11 Fun Ways to Countdown to Halloween


Here are 11 ways to countdown to Halloween that are sure to inspire you! My boys LOVE ours and it’s such a fun family activity and tradition in our home!

Fun Ways to Countdown to Halloween

We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to make a Halloween Countdown Calendar with these incredible tutorials. For even more Halloween ideas Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 520 tutorials.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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Spider Web Count Down

1.  Spider Web Count Down ~ If you are looking for a fun way to count down the days until Halloween, you’ll love this original countdown idea.  Transform an old picture frame into a spooky web and have your child take off a spider a day until the big day arrives.

Chalkboard Halloween Countdown

2.  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.

Halloween Countdown {free printable}

3.  Halloween Countdown {free printable} ~ Two free printable countdowns to choose from.  Simply frame it and you can use a dry erase marker to countdown the days.

Countdown to Candy {free printable}

4.  Countdown to Candy {free printable} ~ Here is a great Halloween countdown printable!  All you have to do is download, print and frame it! Your kiddos will love ticking off the days until candy.

DIY Halloween Countdown With Free Printable

5.  DIY Halloween Countdown With Free Printable ~ Countdown the days to the trick or treaters, candy, and costume fun with this Halloween countdown.  It’s a fun way to get everyone in a spooky spirit!

Count Down Calendar

Haunted House Countdown Calenda

6.  Haunted House Countdown Calendar ~ This house it too cute! You can print it out and each day the kids open a door or window. Behind each one is a fun family activity to ensure an unforgettable October. The activities are simple and fun, like bobbing for apples, playing Halloween tic-tac-toe, or mapping out your trick-or-treating route.

Halloween Countdown Interchangeable Magnet Frame

7.  Halloween Countdown Interchangeable Magnet Frame ~ A Halloween Countdown printable that is inserted into a frame.  The frame decor (spiders & banner) is attached with magnets. Why? So you can change the decor for the next holiday or season! One frame, so many different decorating options. This Halloween Countdown is just one of them.

Halloween Countdown

8.  Halloween Countdown {halloween printables} ~ Countdown the days to the trick or treaters, candy, and costume fun with these magnetic Halloween boxes. Each day the boxes reveal a new joke, treat or activity. Some fun ideas to fill the boxes is treats, notes, or trinkets like spider rings and dracula teeth to get everyone in a spooky spirit!

Advent Calendar

Free Printable Halloween Countdown Calendar

9.  Free Printable Halloween Countdown Calendar ~ Halloween countdown, free printable. Use it as a fun decoration on your office desk or as a whimsical October gift for kids and playful grown ups. Children love countdowns that they can tick the days off one by one.

Countdown to Halloween Pallet Art

10.  Countdown to Halloween Pallet Art ~ Ready to start the count down until Halloween? Get the whole family involved and make your own advent calendar. It’s a simple project to make using an old pallet, stencils and paint.

Chalkboard Pumpkin Countdown

11.  Chalkboard Pumpkin Countdown ~ Create your own advent countdown in a matter of minutes.  Simply spray paint a plastic pumpkin with chalkboard paint.  Use a chalk marker to countdown the days until candy! 11 Fun Ways to Countdown to Halloween

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