Creepy Halloween Jars
by Michele Reyzer; photo by Mark Godfrey
Crocodile brains, fish eyes, bat bones. . .what's a creepy laboratory without spooky specimens? Check out these gruesome jars and make some for your own mad lab—if you have the guts!
What You Do
1. Gather a collection of clear, empty glass or plastic jars with lids. Remove all product labels from the jars.
2. Fill the jars. You can create your own petrifying potions or copy our ideas.
3. Paint the jar lids different colors.
4. Glue on new labels. Design your own or click here to print the labels shown on this page.
Crocodile Brains = painted walnuts
Fish Eyes = small rubber balls
Bat Bones = cotton swabs
Bullfrog Blood = water dyed with red food coloring
Werewolf Fur = brown craft pom-poms
Rat Intestines = cooked spaghetti
Bone Dust = salt or sugar
Venom = water dyed with yellow food coloring
Jar labels designed by Greg Hudson.