Halloween is a fun time for kids to be their most creative selves and dress up like superheroes, princesses, ghosts, and witches!
Encourage your kids to use their creativity even more this holiday season with some bewitching crafts! This witch card craft will cast a spell of joy on anyone who makes or receives it!
The crafting fun doesn’t stop here! Be sure to check out more festive Halloween crafts for kids to do all October long.
Halloween Card Craft Idea
Kids can use their witch card to send someone special a Halloween greeting, add a touch of magic to a goody bag, or even use it as a festive decoration.
Crafting will help them work on fine motor skills as they snip and paste each piece in place, so gather your crafting supplies and download the free template. Get the kids ready for some spellbinding fun and make this Halloween the most spooktacular yet!
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Witch template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to get the template)
Download the witch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Fold the card base in half along the dashed line. Cut out the card base, leaving the flat, top part uncut.
Begin by gluing the eyes below both of the eyebrows and lined up with the eyelashes.
Take the front hair pieces and glue them on both sides of the face.
Next, take the back hair piece and glue it to the back and bottom of the card.
Place the hat at the top of the witch’s head and glue it in place.
Glue the hat band to the base of the hat.
Finish up by opening up the card and writing a fun message inside!
Check out our other fall crafts while you’re here for your kids to make!
Halloween Themed Ideas For Kids
We have a cauldron full of great Halloween themed ideas your kids will love!. We get it – kids can be distracted by the upcoming trick-or-treating or parties, so bring the fun to them with ideas that embrace the holiday.
We have books, crafts, and educational activities that will get them engaged and learning throughout this bewitching season. Read on below for a few of our favorites!
Halloween Books For Kids
Reading together helps to improve literacy skills, enhances vocabulary, and promotes imagination and creativity. It can also be a great way to introduce your little ones to new interests and ideas!
Plus, as a bonus, it can help to calm and soothe them before bed. So, the next time you’re looking for a fun and educational activity to do with your kids, consider picking up a book and snuggling up together for some quality reading time.
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!
Simple Halloween Crafts
Candy Corn Craft – This adorable craft is easy enough for your little ones to make! It’s great for preschool through elementary-aged kids. Not only is the craft cute and fun, it’s also cheap and quick to make. You’ll just need a few common supplies and our free template for a sweet time!
Paper Bag Ghost Craft – Kids will have a fa-boo-lous time making this friendly ghost! This craft is a great blend of creativity and play. Once kids get done making their ghost puppet, they can give it a personality in a puppet show!
Handprint Witch Craft – Get your little ones’ hands ready for some crafting magic with this fun project! No messy paint is involved—just paper, scissors, glue, and your kids’ handprints. They’ll create a friendly witch to make a personalized Halloween decoration.
Paper Plate Bat Craft – Kids will spread their wings of creativity by using a paper plate as a canvas to make an adorable bat this Halloween.
Along with the everyday household item, you’ll just need a few basic supplies and our free template to make this batty craft!
Halloween Activities For Kids
These Halloween activities for kids are a great way to bring the family together for some Halloween fun. This set has lots of activities and printables for kids and families to do together.
A few of the activities to choose from are building a pumpkin face, an I Spy game, a Don’t Eat Pete game, pin the hat on the witch, and more! These activities will be such a hit, that kids won’t even realize they’re learning essential skills doing each activity.
For a fun and creative way to make some cool decorations for Halloween, be sure to check out these zombie painted rocks for kids! It’s a fun and simple art project where they can paint rocks to look like funny zombies!
Nothing too scary or gross here, just playful and silly characters. We have step-by-step instructions for you to follow to see how easy it is to paint your own zombie rocks.
Our Halloween do a dot printables are a blast for kids at home or school. Get ready for 23 pages of dotting fun! From dot coloring to number hunts and letter challenges, these printables are perfect for preschool, pre-K, and kindergarten kids.
They’ll work on number recognition, graphing, color recognition, letter recognition, and more. Kids can get into the Halloween spirit while learning and playing with this set of printables.
If you’re looking for a fun, no-prep activity for your kids to do this October, save these Halloween dot to dot printables!
There are four different free printables including a spider counting up to 60, a ghost counting up to 28, a pumpkin counting up to 33, and a monster counting up to 48. Choose the connect the dot illustration that best suits your child’s skill level and get to counting, connecting, and coloring!
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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!
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
- Witch template
- Download the witch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Fold the card base in half along the dashed line. Cut out the card base, leaving the flat, top part uncut.
- Begin by gluing the eyes below both of the eyebrows and lined up with the eyelashes.
- Take the front hair pieces and glue them on both sides of the face.
- Next, take the back hair piece and glue it to the back and bottom of the card.
- Place the hat at the top of the witch's head and glue it in place.
- Glue the hat band to the base of the hat.
- Finish up by opening up the card and writing a fun message inside!