31 Spooky Halloween Witch Craft Ideas

Updated on March 20, 2018
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Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and kid-friendly craft tutorials.

For some reason kids seem to love making Halloween decorations. Do you suppose it has anything to do with the spooky, ghoulish appearance of them?

In this article we're going to focus on fun witch crafts, some of them are super easy and perfect for the kids to make. And some are crafts that are a bit more involved, and you may want to make them as Halloween decorations for your home or office.

When you are looking to make a witch craft, either for yourself or to do with kids, it's nice when the craft that you want to make also has a supplies list and the directions, or tutorials. You'll like the fun crafts that you will find here because they fit all the criteria: a picture of the witch craft, a supplies list and directions.

Go to all you for the instructions for making the witchy legs shown above.

1. Polka Dot Witch Hat

There is a certain elegance to this Halloween piece. A nice centerpiece. Go to craftaholics anonymous for the instructions.

2. Super Cute Witch's Shoe Challenge

3. Froggy Witch Pumpkin

Making this froggy witch is very easy when you follow the tutorial at Froggy Witch Pumpkin Craft. This project uses a large Styrofoam ball and felt pieces. The patterns are included in the tutorial.

4. Witch Costume

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This is an outstanding Halloween witch costume that is unbelievably easy to make using black fleece for the cape and felt for the witch's hat. Find the tutorial for making this costume in an adult size at rebloggy Changing the sizes to fit a child will be easy also. (click on hat tutorial or cape tutorial to go to the instructions)

5. Witch's Laundry Day

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craft-witches-clothes-on-clothesline

This would make a nice gift for a favorite child. The pattern includes a doll shape besides the clothes. Find the directions and pattern on the craftyStaci web site.

6. Spooky Witch Ornament

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Display this Halloween ornament from your mantel or from a window. Readers Digest is the place you'll find the instructions.

7. Witch Button Art

This Halloween witch button art is the perfect decoration for your Halloween party. Find out how to make this project by following the directions at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

8. Brown Bag Witch

This is a terrific classroom project. The kids love to do brown bag crafts. You'll find the directions for this bag witch at DLTK.

9. Witchy Glitter Shoes

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If you don't have unused heels in your closet, you can buy them cheaply at garage sales or thrift stores. This is really an outstanding project. For the instructions, go to Rich and Edi.

10. Witch's Shoe Favor

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I love this shoe craft. It's a cute Halloween favor, but can you see it also as a wedding shower or girl's birthday favor? Your imagination will help you find more uses for this craft. You'll find the directions and pattern at Skip to my Lou.

11. Paper Plate Halloween Art

I can just hear the kids' giggles when they do this craft. Find the directions at I Heart Crafty Things.

12. Witch Legs Pillow

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witch-legs-shoes-applique-pillow

So cute and this pillow would make a great gift also. Go to favecrafts for the instructions.

13. Marshmallow Witches

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marshmallow-witch-treats

Okay, so this isn't exactly a craft...it's eatable, but these witches would be fun to make as well as eat. Go to tasteofhome to see how they are made.

14. Twisted Sister Witch

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craft-chenille-stem-arms-legs-witch-doll

Make a few of these twisted legged witches and hang them around during the Halloween season. You'll find the tutorial for this project at Twisted Legs Witch.

15. Sparkly Witch Broom

The directions for making this broom can be found at The Rehomesteaders.

16. Spooktacular Jars

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Very cute and also useful for yourself or to give as gifts. Go to allyou for the instructions.

17. Light Bulb Witch

A great way to reuse burned out light bulbs. Get out your craft paints make one of these witches by finding the instructions at AllFreeCrafts.

18. Fridge Watching Witch

A paper craft project by Crayola that you and the kids will enjoy making. Find the directions at Crayola.

19. Witch Candy Holder

Make the head alone or make the complete head and body candy holder. A very cute Halloween treat holder whose directions can be found at DLTK.

20. Pine Cone Witches

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craft-pinecone-green-witch-black-hat

This is really an inexpensive Halloween project, especially if you have a lot of pine cones in your back yard. Momtastic DIY is the place to find the instructions. The kids will really enjoy making this craft.

21. How to Make a Peg Witch

Find out how to make witches like the ones shown above by going to the Lia Griffith site. This project is a lot of fun to make and display.

22. Boot-a-licious Halloween Boots

This would be a great indoor or outdoor Halloween decoration. You'll find the directions at eighteen25.

23. Paper Witch on Broom

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Print out the pattern pieces and then cut the pieces out in any colors that you choose. For the patterns go to craftideas.info.

24. Glittered Witch Shoe Candy Dishes

Every project that I see, that has witch shoes as a theme, is just enough different that I feel I need to add it here. I love these spider shoes, although I don't love spiders. You'll find the tutorial for making these sparkly spider shoes at instructables .

25. Crashed Witch

A unique use for a pool noodle makes this outstanding crashed witch Halloween decoration. Go to Halloween Forum. Com for the directions.

26. Witch's Hat Night Lights

This is a great Halloween decoration that has it's directions at Polka Dot Chair.

27. Pine Cone Witches

Find the instructions for making these witches at Momtastic. The kids will love making these.

28. Spooky Welcome Mat

Your guests may just have second thoughts about visiting your home with this Welcome mat. You'll find the instructions for this interesting mat at Parents.

29. Spoon Witch

Here is a really easy witch craft for the kids to make. Find the directions at CATHIE FILIAN and make this a family night for Halloween decorating crafts.

30. Make a Witches Trash Bag Tutu

31. How to Make a Mini Witch Hat

Questions & Answers

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      • aaxiaa lm profile image

        aaxiaa lm 3 years ago

        This should be great for a carnival that's coming soon in my country!

      • rebeccay104 profile image

        rebeccay104 4 years ago

        loved this- great round up!

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        Anja Toetenel 4 years ago from The Hague, the Netherlands

        These witches all look very cute, great ideas, very creative. Happy Halloween!

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        Riesling 5 years ago

        Very funny, these spooky welcome mat.

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