100+ Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids - Active Littles (2024)

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On the hunt for fun halloween crafts to try out this October? I’ll be sharing some of our best ideas to bring forth this spooky season. With a little help from this list you’ll be set to make Halloween fun! Don’t forget to bookmark this page to come to each year. πŸ™‚ Related: Here is an epic list of over 70+ Fun Halloween Activities for Kids! What can children make for Halloween? Younger children are naturally artistic by using their imagination and creativity to come up with simple ideas. In this list I am going to share with you, there are a plethora of amazing and engaging ideas that will work whether you are homeschooling, in a school setting, in a preschool classroom.. Here are some of our favorite Halloween ideas for kids: DIY Decorations made from Popsicle sticks Easy Paper Plate Craft (Pumpkin theme) Paper Spider Craft (Web dot sticker activity) There isn’t a better way or a wrong way to go about any of these crafts for kids. I’ll be sharing many different paper plate activities, spider crafts and more! See Also: Pumpkin Paper Plate Craft for Kids What can kids do for Halloween at home? Even the youngest children (3+) can try a simple craft idea such as: Pumpkin pom pom activity Pumpkin Craft Sensory Bag Letter Dot Sticker Activity With the pumpkin pom pom activity, I attached recycled bottle caps onto a cardboard cutout with a hot glue gun (to be used by an adult only). Then, my LO had a blast decorating her pumpkin by placing the pom poms within the bottle caps to create an epic pumpkin! This was a simple craft/activity that was sure to be an epic pumpkin theme for any preschool classroom. Tell me, what Halloween kids crafts have you brought forth over the years? Share with me your easy craft ideas below. Maybe we can try them out too! See Also: We love bringing out our Halloween Learning Folder Printable each year! What can a 4 year old do for Halloween? One of the simplest ways to go about decorating an easy Halloween Craft for kids is to bring out none other than a PUMPKIN! There are two types of pumpkins we like to use: plastic pumpkin from a craft store real pumpkin Set out whatever pumpkin you choose and that suits you and your little. We like to add a big roll of paper onto a table and then place the pumpkins on top. I’ll then squirt kids paint onto a couple palettes and also add these to the table. I also like to include Halloween stickers, colorful markers themed for the season, Elmers glue and more. Voila! Decorate the pumpkins in this super simple and easy activity that is sure to be so much fun. Bring this setup during a Halloween party, in a preschool classroom or just for fun! Have you tried this? If you have, share with me some other fun ideas we can bring forth to make this kids craft an epic one! What can I make for Halloween at home? There are so many fun ideas I will be sharing below. These ideas and crafts will work at home, in a school setting, for a fun Halloween party… I’ve also categorized them for your convenience. Here are a couple more ideas we just love: Pumpkin Template Free Printable Pumpkin Pie Paper Plate Kids Craft Pumpkin Paper Plate Craft And, a few Halloween supplies we absolutely love: See Also: Over 500+ Crafts for Kids for every Season! Halloween Craft Supplies We love a good set of supplies. There is always a supply that can make a craft turn out in the most unique and best way possible. One of the supplies we love to use is candy corn. These can work wonders in edible crafts Special tools we love bringing forth with our crafts are: empty toilet paper rolls cupcake liners paper cup brown paper bag cotton balls mason jar popsicle sticks black paint white paint black card stock pom poms black construction paper coffee filter black felt tissue paper pipe cleaners paper plates acrylic paints white yarn craft box googly eyes Many of these items can be found at a local craft store. We love using craft sticks to create an epic set of popsicle stick crafts. We’ll also use pom poms and black paper to create simple DIY cheap halloween decorations for a Halloween party. Little kids love helping out and creating decorations for a family get together. The best part is that they can point out what they made to their family members. πŸ™‚ Whether you have young kids (3+) or older kids, many of these ideas will be amazing and so much fun! And, it will be an easy way to get those fine motor skills going with easy craft decorations that incorporate the halloween spirit. πŸ™‚ What is a great activity that you maybe have brought forth to the entire family to make this fun time of year special and unique? See Also: Preschool Themes for the Entire Year! Best Halloween Crafts A perfect way to bring forth easy kids crafts that are themed for Halloween is to set forth a little project each day or every other day of the month. I’ll be sharing some fun Halloween arts and crafts we’ve tried in the past that were amazing! Some of these ideas will work wonderfully for children of all ages (3+). I also want to mention that many of the items used are recyclables, homemade items or very inexpensive items that can be found at a local dollar store. A great way to incorporate a good set of fun activities for the whole family is to bring forth simple halloween crafts such as: Shaving Cream Art Pumpkin Mess Free Painting Witch shape simple Craft Halloween Toilet Paper Crafts Many of these kids crafts are so easy to setup. Which is your favorite? I would have to say our favorite is the pumpkin mess free painting. It was adorable and so squishy and fun. This sensory activity will work for kids of all ages. Younger kids and older children can totally try out this simple mess free craft. Let your littles explore their artistic talent capabilities and gain the benefits of sensory play. In the end, you’ll have a super fun masterpiece that you can keep forever and ever. πŸ™‚ Halloween Preschool Printable (Tap Below) Great Halloween Craft Ideas I’ll be categorizing this fun craft list into the following categories: Cute Halloween Crafts Spooky Halloween Crafts DIY Halloween Crafts Halloween Party Crafts Pumpkin Crafts Spooky Ghost Crafts Bat Craft Ideas Black Cats Craft Ideas Paper Plate Crafts What are your Favorite Halloween crafts? Share with me your ideas below. Let’s get into them, shall we? Easy and Fun Halloween Crafts Let’s get into the spooktacular ideas. Let’s go! Cute Halloween Crafts 1. Witch Shape Craft – Active Littles 2. Pumpkin Mess Free Art – Active Littles 3. Halloween Shaving Cream Art – Active Littles 4. Climbing Spider – Twitchetts 5. Thumbprint Skeleton Craft – Living Life and Learning 6. Spider Handprint – Best Ideas for Kids 7. Paper Cup Craft – Non Toy Gifts 8. Easy Leaf Witch Craft – Happy Toddler Playtime 9. Scrunched Paper Pumpkin – Happy Toddler Playtime 10. Toilet Paper Spooky Eye Craft – Happy Toddler Playtime Spooky Halloween Crafts 1. Halloween Lanterns – Red Ted Art 2. Sewing Cards – Make it Your Own 3. Paper Bag Vampire – Non Toy Gifts 4. Paper Bag Haunted House – The Paper Pony 5. Cardboard Collage Haunted Houses – No Time for Flashcards 6. Handprint Witch – The Best Ideas for Kids 7. 3D Paper Spider Craft – Red Ted Art 8. Mummy Craft – Simple Everyday Mom 9. Glue Spiderwebs – Happiness is Homemade 10. Craft Stick Frankenstein – Crafty Morning DIY Halloween Crafts 1. Toilet Paper Roll Flashlight Craft – Active Littles 2. Halloween Puzzle Craft – Active Littles 3. Toilet Paper Mummy Craft – Glue Sticks Gum Drops 4. Haunted Birdhouse – Fireflies and Mudpies 5. Halloween Toilet Paper Craft – Active Littles 6. Halloween Yarn Wrapping – The Pinterested Parent 7. Zombie Painted Rocks – Simple Everyday Mom 8. DIY Pool Noodle Pumpkins – Premeditated Leftovers 9. Q-Tip Skeletons – Little Artsy Little Crafty 10. Pumpkin Beaded Pipe Cleaners – Creative Child 11. Paper Cup Ghosts – She Knows 12. Ghost Straw Toppers – Design Eat Repeat Halloween Party Crafts 1. 3D Tree – Twitchetts 2. Spider Web Craft – Kids Activities Blog 3. Halloween Wrapping Paper – Housing a Forest 4. Halloween Pots – SSWW 5. Cardboard Haunted House – Home with Lindsay 6. Halloween Rock Magnets – This Heart of Mine Blog 7. Craft Stick Monsters – Our Kids Things 8. Frankenstein Suncatcher – From ABC’s to ACT’s 9. Scrap Paper Candy Corn – Thriving Home Blog 10. Styrofoam Cup Spiders – One Little Project Pumpkin Crafts 1. Pumpkin Noodle Craft – Active Littles 2. Pumpkin Pie Craft – Active Littles 3. Pumpkin Shapes Coffee Filter Craft – Fun A Day 4. Jack o Lantern Jars – Fireflies and Mudpies 5. Puffy Paint Jack o Lantern – Learn Play Imagine 6. Handprint Pumpkin Wreath – Non Toy Gifts 7. Easy Paper Strip Pumpkin – Fireflies and Mudpies 8. Rock Jack o Lantern – No Time for Flashcards 9. Origami Jack o Lanterns – Pink Stripey Socks 10. 3D Spooky the Pumpkin Craft – Buggy and Buddy 11. Egg Carton Pumpkins – Simplifying Family 12. Spin Art Pumpkins – Rainy Day Mum Spooky Ghost Crafts 1. Ghost Handprint – Hello Wonderful 2. Easy Ghost Craft – Crafts on Sea 3. Friendly Ghost Craft – Buggy and Buddy 4. Paper Ghost Craft – I Heart Crafty Things 5. Eyeball Mask – Multiples and More 6. Coffee Filter Ghost Lollipops – Happiness is Homemade 7. Puffy Ghost Craft – Mom Brite 8. Spooky Ghost Craft – Tea Time Monkeys 9. Cotton Ball Ghost – Natural Beach Living 10. Origami Ghost – Artsy Crafty Mom Bat Craft Ideas 1. Egg Carton Bats – Crafts by Courtney 2. Paper Tube Bats – Hello Wonderful 3. Bat Headband – Fantastic Fun and Learning 4. Yarn Wrapped Bat – Housing a Forest 5. Cupcake Liner Bats – I Heart Crafty Things 6. Paper Bag Bat – I Heart Crafty Things 7. Handprint Bat – Crafty Morning 8. Pinecone Bats – Fireflies and Mudpies 9. Coffee Filter Bats – Darcy and Brian 10. Halloween Bat Craft – The Joy of Sharing Black Cats Craft Ideas 1. Black Car Craft – Fireflies and Mudpies 2. Paper Bag Cat – Non Toy Gifts 3. Egg Carton Black Cat – The Craft Train 4. Black Cat Toilet Roll – Where Imagination Grows 5. Black Cat Craft – Tea Time Monkeys 6. Paper Plate Black Craft – Crafts by Amanda 7. Black Cat Craft – Simple Everyday Mom 8. Toilet Roll Black Cat – The Inspiration Edit 9. Black Cat Wreath Craft – Kids Craft Room 10. Paper Quilling Black Cat – Artsy Crafty Mom Paper Plate Crafts 1. Paper Plate Pumpkin – Active Littles 2. Paper Plate Ghosts – Crafts by Amanda 3. Paper Plate Silhouette Crafts – The Pinterested Parent 4. Pumpkin Patch – Buggy and Buddy 5. Paper Plate Eyes – Paging Supermom 6. Pumpkin Paper Plate – The Simple Parent 7. Paper Plate Bat Craft – Kids Craft Room 8. Paper Plate Witch Craft – I Heart Crafty Things 9. Tissue Paper Plate Craft – Glued to my Crafts Blog 10. Paper Plate Black Cat – Crafts by Amanda 11. Halloween Paper Plate Wreath – Fun A Day 12. Halloween Paper Plate Craft Ideas – Fun A Day

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On the hunt for fun halloween crafts to try out this October?

I’ll be sharing some of our best ideas to bring forth this spooky season.

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With a little help from this list you’ll be set to make Halloween fun!

Don’t forget to bookmark this page to come to each year. πŸ™‚

Related: Here is an epic list of over 70+ Fun Halloween Activities for Kids!

What can children make for Halloween?

Younger children are naturally artistic by using their imagination and creativity to come up with simple ideas.

In this list I am going to share with you, there are a plethora of amazing and engaging ideas that will work whether you are homeschooling, in a school setting, in a preschool classroom..

Here are some of our favorite Halloween ideas for kids:

  • DIY Decorations made from Popsicle sticks

  • Easy Paper Plate Craft (Pumpkin theme)

  • Paper Spider Craft (Web dot sticker activity)

There isn’t a better way or a wrong way to go about any of these crafts for kids.

I’ll be sharing many different paper plate activities, spider crafts and more!

See Also: Pumpkin Paper Plate Craft for Kids

What can kids do for Halloween at home?

Even the youngest children (3+) can try a simple craft idea such as:

  • Pumpkin pom pom activity

  • Pumpkin Craft Sensory Bag

  • Letter Dot Sticker Activity

With the pumpkin pom pom activity, I attached recycled bottle caps onto a cardboard cutout with a hot glue gun (to be used by an adult only).

Then, my LO had a blast decorating her pumpkin by placing the pom poms within the bottle caps to create an epic pumpkin!

This was a simple craft/activity that was sure to be an epic pumpkin theme for any preschool classroom.

Tell me, what Halloween kids crafts have you brought forth over the years?

Share with me your easy craft ideas below.

Maybe we can try them out too!

See Also: We love bringing out our Halloween Learning Folder Printable each year!

What can a 4 year old do for Halloween?

One of the simplest ways to go about decorating an easy Halloween Craft for kids is to bring out none other than a PUMPKIN!

There are two types of pumpkins we like to use:

  • plastic pumpkin from a craft store

  • real pumpkin

Set out whatever pumpkin you choose and that suits you and your little.

We like to add a big roll of paper onto a table and then place the pumpkins on top.

I’ll then squirt kids paint onto a couple palettes and also add these to the table.

I also like to include Halloween stickers, colorful markers themed for the season, Elmers glue and more.

Voila!

Decorate the pumpkins in this super simple and easy activity that is sure to be so much fun.

Bring this setup during a Halloween party, in a preschool classroom or just for fun!

Have you tried this?

If you have, share with me some other fun ideas we can bring forth to make this kids craft an epic one!

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What can I make for Halloween at home?

There are so many fun ideas I will be sharing below.

These ideas and crafts will work at home, in a school setting, for a fun Halloween party…

I’ve also categorized them for your convenience.

Here are a couple more ideas we just love:

  • Pumpkin Template Free Printable

  • Pumpkin Pie Paper Plate Kids Craft

  • Pumpkin Paper Plate Craft

And, a few Halloween supplies we absolutely love:

See Also: Over 500+ Crafts for Kids for every Season!

100+ Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids - Active Littles (7)

Halloween Craft Supplies

We love a good set of supplies.

There is always a supply that can make a craft turn out in the most unique and best way possible.

One of the supplies we love to use is candy corn.

These can work wonders in edible crafts

Special tools we love bringing forth with our crafts are:

Many of these items can be found at a local craft store.

We love using craft sticks to create an epic set of popsicle stick crafts.

We’ll also use pom poms and black paper to create simple DIY cheap halloween decorations for a Halloween party.

Little kids love helping out and creating decorations for a family get together.

The best part is that they can point out what they made to their family members. πŸ™‚

Whether you have young kids (3+) or older kids, many of these ideas will be amazing and so much fun!

And, it will be an easy way to get those fine motor skills going with easy craft decorations that incorporate the halloween spirit. πŸ™‚

What is a great activity that you maybe have brought forth to the entire family to make this fun time of year special and unique?

See Also: Preschool Themes for the Entire Year!

Best Halloween Crafts

A perfect way to bring forth easy kids crafts that are themed for Halloween is to set forth a little project each day or every other day of the month.

I’ll be sharing some fun Halloween arts and crafts we’ve tried in the past that were amazing!

Some of these ideas will work wonderfully for children of all ages (3+).

I also want to mention that many of the items used are recyclables, homemade items or very inexpensive items that can be found at a local dollar store.

A great way to incorporate a good set of fun activities for the whole family is to bring forth simple halloween crafts such as:

  • Shaving Cream Art

  • Pumpkin Mess Free Painting

  • Witch shape simple Craft

  • Halloween Toilet Paper Crafts

Many of these kids crafts are so easy to setup.

Which is your favorite?

I would have to say our favorite is the pumpkin mess free painting.

It was adorable and so squishy and fun.

This sensory activity will work for kids of all ages.

Younger kids and older children can totally try out this simple mess free craft.

Let your littles explore their artistic talent capabilities and gain the benefits of sensory play.

In the end, you’ll have a super fun masterpiece that you can keep forever and ever. πŸ™‚

Halloween Preschool Printable (Tap Below)

Great Halloween Craft Ideas

I’ll be categorizing this fun craft list into the following categories:

  • Cute Halloween Crafts

  • Spooky Halloween Crafts

  • DIY Halloween Crafts

  • Halloween Party Crafts

  • Pumpkin Crafts

  • Spooky Ghost Crafts

  • Bat Craft Ideas

  • Black Cats Craft Ideas

  • Paper Plate Crafts

What are your Favorite Halloween crafts? Share with me your ideas below.

Let’s get into them, shall we?

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Easy and Fun Halloween Crafts

Let’s get into the spooktacular ideas. Let’s go!

Cute Halloween Crafts

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1. Witch Shape Craft – Active Littles

2. Pumpkin Mess Free Art – Active Littles

3. Halloween Shaving Cream Art – Active Littles

4. Climbing Spider – Twitchetts

5. Thumbprint Skeleton Craft – Living Life and Learning

6. Spider Handprint – Best Ideas for Kids

7. Paper Cup Craft – Non Toy Gifts

8. Easy Leaf Witch Craft – Happy Toddler Playtime

9. Scrunched Paper Pumpkin – Happy Toddler Playtime

10. Toilet Paper Spooky Eye Craft – Happy Toddler Playtime

Spooky Halloween Crafts

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1. Halloween Lanterns – Red Ted Art

2. Sewing Cards – Make it Your Own

3. Paper Bag Vampire – Non Toy Gifts

4. Paper Bag Haunted House – The Paper Pony

5. Cardboard Collage Haunted Houses – No Time for Flashcards

6. Handprint Witch – The Best Ideas for Kids

7. 3D Paper Spider Craft – Red Ted Art

8. Mummy Craft – Simple Everyday Mom

9. Glue Spiderwebs – Happiness is Homemade

10. Craft Stick Frankenstein – Crafty Morning

DIY Halloween Crafts

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1. Toilet Paper Roll Flashlight Craft – Active Littles

2. Halloween Puzzle Craft – Active Littles

3. Toilet Paper Mummy Craft – Glue Sticks Gum Drops

4. Haunted Birdhouse – Fireflies and Mudpies

5. Halloween Toilet Paper Craft – Active Littles

6. Halloween Yarn Wrapping – The Pinterested Parent

7. Zombie Painted Rocks – Simple Everyday Mom

8. DIY Pool Noodle Pumpkins – Premeditated Leftovers

9. Q-Tip Skeletons – Little Artsy Little Crafty

10. Pumpkin Beaded Pipe Cleaners – Creative Child

11. Paper Cup Ghosts – She Knows

12. Ghost Straw Toppers – Design Eat Repeat

Halloween Party Crafts

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1. 3D Tree – Twitchetts

2. Spider Web Craft – Kids Activities Blog

3. Halloween Wrapping Paper – Housing a Forest

4. Halloween Pots – SSWW

5. Cardboard Haunted House – Home with Lindsay

6. Halloween Rock Magnets – This Heart of Mine Blog

7. Craft Stick Monsters – Our Kids Things

8. Frankenstein Suncatcher – From ABC’s to ACT’s

9. Scrap Paper Candy Corn – Thriving Home Blog

10. Styrofoam Cup Spiders – One Little Project

Pumpkin Crafts

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1. Pumpkin Noodle Craft – Active Littles

2. Pumpkin Pie Craft – Active Littles

3. Pumpkin Shapes Coffee Filter Craft – Fun A Day

4. Jack o Lantern Jars – Fireflies and Mudpies

5. Puffy Paint Jack o Lantern – Learn Play Imagine

6. Handprint Pumpkin Wreath – Non Toy Gifts

7. Easy Paper Strip Pumpkin – Fireflies and Mudpies

8. Rock Jack o Lantern – No Time for Flashcards

9. Origami Jack o Lanterns – Pink Stripey Socks

10. 3D Spooky the Pumpkin Craft – Buggy and Buddy

11. Egg Carton Pumpkins – Simplifying Family

12. Spin Art Pumpkins – Rainy Day Mum

Spooky Ghost Crafts

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1. Ghost Handprint – Hello Wonderful

2. Easy Ghost Craft – Crafts on Sea

3. Friendly Ghost Craft – Buggy and Buddy

4. Paper Ghost Craft – I Heart Crafty Things

5. Eyeball Mask – Multiples and More

6. Coffee Filter Ghost Lollipops – Happiness is Homemade

7. Puffy Ghost Craft – Mom Brite

8. Spooky Ghost Craft – Tea Time Monkeys

9. Cotton Ball Ghost – Natural Beach Living

10. Origami Ghost – Artsy Crafty Mom

Bat Craft Ideas

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1. Egg Carton Bats – Crafts by Courtney

2. Paper Tube Bats – Hello Wonderful

3. Bat Headband – Fantastic Fun and Learning

4. Yarn Wrapped Bat – Housing a Forest

5. Cupcake Liner Bats – I Heart Crafty Things

6. Paper Bag Bat – I Heart Crafty Things

7. Handprint Bat – Crafty Morning

8. Pinecone Bats – Fireflies and Mudpies

9. Coffee Filter Bats – Darcy and Brian

10. Halloween Bat Craft – The Joy of Sharing

Black Cats Craft Ideas

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1. Black Car Craft – Fireflies and Mudpies

2. Paper Bag Cat – Non Toy Gifts

3. Egg Carton Black Cat – The Craft Train

4. Black Cat Toilet Roll – Where Imagination Grows

5. Black Cat Craft – Tea Time Monkeys

6. Paper Plate Black Craft – Crafts by Amanda

7. Black Cat Craft – Simple Everyday Mom

8. Toilet Roll Black Cat – The Inspiration Edit

9. Black Cat Wreath Craft – Kids Craft Room

10. Paper Quilling Black Cat – Artsy Crafty Mom

Paper Plate Crafts

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1. Paper Plate Pumpkin – Active Littles

2. Paper Plate Ghosts – Crafts by Amanda

3. Paper Plate Silhouette Crafts – The Pinterested Parent

4. Pumpkin Patch – Buggy and Buddy

5. Paper Plate Eyes – Paging Supermom

6. Pumpkin Paper Plate – The Simple Parent

7. Paper Plate Bat Craft – Kids Craft Room

8. Paper Plate Witch Craft – I Heart Crafty Things

9. Tissue Paper Plate Craft – Glued to my Crafts Blog

10. Paper Plate Black Cat – Crafts by Amanda

11. Halloween Paper Plate Wreath – Fun A Day

12. Halloween Paper Plate Craft Ideas – Fun A Day

All activities to be done with adult supervision.
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