Halloween is a fun and exciting holiday for children and adults alike, but it can be particularly special for preschoolers. A mummy craft is the perfect activity to engage young minds while teaching them about history, art, and more.
With just a few supplies such as yarn, googly eyes, glue sticks, scissors, and paper plates or cardstock paper you can easily create an adorable mummy that your little ones will love!
Not only is this mummy craft easy to make with step-by-step instructions provided below but it also offers opportunities for personalization so each mummy turns out unique.
This mummy craft is sure to be an educational hit in any classroom or home setting!
Yarn-Wrapped Mummy Preschool Craft
This mummy craft is a fun and easy way to engage young minds while teaching them about art, history, and more.
With just a few supplies such as yarn, googly eyes, glue sticks, scissors, and cardstock paper you can quickly create an adorable mummy that your kids will love.
The mummy’s body is wrapped in yarn for a mummy-like look and the face is finished off with googly eyes.
What You’ll Need
- black paper
- template provided
- white yarn
- googly eyes
- double-sided tape
What You’ll Do
Print the template provided at the bottom of this post and cut it out.
Trace it onto the black paper and cut it out.
Attach googly eyes to the face.
Use double-sided tape to stick one end of the yarn to the cutout. Wrap the yarn around the mummy until it covers the entire cutout – except the eyes.
Stick the other end of the yarn to the wrapped mummy to secure it.
Halloween Ideas for Preschoolers
Are you looking for more Halloween crafts and activities to do with your preschoolers?
We’ve gathered some of our favorites so you have plenty to choose from as you look for activities to add to your upcoming lessons.
Halloween Books for Preschoolers
Reading Halloween books with preschoolers is an activity that can help instill a love of reading in young children.
From spooky ghosts to friendly witches, these stories can be fun and exciting for kids. Additionally, the illustrations are often colorful and creative, allowing children to explore their imaginations.
Reading books together helps foster strong parent-child relationships and allows them to bond over stories.
* The Spooky Wheels on the Bus – THE SPOOKY WHEELS ON THE BUS is a humorous Halloween-themed version of the classic song THE WHEELS ON THE BUS…with a few ghoulish tricks and treats up its sleeves! Count from One Spooky Bus up to Ten Goofy Ghosts as this Halloween ride races through town picking up a few unsuspecting passengers along the way.
* Room on the Broom – The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, then her bow, and then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom. But is there room on the broom for so many friends? And when disaster strikes, will they be able to save the witch from a hungry dragon?
* Bonaparte Falls Apart – Bonaparte is having a tough time. It’s hard for this young skeleton to just hang loose when he can’t keep hold of himself. When he plays catch, his throwing arm literally takes a flyer. Eating lunch can be a real jaw-dropping occasion. How can he start school when he has so many screws loose?
Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers
Making Halloween crafts with preschoolers is both fun and educational. From paper mache pumpkins to spooky paper plate masks, there are endless ways to get creative with crafting materials.
Not only do these activities help children learn about colors, shapes, and art-making skills, they also bring stories and characters to life in a tactile way.
Crafting together also helps nurture strong parent-child relationships as children take pride in their creations.
* Preschool Mummy Craft from Homeschool Preschool
* Handprint Bat Craft from Simple Everyday mom
* Halloween Cupcake Liner Wreath Craft from Fun-A-Day
Halloween Fun for Preschoolers
There are many fun activities that preschoolers can enjoy during the Halloween season. From carving pumpkins and baking festive treats to creating spooky costumes and going trick-or-treating, children can explore different ways to celebrate this holiday.
Not only do these activities create great memories for children, but they also help foster creativity and imagination.
* Colored Spaghetti Eyeball Halloween Sensory Bin from Simple Everyday Mom
* Witchy Fingers Halloween Fine Motor Activity from Fun-A-Day
* Family Friendly Halloween Movies from Homeschool Preschool
This mummy craft is an excellent way to engage preschoolers in a fun and educational activity. It’s easy to make with just a few supplies, offers opportunities for personalization so each mummy turns out unique.
Plus, if you need more ideas for Halloween crafts or activities that can be done with children of all ages we have plenty of other suggestions too!
With these mummy crafts your little ones will surely have a spooktacular time this season.