Scrap 2x4 Halloween Monsters

Jaime LaPlant
by Jaime LaPlant
I wanted to make some new Halloween decorations, and I wanted them to be fast and easy to make. I decided to make these little monsters out of scrap 2x4 blocks. I had all the supplies on hand, so they were completely free!
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Needed Materials:

Scrap Wood Blocks


Wood Glue

Scraps of fabric (for the mummy)

Here is how I made each of my monsters.

Step 1: Cut your wood

You can cut your blocks to be whatever size you want. I rummaged through my scrap bin and used scraps that were 3"-5".
Step 3: Paint your wood blocks.

Step 4: Glue on extra parts (if applicable)
Frankenstein - Use your wood block and cut two small blocks for the bolts. You could also use a dowel, screws, or bolts.
Mummy - Use your wood block and paint on the eyes. Then, wrap the scrap fabric around the board, gluing it on as you wrap.
Jack-O'-Lantern - Use your wood block and cut a small block for a stem. You could also use a dowel or even a stick.
Ghost - Nothing extra is needed for this one. Just paint it!
Black Cat - Use your wood block and cut two triangles from for ears.
These scrap 2x4 Halloween monsters are inexpensive, quick, and easy to make. They would make a great kid's project. The kids could personalize the monsters anyway that they want.
Jaime LaPlant
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