Halloween, the most spooktacular time of the year, is just around the corner! Kids love to help decorate for the spooky season, dress up in their favorite costumes, and go trick-or-treating for sweet treats!
With Halloween just a broomstick ride away, it’s time to brew up some creative fun with your little ones. This witch paper cup craft is an easy and fun activity to make a festive decoration and get them into the Halloween spirit.
This little witch is just the beginning of some fun Halloween crafts for kids! Check out some more crafts that will make this holiday season a spellbinding experience for your little witches and wizards!
Cute Witch Kids’ Craft
Crafting this paper cup witch is an excellent opportunity for kids to express their creativity, plus enhance their fine motor skills as they handle scissors, glue, and markers.
You’ll need just a few simple supplies like paper cups, colored paper, scissors, glue, and markers. Don’t worry if you’re not sure where to start; we’ve prepared a free template to make this craft a breeze.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Colored paper cup
- Witch template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to get the template)
Download the witch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by gluing the eyes to the inside of both eyelashes.
Take the front hair piece and glue it to the top of the witch’s head. Then take the side hair pieces and glue them to the back and both sides of the witch’s head.
Next, take the collar and glue it to the back and bottom of the witch’s head.
Place the hat on the top of the witch’s hair and glue it down. Glue the hat band on the base of the hat.
Position the paper cup with the rim facing down, then glue the completed witch’s hat to the top of the cup.
Finish up by drawing two buttons below the collar, on the paper cup.
Check out our other fun paper cup crafts that we’re sure your kiddos will love.
Halloween Crafts For Kids
Our cauldron of Halloween craft ideas for kids is overflowing! They’ll make the Halloween season memorable and get kids engaged, having fun, and learning all at the same time.
This bewitching selection will make the season a magical experience, so keep reading below for some fun ideas!
Children’s Books About Halloween
Reading books with your kids is one of the best things you can do for them. Reading together is a great way to spend quality time with your little ones, and allows for open discussions about the story, characters, and moral lessons within the pages.
It helps to improve their cognitive and language skills, stimulates their imagination and creativity, and can even assist with the development of emotional intelligence. There’s no better time to start than now – grab a book and snuggle up with your child for a magical reading experience!
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 Crafts Ideas For Kids
Frankenstein Shape Craft – Get kids ready for a monstrously fun craft creating this iconic green monster with various shapes! It’s a great way for them to work on shape recognition while making a spooky Halloween decoration!
Witches Brew Handprint Craft – Something fun is brewing up with this handprint craft! The bubbling contents of the spooky cauldron are made with the kids’ own handprints. This personalized craft will definitely get the kids in the Halloween spirit!
Bat Pumpkin Craft – Turn pumpkins into some batty Halloween fun! This craft will get your little ones’ creative juices flowing as they turn a pumpkin into a bat. All it takes is paper, scissors, and glue to make, so download the free template and get to the crafting fun.
Skeleton Halloween Craft – For some bone-chilling fun, print out our free skeleton template! It’s a chance for kids to have a blast, practice scissor skills, and create something spine-tinglingly awesome. Plus, it’s adaptable for every skill level, so everyone can join in.
Kids’ Activities For Halloween
Gather your little artists and grab our fantastic Halloween coloring pages! Inside this free set, you’ll find four unique and festive sheets, featuring a happy ghost, a candy-filled Halloween bucket, a cute Frankenstein, and a charming vampire.
Grab the colors or markers, and watch your little ghouls bring these Halloween characters to life. It’s the perfect way to add a dash of festive fun to the Halloween season!
We’ve conjured up a treat just for your little ones with our free printable candy corn worksheets for preschoolers.
These pages are a sweet way to engage kids with the fun of Halloween while honing important skills like handwriting, fine motor coordination, and letter recognition. From navigating a ‘Letter C’ maze to practicing ‘C is for candy corn’ handwriting, your kids will have a blast while building essential skills.
Dive into these activities, and let the festive learning fun begin!
This Halloween, get the kids learning with these bat worksheets. Bats are iconic Halloween creatures, and these worksheets promise both fun and learning with them.
Whether these worksheets are used in the classroom or at home, they’re perfect for sharpening fine motor skills, practicing handwriting, and even scissor skills. Kids will label a bat, practice handwriting with a ‘B is for bat’ page, and navigate a letter B maze.
These free printables offer a fantastic way to celebrate Halloween while developing important skills.
Get ready for some math fun this Halloween with this bewitching numbers file folder game! It’s a bewitching way to engage young learners in preschool math, focusing on counting, number matching, and recognition.
This free printable game adds a dash of fun, and provides a fantastic opportunity for students to hone their counting skills by matching the witches with numerals to the cauldrons with word numbers.
Whether it’s mastering numbers 1-10 or celebrating Halloween while learning, this game promises an enchanting learning experience.
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!
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More Halloween Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Colored paper cup
- Witch template
- Download the witch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by gluing the eyes to the inside of both eyelashes.
- Take the front hair piece and glue it to the top of the witch's head. Then take the side hair pieces and glue them to the back and both sides of the witch's head.
- Next, take the collar and glue it to the back and bottom of the witch's head.
- Place the hat on the top of the witch's hair and glue it down. Glue the hat band on the base of the hat.
- Position the paper cup with the rim facing down, then glue the completed witch's hat to the top of the cup.
- Finish up by drawing two buttons below the collar, on the paper cup.