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Paper witches

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Boo! It’s almost Halloween. Here is a new creative activity for children to do to celebrate. Create your own paper witches to use as a decorative poster, on the wall, as a garland or as a Halloween card, it’s the perfect activity for rainy autumn days!

 

Activity created for Maped Helix by Valérie from Allo Maman Dodo.

You will need

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    Coloured paper

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    White paper

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    Pencil

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    Scissors

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    Glue

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    Colouring pens or pencils

Steps

Step 1

To get started, gather the materials needed to complete this activity.

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Step 2

On a green sheet of paper, trace the outlines of your hands with a pencil.

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Step 3

Carefully cut out the outlines with a pair of scissors.

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Step 4

Once the hand is cut out, turn it over and place it upside down with the fingers pointing down. Cut out the shape of a hat from a black sheet of paper.

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Step 5

Cut a strip of coloured paper (about 5mm) and glue it on to the hat.

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Step 6

Now draw on the strip to decorate the hat with coloured pens.

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Step 7

To create the witch’s hair, carefully cut out strips of coloured paper with scissors! You could create waves, curls or zigzags, the choice is yours !

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Step 8

Glue the strips on the hand as shown in the photo. The size of the strips in the middle are shorter to form the witches fringe.

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Step 9

Draw a face on the witch. Don’t forget the hooked nose!

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Step 10

And here is a nice witch! But you can draw a much more spooky face if you want!

 

Display as a decorative poster, as a garland or as a Halloween card, it’s the perfect Halloween activity for kids!

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Display as a decorative poster, as a garland or as a Halloween card, it’s the perfect Halloween activity for kids!