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Witch Puppet Craft For Kids [Free Template]

What’s cuter than a witch?

Well, maybe a lot of things – but there is one thing that comes close. A witch puppet craft!

This craft for kids is so fun and easy to make that you’ll be making tons of them in all different colors.

It’s also educational as it helps with fine motor skills, working on scissors skills, creativity, and more!

After kids are done creating the puppet they can use it to put on a show or for pretend play.

We even include a free printable template with this project!

If you’re looking for more ideas, look through all of our fun Halloween crafts for kids.

Witch Kids Craft

witch puppet craft image collage with the words paper bag witch

Supplies

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Witch template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the witch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding paper bag witch craft template

Begin by gluing the eyes onto the face, one on each side of the nose.

Take the cheeks and glue them below and slightly outside the eyes.

hand gluing cheek onto paper bag witch

Glue the bangs to the top of the head, then glue the entire thing to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing bangs onto paper bag witch
hand gluing head onto paper bag

Place the neck onto the top of the collar and glue it in place, then glue the collar to the top of the body piece.

hand gluing collar onto dress of paper bag witch craft

Next, glue the buttons to the middle of the body piece.

hand gluing buttons onto dress of paper bag witch craft

Position the body onto the main portion of the brown paper bag and glue it in place.

hand gluing dress to paper bag witch craft

Finish off the witch’s hair by gluing it to the back of the brown paper bag.

hand gluing back of hair to paper bag witch craft

Create the witch’s hat by gluing the hat band to the middle of the hat.

hand gluing hat band to paper bag witch hat

Next, glue the outer buckle to the middle of the hat band and then glue the inner buckle to the middle of the outer buckle.

hand gluing outer buckle to paper bag witch hat
hand gluing inner buckle to paper bag witch hat

Complete your witch by gluing the hat to the top of the witch’s hair.

hand gluing hat to paper bag witch craft

Isn’t she the cutest little witch you’ve ever seen?!

witch puppet craft

Halloween Unit For Kids

Create a Halloween unit for kids that’s fun and educational! Read on below for our favorite ideas.

Reading aloud to your kids is great because it helps them develop their vocabulary, learn, and build empathy and understanding. Reading can also be an enjoyable way for parents to spend more quality time with their children.

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 most 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!

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Crafting is a great way for kids to get creative while learning new skills. Add in some more Halloween crafts with any of our fun and easy ideas below:

Looking for a fun and easy Halloween activity to do with your kids? These Halloween do a dot marker printables are great because they can be used with dot markers! This set comes with 23 different pages loaded with fun! They can help your child with letter recognition and counting too. We hope these will keep your little ones busy this fall season!

hand holding witch puppet craft

It’s the time of year for spooky fun! These Halloween I Spy printables will engage your children and help them learn too. They’ll help kids work on skills like focus, counting, and visual discrimination.

These free Halloween coloring pages are perfect to help your kids get in the spooky spirit! They’re not scary so it’s safe for preschool and kindergarten-aged kids. The pack includes pictures of pumpkins, ghosts, Frankenstein, and vampires.

Don’t forget about sensory play! If you want a done for you option, try out this awesome Halloween play dough set. It’s everything your child will need for hands-on fun.

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More Halloween Ideas For Kids

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Witch Puppet Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Get ready for Halloween by making this cute witch puppet craft with the kids!

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Witch template

Instructions

  1. Download the witch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the eyes onto the face, one on each side of the nose.
  3. Take the cheeks and glue them below and slightly outside the eyes.
  4. Glue the bangs to the top of the head, then glue the entire thing to the flap portion of the brown paper bag.
  5. Place the neck onto the top of the collar and glue it in place, then glue the collar to the top of the body piece.
  6. Next, glue the buttons to the middle of the body piece.
  7. Position the body onto the main portion of the brown paper bag and glue it in place.
  8. Finish off the witch's hair by gluing it to the back of the brown paper bag.
  9. Create the witch's hat by gluing the hat band to the middle of the hat.
  10. Next, glue the outer buckle to the middle of the hat band and then glue the inner buckle to the middle of the outer buckle.
  11. Complete your witch by gluing the hat to the top of the witch's hair.

Printable Witch Template

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