What’s more fun than making a handprint werewolf craft for Halloween?
This easy and spooky project is perfect for kids of all ages. And the best part is that no paint is needed – just paper!
This cool activity helps kids practice their fine motor skills, cutting, and hand-eye coordination – without even knowing it!
So gather up some paper and scissors and get ready for the kids to howl at the moon with their very own werewolf craft.
Also, be sure to browse through all of our favorite Halloween crafts for kids for more fun ideas.
Werewolf Halloween Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- White out pen
- Werewolf template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the werewolf template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Trace your child’s hand onto a piece of brown or gray paper and cut it out. Position the handprint with fingers pointing up. Place the werewolf fur piece on top of the fingers, making sure it covers the top of them, and glue it in place.
Cut out around the fingers to reveal the fingers again. Alternatively, you can use crayons, markers, or paint to draw the fur on.
Next, take the eyes and glue them in the middle of the hand, one on each side.
Place the nose and mouth piece in between and just below the eyes and glue it down.
Take the eyebrows and glue them above each of the eyes. Angle them slightly upward for a happy face or slightly downward for an angry face.
Use a white-out pen to draw the fangs below the mouth. You can also use a white gel marker, but it won’t be as opaque as a white-out pen.
That’s it! Isn’t this such a cute handprint craft?!
More Halloween Ideas
As parents and teachers, we know that Halloween can be more than just a fun holiday – it’s also an opportunity to teach kids.
So why not take advantage of the season by incorporating some Halloween-themed activities into your lesson plans?
We’ve got everything you need to get started, including craft ideas, activity suggestions, recommended reads, and more. And best of all, these ideas are sure to be a hit with kids of all ages.
So what are you waiting for? Get started planning your Halloween unit study today!
Halloween Books For Kids
Halloween is a special time of year when kids can let their imaginations run wild. And what better way to fuel those imaginations than by reading them some spooky stories?
Reading aloud to your kids is always a great way to spend time with them and help them develop their literacy skills. But during Halloween, it can also be tons of fun!
There are so many great Halloween children’s books out there, full of ghosts, goblins, and witches. And what’s more, reading aloud to your children can help them develop empathy, improve their communication skills, and even increase their vocabulary.
So this Halloween, snuggle up with your little ones and enjoy some spooky stories together. It’s the perfect way to create some happy memories that will last a lifetime.
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
As any parent knows, crafts are a great way to keep kids entertained. However, Halloween crafts offer even more benefits.
For one thing, they can help to spark a child’s imagination. With a few simple supplies, kids can create their own spooky decorations or come up with their own costume ideas.
Craft projects can also help to boost a child’s confidence and self-esteem. Seeing their own creations come to life is a great way for kids to feel proud of themselves!
Try adding in some of these spooky crafts:
Forky Pumpkin Craft – If you’re looking for a fun, easy, and kid-friendly pumpkin craft, this Forky pumpkin is the perfect project. All you need is a few sheets of paper and some basic crafting supplies. And the best part? Your kids don’t have to carve a single thing!
Toilet Paper Roll Bat Craft – Ghosts, bats, and witches, oh my! It’s almost time for Halloween, which means it’s time to start thinking about spooky crafts. Look no further than this toilet paper roll bat craft! All you need are a few simple supplies that you probably already have around the house. Plus, it’s a great way to recycle those toilet paper rolls!
Paper Bag Pumpkin Puppet – One of the best things about Halloween is having the kids put on a spooky puppet show for their friends. They can make their own paper bag jack o’lantern puppets that will be sure to delight all your friends.
Candy Corn Craft – This candy corn character craft is super cute, easy to make, and perfect for Halloween! All you need is some paper, scissors, glue, and pipe cleaners, and you can get started right away.
Halloween Kids’ Activities
These free printable bat worksheets for kids are a great way to teach children. The handwriting page is perfect for practicing letter formation, and the label a bat worksheet is a great way to learn about bat anatomy. The letter maze is also a fun way to practice letter recognition skills. These spooky but fun worksheets are sure to be a hit with young kids!
Halloween is a perfect time to break out the pattern blocks and get creative! These Halloween pattern block mats are a great way to help kids develop their fine motor skills, spatial awareness, and problem-solving abilities. Plus, they’re just plain fun to use! The mats can be printed out and used with any standard set of pattern blocks.
These Halloween color by number printables are a great way to keep kids entertained. There are a variety of different designs to choose from, so there’s something for everyone. And the best part is that they’re not just fun, but they also have benefits for kids!
This Halloween, ditch the candy and opt for something that’s both fun and educational with this Halloween play dough kit. Playing with dough is not only a fun activity for kids, but it also has numerous benefits. From helping to promote fine motor skills to boosting creativity to helping calm children, there are so many reasons to have the kids try it!
More Halloween Fun
- Get the kids this glow in the dark jack o’lantern t-shirt!
- These personalized ghost bracelets are so cute for little girls.
- Load up on Halloween candy with these personalized trick or treat bags!
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More Halloween Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- White out pen
- Werewolf template
- Download the werewolf template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Trace your child's hand onto a piece of brown or gray paper and cut it out. Position the handprint with fingers pointing up. Place the werewolf fur piece on top of the fingers, making sure it covers the top of them, and glue it in place.
- Cut out around the fingers to reveal the fingers again. Alternatively, you can use crayons, markers, or paint to draw the fur on.
- Next, take the eyes and glue them in the middle of the hand, one on each side.
- Place the nose and mouth piece in between and just below the eyes and glue it down.
- Take the eyebrows and glue them above each of the eyes. Angle them slightly upward for a happy face or slightly downward for an angry face.
- Use a white-out pen to draw the fangs below the mouth. You can also use a white gel marker, but it won't be as opaque as a white-out pen.