Frankenstein is such an iconic character, and he’s perfect for Halloween!
If you want a fun art activity for the kids this year, why not have them make their own Frankenstein art project?
It’s easy – all you need is some watercolors, paper, scissors, and glue. And we’ve even got a free printable template to get you started.
Just paint, cut out the pieces, and let the kids put it all together. They’ll love being able to create their own Frankenstein!
Also, be sure to browse through all of our Halloween crafts for kids for more festive ideas.
Frankenstein Kid Art
- White art paper or thick cardstock
- Watercolors for kids
- Black marker
- Frankenstein printable (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the Frankenstein printable and print it out on white art paper.
Have your kids paint all the pieces on the Frankenstein printable. Also, paint a second piece of art paper for the background. Let dry completely before moving on.
Begin to make Frankenstein’s face by gluing the eyes, one on each side, above the nose.
Take the head and glue it to the shirt. Next, glue the pant to the back and bottom of the shirt.
Glue the moon to the top of the background paper.
Next, glue Frankenstein to the background paper.
Finish up by drawing on Frankenstein’s eyebrows and bolts with a black marker.
It’s such a cute art project, right?! Kids are going to love it!
Halloween Theme For Kids
Any holiday is a great time to get creative and have some fun while also learning something new. For parents, this can be a great opportunity to compile a group of Halloween crafts and activities that are both fun and educational.
By doing so, parents can help their children to enjoy the holiday while also gaining some valuable knowledge. We’ve gathered some of our favorite ideas so you don’t have to spend hours scouring the internet for the perfect activities!
Read on below and pick the ideas best suited for your child!
Halloween Books For Kids
Ready for some cute Halloween stories? These books are not only enjoyable to read, but they also teach valuable lessons about friendship, courage, and cooperation.
Even more than that, reading to your kids can help increase their vocabulary, learn to focus for longer periods of time, and of course, help them get excited about Halloween!
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!
Kids’ Halloween Crafts
Crafting is not only a fun activity for young kids, but it also has a number of benefits. For one, crafting helps to develop fine motor skills. By threaded beads onto a string or cutting out shapes with scissors, kids learn to control and use small muscles in their hands.
In addition, crafting can also boost cognitive development. Activities such as finding specific colors or counting beads help kids to learn and practice important concepts like numbers and shapes.
And finally, crafting is also a great way for kids to express their creativity. Whether they are making a paper craft or painting a picture, kids can explore their imaginations and create something unique.
So next time you’re looking for an activity for your little ones, don’t forget about crafting! Try out some of these cool ideas:
Handprint Werewolf Craft – If your little ones are howling for a werewolf craft project, this handprint werewolf is the perfect activity! Not only is it unique and creative, but it’s also a great opportunity for kids to practice using scissors. Plus, there’s no messy paint involved.
Pumpkin Emotions Craft – We all have emotions, and sometimes it can be tough to know how to express them. This pumpkin emotions craft is a fun way for kids to learn about and express their feelings. The craft is simple to make, and it’s a great way for kids to get creative.
Paper Plate Frankenstein Craft – It’s time to get spooky! If you want another cool Frankenstein activity, this paper plate craft is a great option!
Monster Headband Craft – We don’t know about you, but we always loved arts and crafts as kids. There’s something about using your hands to create something that’s both gratifying and fun. And what’s more fun than making a monster headband? This craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and if crafting with paper is too hard, kids can color in the black and white version instead.
Halloween Kids’ Activities
These Halloween pattern block mats are perfect for a little hands-on learning this Halloween. Not only are they fun, but they also offer educational benefits. Through playing with these blocks, your kids will develop an understanding of shapes and colors. They’ll also learn how to identify patterns and build spatial awareness.
As any parent knows, kids love candy. So what could be better than combining their sweet tooth with a little learning? These free printable candy corn worksheets are perfect for kids who want to learn more about patterns and scissor practice. They’re also a lot of fun, so your little one is sure to enjoy them!
It’s the perfect time of year to let your children’s imagination run wild. These free printable Halloween coloring pages are perfect for kids of all ages. From cute and cuddly monsters to ghosts and vampires, there’s something for everyone. So grab a crayon and get creative! If your kids are feeling really inspired, they can even add some glitter or googly eyes to their artwork. Just have fun with it! After all, that’s what Halloween is all about.
More Cool Halloween Picks
- Get your kids these cool glow-in-the-dark skeleton PJs to wear all October long!
- These personalized Halloween kids’ cups are great for a party or just for fun.
- This Halloween potion kit is a fun sensory activity for kids.
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More Halloween Ideas For Kids
- White art paper or thick cardstock
- Watercolors for kids
- Black marker
- Frankenstein printable
- Download the Frankenstein printable and print it out on white art paper.
- Have your kids paint all the pieces on the Frankenstein printable. Also, paint a second piece of art paper for the background. Let dry completely before moving on.
- Begin to make Frankenstein's face by gluing the eyes, one on each side, above the nose.
- Take the head and glue it to the shirt. Next, glue the pant to the back and bottom of the shirt.
- Glue the moon to the top of the background paper.
- Next, glue Frankenstein to the background paper.
- Finish up by drawing on Frankenstein's eyebrows and bolts with a black marker.