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Monster Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Halloween is a great time of year for kids!

They get to dress up in costumes, eat candy and play festive games.

But it can also be a time where lots of learning and development can happen.

When kids make this monster headband craft, they can work on their fine motor skills and learn how to be creative while doing so!

Create a monster headband that looks like ours or create your own. Either way, kids will have lots of fun.

Also, be sure to check out all of our headband crafts for kids for even more ideas!

Halloween Monster Craft

monster headband craft image collage with the words monster headband in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Tape
  • Monster headband template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the monster template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding monster headband craft template

Take the 3 eyes and glue them near the top of the head with the smallest eye in the middle.

hand gluing eyes to monster headband craft

Next, glue the nose in between the big eyes and just below the little eye.

hand gluing nose to monster headband craft

Create the mouth by gluing the teeth to the mouth, then glue the completed mouth just below the nose.

hand gluing teeth to mouth of monster headband craft
hand gluing mouth to monster headband craft

Finish off the monster’s head by gluing the ears to the top of each side.

hand gluing ears to monster headband craft

Tape a headband extender on each side of the base.

hand taping extender to monster headband

That’s it! Isn’t this such a simple Halloween craft for kids to make?

monster headband craft

Halloween Unit For Kids

Don’t let the fun stop here! Create a whole Halloween unit study around this monster craft. Read below for some great ideas to get you started.

Reading out loud to a child is a great way to help them learn. It can improve problem-solving and critical thinking skills, improve attention span and listening skills, and increase vocabulary! Isn’t that so awesome?!

Add in some books to start your Halloween unit.

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 most 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!

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Crafting with kids is a great activity because it helps them with fine motor skills, builds creativity, and provides stress relief. It also develops patience and focus!

Add in some more Halloween projects with our favorites below:

Nothing beats a good old-fashioned play dough kit. This Halloween themed one is perfect for the season with colorful, spooky ingredients and fun shapes to press into it. It’s a simple activity that even young kids can have a blast making their own creations too!

monster headband craft

Do you need activities to keep your little ones entertained this Halloween? Well, we just found the perfect thing! These Halloween do a dot printables will not only help them learn their alphabet and numbers but also counting. So get out those dot markers and let’s go have some fun with these adorable do-a-dot sheets!

Halloween is coming and it’s time to get your kids in the spooky mood! No need for a trip out of the house because we’ve got these awesome printable Halloween pattern block mats that you can do right at home.

Your little ones will love these easy activities while they wait for trick or treaters on October 31st. It’s fun, educational, and keeps them busy!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

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Monster Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This monster headband is a fun and quick Halloween craft for young kids!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Tape
  • Monster headband template

Instructions

  1. Download the monster template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Take the 3 eyes and glue them near the top of the head with the smallest eye in the middle.
  3. Next, glue the nose in between the big eyes and just below the little eye.
  4. Create the mouth by gluing the teeth to the mouth, then glue the completed mouth just below the nose.
  5. Finish off the monster's head by gluing the ears to the top of each side.
  6. Tape a headband extender on each side of the base.

Monster Headband Template

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