Who doesn’t love Halloween? It’s the perfect time of year to get cozy with a hot chocolate and watch some spooky movies.
But it’s also a great time to bond with your kids by doing some fun crafts together.
That’s why we’ve made this cute owl pumpkin craft!
It’s simple and easy enough for even the littlest ones to enjoy, but it’s also super cute and will make a great decoration for your home. So gather up your supplies and get ready to have some fun!
Also, be sure to check out our list of other fun pumpkin crafts for kids too!
Easy Owl Pumpkin Craft
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Owl pumpkin template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the owl pumpkin craft, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin to make the owl by gluing both eyes to the eye spots.
Take the completed eye spots and glue them to the top of the owl pumpkin base, with one on each side.
Next, glue the beak to the bottom of the eye spots.
Glue the stem to the top and back of the pumpkin base.
Position the wings on each side of the bottom of the pumpkin and glue them in place.
Finish making the pumpkin by gluing the feet to the bottom and back of the pumpkin, in the middle.
Now isn’t that just the cutest owl your kids have ever created?! We have even more Halloween crafts for kids too that we’re sure you’ll love making with them!
Want some more fun and educational Halloween printables for your kids? We’ve got you covered! Our Halloween printables bundle has a little bit of everything – from color by number pages to pattern block mats & more. Your kids will have a blast practicing their fine motor skills, counting, letter recognition, and more. It’s packed with 77 pages of fun so there’s lots of variety and learning potential. Your kids will never get bored!
Halloween Ideas For Kids
Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to celebrate with your kids!
There are so many great options out there, from reading them a spooky book to doing a themed craft together to simple learning activities.
So, whether you’re looking for something traditional or something a little more unique, we’ve got you covered! Read below for some great ideas!
Kids’ Halloween Books
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
Making crafts with kids is great for their brains because it helps them to develop problem-solving skills, use their imaginations, and to be creative.
When you sit down with a child and a pile of craft supplies, you never know what you’re going to end up with. That’s part of the fun!
But even more importantly, you’re giving children the opportunity to practice essential life skills. They learn how to follow directions, how to work collaboratively, and how to think outside the box. And who knows? You might just end up with a few priceless keepsakes in the process.
Paper Plate Bat Craft – This year, add a little spooky fun to your Halloween festivities with this cute bat craft. Bats are a staple of Halloween and this one is simple enough for even the littlest ghouls and goblins in your life, and it’s sure to add a touch of whimsy to your home or classroom.
Candy Corn Headband Craft – As any parent knows, getting kids to dress up for parties can be a real challenge. However, with a little creativity, it is possible to find ways to get even the most reluctant child into costume.
One easy and affordable option is to use headbands as part of the outfit. For example, this candy corn headband is a great way to add a festive touch to any child’s party outfit. And best of all, it is easy to make with just a few supplies!
Paper Bag Ghost Craft – You know what’s really cute? When you watch a kid play with their toys and they use different voices for all their characters.
It’s even cuter when they make their own ghost craft and start using spooky voices for them. This ghost craft is so easy and fun to make! Your kid is going to love it! Once your kid starts playing with their new ghost, they’ll never want to stop.
Zombie Painted Rocks – Yes, even rocks can get in on the Halloween fun! With some paint pens and a little imagination, you can transform rocks into spooky zombies.
This craft is perfect for kids, as it allows them to use their creativity to come up with the most zombified face they can imagine! So next time you’re looking for a fun and easy Halloween project, grab some rocks and paint pens and let your zombie creations come to life.
Kids’ Halloween Activities
If you’re looking for a fun and educational way to celebrate Halloween this year, look no further than these Halloween do a dot printable worksheets!
Not only will your kids have a blast coloring, but they’ll also be practicing important skills like letter recognition, color recognition, and more. So go ahead and print out as many of these sheets as you need – they’re sure to provide hours of fun for the kids!
It’s no secret that sometimes the best craft to do is the simplest one. And when it comes to coloring, that definitely rings true!
These fun Halloween coloring pages are a great way for your little one to stretch their imagination and have some fun. After all, what could be more fun than spending an afternoon in adorable Halloween characters?
Looking for a fun and educational activity for your kids this Halloween? Look no further than these Halloween I spy printables!
Your kids have a blast looking for all the different items and they’ll also be learning new skills without even realizing it. These printables are great for developing fine motor skills, visual discrimination, and problem-solving. Plus, they’re just plain fun!
If you’re looking for a Halloween matching game that your kids will love, we have it! This simple matching game is perfect for even the youngest kids. They’ll catch on quickly and have a blast matching the Halloween-themed cards. So make this season a fun and festive one with this matching card game!
More Halloween Fun
- Kids love Disney and Halloween? Then grab these cute Halloween Disney sweatshirts!
- This witch’s potion kit is a fun way to keep the kids off the screens.
- These mini Halloween playdough jars are an inexpensive Halloween gift kids 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
- Owl pumpkin template
- Download the owl pumpkin craft, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin to make the owl by gluing both eyes to the eye spots.
- Take the completed eye spots and glue them to the top of the owl pumpkin base, with one on each side.
- Next, glue the beak to the bottom of the eye spots.
- Glue the stem to the top and back of the pumpkin base.
- Position the wings on each side of the bottom of the pumpkin and glue them in place.
- Finish making the pumpkin by gluing the feet to the bottom and back of the pumpkin, in the middle.