This simple and squishy DIY fidget for Halloween is fun to make and even more fun to squish and squeeze!
If you’re looking for a fun and easy Halloween activity with a final product that will keep little hands happy and busy – this is the activity for you! This DIY fidget is super cute and can be made in lots of different ways for different effects. This is a perfect activity for a kids Halloween party!
What you’ll need:
-Orange, black, and white balloons
-Rice, beans, pompoms, rice, or other filler
-Empty bottle of water with the top cut off to use as a funnel
What to do:
Cut the top off of a plastic bottle of drinking water so it can be used as a funnel.
Stretch a balloon around the opening of the water bottle. Use the diy funnel to fill the balloon with your chosen filler, depending on how you want the balloon to feel.
Make sure to fill the balloon until it starts to stretch for maximum “squishiness” :) Tie the balloon off, keeping the filler secured inside the balloon.
Now it’s time to get creative! Use your permanent marker to draw the features on your balloon to make a spooky Halloween character – a ghost, a cat, a pumpkin, or whatever your imagination cooks up!
Have kids use the Halloween fidget tools to keep their hands busy in the classroom or at home!
How to change it up:
-Different fillers will give the balloons different textures. Try fun fillers like marbles or play dough for a novel tactile experience.
-Try this fun listening game using your DIY fidgets for a fun Halloween party game.
-Learn more about how to introduce fidget tools in the classroom.
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