Well I did this with my folks last halloween and it managed to scare 4 to 6 year olds from coming to our house. We're gonna improve it this year with leds but here I go.
Step 1: Materials
Materials neeeded for this project:
An old grim reaper costume
A scary mask of some sort
Paper Mache (flour, water, and newspaper)
Something to cut the chicken wire.
How to make paper mache:
Mix water and flour in bowl then rip up some newspper and dip it in.
Voila paper mache.