Halloween is a fantastic time to explore different kinds of natural and supernatural beings. From pumpkins turning into Jack-0-lanterns to children transforming into creepy monsters, it’s a spectacular time to branch out of the normal box. This Halloween Color by Number printable is a simple way to bring Halloween to life right in front of your eyes.
Halloween Color by Number Sheets
There are only a couple things needed to prepare for this activity. This Halloween Color by Number printable, which includes six different coloring pages:
- A spooky house with a ghost
- A silly Jack-o-lantern
- A cute and creepy spider
- A vampire
- A witch
Simply print them out, grab some crayons, markers, or colored pencils and you are ready to begin. It is fun to allow the children to select the picture they love as it builds their independence and they tend to be more engaged.
Now, if you’d prefer to add some color by number sheets to your fall learning without the Halloween characters, we’ve got several in our fall color by number set!
Number and Color Recognition
This Halloween Color by Number printable activity is sure to be a favorite with kids of all ages. The children will use the coloring key to determine which color to use based on the number provided on their coloring sheet. For kids that are still working on color word recognition, you can add color to the key.
The numbers utilized range from 1-7 making it a great opportunity for preschoolers to work on their number recognition.
Fine Motor Skills Development
Young children’s hands are still developing, and they need to work on their fine motor skills before they are able to start writing with a pencil. Coloring may seem like just a fun activity, but it is so much more than that.
This Halloween Color by Number printable provides an amazing fine motor skills challenge for children. Hand-eye coordination will be reinforced with each stroke of their crayon (or other coloring tool) while practicing their pencil grip.
This amazing hand workout will strengthen their little hands as they continue to use their colors to create their spooky masterpiece.