Around Halloween, it can be a lot of fun to decorate your house with pumpkins. But sometimes, the younger kids can get left out since they’re too young to carve their own pumpkins.
But don’t worry, we’ve got a great solution for you: this kitty pumpkin craft made from paper!
This craft is the perfect project for little cat lovers who want to get into the Halloween spirit.
All you need is a few simple supplies and your kiddo will be ready to make their own adorable pumpkin. Download the free template and get started today!
Also, be sure to check out all of our cool pumpkin crafts for more ideas.
Cat Pumpkin Idea
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- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Kitty pumpkin template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the kitty pumpkin template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing one of the eyes to the eye spot. Take the eye spot and glue it to one side of the pumpkin, above the nose.
Place the other eye on the opposite side of the pumpkin and glue it in place.
Create the ears by gluing the inner ears to the outer ears.
Next, glue the finished ears to the top and back of the pumpkin.
Glue the stem to the top and back of the pumpkin, in the middle.
Use a black marker to draw eyebrows above the eyes and whiskers coming out of the nose area.
That’s all there is to this cute Halloween craft!
Halloween Ideas For Kids
October is a wonderful time of year, full of cool weather, colorful leaves, and of course, Halloween! For parents and teachers looking to keep the kids entertained, there are a variety of fun activities and crafts that can help teach kids while also getting them into the spooky spirit.
We’ve compiled some great ideas below so you can get started in no time! With just a few of these ideas, October can be a month full of fun and learning for everyone!
Kids’ Halloween Books
Reading Halloween books aloud to kids is a great way to get them excited about the holiday. It can also help improve their vocabulary and listening skills. Plus, it’s a fun way to focus on the upcoming holiday and all the excitement that comes with it!
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!
Children’s Halloween Crafts
There are so many reasons why kids should craft!
For one, it’s a great way to get the creative juices flowing and to have some fun. But it also can be a great way to focus and to take a break from the usual routine.
Crafting can also help improve problem-solving skills and hand-eye coordination, and it’s a great way for kids to express themselves!
Be sure to try out some (or all) of these Halloween crafts:
Baby Yoda Pumpkin Craft – This pumpkin craft is just too cute! And it’s so easy that even the littlest Star Wars fans can make one. We’re sure your little ones will have so much fun making their very own Baby Yoda pumpkins!
Witch Popsicle Stick Craft – Kids love crafts! And what could be more fun than making your own witch popsicle stick craft? It’s easy too. Just paint the sticks however you like, cut out the pieces, and glue them all together. Voila! Now your kids have a cute Halloween witch.
Monster Headband Craft – Do you have a little one who loves monsters? This monster headband craft is perfect for them! It’s easy to make, and they can even color in the black and white version if the craft version is too difficult. Plus, it’s a great way to get them into the Halloween spirit!
Handprint Bat Craft – This bat craft is so much fun for kids to make! And there’s no paint needed, so it’s a low mess craft. Just gather up some paper, scissors, and glue and paste the pieces together. That’s it! Your child will have a cute little handprint bat to hang up!
Halloween Kids’ Activities
Try out these free printable bat worksheets for kids! The first page is a label the bat page that can help with scissor practice. The second page is a b is for bat handwriting page. The third page is a letter b maze worksheet that’s great for letter recognition. These are perfect for younger children who are learning their letters and sounds. And they would be great for a Halloween-themed unit!
Halloween is a fun time for kids of all ages, and these Halloween pattern block mats are the perfect way for little ones to get into the holiday spirit! Pattern blocks are a great way to help kids develop fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination, and these mats make it easy for kids to finish these spooky or festive pictures.
Candy corn is such a fun treat for Halloween! And these printable candy corn worksheets for kids are a great way to help kids practice pattern recognition and scissor skills. Just print out the worksheets and let your kids have fun cutting out the squares. They’ll love seeing their progress as they master cutting out the shapes. And you’ll love knowing that your kids are getting some valuable fine motor practice too!
More Halloween Fun
- This Halloween color by sticker book is a great activity to keep the kids busy & practicing fine motor skills.
- Little girls will look so cute wearing this personalized ghost charm bracelet!
- Grab this personalized trick or treating bag that both boys and girls will love!
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Spooky season is here and what better way to celebrate than with this delightful candy corn headband craft! This candy corn headband craft is a wonderful way for kids to improve their fine motor skills and follow instructions. The craft is simple, engaging, and easy to make!
More Halloween Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Kitty pumpkin template
- Download the kitty pumpkin template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing one of the eyes to the eye spot. Take the eye spot and glue it to one side of the pumpkin, above the nose.
- Place the other eye on the opposite side of the pumpkin and glue it in place.
- Create the ears by gluing the inner ears to the outer ears.
- Next, glue the finished ears to the top and back of the pumpkin.
- Glue the stem to the top and back of the pumpkin, in the middle.
- Use a black marker to draw eyebrows above the eyes and whiskers coming out of the nose area.