Halloween is coming up and that means the kids are excited to dress up, trick-or-treat for sweets, and get a thrill from the spooky decorations! We prefer the not-too-spooky ones, so that they’re kid friendly.
This cat mummy craft is just that – a little spooky, a little cute, and a lot of fun! Kids will be excited to craft a cat as a mummy this Halloween!
We found a treasure trove of Halloween crafts for kids in the mummy’s tomb! Check them out to keep the holiday fun alive.
Mummy Kids Craft
With just a few easy steps, kids will be able to bring their feline friend to life all dressed in its spooky Halloween costume!
This mummy cat will add a touch of spooky cuteness to your Halloween decorations, and give kids a chance to work on scissor skills, fine motor skills, and following instructions!
It’s an easy and inexpensive craft to prepare, so grab the supplies and get “wrapped up” in the fun of crafting!
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Cat template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to get the template)
Download the cat template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Start by gluing the ears to the top and back of the cat’s head.
Take the face slit and glue it in the middle, open area of the cat’s head.
Next, glue the eyes in the middle of the face slit, one on each side.
Glue the nose to the top of the mouth line.
Finish up by going the tail to the back and side of the cat’s body.
We have so many more fun fall crafts for your kids to make this time of year, be sure to check them out!
Halloween Themed Ideas For Kids
This Halloween, you can turn the holiday into an exciting way for kids to learn! Peer into our cauldron filled with spooky yet educational activities that will spark curiosity and creativity.
Our collection of Halloween crafts and activities will delight your little ones, so read on below to find some great ideas. Save the ones they’ll love and get ready to make this holiday a memorable and enriching experience for them!
Children’s Books About Halloween
As parents, we want the best for our children’s education and development, and one of the best and simplest ways to achieve that is by reading with them. Reading aloud is an excellent opportunity to engage your child’s imagination and encourage them to ask questions, as well as discuss the meaning of the story.
In a world of screens and technology, spending quality time with a good book is an invaluable gift you can give to your child!
Below are some of the top-rated Halloween books for kids. Add them to your home collection or borrow them from your local library.
Room On The Broom: This has to be one of our favorite Halloween books of all time! The story follows a witch and her cat as they happen upon some animals who help the witch. There’s danger, mystery, and friendship in this adorable children’s story.
5 Minute Spooky Stories: We love Disney’s 5-minute storybooks and this one is perfect for Halloween! See how all your favorite Disney characters celebrate this spooky holiday.
Ten Timid Ghosts: This is a fun countdown book about a witch who moves into a haunted house where 10 ghosts already live. The witch scares the ghosts out one by one until they devise a scheme to get her out of their house. This Halloween children’s book is good for kids who love rhyming stories!
Halloween Craft Projects
Skeleton Halloween Craft for Kids – Add this build a skeleton craft to your list this Halloween. It’s easy, fun, and festive – no bones about it! It’s a good one for kids of all ages, since you can adapt it to fit any skill level.
Handprint Bat Craft – Get your little ones ready for this hands on project! They’ll make a batty friend that’s uniquely theirs with handprint wings! They’ll be proud to hang up their keepsake Halloween decorations.
Paper Plate Frankenstein – For some monstrously good fun, transform a simple paper plate into a green monster! Kids will love to show off their artistic talents when they get to paint their new creation. It makes for a great, not-so-scary Halloween decoration!
Sugar Skull Craft – Kids can learn about new cultures and honor tradition by decorating a sugar skull. Adapt it to your child’s skill level.
Younger kids can color in as much as they’d like, whereas older kids can color in each little detail and embellish with jewels and glitter.
Halloween Printable Activities
These Halloween pattern block mats make playing with pattern blocks even more fun with the fun Halloween pictures!
These block mats are a great way for kids to identify shapes and hone their fine motor skill. Your kids will have a spooky good time with this printable set of mats!
This handprint ghost art for kids is a favorite! It’s so cute to see the little painted handprints become adorable ghosts!
With a little paint and creativity, you’ll have some very cute art to haunt your Halloween celebrations. Grab the paints and the template to make this fun art project!
Add some fun to your list of fun Halloween projects to do with these zombie Halloween painted rocks for kids! This art project totally rocks and kids will have a blast creating their own goofy zombie faces.
Little kids could paint the rock green and you help with the faces. Older kids who are able to manipulate the paint pens will be able to complete this one on their own.
When it’s time to learn some math, break out these Halloween addition worksheets. Kids will work on adding numbers with regrouping and skip counting when they use these sheets.
As the problems go on, they get progressively harder. They’re great to use this Halloween season with your lower elementary-aged kiddos.
More Halloween Fun
Want some more fun and educational Halloween printables for your kids? We’ve got you covered! Our Halloween printables bundle has a little bit of everything – from color by number pages to pattern block mats & more. Your kids will have a blast practicing their fine motor skills, counting, letter recognition, and more. It’s packed with 77 pages of fun so there’s lots of variety and learning potential.
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More Halloween Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Cat template
- Download the cat template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Start by gluing the ears to the top and back of the cat's head.
- Take the face slit and glue it in the middle, open area of the cat's head.
- Next, glue the eyes in the middle of the face slit, one on each side.
- Glue the nose to the top of the mouth line.
- Finish up by gluing the tail to the back and side of the cat's body.