Every crafting activity needs certain ingredients and pieces of equipment. Although the level for preschoolers' crafts is technically basic, you still need to prepare the behind-the-scene.
Tools and base materials
There are actually more tools and materials you will use for making preschoolers' crafts with Halloween themes. But, this is special for those who are at their last-minute preparation. Let's make use of the recyclable materials, shall we?
Recyclable and edible ingredients
Are you drooling already? Not only are they easy to find but also cheap. Halloween is supposed to be budget-friendly, yet sparks happiness for others.
Doing the Halloween crafts, especially for preschoolers, have impacts. It is because you can mix and match with subjects they need to move on to kindergarten. To do so, parents must on-hand with the activities.
Learn basic math
You can infuse additional exercise into the Halloween craft. Use the haunted house to count the ghosts. Some also use candy to count the amount.
Memorize letters and sound
The craft can be about Halloween characters, the alphabet, and numbers. Indeed, each of the items has names, personalities, colors, you name it. After they have finished the coloring and stuff, you can ask them the name of the icon.
Concentration with scissors
Especially when you use the printable Halloween crafts for preschoolers, the sheet requires you to cut the patterns. You can ask the kids to learn using the cutter tools as it can improve their concentration and patience.
Use reusable materials
It is ironic when some parts of the earth are deteriorating because of trashes. To combat the problem, we can start by using recyclable crafting supplies to make Halloween craft for our preschoolers. Surprisingly, it is faster and easier to find the materials at home.
Before we introduce you to the Halloween foot stamp craft for preschoolers, you should get prepared with these materials and tools:
Have you figured out how easy it is to use the kids' food stamps to make Halloween crafts? it is okay if you haven't, but the answer is; 100% easy. First, put the black cardstock paper near you. Then, dip your children's feet with washable white paint and stamp those on the paper. After that, you can wait for the paint to dry before you give the face of the ghost from the stamps.
Halloween celebration in the classroom can be turned into a student’s project of crafting class. Besides dressing up in Halloween costumes during the day, you can make them prepare for this day previously by making the decorations.
You can ask them to bring crafting tools and materials such as scissors, glue, markers, and paper craft. You are the ones who prepare the template of Halloween symbols and also the stencils.
For all these materials, they can make Halloween silhouettes using stencils. The students can also use the paper craft to make Halloween tags and garlands. Besides, you can also arrange them to color Halloween templates to place around the classroom walls.
Celebrating Halloween would likely become a student's project that is also used to introduce them to the Halloween symbols.
Corn candy is known as Halloween treat which is popular among kids. Therefore, you can also make this a student’s crafting project. To arrange them with this crafting, you need to prepare the corn candy template and orange and yellow paper craft.
You can find the template on the internet and print it. Make it in line with your students' amounts. Because utilizing scissors consider to be dangerous for kids, you should be the one who prepares this.
Cut the yellow and orange paper into small square cutouts. In this project, your students have to stick the cutouts into the template which should be layered with yellow on the first bottom, continue with orange, and left the white part as the top.
Another way to do this project is by coloring the template. So, the students just have to prepare the marker in orange and yellow. They should color the corn candy template as the previous layer form.
To introduce preschoolers to the Halloween theme, you are not only can use the scary picture but also other Halloween-related tradition such as making the corn candy craft which become an iconic Halloween treat.
Popsicle stick is one of the common materials for crafting. In the Halloween crafting theme, you can definitely use this material also. Creating Jack-o-lantern would be exciting for the students.
In this project, the students have to color the popsicle sticks orange and also stick the face ornaments of the craft. Therefore, you need to prepare the watercolor, especially in orange.
Face ornaments that resemble jack o lanterns using black paper and also green paper for the top part. While they doing the crafting, you can also explain to them about this Halloween tradition and the history of jack-o-lantern.