20 Fun and Frightful Halloween Crafts


These Halloween crafts are fun and frightful Halloween projects for kids. They include Halloween crafts like free printable Halloween crafts, bat craft, mummy crafts, spider craft, Halloween hair accessories and even ghost crafts.

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Halloween Crafts for Kids

Halloween Crafts for Kids

1.  Halloween Paper Plate Crafts for Kids ~ Create these sweet and simple Halloween characters using colored dessert plates from the dollar store along with a short list of easy to find supplies. Perfect for Halloween parties, classroom projects or crafting at home, this cute little pumpkin, bat and Frankenstein are sure to be a hit with the kids!

2.  DIY Halloween Flashlight Project ~ Project spooky images into the night with a regular flashlight and 1.1″ silhouette images.

3.  Glow Stick Lanterns ~ How cool are these lanterns?!  Simply cut the ends off of your glow sticks, pour into a jar, shake and voila!

4.  Glitter Slime Monsters ~ This cool craft is not just for Halloween. Kids will love being scientists for a day and making their own batch of glitter slime.

5.  Ghosts in a Jar ~ Add a touch of spooky to your Halloween decorations with these Ghosts in a Jar.

Halloween Bat Template

Halloween Bat Template

6.  DIY Bat Chandelier ~ Hang the bats upright to fly or hang them upside down from the wreath forms.  It’s absolute perfection!

7.  Halloween TP Roll Bat {Halloween Kids Crafts} ~ This is a creative way to create Halloween decor that your kiddos will love to help make! All you need are some toilet paper rolls, black paint and black construction paper! Easy, fun and festive!

8.  Kids Halloween Bat Craft ~ Kids will love decorating the trees outside your house with the cute hanging bats they they have created.  An empty egg carton, googley eyes, paint and ribbon are all they will need to create them and they will be a cute and inexpensive decoration you both will enjoy all Halloween long.

KIds Halloween Crafts

Kids Halloween Crafts

9.  Mummy Pumpkins ~ No carving required for this mummified pumpkin.  Use some duct tape and googly eyes.  Easy peasy!

10.  How to Make a Ghost Pom Pom ~ Learn how to make little ghostly friends from yarn.  The tutorial also teaches you how to make a pom pom skull and eyeballs.  Creepy, but oh so adorable!

Halloween Crafts

Halloween Crafts

11.  Silly Spider Hair Do ~ If you’re a mom of girls you will love this ultra simple, silly spider hairdo. Dress up a simple bun with pipe cleaners, a pom pom and googly eyes! Quick + easy and perfect for Halloween!

12.  Spider Hair Clips ~ Do you have a Little Miss?? Does she have spiders in her hair? Well she should this October. These easy to make Spider hair clips, come together in about 30 minutes. Anyone can make them.

13.  Ghost Headband Tutorial {Halloween Crafts} ~ Send your little girl off to school on Halloween in this cute and spooky ghost headband.  This picture tutorial will show you how to create your own ghost headband and if you have been looking for an easy to follow corkscrew ribbon tutorial, this is it.

Free Printable Halloween Crafts

Free Printable Halloween Crafts

14.  Printable Halloween Paper Chain ~ Use these printable chains as a decorative garland or as my personal favorite, the countdown to Halloween chain.  Who says they need to be made out of boring orange and black construction paper?!

15.  Chalkboard Halloween Countdown {halloween printables} ~ Countdown the days to Halloween with this adorable free printable set. Simply download, print and cover each day up with a chalkboard pumpkin. It’s a fun activity for children because they love countdowns that they can mark the days off one by one.

16.  Jack Skellington Door Decor {free printable} ~ Decorate your front door this Halloween with this Jack Skellington face using the free printable template.

17.  Pipe Cleaner Spiders {free printable} ~ These silly spiders are made with pipe cleaners, beads and printable spider. Kids will love making them to decorate your house for Halloween and they are just right to hang from your front door to greet your Halloween guests.

Halloween Projects for Kids

Halloween Projects for Kids

18.  Craft Stick Spider Webs ~ This is a lovely, yet spooky spider craft! Easy to make using a popsicle sticks, acrylic paint, yarn and this great tutorial! A fabulous piece of Halloween decor!

19.  Pipe Cleaner Yarn Spider ~ Make a spooky spider from yarn, pipe cleaners, cardboard and googly eyes.  You can also play “hot or cold” with it.

20.  DIY Spider Sacks ~ These spider sacks will give you the creepy crawlies, but are so fabulous!  They are so inexpensive to make you could make several to hang throughout your home.  The only supplies you will need are yarn, craft glue and water balloons.

20 Fun and Frightful Halloween Crafts

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