Halloween is an exciting season for kids, and there’s lots of ways for them to get into the spooky spirit. One of our favorite ways to do this is to get in a little Halloween crafting.
We’ve got just the trick (or treat!) to engage your kids in a frightfully fun crafting experience with this zombie card craft. This fun project will have them bubbling with excitement to make a not-too-spooky card that will delight the recipient.
We have lots of Halloween crafts for kids that are a great way to keep them engaged and learning throughout the holiday season.
Zombie Card Craft
With our free printable template, crafting this spooky zombie with brains becomes a breeze, making it a great project for kids of all ages. It’s easy to put together, and the end result is also guaranteed to bring joy to your little ghouls and goblins.
The best part? This hands-on activity promises to entertain kids while they practice several essential skills like cutting, gluing, and writing a ‘Happy Halloween’ message.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Zombie template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to get the template)
Download the zombie template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin by folding the zombie card in half along the dashed line. Cut out the card, leaving the top part of the head uncut.
Glue the eyes beneath both of the eyebrows.
Next, glue the brain to the back and top of the zombie card.
Finish up by writing a special message inside!
Check out these other fun fall crafts for your kids to make this season.
Halloween Ideas For Children
Beyond costumes, parties, and trick-or-treating, we have a treasure trove of fun Halloween activities for kids to do! Make this holiday even more magical for your little ones with spine-tingling stories, hands-on crafts, and educational activities that make learning fun.
There’s lots to choose from, so you’re able to find something that appeals to all sorts of interests. Keep reading below to see some of our favorite Halloween ideas for children.
Halloween Books For 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!
Craft Ideas For Halloween
Mummy Popsicle Stick Craft – Kids will be wrapped up in excitement crafting their own mummy masterpiece. Using popsicle sticks and our free template, your kids can unravel their creativity and bring a mummy to life!
Candy Corn Halloween Craft – This Frankenstein candy corn is a fantastic fusion of sweet treats and spooky thrills! Kids will have a blast using their creativity and imagination to create a candy corn craft that’s dressed up like the iconic green monster!
Monster Paper Bag Puppet Craft – Paper bags are the perfect canvas for your little ones to customize their very own monster puppet! With a dash of creativity, a pinch of imagination, and a ton of fun, kids will craft a quirky and fun puppet in no time!
Paper Plate Bat Craft – Break out the paint and an everyday household item to make this batty craft! They’ll create a bat perfect for a spooky Halloween decoration! Grab our free template and gather a few supplies for a fun art project!
Children’s Halloween Activities
Looking for a festive and educational Halloween activity? Save our printable candy corn pattern worksheets, featuring adorable candy corn characters donned in Halloween costumes.
Ideal for preschoolers and kindergartners learning pattern recognition, these worksheets are a quick, no-prep way to celebrate the season while building essential skills. Just download, print, and watch your child or students delight in the spooky fun while learning.
Bring some Halloween excitement with a spooktacular art project! Kids will love crafting some zombie painted rocks by transforming ordinary rocks into silly zombie faces.
These playful, not-too-scary characters are the perfect way for kids to help decorate for Halloween and express their creativity. Check out our step-by-step instructions to see just how easy and fun it is to create your own zombie rocks as a family.
Get the kids into the Halloween spirit with this bat art project! It’s designed to bring the whole family together in a creative way! It’s perfect for kids of all ages, and they get to paint with watercolors, practice cutting, and use their creativity to assemble their unique bat masterpieces.
Gather the art supplies, and let the spooky fun and family bonding begin as you craft this delightful piece of Halloween art together!
Ready for some spooky educational fun? Use this Halloween sorting activity that’s tailor-made for curious preschoolers. This activity offers a unique way for children to practice number recognition from 0-10, all with a bewitching Halloween theme.
Sorting witches, pumpkins, and Frankenstein’s monsters has never been so thrilling! In this sorting activity, kids will have the chance to sort numerals, number words, and images, enhancing their understanding of numbers through engaging, hands-on play. Don’t miss this enchanting learning opportunity!
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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
- Zombie template
- Download the zombie template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin by folding the zombie card in half along the dashed line. Cut out the card, leaving the top part of the head uncut.
- Glue the eyes beneath both of the eyebrows.
- Next, glue the brain to the back and top of the zombie card.
- Finish up by writing a special message inside!