This is it – the Ultimate List of Halloween Crafts for Kids! You’ll find ghosts, witches, monsters, bats and much more to get you ready for Halloween!
As we enter October, we enter a particular festive zone – and Halloween is the kick-off event! Even people who aren’t too enthusiastic about festivals enjoy Halloween since it is one holiday that has lots of creative potential.
Speaking of creativity, what better way for kids to have fun by making their own crafts? Whether it’s DIY decor, fun treats, handmade costumes or crafts just for fun, there are ideas upon ideas floating about the internet.
Since searching all over the interweb can be overwhelming, we’ve decided to help you out – with an ultimate list of Halloween crafts for kids! Read on to look at all the amazing crafts you can make this Halloween!
The Ultimate List of Halloween Crafts for Kids
The first thing that comes to mind when someone says Halloween is ghosts, and they’re also the most popular Halloween costume – all you need is a white sheet! Our collection of ghost crafts for kids features projects that are as easy as that sheet costume as well as some that require a little more effort – but they’re all super cute and not at all scary!
5 Witch Crafts for Kids
These have got to be the cutest witches ever! Just look at those adorable little broomsticks! This is a great craft for beginners to Origami and perfect for the season!
I Heart Crafty Things has a cute paper craft that’s easy enough for early school goers to make. This witch looks all pleasant and cheerful, like she’s happy to see you!
Got paper plates lying at home? Non Toy Gifts has got just the project for you – a fun paper plate witch craft! We love all the little details, like the decoration on the witch’s hat, her fringes and of course, the beads on her hair!
Artty Crafty Kids has a great mixed media project for kids, who can experiment with a variety of materials like newspaper, glitter, googly eyes and more.
Crafts on Sea shows us how to turn a plain brown paper bag into a witch. This is a great prop to use in a Halloween themed puppet show – make witches with hair in different colors for a varied cast!
Bats aren’t exactly the most popular animals around ever since the pandemic began, but we cannot deny the fact that they’re an important part of our ecosystem – and Halloween! Have fun this season with a variety of bat crafts for kids.
5 Black Cat Crafts for Kids
Cats are common as pets, but most people keep their distance from black cats. However, we’re certainly not, and we’re going all the way with this pretty quilled paper black cat craft.
How cute is this toilet paper roll black cat? Where Imagination Grows very cleverly turns a plain cardboard tube into a cat with a beautiful black body. We love the hint of glamor with the glitter whiskers!
Easy Peasy and Fun gives us a fun Halloween themed craft that uses the paper fan construction to make a black cat. We love how realistic the cat’s eyes look – perfectly creepy for Halloween!
This black cat from Fireflies and Mudpies is just so cute! The best part is that it has a bobble head, which young kids will enjoy playing with. Perfect for older siblings to make for the little ones!
I don’t know about you, but this cat craft from Todays Creative Ideas reminds us of Unikitty from The Lego Movie! yes we know that’s a witch hat and not a horn, but the overall look is quite similar!
We often think Frankenstein is a monster and associate him with Halloween, while the truth is that Frankenstein is actually the man who created the monster, and the book first came out in January! However, that doesn’t have to stop us from having fun with some Frankenstein crafts for Halloween!
What better occasion to celebrate monsters of all kinds, other than Halloween? The best part is that since monsters are entirely a figment of your imagination, you can make them as colorful or weird as you like!
5 Jack-o-Lantern Crafts for Kids
What’s Halloween without a Jack-o-Lantern with a sinister grin? And if you’re not an expert at carving a real pumpkin, no problem! You can still have an eco-friendly Halloween by reusing an old plastic bottle and turning it into a Jack-o-Lantern.
Instead of one large Jack-o-lantern on your porch, how about a full row of mini ones? Thanks to this project from Non Toy Gifts, you can make these easily out of nothing more than paper cups.
We love how quirky this project from Planes and Balloons is! It’s simple enough for young kids to play around with, and they’re sure to have a lot of fun making all kinds of weird expressions on the pumpkin faces!
Don’t you love crafts that don’t just look good but are utilitarian as well? My Bored Toddler shows us how to do this, with an easy craft that makes use of cardboard and paper!
If you’re planning a Halloween party at home this year, you must absolutely try this balloon garland from Design Improvised! It’s open ended, so you can dress up the balloons any way you like – go as crazy as you want!
5 Haunted House Crafts for Kids
Let your imagination take the reins in this Halloween diorama made from a shoe box. This is a great project for kids to look around in their craft supplies and find new ways to use existing items.
A haunted house is creepy enough, but a haunted house with lights coming from inside is scarier still! Inner Child Fun helps us bring this kind of a haunted house to life using just craft paper.
We love this Popsicle stick haunted house from The Country Chic Cottage because the black paint gives it some irregularities that gives the house an ancient, creepy look.
The Crafting Chicks has a fun paper bag craft that works as a cute little canvas for a collage. You can use craft paper and let the kids go nuts cutting out shapes and sticking them on in any order they like.
Am I the only one who thinks that milk cartons are just begging to be converted into houses? Alpha Mom makes use of this point to turn a milk carton into a pretty glamorous haunted house.
Whether candy corns are enjoyed or not is debatable, but there’s no denying the fact that candy corns are still very popular during Halloween! Not to mention that candy corn day is on the day before Halloween!
Popsicle sticks are an amazing addition to your craft supply box, and they’re incredibly versatile! For Halloween, you can use them to make pumpkins, spiders, monsters, witches and much more!
Is there anything you can’t make from paper plates? Well, our list of paper plate Halloween crafts will prove that there’s little you can’t do with paper plates! Witches, vampires, wreaths or spiders – make all these and more!
If it’s Halloween, there are bound to be treats, and when there are treats, you need a bag to hold them! Make this year’s Halloween special by making your own exclusive treat bags!
I know people who love Halloween so much they start planning their costumes from January itself! However, if you’re the last-minute type like me, we’ve got a list of costumes you can put together in next to no time!
Planning a Halloween party for kids and don’t want any food that is too gruesome? Check out this list of adorable Halloween theme treats that look just as good as they taste!
Most of us enjoy decorating our homes in line with the season, and this is the perfect time to set up your home for Halloween. The best part is that you don’t need to buy expensive items – you can make them by yourself!
Whew, that’s quite a list of Halloween crafts! Whatever you’re feeling like this Halloween, you’re sure to find a craft for it here – and lots more inspiration too! So I guess I’ll stop here since you’re going to be busy with planning out your crafts over the next few weeks!