During the Halloween season kids are so excited to get the chance to dress up like their favorite characters and gather all the good treats!
As they anticipate the arrival of the holiday, give them the chance to help make decorations with this witch gnome craft. The little gnome likes to dress up too, and they’ve chosen an enchanting witch costume for Halloween!
Brew up some more crafty magic with these Halloween crafts for kids. They’ll keep the fun and learning going all October long.
Halloween Gnome Craft
This witch gnome is a fun way to make a cute decoration with hidden benefits for kids’ development as well! As they craft, they’re able to enhance fine motor skills as they handle scissors and glue. It’s also a great opportunity for quality family time and making memories!
Raid your craft closet for some colored paper, trusty scissors, and glue to use along with our free template. We’ll guide you through the steps so making this craft is easy and fun.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Witch template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post)
Download the witch template, print it, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing the eyes to the inside of each of the eyelashes.
Glue the nose in between the eyes and the mouth.
Create the hat by gluing the hat band to the base of the witch’s hat.
Next, glue the hair to the back and sides of the hat.
Place the completed hat on top of the witch’s head and glue it down.
Take the collar and glue it to the back and bottom of the witch’s face.
Position the dress on the back of the collar and glue it down.
Next, glue the cauldron to the middle of the witch’s dress.
Glue the potion to the top and middle of the cauldron.
Place the hands on both sides of the cauldron and glue them in place.
Finish up by gluing the shoes to the bottom and back of the witch’s dress.
Be sure to search for our other cute gnome crafts while you’re here!
Halloween Kids’ Ideas
Halloween is a time for endless creativity, and we’ve got a cauldron bubbling with holiday themed books, fun crafts, and engaging educational activities. They’re all designed to ignite your child’s imagination and add a touch of magic to this special season.
Whether you’re looking for a good book, hands-on craft projects to decorate your haunted house, or activities that combine learning with Halloween fun, we have some great ideas for you to explore.
Let’s conjure up some unforgettable Halloween memories with the Halloween kids’ ideas below!
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!
Best Halloween Crafts
Frankenstein Gnome Craft – Here’s another fun costume idea for your gnome! This time he’s dressed up like the iconic green monster. There’s a craft version and a color, cut, and paste version to choose from depending on your child’s skill level!
Skeleton Halloween Craft – This craft is an easy way for kids to embrace the spooky season. With a free template, scissors, and glue, they’ll piece together their own skeleton masterpiece. It’s a great skill-building project suitable for all levels of crafters.
Paper Bag Pumpkin Puppet – With just a few easy steps, a paper bag, and a splash of creativity, kids can customize an ordinary bag into a jack-o-lantern puppet! They’ll love to use their imaginations to tell spooky stories with their new pumpkin puppet!
Bat Popsicle Stick Craft – Kids can spread their wings and create their own bat using just a few simple supplies! They’ll transform ordinary popsicle sticks into a batty masterpiece that’s perfect for the season.
Halloween Activities For Kids
Looking for an easy and fun Halloween activity that will nurture kids’ essential skills? These free printable bat worksheets are just the ticket! Kids will unravel letter mazes, label these fascinating creatures, and practice their handwriting skills with these engaging activities.
These worksheets are an engaging way to discover and learn, whether you’re in the classroom or at home.
Explore our collection of free Halloween coloring pages that feature a mix of charming and spooky characters that your kids will adore bringing to life. These coloring pages come with large spaces that are tailor made for little hands to color in.
Whether you’re at home or in a classroom, these pages offer a hassle-free and engaging Halloween activity that requires no prep. Grab the crayons and get ready for some coloring fun during the holiday season!
These Halloween pattern block mats are ideal for a quick, no-prep STEM activity for kids. They’ll be able to use planning skills and problem-solving when they use their pattern blocks to fill in the spaces on the block mats.
As they place the blocks within the shape outlines, they’re sharpening their fine motor skills as well. To make these mats reusable for endless learning fun, consider laminating them.
These Halloween number worksheets are packed with exciting activities that will boost your children’s math skills while celebrating the season. On each page, kids begin by recognizing and coloring the featured number, then move on to tracing the number and its word.
They challenge themselves with a number line, count and color candy corns, learn tally marks, draw spooky ghosts, and end by filling in a ten frame. This set has a page for each number one through ten.
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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
- Witch template
- Download the witch template, print it, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the eyes to the inside of each of the eyelashes.
- Glue the nose in between the eyes and the mouth.
- Create the hat by gluing the hat band to the base of the witch's hat.
- Next, glue the hair to the back and sides of the hat.
- Place the completed hat on top of the witch's head and glue it down.
- Take the collar and glue it to the back and bottom of the witch's face.
- Position the dress on the back of the collar and glue it down.
- Next, glue the cauldron to the middle of the witch's dress.
- Glue the potion to the top and middle of the cauldron.
- Place the hands on both sides of the cauldron and glue them in place.
- Finish up by gluing the shoes to the bottom and back of the witch's dress.