This Halloween, we have a fantastic craft that’ll have kids bubbling with excitement.
This zombie tissue paper craft is the perfect crafting project for children who want to join in on the Halloween festivities without the fright. Your little ones will have a blast creating a spooky decoration that’ll get them in the Halloween spirit!
Creating this not-so-scary zombie is an opportunity for kids to unleash their creativity and improve their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Plus, the process of making their zombies encourages kids to explore colors and textures and gives them a chance to express themselves artistically.
The fun doesn’t stop here! There are lots more Halloween crafts for kids to do this holiday season!
Kids Zombie Craft
Preparing this craft is super easy! You’ll want to gather some colored tissue paper along with some basic crafting supplies and our free zombie template to get started.
Read through our step-by-step instructions, and you and the kiddos will be ready for a spooktacular crafting time.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Tissue paper squares
- Zombie template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to get the template)
Begin by spreading glue on the hair section of the zombie.
Take the tissue paper squares, scrunch them up, and then glue them around the zombie’s hair.
Next, take the eye spots and glue them in the middle of the face.
Attach the tissue to the shirt using glue.
Apply glue to attach the mouth to the face.
Glue the tongue inside the mouth of the zombie.
Finish up, by gluing the eyes on both sides.
Be sure to, check out our collection of these tissue paper crafts for your kiddos while you’re here!
Kids’ Halloween Ideas
Halloween isn’t just about the costumes and candy – it’s also a great opportunity for kids to use their creativity and expand their knowledge. Incorporate some Halloween crafts and activities that are tailor-made for young ones to make learning fun this holiday season.
We have something that will appeal to everyone, so read on below to find some ideas that will keep your kids engaged, learning, and having a blast throughout the entire month of October
Halloween Children’s Books
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!
Easy Halloween Craft Ideas
Skeleton Halloween Craft – This super easy craft is loads of fun. Just grab the free template, cut, and glue. Your little ones will enjoy crafting their very own spooky skeleton while honing their scissor and motor skills.
Frankenstein Puppet Craft – Your kids can get into the Halloween spirit with cute puppet crafts! It’s fun and easy to make, and kids can play with it, use it to tell spooky stories or display it proudly as a Halloween decoration.
Witch Popsicle Stick Craft – Get ready for some bewitching creativity with our witch popsicle stick craft! Kids can paint and assemble their very own witch decorations. Whether it’s for a Halloween party or school project, this craft is a must-try for a spellbinding holiday!
Toilet Paper Roll Bat Craft – For some batty Halloween fun, check out this cute bat craft! It’s easy and super fun to create, plus it’s a fantastic way to recycle. Discover just how simple it is to make these adorable little bats at home or in the classroom.
Children’s Halloween Activities
Prepare for a spooky good time with our Halloween matching game designed especially for kids! They can play alone or with a friend for an activity that guarantees a bewitching time.
While kids are having fun, they’re also sharpening essential skills like visual memory, concentration, visual discrimination, and vocabulary development. It’s a breeze to set up, so grab your free memory game now and blend learning with Halloween spirit!
Discover a fun and imaginative way to craft Halloween decorations with these zombie Halloween painted rocks! This engaging and easy art project allows kids to transform ordinary rocks into charming, funny zombies.
These whimsical characters are far from frightening or gruesome, focusing instead on playful and silly designs. We’ve provided step-by-step instructions to guide you through the process of how to paint your very own zombie rocks this Halloween.
When you’re looking for a fast, no prep activity to keep the kids engaged, keep these Halloween color by number printables ready to go. The Halloween artwork encourages kids to get creative while strengthening their number and color recognition, fine motor abilities, and concentration.
By using the guide at the bottom of each page, they can easily determine which color to fill in each numbered area. As they color in each number, they’ll reveal some eerie and festive images!
Boost your child’s handwriting skills and make learning festive with these kindergarten Halloween handwriting practice worksheets! These free printables are designed to enhance fine motor skills and build writing confidence in your little one.
Featuring Halloween themed words, these sheets guide kids in tracing each letter, helping them master the art of forming letters while getting into the spooky spirit of the season.
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- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Tissue paper squares
- Zombie template
- Begin by spreading glue on the hair section of the zombie.
- Take the tissue paper squares, scrunch them up, and then glue them around the zombie's hair.
- Next, take the tissue paper for the eye spots and glue them in the middle of the face.
- Attach the tissue to the shirt using glue.
- Apply glue to attach the mouth to the face.
- Glue the tongue inside the mouth of the zombie.
- Finish up, by gluing the eyes on both sides.