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Winking Skeleton Craft

This clever Skeleton winks like magic.  Kids are always impressed by this simple optical illusion that tricks the eye and makes the skeleton wink.  This easy-to-make Halloween kid’s craft is perfect as a Halloween party favor or Halloween classroom activity. Check out our other Kidfunideas Halloween projects too!



What you'll need:

  • Corrugated cardboard

  • Rounded lollypop stick                                                      

  • Glue Stick

  • Scissors

  • Skeleton face printout


How to make it:

  1. Print out the Skeleton faces.  You will need both faces to do this project.

  2. Cut out a piece of corrugated cardboard the same size as the border around the skeletons in such a way that the openings in the cardboard are at the base and top of your skeleton.

  3. Insert your lollipop stick into one of the holes in the center of the cardboard about 2 inches.

  4. Trim out your skeleton faces. 

  5. Paste one skeleton on each side of the cardboard, lining them up.

To work this trick, put the stick between your palms and spin the picture.  Look at your skeleton and the face seems to change right before your eyes – wink, wink! winking skeleton craft for kids winking skeleton craft for kids winking skeleton craft for kids Winking Skeleton Halloween craft activity.  Perfect for any Halloween party - great make and take party favor!

Easy print version Halloween Winking skeleton craft for kids
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