We like to have some Halloween fun without sending shivers down your spine! Let’s keep it cute and kid-friendly with some fun crafts to get into the Halloween spirit.
This mummy paper cup craft is a great combination of a little spooky and a little cute! This fun and easy project can be made with just a few simple supplies to transform an ordinary paper cup into a Halloween decoration.
This craft allows kids to sharpen their fine motor skills as they wrap and glue, spark their creativity as they design their mummies, and gain a sense of accomplishment as they proudly display their finished paper cup mummies.
If you love how easy and fun this mummy craft is, be sure to find more Halloween crafts for kids to get wrapped up in this spooky season!
Mummy Kids Craft For Halloween
To get started on this not-too-spooky craft, all you’ll need are some basic supplies and our free mummy template. Find the leftover party cups that you tucked away, and you’ll be well on your way to a fun time with the kids.
We’ll guide you through how to make this fun Halloween craft so the kids can get right to the fun of creating.
- Colored Paper Cup
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Tape (optional; you can also use the template pages and glue to make it look like a mummy)
- Mummy template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the mummy template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Start by gluing the eyes onto the face.
Attach tape to the mummy’s face.
Use a marker to draw eyebrows above the eyes.
Place the paper cup upside down with its rim facing downward, then attach the tape to the body.
Next, attach the head to the upper and middle parts of the cup.
Assemble the arms by attaching them to the sleeves.
Finish up by gluing the arms to both sides of the cup.
We are sure your kids will enjoy creating this adorable mummy paper craft! Don’t forget to check out some of our other favorite paper cup crafts for your kids!
Halloween Themed Ideas
Halloween is the perfect time to spark creativity, foster learning, and create unforgettable memories. Whether your little ones are itching to craft their own spooky decorations, explore educational activities with a Halloween twist, or read a good book that blends both fun and learning, we’ve got you covered. Read on below for a cauldron of Halloween-themed ideas that is bubbling over!
Halloween Books For Kids
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 Ideas
Ninja Pumpkin Craft – This mission is a lot less messy than carving a pumpkin, making it perfect for your young warriors. They can transform an ordinary paper pumpkin into a stealthy ninja master, ready to defend your Halloween festivities with style.
Haunted House Craft for Kids – Bring all the spooky elements of ghosts, haunted houses, pumpkins, and bats together into one incredibly fun and creative art project. This project blends paper crafting with oil pastels to create a colorful haunted house scene.
Paper Plate Monster Craft – Craft time will be monstrously fun with this cute monster project! Kids will customize a paper plate with their favorite colors, googly eyes, teeth, and horns to create their own monster.
Paper Plate Mummy Pumpkin Craft – Take the traditional jack o’ lantern and give it a monstrous makeover with a mummy twist! It’s a spooktacular combination of creativity and Halloween fun where kids will make a pumpkin masterpiece perfect to use as a Halloween decoration.
Halloween Printable Activities For Kids
We have a treat for you! Our printable Halloween activities for kids are filled with lots of family-friendly fun. From crafting pumpkin faces to solving spooky puzzles, there are 23 pages of Halloween magic waiting for you.
Play games as a family, create your own Halloween art, and have a blast with activities like Don’t Eat Pete, Pin the Hat on the Witch, and more! Learning has never been this much fun.
Your little artists will have a blast with our candy corn coloring pages, featuring adorable Halloween candy characters. They’ll color candy corn dressed up as a mummy, vampire, and witch. It’ll add a dash of spooky charm to your Halloween celebrations and decorations.
Let your kids pick their favorite candy corn character, grab the coloring tools, and get ready for a coloring session that’s bound to make your Halloween extra sweet!
These bat worksheets aren’t just about learning and developing skills, they’re a way for kids to have fun, too. Kids can discover more about bats as they name their parts on the label the bat worksheet.
Then practice letter recognition and problem-solving skills as they navigate a letter B maze following uppercase and lowercase letters. And finally, on the B handwriting page, they’ll perfect and hone their writing abilities by tracing the dashed letters.
Get ready to dive into a Halloween adventure that’s both spooky and skill-building with these Frankenstein tracing worksheets! As kids trace the lines that create Frankenstein’s hair, they’ll not only get into the Halloween spirit but work on essential literacy skills as well. Frankenstein awaits their creative touch, so grab these worksheets and colors!
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- Colored Paper Cup
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Mummy template
- Download the mummy template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Start by gluing the eyes onto the face.
- Attach tape to the mummy’s face.
- Use a marker to draw eyebrows above the eyes.
- Place the paper cup upside down with its rim facing downward, then attach the tape to the body.
- Next, attach the head to the upper and middle parts of the cup.
- Assemble the arms by attaching them to the sleeves.
- Finish up by gluing the arms to both sides of the cup.