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15 Halloween Crafts For Kids

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As the leaves fall and a chill creeps into the air, Halloween’s enchanting spell beckons both young and young at heart. The season of pumpkin patches and costumes is upon us, and what better way to embrace the spirit of Halloween than with a cauldron of creative, spook-tacular crafts for the little ones?

Today, we’re summoning the magic of the season as we unveil a bewitching collection of 15 Halloween Crafts for Kids. From playful ghosts to mischievous monsters, and ghoulishly delightful decorations, these DIY projects promise to fill your home with the eerie charm of the holiday and provide hours of imaginative, hands-on fun for your little crafters. So, gather your supplies, dust off your crafting cauldron, and let the Halloween crafting adventures begin!

Halloween Crafts for Kids

This will be my sons third Halloween and I am so excited. He’s old enough to know all about candy and I can’t wait to dress him up and take him all over town. In the meantime, I’m dreaming of Halloween crafts and candy and checking Pinterest daily like a crazy person to find new ideas of spreading the festivities all over my house.

With all that being said, today I am sharing 15 Halloween crafts for kids. I am so excited to try some of these with my son and I hope you will try some with your kids too!

Ghost Meringue Cookies

cute ghost meringues cookies
Photo Source: Smart School House
Ghost Meringues Cookies
These adorable Halloween cookies from Smart School House are spooky and adorable.
Check out this recipe
ghost meringes
healthy snack

Healthy Halloween Snack. I am in love with his crafty food idea from Pinterest. It’s one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen.

Tootsie Pop Ghosts

tootsie pop ghosts
Photo Source: One Little Project
Tootsie Pop Ghosts
These lolly pop ghosts are super easy to make! And it helps that you don’t need any fancy materials. If you don’t have the mini elastics, no problem! It will still work if you tie something around the neck.
Check out this recipe
Ghost pinata Family
Photo Source: A Beautiful Mess

Ghost Family Piñata. The girls at A Beautiful Mess have created the cutest family of ghosts into a piñata perfect for your kids and Halloween parties.

Frankenstein Treat Bags
Photo Source: Clean and Scentsible

Frankenstein Treat Bags – These would be great for a Halloween party too or just a fun Halloween treat for your favorite little goblins.

Ghostly Pancakes

Photo Source: Somewhat Simple
Halloween Ghost Pancakes
Skip the cold cereal and start your Halloween breakfast off right with these darling Ghost Pancakes!
Check out this recipe
ghost pancakes
pumpkin diorama
Photo Source: Lia Griffith

Pumpkin Diorama. Lia Griffith’s little DIY haunted house, tree, and picket fence are all made from paper and are brought to life with a couple of little flickering LED tea lights. This is such a simple DIY Halloween project yet packs the ultimate spooky punch!

Halloween Candy Jar
Photo Source: Piper Sand

Halloween Candy Display. Your children will love helping you layer a big glass jar full of their favorite Halloween candy. This idea from Piper Sand is both beautiful and delicious.

Painted Pumpkins
Photo Source: Alisa Burke

Painted Pumpkins. Let your kids get creative and paint some pumpkins this year. This idea from Alisa Burke is a safe alternative from carving and just as fun!

Paper Strip Pumpkin Craft
Photo Source: DIY n Crafts

Paper Strip Pumpkins. I love this clever and simple creation from DIY n Crafts

paper plate pumpkins
Photo Source: Easy Peasy Fun

Paper Plate Pumpkins. The perfect simple craft for little ones. This idea from Easy Peasy Fun will be a hit with your toddlers.

popcorn mummy hand
Photo Source: The Kitchn

Popcorn Mummy Hand. Your kids will have just as much fun making this craft from The Kitchn as they will eating it.

halloween crafts with toilet paper rolls
Photo Source: The Best Ideas for Kids

Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts. If you’re looking for an easy Halloween craft for kids then you’ll love these Halloween toilet paper roll crafts from The Best Ideas for Kids. Kids love seeing all of the different toilet paper rolls you can choose to make. From a pumpkin to a vampire – these will be a big hit for Halloween!

Trick or Treat craft
Photo Source: Fun Hand-print Art

Glow In The Dark Ghost Footprints. Clever? I think YES! Plus this craft from Fun Hand Print Art is a neat way to have your child’s footprints saved forever.

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