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DIY Jack-o-lantern Stress Ball

Posted by  ·  October 13, 2015  ·  Last Updated: October 13, 2015

Today I am sharing a DIY Jack-o-lantern Stress Ball ! Kids are back in school and many kids find stress balls and fidget balls therapeutic.  This DIY Stress ball is super easy to make and perfect for Halloween. They would make great favors! Don’t miss these other Halloween Crafts!

DIY Jack-o-lantern Stress Ball

You only need three things: balloons, play dough and a Sharpie marker. Some children are allergic to latex balloons. If this is the case with your child make sure you use latex free balloons.

DIY Jack-o-lantern Stress Ball

Fill one balloon with about 1/3 cup play dough. This is easiest if one person holds the balloon open while another person fills the balloon.

DIY Jack-o-lantern Stress Ball

Place another balloon around the play dough filled balloon so you have two layers of balloons.

how to make a stress ball step 2

Tie off the balloons and get your marker ready.

stress ball tutorial step 3

Give the stress ball a bit of personality!

jack-o-lantern stress ball by Skip to my Lou

Now you have a stress ball perfect for Halloween!

DIY Stress Ball by Skip to my Lou

We love all the tricks and treats of the Halloween season! Please come visit and see how we celebrate! Just click the below pictures to see more Halloween ideas!


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  1. Christina
    Friday, September 30th, 2016
    How in the world do you fit a filled balloon into an empty ballooon?