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Halloween Witch Mask

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Halloween Witch Mask

Create this simple witch mask which can be used for Halloween. 

Materials Needed:

  • coloured paper (orange, green, white)
  • black paint
  • glue
  • marker
  • scissors
  • thick cardboard
  • decorative materials (glitter, sequins, stickers etc.). 

What to Do: 

  • Gather all the materials required.

  • On the green paper cut out a circle and stick this onto thick cardboard to make it sturdy, on the white paper draw a witch’s hat and on the orange paper trace the child’s hands.

  • Cut out the witch’s hat and paint it black.

  • As the paint dries, decorate the witch’s hat with sequins, glitter or stickers. 

  • Cut the child’s hands out from the orange paper. 

  • Put together the witch’s face. The green circle as the face, arrange the child’s hands as hair around the witches face, glue this down and on top of the “hair” glue the witch’s hat. 

  • Using a black marker, draw the facial features of the witch, including a long pointy noise and pimples. 

  • The witch mask in now ready! 

Hints and Tips:

  • Use a paddle pop stick, stick it to the back of the mask so the child could hold it to their face. 
  • Cut out circles for the child’s eyes, add two holes on with side to tie elastic for the child to wear their mask. 
  • Use black paper for the hat, rather than painting white paper black. 
  • Use a paper plate for the face, let the child paint the face green. 

Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 2 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2), Few (3), Small Group (4)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    holds a crayon with their thumb and fingers
    paints using a wrist action
    paint dots and lines
    established hand preference
    makes vertical, horizontal, circular strokes with pencil or crayon


  • Play Based Learning: Creative Play
  • Interest Areas: Art and Craft
  • Games Categories: Art and Craft, Fine Motor Skills
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 4, Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another.
    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work.

Created On October 18, 2016 Last modified on Sunday, October 30, 2016
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