Halloween Wood Cutting Board Characters

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by Eileen Farley, A.C. Moore Craftologist

Halloween Wood Cutting Board Characters

Cook up some Halloween spirit by crafting these fun monster, pumpkin, and witch cutting board characters.

Share your characters using #ACMooreInspired.

Project Details

  • Level:age 6 + up
  • Time:1 hour + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint one wood cutting board Purple Pizzazz for the monster. Paint the second cutting board Jack-O-Lantern and the top 2-1/2" Terra Cotta for the pumpkin. Paint the third board Citron Green and the top 4" Lamp (Ebony) Black for the witch.
  • 2
    Wood Cutting Board Pumpkin:
    Step A: Paint two 1" discs and six ½“" wood blocks Lamp (Ebony) Black and let dry.
    Step B: Glue the discs and the blocks to the pumpkin to create a face.
    Step C: Curl one Green chenille stem and glue the center to the board for vines.
    Step D: Cut an 18"“ piece of Orange ribbon, and thread through the hole in the top of the board and tie a knot to create a hanger.
  • 3
    Wood Cutting Board Witch:
    Step A: Paint hair on the witch under the Lamp (Ebony) Black section with Jack-O-Lantern. Continue to paint the hair on the back as well.
    Step B: Paint one 1" wood candle cup Citron Green for the nose. Paint two ½" wood buttons Snow (Titanium) White for the eyes.
    Step C: Create Black dots on the eyes with the Black paint marker, and then glue the eyes and nose to the witch’s face.
    Step D: Create a mouth with Red dimensional fabric paint, a tooth with White dimensional fabric paint and a wart on the nose with Black dimensional fabric paint.
    Step E: Download and print the template. Use it to cut the hat brim from the foam.
    Step F: Cut the slit in the center and place onto the board as shown.
    Step G: Glue a piece of Purple ribbon around the hat for the hat band.
    Step H: Cut an 18" piece of Orange ribbon, and thread through the hole in the top of the board and tie a knot to create a hanger.
  • 4
    Wood Cutting Board Monster:
    Step A: Paint one 1-½”" wood disc Snow (Titanium) White and two 1-½"” discs Cadmium Yellow. Paint five 1”" discs Cadmium Yellow and one 1”" disc Lamp (Ebony) Black.
    Step B: Glue the Lamp (Ebony) Black disc onto the Snow (Titanium) White disc for the eye. Glue the eye to the board a little under the hole.
    Step C: Glue one 1-½"” Cadmium Yellow disc and two 1"” Cadimum Yellow discs to the front bottom of the body. Glue one 1-½”" Cadmium Yellow disc and three 1”" Cadmium Yellow discs to the back of the body.
    Step D: Cut an Orange chenille stem in half and glue each half to the board on each side of the eye for antennae. Curl the antennae.
    Step E: Create a mouth with Black dimensional fabric paint, a tooth with White dimensional fabric paint and dots with Bright Orange dimensional fabric paint.
    Step F: When the paint is dry, create dots on the back of the monster with the Bright Orange dimensional fabric paint.
    Step G: Cut an 18”" piece of Orange ribbon, and thread through the hole in the top of the board and tie a knot to create a hanger.

Project Details

  • Level:age 6 + up
  • Time:1 hour + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Wood Cutting Board Pumpkin:
  • Package of Lara's Crafts New Image Company 1/2" Wood Blocks & DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint Terra Cotta
  • •Wood Cutting Board Witch:
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ 9" x 12" Sheet Black, Morex 3/8" x 15 yd Double Face Satin Ribbon Purple, Packages of 1" Wood Candle Cups & 1/2" Wood Buttons, Sharpie Permanent Medium Point Oil Based Opaque Paint Marker in Black, Shiny Dimensional Fabric Paint in Red & Acrylic Paint in Citron Green
  • •Wood Cutting Board Monster:
  • Package of 1-1/2" Wood Discs, Dimensional Fabric Paint in Bright Orange, Acrylic Paint in Snow (Titanium) White, Cadmium Yellow & Purple Pizzazz
  • •Wood Cutting Board Monster & Pumpkin:
  • Package of 1" Wood Discs, 6 mm Chenille Stems in Green & Orange
  • •Wood Cutting Board Monster & Witch:
  • Dimensional Fabric Paint in White & Black
  • •Wood Cutting Board Witch & Pumpkin:
  • Acrylic Paint in Jack-O'-Lantern
  • •All Three Projects:
  • 3-1/4" x 9-1/4" Wood Cutting Board (1 per Project), Offray Spool O'Ribbon Orange, Acrylic Paint in Lamp (Ebony) Black, Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic & Multi-Media Flat Shader Brush #8, Dual Temperature Glue Gun, Surebonder All Purpose Glue Sticks, Scissors & Ruler
Download Project Template