Printable Halloween Card Craft

If you are looking for a last-minute Halloween craft for kids, then you will love this printable Halloween card craft! These handmade Halloween cards are extra special as you can fold them in half to create a pumpkin shape and then when you open them you will reveal a surprise Halloween character! Kids of all ages will love these fun DIY Halloween cards. So what are you waiting for scroll down for step-by-step directions on how to make your own Halloween cards. 

Printable Halloween card craft

Halloween is such a fun time of year!  Kids just love creating spooky Halloween crafts and this Halloween card craft is no exception. There are 10 different handmade Halloween cards to make, so pick your favourite or make all 10!

Halloween card crafts

Here at Messy Little Monster, we have so many fun Halloween crafts to choose from, so do check a few out! 

Handmade Halloween cards

Printable Halloween Card Craft

Printable Halloween Cards to Make - supplies

  • Halloween card printable (scroll down to get a copy)
  • Markers
  • Scissors

Printable Halloween cards

How to Make Handmade Halloween Cards

STEP ONE - Get your Halloween card printable and gather your supplies

Before you can begin this Halloween card craft you will need to get your hands on the surprise Halloween card printable. You can get it by scrolling to the end of these directions. Once you have the printable decide if you would like to make one of these DIY Halloween cards or all 10 and print off your chosen designs onto white paper. 

The printable Halloween cards included are:

  • vampire
  • grim reaper
  • skeleton
  • zombie
  • witch
  • mummy
  • ghost
  • evil scarecrow
  • Frankenstein
  • bat
  • voodoo doll

Once you have your chosen printable Halloween card gather the rest of your supplies so you are ready to get started. 

STEP TWO - Colour the printable Halloween cards

Take your time and colour your chosen Halloween cards. We used markers to create these Halloween cards, but you could also use crayons or watercolour paint as an alternative.

Halloween colouring

You will need to colour the pumpkin shape as well as the Halloween character for each card. Leave the background white.

Halloween colouring cards

STEP THREE - Cut out your Halloween cards

Now it is time to cut out your Halloween cards. Cut around the solid black line in the shape of a rectangle. 

Halloween card craft

DIY Halloween cards

STEP FOUR - Fold your Halloween cards

The final step is the most fun! You are now going to fold your Halloween cards so that you can only see the pumpkin. Using the dotted lines on the printable as a guide fold along the dashed line at the top of the card and align it with the dashed line at the bottom of the card. 

DIY Halloween cards

When you open the card you will reveal your spooky Halloween character! 

Halloween cards to make

Halloween card craft for kids

This is such a  fun Halloween craft for kids. Once you have completed your Halloween card craft it is time to decide who to gift it to. You could add a little Halloween message too if you wish. 

halloween crafts for kids - halloween colouring


To get this printable Halloween card craft for free click on the link below and use the discount code: halloweencards. For personal or classroom use only. Not for redistribution. All images are copyrighted. Thank you.

Printable Halloween card craft template

We hope that you have a lot of fun with this printable Halloween card craft. It is so much fun making and gifting handmade Halloween cards. Who do you think you will give your DIY Halloween cards to? 

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