Start a new tradition with this fun Halloween activity for kids
Halloween is a holiday all about fun and creativity. What better to way to celebrate Halloween—especially amidst a pandemic—than showing off your artistic side with some coloring pages? These Halloween coloring pages, printables and coloring books for kids are the perfect way to countdown to this playful holiday. You could even make coloring before Halloween another tradition alongside getting dressed up and carving pumpkins.
Get into the Halloween spirit with these 12 coloring pages and books for kids.
Free Halloween Printables
This printable, another free option by Crayola, is great for kids and the young at heart. Print it out, color in each banner, then have the kids practice cutting shapes with scissors. Once each piece is cut, you can use a hole punch on each banner item and string them up for some DIY decorating, a unique way to celebrate the season with kids.
Does it get any cuter than this free coloring page from Free-n-Fun Halloween? The drawing features a wide-eyed owl wearing a witch hat and holding a broom for a precious Halloween mashup.
Sticking with the witch theme, this Free-n-Fun Halloween coloring page has a more intricate design, great for kids that are a little bit older or who enjoy a creative challenge. A kind-looking, smiling witch is sweeping the walkway in front of her beautiful Victorian home (yes, we're a little jealous of this coloring page).
Not all kids love to carve Jack-o'-Lanterns. If pumpkin guts are too much for your kid, have them join the tradition with this cute Crayola coloring page instead. Each pumpkin has a silly or smiling face, which will hopefully help your child feel a little more at ease.
Make sure you play the "Monster Mash" song while your kids work on this funny, free coloring page, which shows Frankenstein, Dracula, a mummy, and a werewolf showing us all how to have a good time this Halloween.
Witch and Cat on a Broomstick
This free Halloween printable depicting a friendly witch and cat on a broomstick will surely get your kids in a Halloween mood. It's perfect for the little kids who may find witches a little bit scary.
This free, printable coloring page from Crayola depicts one kid carving a pumpkin and another kid dressed as a scary monster. It's a little silly and features a lot of popular items for Halloween: candy, a cat, a Jack-o'-lantern, a graveyard, and a witch.
Printables for Purchase
No spooky monsters here! This coloring book by MoonPiePaperCrafts on Etsy features the most adorable lineup of monstrous creatures. The printable book includes eight coloring pages, each with a different monster.
This adorable coloring book by cartoonist Becka Seashols includes several pages of fun all bound within a glossy paper cover. Inside, the kids will find plenty of cats, pumpkins, ghosts, candies, and even a haunted house to color plus mazes and other activities to engage their brains.
Throwing a little Halloween party at home or helping out with a celebration at school? This little pack of Halloween Coloring Books from Rhode Island Novelty includes 12 coloring books with six pages each. Drawings include bats, pumpkins, mummies, spiders, and more.
With large print and drawings designed for little hands, this coloring book is perfect for toddlers who are working on their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. You'll find 70 pages of all the classic Halloween characters, like monsters, ghosts, witches, owls, cats, and more. Plus, this book is a great, non-scary option to celebrate Halloween with toddlers.
This incredibly cute coloring book is one printable coloring page that folds into a tiny book with drawings of a vampire, ghost, witch, Frankenstein, candy corn, and more. The book, designed by Kody Stewart, includes instructions on how to cut and fold it.
Perfect for older children, this coloring book, created by Karla Magana, offers more intricate designs that are so adorable, they're scary. The digital, printable book includes 35 Halloween coloring pages with drawings of Frankenstein and his bride, bats, cats, and more.
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