DIY Mummy Containers

If you need a fun craft for Halloween for school age kids this is perfect! Molly made several for party favors for Cami’s Costume Birthday party.

You will need:

  • Tin Cans-emptied, washed, and pealed
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Goolely Eyes
  • Black Tape
  • Gauze
  • Candy or Halloween Favors to Place Inside


Take an empty tin can from a vegetable or another type of canned good, remove the label, wash it inside and outside.



Cover with black tape.


Add the eyes.

Mummy eyes

Begin wrapping the can in gauze.


Finish wrapping with gauze and tuck under and glue the pipe cleaner inside the can.

Trish Eklund is taking a nontraditional approach to parenting children after divorce and remarriage. Raising her two daughters of ten and fourteen with her husband, ex-husband, and his wife, they consult one another on all parenting decisions. Trish has been featured on, and She is a regular writer on, writer and co-editor for Her View From Omaha. Follow her on Twitter: @trishiewriter, Google +, and Pinterest.


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