17 Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids

Crafting Halloween projects with your little ones is an excellent way to engage your toddler and preschooler. These creative Halloween crafts will captivate kids while they learn and have a blast. Here are some top picks for Halloween crafts for kids, preschoolers, and toddlers.

Welcome to the whimsical world of Halloween crafts for kids! 🎃 As the leaves change colors and the air turns crisp, there’s an undeniable magic that sweeps through the season. And what better way to celebrate this enchanting time of year than by getting creative with your little ones?

Adorable Halloween crafts for preschoolers to DIY at school.

Whether it’s conjuring up spooky decorations to adorn your home, crafting costumes that are both eerie and endearing, or whipping up treats that are more delightful than frightful, there’s no shortage of fun to be had. So, grab your pumpkins, dust off your broomsticks, and prepare to embark on a crafting adventure that’s sure to delight both young and old alike. Let’s dive into the world of Halloween crafts and let our imaginations run wild!

Tips for Halloween Crafts for Kids

  1. Monster Slime – Make oozy slime using glue, liquid starch, and glow-in-the-dark paint. Add plastic spiders or bones.
  2. Milk Jug Mummies – Cover plastic gallon jugs with gauze strips dipped in watered-down glue to make mummy decorations.
  3. Yarn Mummies – Wrap tiny dolls or action figures in white yarn, leaving spaces for eyes. Great for fine motor skills.
  4. Bleeding Crayons – Melt broken crayon pieces into silicone molds with a bit of red crayon for a dripping “bloody” effect.
  5. Paper Plate Spiders – Cut paper plates into quarters and decorate the centers with pipe cleaners and googly eyes.
  6. Puffy Ghosts – Use white puffy paint on black paper and watch the designs puff up into ghostly shapes.
  7. Frankenstein Planters – Paint terra cotta pots green and draw frankenstein’s monster face. Fill with soil and grass seeds.
  8. Glove Monsters – Decorate cheap Dollar Store rubber gloves with pompoms, wiggly eyes, and permanent markers.
  9. Lollipop Ghosts – Wrap lollipops in tissue paper or coffee filters and tie them off to look like floating ghosts.
  10. Popsicle Stick Frames – Glue popsicle sticks into a frame shape and let kids decorate with markers, stickers, etc.

Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids

17. Halloween Stress Balls

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16. Mummy Mason Jar Luminaries

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15. Clay Ghost Tea Lights

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14. Venus Fly Trap Pumpkin Candy Holder

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13. Embroidery Hoop Spider Wreath

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12. Halloween Flower Pot Craft

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11. Spider Web Craft


10. Dollar Tree Bat Gnome

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9. Nevermore Fall Raven Wreath

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8. Halloween Juice Bottles

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7. Kirigami Spider Webs

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6. DIY Halloween Village Luminaries Craft

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5. Halloween Sock Gnomes

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4. Cardboard Haunted House Luminaries

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3. DIY Stand-Alone Ghosts

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2. DIY Yarn Pumpkins 

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1. Dollar Tree Potion Bottles

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FAQ for Halloween Crafts for Kids

Q: What are some good craft supplies to have on hand?

A: Grab inexpensive items like construction paper, googly eyes, pom poms, pipe cleaners, tissue paper, glue, scissors, markers, paint, paper plates and lollipops.

Q: How can I make slime or putty?

A: Try making monster slime with glue, liquid starch and glow-in-the-dark paint. Or make putty with glue and liquid starch mixed with flour.

Q: What crafts are best for younger kids?

A: Paper plate spiders, lollipop ghosts, bleeding crayons, and glove monsters are great for little hands. Stickers and finger paints work well too.

Q: How about crafts for older kids?

A: Yarn mummies, popsicle stick frames, puffy paint ghosts, and Frankenstein planters allow more dexterity. Older kids can handle small pieces.

Q: Are there any crafts that teach skills?

A: Making yarn mummies helps with wrapping and fine motor control. Building popsicle frames teaches design skills.

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