It’s the time of year when magical witches dust off their cauldrons to conjure up some fun crafts!
This witch pumpkin craft is the latest creation of charming spells, and we think your little ones will enjoy this fun and creative craft! Kids will decorate their paper pumpkins into a cute witch. No carving needed!
See what other Halloween crafts for kids come bubbling out of the witch’s cauldron to keep the festive fun going!
Witch Paper Craft
Watch their imaginations take flight as they customize their witch the way they envision her with green skin or with skin like their own, colored hair, and of course her iconic hat!
This is a fun and safe way for kids to decorate their own pumpkins, and it also makes for an adorable Halloween decoration to hang up!
You’ll just need a few basic supplies to bring this witchy pumpkin to life! With the step-by-step instructions below and our free template, you’ll be able to pull off this fun craft without a hitch.
- 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 pumpkin template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Start by gluing the eyes to the inside of each eyelashes.
Place the top hair piece on the top of the pumpkin and glue it in place.
Next, take the pigtails pieces and glue them to the back and sides of pumpkin.
Glue the witch hat stem piece on the top of hair, in the middle of the pumpkin, and glue it in place.
Finish up by gluing the hat band to the base of the hat.
Be sure to check out our awesome fall crafts for the kiddos while you’re here, we have so many fun and simple crafts to keep them busy!
Easy Halloween Ideas
Looking for some easy Halloween ideas to do with your kids this October? Look no further! We have a cauldron full of fun and engaging crafts and activities that will add an extra dose of spook-tacular excitement to this year’s Halloween festivities.
They’ll keep kids learning and having fun all season long. Check out a few of our handpicked ideas below, and let the Halloween fun begin!
Halloween Book Recommendations For Kids
Reading books with your kids is one of the most beneficial experiences you can give to them. Not only is it a fun bonding activity, but it also helps boost their cognitive development and vocabulary skills.
It’s never too early or too late to start this habit, so why not start today? You may be surprised at how much you both enjoy it.
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 For School
Witches Brew Handprint Craft – Kids will have a blast brewing their own potion that’s bubbling up with their own handprints! This witch’s brew is fun to customize any way your little witch or wizard desires!
Frankenstein Headband Craft – Kids will craft or color their way to a headband featuring their favorite green monster! This electrifying craft will be a hit as they become the results of a mad scientist when they wear their new headband!
Bat Tissue Paper Craft – With a bat-shaped template as a guide, kids will scrunch, glue, and bring a nocturnal friend to life. This is a great way for kids to gain fine motor skills and dexterity as they scrunch and place each piece!
Candy Corn Pumpkin Craft – Pumpkins and candy corn team up to become a cute and sweet Halloween decoration with this craft! Kids will love dressing their pumpkins up as a popular Halloween candy. It’s a fun and easy craft that’ll also help develop skills!
Halloween Printable Activities
This bat art project is a great Halloween activity that the whole family can enjoy! It’s great for kids of all ages to paint with watercolors, cut, and glue their own masterpieces together. Grab the art supplies and make this fun piece of Halloween art together.
For a slimy, squishy sensation that’s bound to be the highlight of your kids’ spooky season, try out our Halloween sensory bin!
Eyeball bouncy balls are mixed among a sea of colorful spaghetti. My kids tested it themselves, and it was a hit! This is the perfect activity for those that love a little creepy Halloween sensation that will have them giggling with excitement.
Explore our printable Halloween activities for kids to find some fun to do as a family! These activities blend fun and learning together.
Kids will have lots to choose from like building pumpkin faces, coloring, playing games like I Spy, Don’t Eat Pete, and pin the hat on the witch, and so much more.
Use these free printable Halloween kindergarten worksheets are a fun way for kids to review basic skills like counting and reading. They’re easy prep, since all you have to do is print them out.
The math sheets help review counting and number order, and the literacy worksheets help them with letter recognition and phonics. They’ll add some festive fun to your lessons this Halloween!
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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 pumpkin template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Start by gluing the eyes to the inside of each eyelashes.
- Place the top hair piece on the top of the pumpkin and glue it in place.
- Next, take the pigtails pieces and glue them to the back and sides of pumpkin.
- Glue the witch hat stem piece on the top of hair, in the middle of the pumpkin, and glue it in place.
- Finish up by gluing the hat band to the base of the hat.