Children love crafting for the holidays too. Here are 50 easy Halloween crafts for kids – they will have so much fun making them!
I didn’t think there could be anything cuter than Halloween crafts for toddlers – until I saw these Halloween crafts for kids.
Oh, to be a child again and craft for the holidays! I think there’s nothing cute than “mini” characters and googly eyes, both of which are a key component to proper Halloween kids’ crafting.
Some of these crafts are for younger children; some are for those that are a little bit older. You can always make substitutions depending on your child’s age (regular craft glue instead of a hot glue gun), or you can do the craft with them.
Either way, you are going to have a blast. These project ideas are perfect for getting creative around the home, a Halloween party at school . . . they’ll definitely get everyone in the Halloween spirit!
Scroll down to see my picks for 50 easy Halloween crafts for kids.
Halloween Crafts for Kids
This list includes crafts for kids of all ages. There are 50 Halloween kids' crafts, and many of them use items you may already have around the house!
Spider Headband Craft
Make a spider headband craft to use for Halloween activities, letter S activities, or the Itsy Bitsy Spider in preschool and kindergarten.
You can make these Halloween luminaries on a budget, in three steps! Kids will love these mummy mason jars too.
Juice Box Monsters
Don’t throw away old juice boxes – turn them into these cute monsters with felt. Kids can make any scary faces they like!
Duck Tape Pumpkin
Learn how to decorate a pumpkin with Duck Tape! This is the easiest method, and both kids and adults can do it. Perfect for Halloween décor!
Learn how to make this easy Halloween slime for kids! No borax and you probably have the supplies on hand already. Fun zombie theme!
If you are looking for Halloween rocks to paint, here are four seasonal tutorials! Get pumpkins, leaves, owls, and monsters. Fun and easy.
Milk Jug Skeleton
Learn how to make a skeleton for your Halloween decor out of old milk jugs! This is a budget friendly holiday activity.
Craft Stick Spiderwebs Halloween Craft
Make these super cute craft stick spiderwebs with the kids for Halloween! These make a great craft project for classroom parties or for a family fun night.
Toilet Paper Roll Bats
These bats are not only a cute craft project, they also will fit on little kid arms so they can run around making the wings flap!
Halloween Perler Beads (50+ Free Patterns!)
Get over 50 patterns for Halloween perler beads! There are a variety of hama bead patterns including pumpkins, witches, ghosts, bats, and more.
Halloween Drawings with Sugar
We love easy Halloween crafts for kids like these sugar drawings! Painting over a special sugar mixture reveals a unique design underneath.
Concrete Ghosts and Spooky Village
Use Quikcrete, paper mache houses, acrylic paint, and a few other supplies to create concrete ghosts and a spooky village for Halloween! Kids will love to make these cute little ghosts.
Pom Pom Ghosts
These delightful pom pom ghosts with googly eyes are the cutest of Halloween kids crafts – and so easy to make! Both adults and children will love them.
Paper Plate Pumpkin
No need to scoop out the insides of a pumpkin and carve a face. This cute jack o lantern is made with paper plates and lit with a battery operated tea light!
Frankenstein Sun Catcher
I love what you can create with a bit of construction paper! You'll throw in some green tissue paper, which is perfect for this Frankenstein craft idea.
Pom Pom Popper Ghosts
Make some cute and friendly ghost pom pom poppers as a fun Halloween craft for kids. Pom pom poppers are simple to make and are a cool DIY toy!
I decided to make my daughter’s witch costume this year, and wanted to try the gauze technique. Find out how to DIY your own witch mask here.
Confetti Filled Eggs
Cascarones are an Easter tradition of confetti-filled fun - adapt them to any holiday you like. These are themed for Halloween. Kids will love these confetti eggs!
Do you remember sand art from when you were young? Revisit it in this fun Halloween project using skull mason jars! Perfect for holiday decor.
Make a mini DIY pinata using a toilet paper roll and some creativity! This is so fun for Halloween, but can be adapted to other occasions and holidays.
Skull Bean Art
Learn how to make the coolest skull bean art for Halloween decorating! It’s made with real beans and is easy for both kids and adults. There’s a free template included!
Tea Light Witches
These cute little witches are made with green flameless tea lights and some simple craft supplies. I love the little light up nose!
You can get old Christmas ornaments from your supplies or the thrift store and then turn them into colorful Halloween balls!
Paper Plate Spiders
I love any easy paper plate craft! Paint add googly eyes and pipe cleaner legs and you have a very simple kids craft.
Black Cat Containers
Need a duct tape craft that is perfect for Halloween? Start with this black cat container - kids will love it, and it's easy for any age (plus it's the friendly kind of kitty!).
Glow in the Dark Slime
You know kids love slime! This homemade glow in the dark version is fun to make and play with at night.
Halloween Tin Can Bowling
A tennis ball, tin cans, paint, and some imagination is all that is needed for this Halloween craft and game.
Paper Plate Wreath
A handprint spider with googly eyes looks great on this tissue paper wreath. This craft is easy enough for toddlers!
Stamped Halloween Shirt
I can't believe this cute shirt was made with a pencil eraser as a stamp! Pick any holiday image you like - pumpkins, bats, skulls, and more.
Black Sock Cat
Do you have a black sock with no mate and 15 minutes? Then this craft is for you! Usually black cats are bad luck, but in this case, she's too cute!
Sponge Painted Candy Corn
Kids love sponge painting! These painted candy corns are a fun holiday twist on a traditional craft idea.
Your littles are going to have a blast this Fall and Halloween with this no carve pumpkin decorating for kids! So easy; any age can do them.
Pumpkin & Skeleton DIY Bracelets
Felt and Velcro come together easily for this fun no-sew craft project. Kids will love wearing this pumpkin and skull around, maybe even as part of their Halloween costumes!
DIY Haunted House
Older kids will have an easier time with this Halloween craft. Starting with a paper mache house makes it so you only need to come up with ways to decorate it!
Black Cat Wreath
Kids will have fun wrapping a wreath form with fuzzy black yarn to create this not-so-scary black cat wreath.
Get ready for Halloween with this DIY tutorial for a ghost windsock with ribbon and paint for a spooky friend straight from the recycle bin.
Trick or Treat Bag
Learn how to make this EASY DIY trick or treat bag – two ways – with Duck Tape! One of the versions is glow in the dark!
Coffee Filter Monsters
Coffee filters are great for crafting - inexpensive, and when you color them with markers the colors will bleed together with the addition of water!
Coffee Filter Bats
Learn how to make the cutest coffee filter bats for Halloween! These are so easy, budget friendly, and FUN to make for kids of all ages.
DIY Play Dough That Glows In The Dark
Learn how to make unique DIY play dough with only three ingredients - this version glows in the dark and is so inexpensive to make!
Moster Face Pumpkins
You can start with real or fake pumpkins for these monsters. Have everyone in the family make one for a fun Halloween decoration and activity!
Make a paper pumpkin, step by step! Kids are going to love this fun craft idea for fall and Halloween.
Easy Ghost Craft
This easy ghost craft for kids is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers and school age kids. Have fun creating this easy Halloween craft together using either a pom-pom or cotton ball to paint.
Grab your yarn scraps in pretty fall colors for this project. Kids will have fun blowing up balloons and wrapping them with yarn to make pumpkins.
Spooky Sun Catcher
This is another coffee filter craft, and paper plate craft! Hand these in the window for some spooky decorations.
This five minute project is made with tissues! This ghost craft for kids is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers and school age kids. Have fun creating this easy Halloween craft together.
I love the different size googly eyes used for this project. Make this handprint zombie craft with your kids this holiday season. It's a non spooky, cute Halloween activity for young children!
Send your kids into school with these cute spiders, or even hand them out to Trick-or-Treaters! They're easy for children of any age.
Halloween Paper Lanterns
These paper lanterns come together easily with items you probably already have around the house. Wouldn't these be fun to turn into a garland?
Halloween Flower Pots
Turn basic terra cotta flower pots into fun Halloween decor with this easy flower pot craft. This is a great holiday craft for all ages.
Halloween Paper Chains
This is a fun Halloween paper craft idea for when you have multiple kids around the house. Have each one make a few pieces of the chain and then hang it up as a decoration.
If you are looking for a fun craft to do with the kids, these luminaries are so adorable, it's scary! Dollar store glass bowls and paint make these project a very inexpensive idea.
Halloween Handprint Crafts
These are the cutest handprint crafts for kids ever – and they’re for Halloween! Get some footprint ideas too. So easy, toddlers can do them.
Ghost Mason Jar Lights
Imagine these all lined up leading Trick-or-Treaters to your door! The kids can do the painting but it will be up to an adult to complete them.
If you've ever made yarn pom poms before, this garland will be a snap! Get directions for making a spider, a ghost and a pumpkin.
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