|Halloween Craft- Witch's Face from a Footprint|
Make a very simple witch's face from your child's footprint and keep it year to year as a keepsakes. It is also a great craft to practice fine motor skills such as cutting and drawing shapes - and - facial expressions.
Classified: Medium and is great for the preschool aged child.
What you need:
- Brown or black yarn.
- Black and green paint
- Green O cereal such as Fruit Loops
- Ziti noodles
- Wiggle eyes
- Black pipe cleaner
- Black paper
- White paper or cardboard to print your witch's footprint onto
- Yellow or white crayon
What to do:
1. Paint your child's footprint green and print it upside down onto a piece of paper or cardboard. Allow to dry.
2. Paint several pieces of dried ziti noodles black.
3. In the meantime, cut a triangle out of black paper and have your preschooler draw stars and a moon on it using a yellow/white crayon.
4. To practice cutting, have your preschooler cut several 1" pieces of yarn for the witch's hair.
5. Assembly: Glue the pieces of hair to the side of the witch's head, glue on the witch's hat, eyes and nose (green O cereal) and the painted noodles to form the witches robe.
6. Discuss how a scary witch's face may look. Make it more interesting by having your preschooler demonstrate the scary look to them self in the mirror. Bend and form the pipe cleaner into a scary position and glue to the witch's face.
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