Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet Halloween Kid Craft

I love all the cute Halloween crafts I’ve been finding all over the web, from candy corn garland and pumpkin decorations to the array of toilet paper roll bats, there are so many great ideas flowing around! I had to get in on the fun.  Again, my inspiration came from Pinterest for today’s kid’s craft: a Halloween “Trick or Treat” sign.

My toddler wasn’t in the mood to craft, so I had to borrow my 6 month-old’s feet for this one!  He’ll definitely have one really cute piece of art in his keepsake stash :)!

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Materials

  • Small canvas
  • Paint
  • 2 Paint brushes (sponge + thin brush)
  • Googly Eyes

Halloween Ghost Footprint Sign

I painted the canvas orange using a small sponge brush and let it dry overnight. You probably only need to let it dry for a few hours, but I gave it more time to ensure it was completely dry before painting over it.

I then painted my little one’s feet with some washable Crayola paint before pressing it onto the canvas. This was probably the hardest part of the craft since getting a growing baby’s foot to keep still isn’t always easy. I think the print was good enough so we let it dry before writing out the good ole’ “Trick or Treat – Smell my Feet” verbiage. (Note: I used washable paint because I felt more comfortable using that with my baby, but you can also find non-toxic acrylic paint that will make this piece of art a true keepsake and prevent it from washing away in the rain!)

halloween sign - googley eyes

Once everything was dried, I simply glued two tiny googly eyes and set up the display.

I loved how perfect this craft was for little ones! A fun and quick way to create some Halloween decor!

halloween craft

Do you have any other “foot print” type craft for little ones?

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Comments

  1. I need to do this with my kids! My little one is turning 1 and am terrible at marking all the little milestones.
    Jen @ The Halfway Homemaker recently posted…Kids’ Artwork DisplayMy Profile

  2. Love that you made it on a canvas :) Super cute!

  3. Love this. Thanks for linking up at the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party.
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  4. So cute and just how I like my crafts…simple 😉 This is brilliant. Thanks so much for sharing with the Monday #pinitparty. have pinned :)
    Mum of One recently posted…NSPCC Letters From SantaMy Profile

  5. Super cute! Pinned. We couldn’t think of anyone better to party with! Thank you for stopping by. I hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm. http://loulougirls.blogspot.com/
    Happy Saturday! Lou Lou Girls
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  6. Super cute idea. Using canvas for the footprint will make it a great decoration year after year too! Thanks for sharing on our Facebook page earlier this week, pinning!

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