Skip to Content

Paper cup black cat with glowing nose

Sharing is caring!

This paper cup black cat is such an easy last minute Halloween craft idea for kids. Because of it’s glowing nose, you can also make it as a cheap Halloween decoration.

Paper cup black cat Halloween craft for kids

Make several and place them in front of your house or by the window on Halloween night. They will be cute and a little spooky.

This black cat is the last paper cup craft in our Halloween collection. It’s a series that we started last year. We tried to incorporate as many Halloween characters as possible in our collection. Here are our most popular ones:

Paper cup black cat craft for kids to make this Halloween

They are all made from paper cups and have glowing noses from flameless tea light candles.

Although this paper cup black cat is part of our Halloween collection, you can actually make it any time of the year. Color it gray, brown, ginger, cream or leave it white. Maybe you have a cat pet at home or your kid loves cats. You can pair it with a pet book for kids. A cat craft is also great for a letter C or an animal study unit.

No matter the reason you’re looking for a cat craft idea or the color you will give to your cat, kids will have fun making it.

Paper cup black cats with glowing noses

If you are including the black cat in your Halloween crafting, feel free to personalize it with different eye or ear colors.

Paper cup black cat variations:

  • Start with a black paper cup. This way you can skip the painting part.
  • Use glow in the dark googly eyes for a spooky look.
  • Draw a tail on black paper, cut it out and glue it to the back of the cup.
Paper cup black cat Halloween craft

Paper cup black cat craft

Paper cup black cat craft

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Supplies:

How to make black cat craft

Start by painting the paper cup black ans set it aside to dry completely. You can also use a black paper cup instead and skip the painting step.

Glue the googly eyes at the top of the paper plate.

googly eyes

Draw two triangles on black paper and cut them out. Draw two smaller triangles on white or colored paper. Cut these out as well. Glue the small triangles on top of the larger black triangles. These will be the cat’s ears. Glue the ears onto the paper cup.

ears

Use a pencil to poke a little hole in the middle of the cup.

poke a hole

Slide the tea light candle through the hole from the inside.

tea light candle nose

Cut two thin strips of gray or black paper and glue them under the nose.

whiskers

Cut the mouth from white paper and glue it at the bottom of the paper cup.

mouth
Paper cup black cat

Paper cup black cat

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Make an easy paper cup black cat craft with your kids this Halloween. Give it a glowing nose and use it as a Halloween decoration.

Materials

  • White paper cup
  • Black craft paint
  • Colored googly eyes
  • Black and colored paper
  • Tea light candle
  • Pencil
  • Paint brush
  • Black marker
  • Glue

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

    1. Start by painting the paper cup black ans set it aside to dry completely. You can also use a black paper cup instead and skip the painting step.
    2. Trace the eyes on white, yellow or green paper. Cut them out. Use a black marker to draw the pupils. Glue the eyes at the top of the paper plate.
    3. Draw two triangles on black paper and cut them out. Draw two smaller triangles on white or colored paper. Cut these out as well. Glue the small triangles on top of the larger black triangles. These will be the cat's ears. Glue the ears onto the paper cup.
    4. Use a pencil to poke a little hole in the middle of the cup.
    5. Slide the tea light candle through the hole from the inside.
    6. Cut two thin strips of gray or black paper and glue them under the nose.
    7. Cut the mouth from white paper and glue it at the bottom of the paper cup.

Recommended Products

As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.

Did you LOVE this craft?

Follow me on Pinterest for more easy crafts for kids!

Sharing is caring!

Skip to Instructions