119 Best Halloween Crafts for Kids: DIY Fun Crafts - July 14, 2023
If you’re looking for the best Halloween crafts for kids that the whole family can enjoy together, look no further! These are easy DIY Halloween crafts that can be surely done at home or at a Halloween party. You can also bring some fun Halloween treats!
Halloween has to be one of my favorite holidays. It wasn’t until I had children.
Flashback to high school:
I was on my way to a Halloween party and I ran over a black cat! Needless to say, that night was sort of a bust. I went back but the cat wasn’t there.
But now I can honestly say It brings out the kid in me and we have so much fun preparing for it. We love doing pumpkin crafts and fun Halloween crafts. Plus I also get to go through their candy and stash the good stuff.
We are always looking for fun Halloween craft ideas. We don’t buy too much from the craft store because it’s easier just to order our supplies on Amazon for fun crafts.
The best way to enjoy perfect Halloween craft with children is to make spooky, creepy, scary, Halloween DIY crafts. My boys like using googly eyes and pipe cleaners, and making the Trader Joes Halloween Haunted House Cookie Kit. This is great for kids of all ages, including older kids because it’s an edible Halloween craft!
Craft Items we Buy for Halloween Crafts
There are lots of fun craft items we like to buy around this time of year. Here are a few:
For fun Halloween crafts I found some easy and fun Halloween projects for us to try from some crafty bloggers. They have the best ideas for kids crafts for Halloween. Also these ones are easy crafts for children of all ages, including edible crafts. They are also creative ways to use their fine motor skills.
Do you want to make a DIY Halloween Pumpkin Pinata for Halloween? Here are step by step instructions that anyone can do, even the kiddos! You don’t have to be an art teacher to make papier mache. It’s so much fun!
I’m not that into Halloween but I do like to try to decorate a little for the kids. I don’t do horror instead I tend to go for cute Halloween decorations. These easy homemade Halloween candles are a little creepy, a little cute and a whole lot of simple.
Autumn is here and I've got the perfect paper project to decorate your home with, an origami pumpkin garland. These little pumpkins are so much fun to make and super easy to boot. They’re a great Fall and Halloween craft that will keep both kids and adults entertained all day long.
There’s something about slime that makes it the perfect for Halloween! Whip up a big batch of our fluffy Witches Brew Slime and let the kids have an awesome time! Trust me when I say that slime can keep kids entertained for hours!
To kick off Halloween, check out this Frankenstein Halloween craft and healthy snack for kids. You will only need a few simple craft supplies and 3 ingredients to make the Frankenstein Halloween Craft.
Your children will love making this ooey gooey Halloween Monster Slime! The secret to countless fun slime time is to use a safe, nontoxic, and washable glue. To make the simple slime sparkle, I used black glitter.
Frankenstein is one of the most classic Halloween characters. What’s not to love about a green monster with stitches? This Halloween, you can make your own Frankenstein Treat Pouch out of felt. It’s easy and only requires a few supplies.
Have you ever noticed that gumnuts are the shape of skulls? With just some white paint and black marker, they can easily be turned into these cute little skulls. String them up for spooky Halloween decorations.
This spider web craft is a fun threading activity that even young children can do. It is great for developing fine motor skills and concentration. Get creative and make funky spider webs in all different colours!
Decorate spooky Halloween spoons with this fun DIY project. As soon as I saw Dollar Tree Halloween Crystal Ball Craft by AttaGirlSays, I knew it would turn heads (*insert scary laugh*). I love how decorative it is. Best of all it's cheap to make - just grab your supplies at the Dollar Tree.
This Halloween craft takes your favorite Halloween candies and turns them into a festive Halloween centerpiece or DIY gift. It would make a perfect Halloween gift for teaches, co-workers, and neighbors too!
Halloween is coming up fast and we’re already in the process of getting ready with some awesome Halloween DIY projects including this Easy Sew Halloween Candy Corn Tote! It’s a great way to get the kiddo a fun, personal element of their Halloween costume that they can even help with, if you’re so inclined.
Looking to decorate your house with spooky homemade Halloween decorations? These glittery spiderwebs are super simple to make, and you probably already have all the materials you need at home! The tutorial even comes with a free spiderweb printable that you can use for any number of Halloween crafts!
Rock painting is simple, and everyone can do it. You don’t even need a lot of supplies to get started. Rock hunting is a lot of fun for all ages. I still get excited when I find a rock to paint! If you live in an area that rocks are not in abundance, no fear you can buy some from rock yards or local improvement stores.
Fall colours are so beautiful, warm, cozy and inviting. Then all of a sudden, it’s time for the Halloween decorating. If you’re anything like me, you don’t have a ton of space to store multiple decorations, which is why I created this quick and easy DIY reversible fall sign! One side for Fall, one for Halloween. Win-win!
"Welcome Foolish Mortals" to your Halloween fun with a Haunted Mansion printable Halloween door sign. Quickly and easily, you can make this Dollar store Halloween sign for your Halloween party decorations and warn all who enter your Haunted Mansion.
I have been on the lookout for some things pumpkin shaped to make some cute Fall décor. This little metal strainer fits the bill. It’s round, and has a handle for the stem. Perfect for my vintage strainer jack-o-lantern!
Skeleton Halloween Hair Clips are a fun Halloween craft that you can easily create with just a few affordable materials! This dollar store craft is easy to make in bulk for a party favor or in multiple colors using skeleton hands from Dollar Tree! Great way to style your Halloween hair or makes a cool party favor.
These Skeleton Candle Holders are the ultimate Dollar Tree Halloween DIY. With just a couple of items from the dollar store and some spray paint, you can make modern Halloween decor in whatever color combination you like! These copper skeleton hands would look amazing on your mantle, shelf or tabletop.
Do you like to make your own Halloween decor? This easy wall decoration uses inexpensive plastic fangs to create a creepy, yet colorful backdrop on your wall. Follow this tutorial to create this Plastic Fang Halloween decor that is perfect for Halloween parties or a spooky vignette in your home!
This easy kids craft was so easy, it only required 2 ingredients. That’s right! Only two!! If you are looking for a fun craft for preschoolers or for toddlers, this is it! It can be themed for any time of year. We themed ours for the month of October!
Creepy crawly is all I want for my hair this Halloween! Well not really. I will settle for something that looks like that but doesn’t make me squirm. That is why I made this quick and easy DIY Halloween Spider Hair Pin. It came out adorable and it sure makes a statement! Read on for the details on how you can make it too.
I love Halloween! Dressing up, handing candy out and just preparing for it is very exciting to me. This Easy and Quick Halloween Bat DIY is coming to the rescue for me. That is because, this year, with all the crazyness since school started I haven’t been able to convert my home into a haunted mansion of sorts like I love to. But, I need to get the house into Halloween mode! So let’s get right into making these fun bats.
Here is my quick and Easy DIY Halloween and Fall Headband made with scraps of ribbon leftover from my candy favors from last year. You can also follow this simple instructions for a fall inspired one. Get ready for a friendly spooky hair celebration!
You won’t see Paranoid Man lurking in their projects. Today I am going to show you how to make a fun tube Halloween wreath. And after we are done you can join us in the link party below and add your Halloween craft.
I love Halloween and decorating my house inside and out! If I had the budget I'd have all sorts of decoration from the store. But since my budget doesn't allow it I enjoying making many of my decoration found around my house! Here is a Halloween Wreath I am adding to the collection this year!
These homemade Halloween treat bags would also be a fun classroom craft that the kids can make themselves. Only simple supplies are needed, and with our free printable template, it’s an activity that can easily be done with a big group.
I love these DIY Halloween Potion Bottles with free printable labels because they suit so many Halloween themes: witches, mad scientist, etc. They will easily incorporate into your own Halloween decor!
These colorful kids felt craft “friendly monsters” put a new spin on paper dolls!
Kids will have fun making them AND playing with them for hours afterwards. Free printable patterns are included here to get started, but then kids get to really make these monsters come to life on their own!
Are you looking for an easy and affordable way to upgrade your trick-or-treat candy gifts this year? Well, then you’re in the right place. Here is an overview of three easy and cheap trick-or-treat DIY gifts you can make with kids for Halloween this year. So take a look and pick your favorite trick or treat gift ideas from this list.
Coming up with your own Halloween party ideas is a great way to create a unique event. And one of my favorite ways to create an amazing party is by making my own decorations! I love the dollar store because they have so many amazing cheap things you can transform into spooky Halloween decor. With this fun craft, you can turn a dollar store toy into a spooky light up DIY Dollar Tree haunted house to add to your party decor.
This melted crayon pumpkin idea is so popular! And rightly so. You’re a parent, right? Is it fall? If your answers are “YES”, you should have everything you need for this easy melted crayon pumpkin craft at home already.
This October, learn how to make a Haunted Birdhouse to help decorate for Halloween. Kids love Halloween and get very excited to choose costumes, visit pumpkin farms, and trick-or-treat. Let them help decorate and make a fun craft, too!
Apple crafts are such a lovely way to celebrate fall and this popsicle stick applecraft is no exception! Made with wide popsicle sticks, paint, felt, and our free “Apple of My Eye” printable, this easy and fun craft is the perfect fall keepsake for kids of all ages.
Calling all sentimental moms like me! If you are looking for ideas for cute paintings on pumpkins BUT what you really need is a Halloween family craft that melts your heart year after year, look no further!
I bring you – the Glowing Halloween Handprints craft on a white faux pumpkin. Basically, your kids are making you a piece of Halloween décor you can keep forever and enjoy even when they have kids!
Are you looking for an engaging Halloween craft? Might you also be looking for a way to decorate your front door this Halloween? Well, this is the post for you then. In this tutorial I will be teaching you a fun way to make yarn and Popsicle stick spider webs (add a spider at the end) and how to use them to decorate your front door for Halloween.
Show up for the Halloween parties this year, sporting these fun and spooky DIY earrings. They are easy to make by tracing a pattern onto shrink plastic (shrinky dinks), plus you'll be the talk of the party because of how original they are.
So, are you frightened? lol. What are you planning on making?
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