The Nightmare Before Christmas is a 1993 stop-motion animated dark fantasy musical film directed by Henry Selick and produced and designed by Tim Burton. It tells the story of Jack Skellington, a resident of “Halloween Town”, who stumbles through a portal to “Christmas Town” and decides to celebrate the holiday with some disastrous and comical consequences. The Nightmare Before Christmas came from a Tim Burton poem written in 1982 while working as an animator for Walt Disney Feature Animation.
Nightmare before Christmas is a great Halloween party theme that is growing in popularity as it is not only about Halloween but also Christmas so your party can be more festive. I’m sure your guests will be happy to get something new for this Halloween, but first about decorating.
Mummy / Vampire, Jack, Ooogie Boogie and Boo are characters of this animated musical and can be easily recreated with pumpkins and pumpkins. Take some paints and strips of fabric to make them and read the entire tutorial in the source.
The king of Halloween Town Jack Skellington can be recreated in these cool string garlands that are perfect for black and white parties. All you need are some balloons, black felt, white thread, and instructions from the source.
Oogie Boogie looks a bit like a light green potato sack and comes from Halloween Town. He has an insatiable appetite for insects. This light green felt monster was made in its shape and is ideal for storing your child’s toy insects, spiders and the like.
This is a tutorial on how to make Zero’s dog house out of the movie Nightmare Before Christmas. In the movie, Zero is a ghost dog, so home is what else? A tombstone in a cemetery!
This is a tutorial on how to make the Nightmare Before Christmas countdown clock. This clock appears in the movie in Halloween Town, but more famous is that it hangs over the main entrance to Disneylands Haunted Mansion Holiday.
The man-eating wreath was one of the horribly bizarre Christmas presents Jack Skellington had left under his guise as “Sandy Claws”. This wreath is based on both the version of the movie and the realistic tooth version in Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion Holiday.
It’s time to create some of the Nightmare Before Christmas toys, starting with this awesome one: the creepy toy duck! Find a still image shot of the duck from the movie and base your Nightmare Before Christmas craft project on it.
These simple linen bags for favors or candy are reminiscent of the Oogie Boogie from The Nightmare Before Christmas. Read the source for how to create it easily and quickly.
This is another man-eating wreath, a fresh version in black and orange. The piece consists of black tinsel and an orange, Halloween-inspired ribbon, so cool and atmospheric!
In need of some pumpkins inspired by the Nightmare Before Christmas? Here are two ideas to cut out some pictures from the animated film and paint them. Find out the details to create them.
Here is a cool and easy cross stitch project. The image of Oogie Boogie on the moon is straight out of the movie. The piece was sewn with white threads on black fabric.
Sea, sea and all kinds of marine animals inspire and often remind of a beach vacation. Why not make a beautiful sensory play toy with this theme? Today we're sharing some cool tutorials on kid slime - sea, ocean, mermaid, with fish and other things. Get inspiration to do something for your kids!
Color swirling ocean waves! Make ocean slime for an awesome under the sea theme to remind your kids of summer! Use one of the basic slimes including saline slime recipe, borax slime recipe, and liquid starch slime recipe to create this ocean-themed slime recipe that kids will love to play with! Making slime using our homemade slime recipes is an amazing way to connect with kids. Grab clams, plastic seas, or sea creatures and clams to mix in and play with in your ocean slime. Kids love looking for fun little items in the slime, and it's a great fine motor exercise too.
If you love everything under the sea then you need to create a fun ocean slime recipe activity with the kids. Whether your little mermaid loves to play with homemade slime or you still find Nemo, this is the perfect summer science game for your kids. I totally love the sparkling look of this slime - it really reminds of the ocean! Such a slime will keep your kids occupied for hours, even if they can't go to the beach. You will play with sea slime and creatures in it.
Whether you're looking for a fun activity, an awesome centerpiece for an ocean themed party, a slime party favor, or a super cool slime gift idea, this ocean slime is perfect! You will use an incredibly clear slime recipe and turn it into your own ocean in a bottle experience. Your kids will love playing with this ocean slime and we're sure it will become one of their favorite slime recipes. This homemade slime recipe makes the most amazing slime. It won't stick to your hands, and you can pull, cut, crush, flatten, poke it, and enjoy hours of fun playing with it. It is great!
Have you ever dreamed of being a mermaid? This is about as close as we will get, no matter how much we love the ocean! Learn how to make mermaid slime perfect for a submarine or ocean theme. This slime recipe is sure to delight the kids and making slime is a cool science too. This slime has the gorgeous shiny colors of the ocean with a touch of purple and shine for the mermaid lover too. You can add sea glass, seashells, colored or clear gemstones and anything else to complete your under the sea theme.
DIY glitter ocean slime jars is an aquarium inspired craft is a great summer boredom buster idea for kids! This simple slime recipe shows you how to use ocean toys to make glitter slime that is stored in plastic containers. Ideal for saving as a summer activity or party favor for an under the sea party! Add toys between the layers of slime to make the ocean's slime glasses resemble an aquarium. You want the toys to look through the front of the glass.
Celebrate the upcoming release of Finding Dory with this simple glitter slime recipe. These small fish bowl glasses are ideal as a party favorite for Finding Dory or as a summer boredom idea for children! Buy some real figurines to display in the jars and the kids will be happy.
Borax-free sparkly mermaid slime is an easy kids activity that is perfect for your mermaid party! This glittery blue-green slime is going to be a huge hit with all of the kids, not just the little girls. This would be the perfect activity for the kids at a mermaid slumber party or mermaid birthday party. How cute would that be You could put a bit of mermaid slime in a small container for each child so they can take something home as a party gift.
The perfect activity for shark kids, this ocean slime recipe is made with a saline solution that makes it a great alternative to borax and gives a great result. Add and add your plastic marine animals right into the slime mixture. Mixing up a safe slime recipe that is an alternative to a borax slime recipe is easy and affordable. Plus, you'll get great results every time!
This blue and glittery, borax-free slime under the sea level is a fun DIY sensory activity that's perfect for not just the summer months. This ocean slime activity is great for keeping the kids entertained while they are stuck indoors on a rainy day. Or maybe you are looking for a fish craft or marine-themed activity for kids. Either way, you will love this DIY ocean slime recipe. It comes out nice and thick and holds small plastic fish well in it. The little ones will have fun playing with this textured slime and trying to pull the fishies out.
Slime feels pleasantly cool and is wondrous and exciting without being too gross or causing real mess. A good slime shouldn't be sticky, but thick, stretchy, and wet. This mermaid slime is just like that, and your kids will love the bold blue-green color of the mermaid slime and glitter - all those tiny seashells and seahorses. Get inspired!
I bet Ariel will love adding this little mermaid slime to her collection: this fun Disney craft will keep the kids busy for hours. The beautiful teal color combined with the glitter resembles the scales of Ariel's fin. You can also add some food coloring, glitter, and sparkles for an extra pizza! When they're older, they can probably do it themselves.