Cricut Crafts: Make Halloween Shadow Puppets
All levels | 14 min 36 sec
Make Shadow Puppets
In this class, Courtney creates Halloween shadow puppets using the Cricut Explore cutting machine. These spooky Victorian silhouettes are fun to make and even more fun to put into action. Courtney shares tips for using different types of materials, like card stock and wood veneer, and how to add your own decorative flare using paint or ribbons.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Get the project design file on
  • Cricut Explore machine
  • Cricut Design Space software
  • 12” x 12” LightGrip Cricut mat
  • All Cricut tools
  • Computer
  • Sheets of wood veneer
  • Card stock
  • Scratch paper
  • Wooden dowels or wooden skewers
  • Craft paint and paint brush (optional)
  • Ribbons (optional)
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors
Learn how to:
  • Cut shapes using a Cricut Explore Cutting Machine
  • Paint wooden dowels
  • Attach wooden dowels to your paper silhouettes
  • Apply ribbon or paint to give puppets added flare
What you’ll get:
  • Easy-to-follow class by expert instructor Courtney Cerruti on how to create Halloween shadow puppets
  • 3 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step instruction and a detailed supply list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
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Eva O
It's cool!
More than 3 months ago
janet getz
I have a friend that has a Cricut and I hope to be able to borrow hers to make these puppets. They are wonderful. I am also a storyteller and I think that students ould like to help tell the story with puppets like these.
More than 3 months ago
Linda Lee
Looks like fun!
More than 3 months ago