55+ Fun and Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids
2023/11/21

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The scary season is upon us, and I have to admit, I think I love it just as much as the kids do! I think it’s just one of those great childhood memories that just never quite faded away for me.

There’s no doubt that your kids are getting excited for Halloween, too, with all the scary decorations, the fun costumes, and of course, the yummy treats.

So get them involved in some crafting and decorating so that they can have some fun and learn some things along the way, too.

Don’t forget our other spooky and fun !

Halloween Crafts for Kids

If you are looking for fun, cute, and spooky, look no further!  Kids love Halloween and all of the fun involved.

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  That means you need to get started giving them more ideas to create.  Below are some amazing crafts designed just for the kids to help you make.  From spooky creations to the classic fun-filled ghosts and spiders, you'll find something here for everyone to create. 

Flower Pot Halloween Characters

Let the kids get a bit messy by painting an ordinary flower pot then adding a face to it and creating a cute little Frankenstein or even a fun smiling bat! A cute way to serve up treats or fun decoration. 

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Popsicle Stick Spider Web Craft

Craft sticks (aka Popsicle sticks) are always a hit for crafting in my house.

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  These simply painted ones are the base for a simple but adorable little spider web. Ideal for kids, and adorable as home decoration, this is a must. 

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Clothespin Monster Kids Craft

Monsters don't have to be scary and this cute clothespin upcycle craft proves that!  These are super easy to make, and I love how they can help teach kids that monsters aren't anything to be afraid of at all. 

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Ghost Luminary Bags

Luminary bags are a family favorite to add around our walkway each year.  This is a safe option when using flameless LED lights with the kids.

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  Of course, the fun part is drawing unique faces on each one! 

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Halloween Spider Web Jar

An old mason jar and a bit of hot glue are all you need to create your own cute little spider web jar.  Ad a large plastic spider to the outside or use glow in the dark glue sticks to make it even more unique. 

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Upcycled Plastic Spoon Bat Craft

Plastic spoon bats are an iconic craft around Halloween.  This variety uses colorful paint for the bat bodies to make it pop against what is otherwise a very dark background. 

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Halloween Characters from Toilet Paper Rolls

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These are just too cute!  Of course, I made just the witch, vampire, and Frankenstein, but you could easily make tons of different iconic characters from Halloween. 

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Giant Pom Pom Spider

A bit of yarn and some glue, and suddenly you have a super cute giant spider that is far from scary!  This is a great choice for younger kids to make, and ideal for adding as a decoration throughout Halloween decor. 

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Fun and Easy Clothespin Bats

It doesn't get any simpler!  A clothespin, some black paper, paint, and glue.  You don't even have to add a face or eyes to these!  I love these as chip clips in the Halloween season or to stick randomly around a buffet table at a Halloween event.

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Gorgeous DIY Paper Witch Hat

It looks like it takes forever to make, but really this is super easy and ideal for older kids to help you make.  Not exactly meant to be worn, this is more of a decor item but looks great throughout a Halloween party decor. 

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Halloween Paper Plate Witch Craft

This is super cute and definitely fun for kids. If you decide to paint regular paper plates, this can get a bit messy.  Otherwise, it's an easy and fun project that kids will love helping you make. 

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DIY Paper Scarecrow Kids Craft

A scarecrow is more of a general Fall craft but is often seen at Halloween.

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  I thought I would add to the list because it is just super adorable and fun to create. 

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Halloween Egg Carton Monster Treat Box

What a cute idea! Painted egg cartons are glued together to create an adorable little monster craft project that can be filled with treats or goodies to go in Halloween bags! 

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Halloween Bottle Cap Spider Craft Magnet

Such a cute idea! These are ideal for decorating your refrigerator for Halloween! Useful every day and adorable in one little craft, these bats are a kid favorite project. 

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Lollipop Ghost Kids Treat Craft

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I love these little classic ghosts!  Such an easy addition to your crafting but could also be used just for you to gift to the kids!  Tons of fun colors of tissue paper make it unique or go with the classic black and white. 

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DIY Halloween Balloons

Balloons are always a hit with kids!  This gives you some fun ideas for the kids to add to balloons to use as decorations around the house or for a special Halloween party. 

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Spider Lollipops Kids Treat & Craft

This is another classic idea that we love.  A few pipe cleaners and some tissue paper are added to your favorite round lollipop to create a cute decoration that doubles as a Halloween treat for their bag.

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Upcycled Tin Can Hanging Ghost

This project will need a bit more help from an adult, but I still consider it kid-friendly.  It's a fun decoration for your yard and easy to hang in trees for Halloween. 

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Fun Old Book Monster Craft

I love this idea of using an old book!  It definitely is ideal for older kids or kids with a bit more patience.  The folding takes considerable time, but overall, it's an easy craft to finish for kids of any age. 

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Ghost Paper Lantern

This is so easy to make!  It's also super budget-friendly, and kids will love setting them off at night if you choose to go that route with these upcycled paper lanterns.

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DIY Mummy Jar Decoration

Whether you add twinkle lights or a flameless candle inside, this is a super easy little lantern that anyone can make.  Kids will love being able to make their own little lantern, and you'll love how cute these look displayed around Halloween. 

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Halloween Plates Craft

This is such an easy dollar store project that kids can make!  A few plastic plates are safest with the kids, but any plate works with window clings to create a cute little Halloween display. It doesn't get any easier than this! 

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Wooden Halloween Plaques

Another cute dollar store project is these little framed wooden Halloween characters. A plaque of sorts is made easy with just a few items, some glue, and an empty picture frame. 

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Halloween Paper Witch Craft

I've shown you a witch made from toilet paper rolls, but this one is just a piece of paper shaped into a roll.  This is a cute craft that's really easy for kids of all ages to customize. 

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Upcycled Egg Carton Frankenstein

What a fun little project! I love using egg cartons for something new, and this is absolutely precious! Kids will love making these and they are super easy to customize.

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Silly Spider Craft

Paper cups are such a fun way to create a cute little spider! This is ideal for younger kids as nothing as to be exact.  Just a few steps and a bit of paint and you have fun little project kids will love. 

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DIY Creepy Halloween Dolls

This is definitely for an older child or a family that doesn't mind a bit of spooky or creepy.  These are fun to paint and create and add a real traditional spooky feeling to your Halloween crafts and decor. 

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Coffee Filter Spiderwebs

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Toilet Paper Mummies

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Toilet Roll Bats and Cats

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Halloween Countdown

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Ping Pong Ghost Lights

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Party Piñatas

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Marshmallow Monsters

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Spooky Luminaires

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Glow Stick Jars

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Q-Tip Skeletons

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Tape Resist Skeleton

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Ghost Garland

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Spider Hat

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Witch Hat

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Beady Pumpkin

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Puffy Ghosts

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Garden Spiderweb

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Paper Plate Spiders

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Spider Lollipops

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Potato Pumpkin Stamps

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Spider Sacks

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Monster Hands

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Tin Can Bowling

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Stained Glass Decorations

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Handprint Characters

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Handy Banner

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Glow-in-the-Dark Slime

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Candy Corn Banner

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Haunted House

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