75+ Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids

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These quick and easy Halloween kids crafts can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you already have around the house! No special tools or skills are required, so ANYONE can make these cute Halloween crafts for kids! Loads of ideas for the entire family!

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Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids

Happiness is Homemade readers love our popular post “50+ Quick & Easy Kids Crafts That Anyone Can Make!” and our entire series of “Kids Crafts That Anyone Can Make” and have been asking us to create even more collections of quick and easy kids craft ideas!

Today, we’re answering that call with an all-new collection of 75+ Creative Halloween Crafts for Kids that take less than 30 minutes to make!

These awesome Halloween-themed crafts don’t require any special tools or skills, so they’re great for parents who don’t consider themselves “crafty.” Everyone can get crafty with these simple Halloween crafts and creative ideas!


75+ Halloween Kids Crafts Ideas

These fun Halloween craft ideas have all been chosen for this collection because they’re some of the very BEST Halloween crafts, and they’re fun for the whole family! Easy activities for younger children plus more great craft ideas that older kids will enjoy as well!

1. Coffee Filter Ghost Lollipops

Coffee Filter Ghost Lollipop from Happiness is Homemade: These coffee filter ghost lollipops are a cute and easy twist on classic Kleenex tissue ghosts. A nostalgic and fun Halloween treat that’s sure to be a big hit with kids of all ages!

Collage of Paper plate mummy craft

2. Paper Plate Mummies

Paper Plate Mummies from Happiness is Homemade: This easy and fun mummy paper plate Halloween craft is great for little kids! It’s fun, inexpensive, and would make a great group craft for a classroom, church, or daycare!

spider with googly eyes on pen

3. Spooky Spider Pencils

Spooky Spider Pencils from Happiness is Homemade: These cute spider pencils are the perfect Halloween craft for kids of all ages!

halloween painted rock magnets

4. Halloween Rock Magnets

Halloween Rock Magnets from This Heart of Mine: Black cats, spooky ghosts, and grinning pumpkins! What other iconic Halloween characters could you paint?

halloween printable masks, witch, pumpkin, frankenstein and wolf

5. Foam Halloween Masks

Foam Halloween Masks: These Halloween face mask craft kits contain everything you need to make jack-o’-lantern, green monster, witch, and werewolf masks!

craft stick monsters smiling

6. Craft Stick Monsters

Craft Stick Monsters from Out Kid Things: For this cute Halloween craft, grab some craft sticks, googly eyes, and your imagination!

flower pots painted as bats and pumpkins

7. Mini Halloween Pots

Mini Halloween Pots from S&S World Wide: Use mini or large terra cotta pots to make your favorite Halloween characters! Put Halloween candy in them for an extra sweet treat!

paper bats made with paper plates

8. Paper Bats

Paper Bats from I Heart Crafty Things: This simple accordion fold paper bat craft is perfect! It’s simple enough that toddlers can enjoy it and older children will have fun too!

sticky halloween slime with spiders

9. Halloween Spider Slime

This Halloween Spider Slime from The Tip Toe Fairy is full of purple glitter and confetti spiders – perfect for a creepy Halloween time!

glitter glue spider webs

10. Glittery Glue Spiderwebs

Glittery Glue Spiderwebs from Happiness is Homemade: This project is super simple, so it’s perfect for kids to create on their own!

paper bag puppet monsters

11. Monster Hand Puppets

Monster Hand Puppets: These adorable DIY monsters hand puppets are so much fun and gives kids the motivation to create!

bat corner book mark craft for kids

12. Bat Corner Bookmarks

Bat Corner Bookmarks from Easy Peasy and Fun: Throwing a Halloween party and need an easy projects for kids to make? Let them make these adorably spooky DIY bad corner bookmarks! Such a fun origami project for the little ones!

frankenstein made from craft sticks

13. Craft Stick Frankenstein

Craft Stick Frankenstein from Crafty Morning: This popsicle stick Frankenstein craft is pretty easy to make and the kids can make him look anyway they want him to!  It’s a great Halloween art project that is cheap to make!

kitty cat made from paper plate

14. Tissue Paper Black Cat

This Tissue Paper Black Cat from Glued to My Crafts tutorial is super simple and really inexpensive, so it’s perfect for little kids!

pumpkins made from orange pool noodles cut up

15. Pool Noodle Pumpkins

Pool Noodle Pumpkins from Premeditated Leftovers: These DIY Pool Noodle Pumpkins are a fun fall craft to make with kids. There are also many ways for your little ones to use them for educational activities and games this fall.

halloween paper plate string art

16. Paper Plate Spiderwebs

Paper Plate Spiderwebs from Annelily Design: These little paper plate webs are so easy to make and are a great way for kids to practice their hand eye coordination!

black halloween silhouettes with rainbow backgrounds

17. Halloween Scratch Art Ornaments

Halloween Scratch Art Ornaments: This simple craft uses wooden sticks to easily scratch away the black film to reveal the cute shapes!

candle jars wrapped like mummies

18. Mummy Mason Jar Luminarias

Mummy Mason Jar Luminarias from A Little Claireification: These Mummy Mason Jar Luminaries are sooo easy and also fun for the kiddos to help make!  

frankenstein window decoration for kids

19. Frankenstein Sun Catcher

Start a new family tradition by crafting some of your own Halloween decorations! This Frankenstein Sun Catcher from From ABCs to ACTs will make an adorable addition to your Halloween collection!

trick or treat smell my feet with footprints turned into ghosts

20. Trick or Treat Feet

Trick or Treat Feet from Pinkie for Pink: Get in the Halloween spirit with this easy craft that children of all ages will enjoy!

clothespin button bat craft for kids

21. Clothespin Button Bats

Clothespin Button Bats from I Heart Crafty Things: These bat crafts are so fun and versatile for Halloween!

yarn spiderwebs made from string and painted craft sticks

22. Yarn and Popsicle Stick Spiderwebs

Yarn and Popsicle Stick Spiderwebs from Buggy and Buddy: These spider webs are super simple to create and make great Halloween decorations for the home or classroom!

halloween beaded jewelry with decorations

23. Halloween Bracelet Pony Beads

Halloween Bracelet Pony Beads: Don’t want to break out the hot glue? Making Halloween jewelry can be a great activity for older kids!

milk jug jack o lanterns lit up

24. Milk Jug Jack-O-Lanterns

Milk Jug Jack-O-Lanterns from Holidappy: With these Pumpkin crafts, kids will love making up their own funny or scary faces! These warmly glowing luminaries will make great decorations lining the walk for a Halloween party, or just set them on the front porch to add to the ambiance for trick or treaters!

skeleton made from q tips

25. Q-Tip Skeletons

Q-Tip Skeletons from Little Artsy Little Craftsy: This fun craft is easy!

paper plate vampire craft for kids

26. Paper Plate Vampire

Paper Plate Vampire from Artsy Momma: You can never go wrong with crafts made from paper plates! They are just so fun and easy to make especially for younger kids!

frankenstein head treat cups

27. Paper Cup Halloween Craft

Paper Cup Halloween Craft from Simple as That Blog: I love a simple and inexpensive Halloween decorations! These Halloween paper cups are super easy and are done in only a few steps!

glow in the dark slime recipe

28. Glow-in-the-Dark Slime

This Glow-in-the-Dark Slime recipe from A Pumpkin and A Princess is a fun activity for kids that will keep them occupied for hours!

ghosts made from cotton balls hanging

29. Puffy Ghosts

Puffy Ghosts from Home Thriving: This ghost craft is a super simple Halloween craft for preschoolers or toddlers using supplies like cotton balls that you probably have on hand. Free printable template included!

diy halloween bat t shirt worn by girl

30. Eraser Stamped Halloween Shirt

Eraser Stamped Halloween Shirt from Cutesy Crafts: The most fun Halloween crafts are the ones you can wear!

candy corn garland made from paper plates

31. Candy Corn Garland

Candy Corn Garland from Paper Plate Fun: This cheap paper plate candy corn garland is the perfect DIY Halloween decoration!  It costs hardly anything to put together, and it’s super cute!

32. Spider Treat Cups

Spider Treat Cups from That’s What Che Said: This Easy Spider Halloween Treat Bowl could not be…well…easier!  A plastic bowl + googly eyes + straws + hot glue will get you a super fun way to serve Halloween treats at your next party, get-together, or just for your kids after school!  See how easy these are to make!

33. Salt Dough Halloween Handprints

Salt Dough Halloween Handprints from Non-Toy Gifts: Whether you’re looking for Halloween handprint crafts or easy salt dough Halloween ornaments, you will love this handprint Halloween keepsake. The handprints are perfect Halloween crafts for toddlers or preschoolers but older kids will enjoy making them, too!

34. Easy Mummy Craft

Easy Mummy Craft from That’s What Che Said: This Halloween Yarn Mummy craft only needs a few supplies and is quick and easy! This is a great Halloween kid’s craft for little ones to keep them busy or for a class party or get-together!

35. 3D Pumpkin Craft

3D Pumpkin Craft from Made with Happy: Get creative with this fun 3d Halloween pumpkin paper craft!

36. Witch Craft for Kids

Witch Craft for Kids from Made with Happy: Create some serious Halloween fun with this simple witch craft idea for kids of all ages!

37. Cotton Ball Ghost

Puffy Ghost Halloween Craft from Mombrite: This puffy cotton ball ghost craft is easy to make with just a few materials. These adorable cotton ball ghosts are the perfect non-spooky Halloween ghost craft for kids.

38. Halloween Lanterns

Halloween Lanterns from The Best Ideas for Kids: We know that kids love helping to decorate for the Halloween season and this craft is perfect for that! These mason jar Halloween lanterns will add some Halloween fun to a table or mantel. Kids will love helping to make them and seeing them light up in the dark.  

39. coffee Filter Bats

Coffee Filter Bat Craft from Woo Jr.: This super cute coffee filter bat craft is great for Halloween decorating or even a theme unit about bats!

40. Halloween Hand Puppets

Printable Halloween Hand Puppets from The Savvy Sparrow: These printable Halloween puppets are super easy to make with the free printable hand puppet templates! Just print, color, and cut the Halloween hand puppets for a fun craft for kids!

41. Spiderweb Sun Catcher

Spider Web Suncatcher from Happy Toddler Playtime: This spider web suncatcher craft is a fun craft for kids for Halloween. Make a colorful spider web this Halloween with your kids! It makes a wonderful DIY Halloween decoration.

42. Handprint Ghost

Handprint Ghost from Made to be a Momma: Create an adorable Halloween Handprint Ghost using just a few simple materials from the craft store. This easy craft is also a great way to make a handprint keepsake. All parents love to see their child’s hand prints on a craft. This little ghost will look great hanging up around the house or decorating a bulletin board!

43. Halloween Clay Pots

Halloween Clay Pots from One Little Project: These Halloween clay pots are SO CUTE! Celebrate the fall season in a non-scary way with clay flower pots painted like Halloween characters. So fun!

44. Printable Spider Craft

Printable Spider Craft from Learn Create Love: Print out this adorable spider template, cut it out, and decorate it however you wish!

45. Paper Plate Witch House

Paper Plate Witch House from Glued to My Crafts: This adorable paper plate witch house is a quick and easy craft that only takes a few minutes and some basic supplies!

46. Halloween Bookmarks

Free Printable Halloween Bookmarks from Big Family Blessings: These spooktacular Halloween Bookmarks are the perfect craft for your Halloween-loving kids. You can also use these free printable Halloween templates to make Halloween puppets!

47. Paper Plate Cat with Moving Eyes

Paper Plate Cat from Kids Craft Room: This black cat craft is super easy to make! The eyes sit on a simple cardboard strip and when you pull or push it,  you make the eyes move from side to side.

48. Paper Plate Monsters

Paper Plate Monsters from Simple Everyday Mom: This paper plate monster craft is an easy DIY for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners! It’s super simple to make and odds are, you probably already have everything you need to make these cute monsters waiting for you in the craft closet. 

49. Witch’s Brew Slime

Fluffy Witch Slime from Little Bins for Little Hands: All of the cool witches and wizards are getting into the fluffy slime-making fun this Halloween! We love this purple fluffy slime because it’s so fluffy and cool to make!

50. Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Halloween TP Roll Crafts from The Best Ideas for Kids: If you’re looking for an easy Halloween craft for kids then you’ll love these Halloween toilet paper roll crafts. 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!

51. Watercolor Glue & Salt Spiderweb

Glue & Salt Spiderwebs from Teach Beside Me: This classic salt-and-glue spiderweb is perfect for Halloween or as part of a homeschool spider unit study!

52. Origami Ghosts

Origami Ghost Craft from Artsy Craftsy Mom: Boo! Get into the spirit (pun intended) of Halloween with this cute Origami Ghost Craft! Easy enough for kids of all ages; all you need is paper!

53. Vampire Corner Bookmarks

Vampire Corner Bookmarks from Printables Fairy: Create an adorable Halloween Handprint Ghost using just a few simple materials from the craft store. This easy craft is also a great way to make a handprint keepsake. All parents love to see their child’s hand prints on a craft. This little ghost will look great hanging up around the house or decorating a bulletin board!

54. Pipe Cleaner Pumpkins

Pipe Cleaner Pumpkins from One Little Project: These beaded pipe cleaner pumpkins are SO CUTE and super simple to make! You only need a two basic supplies: orange pony beads, and pipe cleaners. That’s it! 

55. Paper Pumpkin Wreath

Paper Plate Pumpkin Wreath from Kids Craft Room: This is a lovely pumpkin craft for your toddlers and preschoolers. It’s made using torn paper, so kids have lots of opportunities to build their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination as they tear the paper into little pieces. This is something that even very young children can enjoy!

56. Popsicle Stick Witch

Popsicle Stick Witch from Red Ted Art: This sweet star-shaped witch is super cute and so easy to make!

57. Halloween Diamond Painting Keychains

Halloween Diamond Painting Keychains: Make your own Halloween gem keychains to hold your keys or decorate your backpack! Makes a great Halloween treat and party favor!

58. Spooky Accordion Bat

Spooky Accordion Bat Craft from The Gingerbread House: This cute Halloween bat craft is super easy to make – grab your red and black construction paper and some googly eyes and make a bunch of these to dress up your Halloween décor!

59. Halloween Paper Lanterns

Halloween Paper Lanterns from The Crafting Chicks: Create an adorable Halloween Handprint Ghost using just a few simple materials from the craft store. This easy craft is also a great way to make a handprint keepsake. All parents love to see their child’s hand prints on a craft. This little ghost will look great hanging up around the house or decorating a bulletin board!

60. Melted Crayon Pumpkins

Melted Crayon Pumpkins from Crafty Morning: Create an adorable Halloween Handprint Ghost using just a few simple materials from the craft store. This easy craft is also a great way to make a handprint keepsake. All parents love to see their child’s hand prints on a craft. This little ghost will look great hanging up around the house or decorating a bulletin board!

61. Printable Pumpkin Basket

Pumpkin Basket from The Craft Train: Make a paper pumpkin basket with this printable template, perfect for Halloween or Fall crafting fun with the kids!

62. Book Page Ghost Garland

DIY Book Page Ghost Garland from Thistle Key Lane: This DIY book page ghost garland only takes a few minutes to make, which is good because sometimes that’s all we have!

63. Mummy Lanterns

Mummy Lanterns from Blissful Domestication: These little Mummy Jam Jar Lanterns are so super simple that children of all ages can give them a go. Perfect for Halloween, or as a decoration for a spooky party!

64. Ghost Tassels

Ghost Tassels from My Name is Snickerdoodle: Hang these cute ghost tassels up all over your home or make them into a fun garland for your mantel! Simply wrap yarn, cut, and add the face with a black marker!

65. Toilet Paper Roll Witch

Toilet Paper Roll Witch from Fun Thrifty Mom: Use a toilet roll, some yarn, and green and black paper to create this cute witch with a hand-drawn face!

66. Printable Paper Halloween Banner

Paper Halloween Banner from Big Family Blessings: This DIY Halloween Garland is a simple craft kids can make this Halloween. Simply download the free printable template via the link, then follow the easy instructions!

67. Monster Pumpkins

Painted Monster Pumpkins from Aubree Originals: These cute pumpkins with simple monster faces make the cutest DIY Halloween decor! They are easy enough that anyone can make them, and you can even use faux pumpkins so that they keep year after year!

68. Paper Bat Puppets

Bat Puppets from Made with Happy: These cute bat puppets could also double as bookmarks! All you need are popsicle sticks and paper!

69. Kirigami Spider Webs

Giant Paper Kirigami Spider Webs from Babble Dabble Do: Create an adorable Halloween Handprint Ghost using just a few simple materials from the craft store. This easy craft is also a great way to make a handprint keepsake. All parents love to see their child’s hand prints on a craft. This little ghost will look great hanging up around the house or decorating a bulletin board!

70. Monster Wreath

Monster Wreath from A Few Shortcuts: This Halloween kids’ craft can’t get much cuter! It’s so simple to make this DIY monster wreath with just pom poms, a white paper plate, glue, and some googly eyes! This is one of those fun Halloween activities that the whole family will enjoy doing together!

71. Hocus Pocus Craft Sticks

Hocus Pocus Craft Sticks from The Keeper of the Cheerios: How fun are these Hocus Pocus craft sticks? These make a great little craft for Halloween and a Hocus Pocus movie night. These can be made as simple or as detailed as you want to make them. You can always add more details to the Sanderson sisters!

72. Paper Plate Witch Hats

Paper Plate Witch Hats from Cutesy Crafts: Grab some black paint and your favorite stickers, glitter, and other embellishments and make yourself a paper witch hat for Halloween night!

73. Halloween Pumpkin Suncatchers

Easily make these Halloween Pumpkin Suncatchers using this simple DIY kit that includes all of the necessary craft supplies! The cutest little pumpkins you’ve ever seen!

74. Witch Lollipops

These Witch Lollipops from Fun Loving Families are one of the cutest Halloween projects I’ve ever seen!

75. Spinning Ghosts

Spinning Ghosts from One Creative Mommy: If you are looking for a super cheap, super easy decorating idea for Halloween, then look no further! Click over to the link to get the simple full instructions and free printable templates to make mini spinning ghosts.

76. Candy Corn Craft

Candy Corn Craft from Simple Everyday Mom: In search of a cute and easy Halloween craft for preschool, kindergarten, or elementary-aged kids? This adorable little paper craft is fun, cheap, and quick to make. Download the free printables to make it even simpler to create!

These simple Halloween arts and crafts activities are perfect for kids of all ages (though tiny tots may need adult assistance with some of these!) and are sure to be a huge hit with your family! Everyone will have a great time!

This collection has SO many fun Halloween kids craft ideas to choose from – enough to keep you busy all spooky season long! Which of these project ideas is your favorite?

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  2. I cherish the plans of your Halloween pullovers! The many-sided and creepy designs are perfectly suited for the Halloween season, and I love that you have choices for the two grown-ups and little ones. I’ll get one for me as well as my kids!

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