40 Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids to Make {Spooky fun for children of all ages}

From bats and spiders to witches and monsters we have some fabulously cute and spooky easy Halloween crafts for kids to make this October!

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Loving these easy Halloween crafts for kids to make this year! Perfect for October fun for all ages! #halloween #kidscrafts

Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids to Make

For us grownups October still feels so far away, but my daughter is already super keen to start making things for Halloween! So today we’re sharing a collection of easy Halloween crafts for kids to make, it’s entirely up to you whether you make them wait until October to get started!

We have everything from painted eyeball stones, paper plate spiders and glitter slime monsters (which make great party favors by the way) to puffy ghosts and lollipop ghosts!

Spooky Tray of Eyeballs

Spooky Tray of EyeballsHere’s a fun Halloween crafts for kids who love painting rocks! Paint some eyeballs onto the stones and then use them as Halloween decor or to play Halloween checkers!

Spooky Tray of Eyeballs by Making Things is Awesome

Spooky Cat Wreath

Spooky Cat WreathSpook up your front door for Halloween with this fabulous black cat wreath. It’s simple enough for the kids to make though they might need a bit of help from a grownup.

Spooky Cat Wreath by Crafts by Courtney

DIY Beaded Spiders

DIY Beaded SpidersIf you have some jewellery making supplies on hand you and the kids can have a wonderful time making some of these beaded spiders! You could even turn them into pendants to wear to your Halloween party, or string them up to make a pretty spider garland!

DIY Beaded Spiders by Making Things is Awesome

Halloween Spider Craft

Halloween Spider CraftFor a spider craft more suited to toddlers check out these fun arachnids made from tin foil!

Halloween Spider Craft by The Joy Sharing

Pretty Glitter Halloween Bugs

Pretty Glitter Halloween BugsWhile we’re on the bug theme… how cute are these neon glitter bugs! Attach some magnets to the back to spook up your fridge for October!

Pretty Glitter Halloween Bugs by Pet Scribbles

Halloween 3d Funhouse

Halloween 3d FunhouseYour kids will have HOURS of fun playing with this Halloween funhouse! It’s the perfect recycling craft too!

Halloween 3d Funhouse by The Little Monster

Haunted House Popsicle Stick Craft

Haunted House Popsicle Stick CraftOh and here’s another Haunted House! This time it’s made from popsicle sticks and would be a neat alternative to a wreath on the front door!

Haunted House Popsicle Stick Craft by The Best Ideas for Kids

Moving Eyes Paper Plate Mummy Craft

Moving Eyes Paper Plate Mummy CraftPaper plate crafts are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers and they’ll love this cool mummy whose eyes move from side to side!

Moving Eyes Paper Plate Mummy Craft by Kid’s Craftroom

Paper Cup Flying Bat Craft

Paper Cup Flying Bat CraftAnd while we’re sharing crafts that move how about this adorable flying bat?

Paper Cup Flying Bat Craft by Kid’s Craftroom

Pumpkin Slime

Pumpkin SlimeIt seems that kids of all ages go crazy over slime, and it does have a lot of sensory benefits. I’m sure your kids will enjoy playing with this pumpkin slime this Halloween!

Pumpkin Slime by The Best ideas for Kids

Zombie Gingerbread Men

Zombie Gingerbread MenHa! I always think of Gingerbread Men as being crafts for Christmas, but how neat are these little zombie men! Love the Halloween twist!

Zombie Gingerbread Men by Crafts by Courtney

Spoon Bats Craft

Spoon Bats CraftHaving been scared half to death by a bat flying around my bedroom I never thought I’d say the words bats and cute in a sentence, but these spoon bats are quite adorable!

Spoon Bats Craft by The Joy of Sharing

Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Halloween Toilet Paper Roll CraftsSpeaking of cute. I’m loving this set of Halloween monsters made out of toilet paper rolls! I think the vampire is my favorite!

Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts by The Best Ideas for Kids

Monster Pegs

Monster PegsOh and how about these monster clothespins? See there’s always a way to put a not so spooky spin on Halloween, just in case your kiddos are too little or too sensitive for real spookiness in October!

Monster Pegs by The Craft Train

Halloween Perler Bead Ghost

Halloween Perler Bead GhostMy daughter loves to make things with Perler beads and I know she’ll love these ghosts. You don’t have to turn them into earrings, you could turn them into a keychain, or make several and string them up to make a garland of friendly little ghosts!

Halloween Perler Bead Ghost by Fun Loving Families

Halloween Perler Bead Patterns

Halloween Perler Bead PatternsLook here’s some more ideas! You could definitely use these to make a cute garland for the mantel or to hang in the window. Heck you could even use them as ornaments on a Halloween tree!

Halloween Perler Bead Patterns by Fun Loving Families

Halloween Story Stones

Halloween Story StonesI love story stones! You can hours of fun with these and they’re great educational toys. You can use them for storytelling, sorting and grouping, creative play or even as Halloween decor.

Halloween Story Stones by Extreme Couponing Mom

Halloween Fairy Graveyard

Halloween Fairy GraveyardLove this! If your kids enjoy making fairy or mermaid gardens they’ll have fun creating a little graveyard for these friendly skeletons to hang out in come Halloween!

Halloween Fairy Graveyard by A Crafty Mix

Halloween Handprint Witch

Halloween Handprint WitchHere’s a cute handprint craft that’s perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Stick the elements to a card and you could send it to Grandma, I’m sure she’d love it!

Halloween Handprint Witch by The Best Ideas for Kids

Halloween Projections

Halloween ProjectionsOk this is a craft that you make FOR your kids to have fun with on Halloween. Such a clever ideas to make a Halloween projector from a torch! You’ll need a Cricut, unless you’re handy with a craft knife!

Halloween Projections by Stuffed Suitcase

Monster Buttons

Monster ButtonsThese cute little monster buttons are the perfect kid’s craft for your Halloween party or sleepover! Or your child could make them to hand out as gifts to school friends!

Monster Buttons by Persia Lou

Easy Magazine Ghost

Easy Magazine GhostHow cute is this magazine ghost! Your kids can practice using the paper cutter, under your watchful eye and then create their own ghost for Halloween!

Easy Magazine Ghost by State of Zin

Skull Rocks

Skull RocksHere’s another idea for the kids who love to paint rocks! This time it’s to turn them into skulls! You could even make Sugar Skull designs for Day of the Dead!

Skull Rocks by Crafts by Amanda

Retro Halloween Friendship Pins Craft

Retro Halloween Friendship Pins CraftHere’s a fun idea for a girly Halloween sleepover, making friendship pins with beads!

Retro Halloween Friendship Pins Craft by One Creative Mommy

Frankenstein’s Monster Paper Plate Craft

Frankenstein's Monster Paper Plate CraftHere’s another paper plate craft perfect for the littles. Love the expression on the face of Frankenstein’s Monster!

Frankenstein’s Monster Paper Plate Craft by Frugal Coupon Living

Witches Brew Oobleck

Witches Brew OobleckOoh oobleck! Such fun to play with! And here is a way to make it for Halloween disguised as a witches brew!

Witches Brew Oobleck by The Best Ideas for Kids

Halloween Decoupage Mason Jar Lanterns

Halloween Decoupage Mason Jar LanternsHere’s a craft that old children will enjoy that combines their love for Halloween with the art of decoupage!

Halloween Decoupage Mason Jar Lanterns by Crafts by Amanda

Halloween Snow Globe

Halloween Snow GlobeWhile we’re on the subject of Mason Jar crafts here’s another fun idea! This time you can learn how to make a cute pumpkin snowman snow globe!

Halloween Snow Globe by Sugar, Spice and Glitter

DIY Worry Dolls Halloween Style

DIY Worry Dolls Halloween StyleAnd if Halloween brings out your kids worries why not spend some time with them making a cute worry doll or two!

DIY Worry Dolls Halloween Style by Patchwork Cactus

Paper Plate Spiders

Paper Plate Spiders - I am really not a big fan of spiders but I will make an exception for these little guys!

Created by I Heart Crafty Things
I am really not a big fan of spiders but I will make an exception for these little guys! We love paper plate crafts because they’re simple enough for your toddler to enjoy creating, but older kids can have fun with them too!

Halloween Glitter Slime Monsters

Glitter Slime Monsters - If your kids trade candy at school on Halloween why not try this instead. Adorable monster jars filled with Halloween slime!

Created by The 26th Avenue
If your kids trade candy at school on Halloween why not try this instead. Adorable monster jars filled with Halloween slime! Just make sure the other kids know it’s to play with and not to eat!

Paper Plate Witch Craft for Kids

Paper Plate Halloween Craft for Kids Witch - Here's another Halloween craft that turns a boring old paper plate into something fabulous. This time its a spooky witch!

Created by Crafty Morning

Here’s another Halloween craft that turns a boring old paper plate into something fabulous. This time its a spooky witch!

Halloween Tin Can Bowling

Halloween Tin Can Bowling Craft - They'd make pretty cute pencil pots too!

Created by Red Ted Art

If you’re planning a Halloween party and trying to think of some games to play try Halloween bowling! You can spend your crafting session making the monster tins and then play with them at the party. They’d make pretty cute pencil pots too!

Toilet Paper Roll Bat Craft for Kids

Toilet Paper Bat Halloween Craft for Kids - I love the idea of using different sized eyes to make him look extra batty

Created by Crafty Morning

You can’t have a collection of Halloween crafts without a bat so how about this little guy? I love the idea of using different sized eyes to make him look extra “batty”!

Pinecone Bats

Pinecone Halloween Craft for Kids Bat

Created by Fireflies and Mudpies

Do you have a box full of pinecones that need to be brought to life? This little guy is a brilliant way to put them to good use!

Paper Bag Monster Puppets

Paper Bag Monster - Halloween Craft for Kids - I don't think I've ever seen a pair of cuter looking monsters. This craft is perfect for little ones because it's easy to do with a little help from you and it's not too scary.

Created by I Heart Crafty Things

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a pair of cuter looking monsters. This craft is perfect for little ones because it’s easy to do with a little help from you and it’s not too scary. Once you’ve finished making these little guys you could make some googly eyed Halloween Cookies or Cupcakes to match!

Popsicle Stick Ghost Window

Popsicle stick craft meets handprint craft... what a fabulous idea! Love that little ghost peeking through the window.

Created by Glued to My Crafts

Popsicle stick craft meets handprint craft… what a fabulous idea! Love that little ghost peeking through the window.

Halloween Craft: Puffy Ghosts

Easy Craft for Halloween - Cotton Wool Ghost - Oh these have to be the most adorable little ghosts!

Created by Thriving Home

Oh these have to be the most adorable little ghosts! You just can’t beat crafting with cotton wool balls and these will make great Halloween decorations too!

Lollipop Ghosts

Lollipop Ghosts - Halloween Craft or Halloween Treat?

Created by One Little Project

Ooh is this a Halloween Craft or a Halloween Treat? I think we can declare it to be both! Your child will have fun creating these super cute little ghosts and then their classmates can have fun eating them!

Mason Jar Neon Mummies

Mason Jar Mummies Neon

Created by Kid’s Craft Room

Love the bright colors of these neon mason jar mummies! They’re easy to make but with lots of motor skill practice thrown in.


Loving these Halloween crafts for children - easy ideas for kids of all ages! #halloween #crafts