Halloween is just around the corner and especially for the creative ones, here are some great Halloween pop-up templates and tutorials to make your own spooky pop-ups at home. We’ve selected some fun pop-ups and other paper crafts that are perfect for Halloween. Have fun and be as creative as you want!
Halloween pop-up templates by Robert Sabuda
Paper engineer and pop-up book author Robert Sabuda offers a large variety of downloadable pop-up templates on his website. Some of these print-ready templates are great to use for Halloween so we’ve selected the most spooky and scary ones for you to create your own amazing Halloween pop-ups!
Cut & Assemble Haunted House
A creepy Victorian mansion is loaded with spooky fun, inside and out! Enter an eerie world with this cut-and-assemble model, which allows you to see both sides of a haunted house.
Simple instructions ensure that it’ll be easy to put your new house together and let the haunting begin!
Amazon: Cut & Assemble Haunted House
Halloween pop-up tutorials by Matthew Reinhart
Pop-up book author and paper engineer Matthew Reinhart shows you how to make your own Halloween pop-up cards while he explains the different techniques he uses. These video tutorials are perfect for those who are looking for some great DIY Halloween paper craft projects. Let’s make it pop!
Horrorgami: Do-It-Yourself kirigami
Paper Dandy’s Horrorgami features 20 kirigami (cut-and-fold) designs based around haunted houses and scenes from horror films. Each project features step-by-step instructions and a template that you remove from the book.
Horrorgami makes the perfect Halloween activity so we gave it a try and ordered it to review. Read more…
Halloween pop-up templates by Matthew Reinhart
Above we’ve already seen some fun video tutorials but Matthew Reinhart also offers a bunch of pop-up templates on his website. For Halloween you can find this scary pumpkin pop-up or choose the Frankenstein template to create a cool and surprising Halloween pop-up card!
Whether you’re a fan of things that go bump in the night or not, you’ll find these scary creatures too cute to scream at. Paper Monsters deftly combines paper craft with advanced paper engineering so no nightmares with glue, tape or tools ever happen!
More Halloween pop-up tutorials
Of course, you can also search YouTube for ideas and tutorials for Halloween. There are many to find so there is plenty to choose from! This is just a small selection of some spooky Halloween tutorials that we’ve found for you…
Origami for Halloween
Learn how to fold 10 original origami models that come with full-color diagrams and instructions. Make them multiple times and add or change a few folds to give your model a new touch. Giving life to paper with just a few folds and your own interpretation!
Amazon: Origami for Halloween
Creating your own pop-ups is the most fun when you have the right tools to work with. So that’s why we also have made a selection of of products that can be used to create and decorate your Halloween pop-ups. For more supplies, continue to the pop-up supplies page…
We hope you’ve enjoyed this Halloween DIY pop-up special! If you would like to know more about creating pop-ups you can take a look at our How-to pages about making pop-ups, books about paper engineering and more pop-up tutorials and templates. Don’t forget to share this page with your friends and family!