With Halloween just around the corner, you may be looking for some fun activities and crafts for kids that aren’t too spooky, but still bring out a bit of Halloween fun. In addition to reading our favorite Halloween read alouds, we love to get hands on and do some crafting too! These 10 Halloween crafts for kids are sure to be a hit with you and your kids this October.
*Pair these with our Halloween math and literacy centers for tons of learning fun!
10 Halloween Crafts for Kids
This creepy-crawly spider craft takes about 10 minutes to whip up a batch. Being a unique twist on soap, it’s also a practical gift for classmates or friends! / Happiness is Homemade
Inspired by the tricolors of candy corn, these candy corn fruit parfaits are made from pineapple, orange pieces, and whipped cream. You really cannot get any more simple than this! / Life in the Lofthouse
With yarn, wrap a small cardboard mummy for this craft that encourages fine motor skills. It’s simple for even the youngest of kids, since there is no right or wrong way to wrap it! / Laly Mom
With Paper cups and pipe cleaners, create these fun spiders where the color possibilities are endless! / Craftown
With some small baby food jars, create these monsters made from glitter slime for fun outdoor Halloween decor! / The 36th Avenue
Grab some orange, yellow and white paint for this colorful bat craft for kids. It is a way for kids to enjoy playing with paint, without getting too messy! / Crafty Morning
Do you have some extra toilet paper rolls laying around? Try this simple Frankenstein craft, made out of a toilet paper roll. / No Time for Flash Cards
Made with a balloon, create these yarn pumpkins for fun, kid-friendly autumn decor! Since you can find yarn at the dollar store, this craft is also crazy inexpensive. / One Little Project
Create an upside down hanging bat out of toilet paper, tempura paint, and construction paper! They also make a great addition to the book Stellaluna. A free bat template is included. / Buggy and Buddy
With cupcake liners and a coffee filter, create these bright and not-so-scary bats for Halloween! It is a simple but engaging craft for elementary students! / I Heart Crafty Things
More Halloween Fun
Looking for more fun Halloween activities for kids? Here are some of our favorites!