Make Halloween fun at home with these 50 Halloween crafts for kids! You’ll love these quick and easy activities, great for children of all ages.
Anyone that knows me in person knows that Halloween is my favorite holiday! There are so many things I love about it. I actually prefer a holiday where the focus isn’t on gifts, it’s on dressing up and candy. Not that I have anything against gifts, but the pressure is off on Halloween as far as I’m concerned. It’s less about stress and more about having a great time.
One of the best parts about Halloween besides candy is the creativity. I absolutely love Halloween arts and crafts for kids! There’s a lot of orange paper, googly eyes, and glow in the dark glitter. Some of my favorite supplies are used during Halloween, and when else are you going to combine orange with purple and black?
I decided to pull together my favorite Halloween crafts for kids and share them with you in this collection. Most of these easy Halloween kids crafts can be made in 30 minutes to an hour using items that you have around the house! No special tools or skills are required.
So what can you expect with these Halloween ideas? You’ll be using a lot of recycled materials like jars, toilet paper rolls, milk jugs, and more. It’s nice to be able to dig through your recycle bin and grab free surfaces, right?
One thing I can guarantee about these Halloween crafts for kids? As an adult, you’re going to love these too. I know you’re thinking I’m crazy, but trust me – take a peek at this list and you’re going to have just as much fun as your littles with these ideas.
Honestly, I feel like I’ve said too much already. It’s time to dive into the crafts. Simply scroll down and check out the list below, then let me know your favorites in the comments!
Halloween Crafts for Kids
Kids absolutely love Halloween crafts! You're going to love these quick and easy ideas, perfect for children of all ages.
This fun bat craft has a bat puppet that kids can enjoy playing with and flying around in its own little paper plate theatre back drop! Such a great bat craft to inspire imaginative play and story telling.
Your kids are going to love these handmade "spider sacks!" They are easy enough for kids of all ages to get in on the action, and the finished product is a decidedly stylish take on traditional Halloween decor.
This Halloween handprint ghoul banner is a great project for the kids to make and hang on the door to greet trick or treaters. It lets them get creative by drawing the faces, and also makes a wonderful group project.
These embroidery hoop spider webs might just be your cutest Halloween decorations you make this year! This is such an easy Halloween craft for kids, and they're going to love making these with a variety of yarn colors.
This yarn wrapped mummy craft is perfect for little ones to work on strengthening those fine motor muscles in their fingers and hands, and it also makes an awesome Halloween craft for kids of all ages.
Here is a fun craft for kids to make this autumn, and you don't even need paper! Why waste paper made from a tree when you can use it's already fallen leaves? Skip the paper, and make ghost leaves instead!
These Halloween toilet paper roll monsters couldn’t be easier to make! All you need are some paper rolls, googly eyes, pom poms, paper and a marker to make them! You can create so many different designs too – and kids can use their creativity building them!
Cute, not scary, these easy neon colored no-carve pumpkin monsters are so fun for kids to create! Perfect for kids who don’t like the scary parts of Halloween but still want to decorate their own pumpkins.
This wooden spoon bat craft is such a fun project for Halloween. You can make them in less than half an hour. The kids can make the bat wings flap while they fly the bats through the air. Or you could even hang them on the wall as a fun Halloween decoration.
Nothing is more synonymous with Halloween than these super expressive pumpkins made from paper plates! With their cut-out eyes, nose and mouth, they convey the fun yet scary emotions understandable by even the youngest children. Be careful folks - one second it’s smiling & cute and in the other menacing & scary!
Ready for a spooky puppet show? Lets make some talking zombies! This clothespin zombie puppet craft will be ready in no time and it’s insanely fun. You can either print Andreja's version or draw your own, both will be silly and fun.