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!
Make this cute craft with your kids then look through all of our fun Halloween crafts for kids.
Witch Kids Craft
- Brown paper bag
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Glue stick
- Witch template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the witch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
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.
Glue the bangs to the top of the head, then glue the entire thing to the flap portion of the brown 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.
Next, glue the buttons to the middle of the body piece.
Position the body onto the main portion of the brown paper bag and glue it in place.
Finish off the witch’s hair by gluing it to the back of the brown paper bag.
Create the witch’s hat by gluing the hat band to the middle of the 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.
Complete your witch by gluing the hat to the top of the witch’s hair.
Isn’t she the cutest little witch you’ve ever seen?!
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!
Halloween Unit For Kids
Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start getting ready for some spooky fun!
One great way to get your kids into the holiday spirit is to set up a mini Halloween unit in your home. This can be as simple as putting up some Halloween decorations and setting out a few Halloween-themed crafts and activities.
We’ve gathered our favorite ideas to help you get started in no time. They’ll help kids with fine motor skills, creativity, letter and number recognition, and so much more!
Children’s Halloween Books
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 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 Kids’ Crafts
Halloween is a great time of year for kids to get creative and have some festive fun. There are so many different crafts that can be done to celebrate the holiday, and you should definitely consider adding some to their child’s mini Halloween unit.
Not only will the crafts help to make the unit more fun and engaging, but they can also provide some valuable benefits. For example, crafting can help to improve fine motor skills, promote hand-eye coordination, and boost self-esteem. So go ahead and get those little hands busy with some Halloween crafts this year!
Add in some more Halloween crafts with any of our fun and easy ideas below:
Handprint Bat Craft For Kids – There’s nothing like a homemade craft to bring a smile to a child’s face. This bat craft is not only cute, but it’s also a fun activity for kids of all ages. Since it’s made from paper, it’s easy to make and can be hung up as decoration once it’s complete.
Mickey Mouse Pumpkin Craft – If you’re looking for a fun and easy craft for your kids this Halloween, why not try making Mickey Mouse pumpkins? It’s a simple paper craft that even the youngest Disney fans will enjoy, and it’s a great way to remember Disneyland during the Halloween season!
Frankenstein Puppet Craft – What a fun way for kids to celebrate Halloween! This Frankenstein paper bag puppet craft is perfect for putting on a spooky Halloween puppet show. The best part is that it’s so easy to make with our free template.
Paper Plate Pumpkin Craft – Making paper plate pumpkins is a fun and easy craft for kids of all ages. And what could be more festive for Halloween than a cute little mummy pumpkin?
Kids’ Halloween Activities
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!
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
- Brown paper bag
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Glue stick
- Witch template
- Download the witch template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- 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.
- Glue the bangs to the top of the head, then glue the entire thing to the flap portion of the brown 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.
- Next, glue the buttons to the middle of the body piece.
- Position the body onto the main portion of the brown paper bag and glue it in place.
- Finish off the witch's hair by gluing it to the back of the brown paper bag.
- Create the witch's hat by gluing the hat band to the middle of the 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.
- Complete your witch by gluing the hat to the top of the witch's hair.