Today I am offering you a Halloween paper craft that is easy to make with children from the age of 3. For the youngest, you can use the template to print and simply have them color the drawing before folding it. And for the older ones, you can have them do the whole activity by themselves with the tutorial below.
Interest: development of fine motor skills
Material: paper of different colors, gray pencil, black marker, ruler, and scissors.
Age range: from 3 years old
Halloween papercrafts: two easy models
For the youngest, I invite you to print this template and either uses it as a model to reproduce yours or color it directly before folding it. For older children, find out how to make this papercraft for Halloween below:
1. The paper skull: tutorial
Step 1: Start by outlining the skull with a gray pencil on white paper. Take inspiration from the photo below to draw the top of the skull (it can have the shape you want) and then use a ruler to make a very largemouth.
Step 2: Now draw the interior details, as below (or let your imagination run wild, again). Also, draw a line with a ruler in the middle of the mouth, this is where you will then fold your Halloween papercraft.
Step 3: Carefully cut out the outlines of your skull.
Step 4: Use your black marker or marker to go over all the features of the skull. You also need to color the inside of the mouth, eyes, and nose.
Step 5: Now all you have to do is fold your Halloween papercraft in the middle of the mouth. You get a fun paper skull with an opening mouth!
2. The paper pumpkin: tutorial
Step 1: Start by outlining the pumpkin with a gray pencil on orange paper. Use the image below for inspiration (you don’t have to make him a hat). Then take your ruler to make him a very big mouth.
Step 2: Draw the same hat on black paper and cut it out.
Step 3: Glue the black hat to the orange paper.
Step 4: It’s time to decorate your hat. Use colored paper: make cutouts and then glue the pieces to the black hat.
Step 5: go over all the gray pencil lines with a black marker and color in the mouth.
Step 6: All you have to do is fold at the mouth to complete your Halloween papercraft. Kids can use it as a toy or put it on a cabinet or shelf to decorate the house on Halloween!