by 26 Inch 100/Package, Assorted
DMD Tissue Value Packs 20 Inch by 26 Inch 100/Package
6pcs Sparkly Glitter Ribbon for Christmas Decoration, Holiday, Home Decor, Gift Wrapping, Card Making, Floral Projects (150 Yards)
6pcs Sparkly Glitter Ribbon for Christmas Decoration
Elmer's Glue-All Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue, Extra Strong, 7.625 Ounces, 1 Count (E1324)
Elmer's Glue-All Multi-Purpose Liquid Glue

Related Books

- our picks from Amazon for this project:
Big Pumpkin
Big Pumpkin
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series)
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?
Shake Dem Halloween Bones
Shake Dem Halloween Bones
SOMETHIN' PUMPKIN
SOMETHIN' PUMPKIN

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