19 Clever Halloween Crafts for Kids


These Halloween crafts are fun and frightful Halloween projects for kids. They include Halloween crafts like free printable Halloween crafts, bat craft, frankenstein for kidsmummy crafts and even spider craft.

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Halloween Crafts for Kids

Tape Resist Skeleton Painting

1.  Tape Resist Skeleton Painting ~ Create a skeleton using your child’s body, paint and tape.  I bet you already have all of the supplies on hand.  Hang the skeleton on your wall for easy spooky decor.

spiderweb stitching card

2.  Spiderweb Stitching Card ~ Sewing cards are a great way to keep little hands busy.  Download and print this spider web card.  It’s the perfect craft for Halloween.

Glow Stick Lanterns

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!

Spooky Halloween Terrarium

4.  Spooky Halloween Terrarium ~ Add a touch of spooky to your Halloween decorations with this Halloween terrarium full of spiders.

 Halloween Paper Plate Crafts for Kids

5.  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!

DIY Halloween Paint Pen Plates

6.  DIY Halloween Paint Pen Plates ~ Children will think you’re so cool when you let them design their own Halloween plate using paint pens.  Once they’re done you can bake it to seal in the colors and make it food safe.  Also, a great momento for years to come.

Lolly Pop Ghosts

7.  Lolly Pop Ghosts ~ A classic treat, a lollipop, is transformed into a ghost using kleenex tissue and ribbon. This would be a great craft to include the kids on.

Frankenstein Crafts for Kids

Frankenstein Sun Catcher

8.  Frankenstein Sun Catcher ~ Decorate your windows for Halloween with this classic sun catcher tutorial.  A free template is available to download and print.

Puffy Paint Frankenstein Art

9.  Puffy Paint Frankenstein Art ~ Make your own puffy paint with shaving cream and glue.  When it dries it has a “puffy” appearance.

Frankenstein Footprint

10.  Frankenstein Footprint ~ Using your child’s handprint or footprint is a fun way of preserving their childhood years and making holiday artwork at the same time.

Frankenstein Upcycled Tin Cans11.  Frankenstein Upcycled Tin Cans ~ This tin can frankenstein is a fun craft to do to help get older children on the path to recycling. 

Halloween Bat Template

Toilet Roll Bat Craft

12.  Toilet Roll Bat Craft ~ 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, markers and black construction paper! Easy, fun and festive!

Kids Halloween Crafts

Embroidery Hoop Yarn Spider Webs

13.  Embroidery Hoop Yarn Spider Webs ~ This is a lovely, yet spooky spider craft! Easy to make using an embroidery hoop and yarn and this great tutorial! A fabulous piece of Halloween decor!

 Reversible Halloween Puzzles {Halloween Activities}

14.  Reversible Halloween Puzzles {Halloween Activities} ~ Create fun reversible puzzles with a little paint and some craft sticks.  This craft is great for kids to make and even more fun for them to play with.  Have the supplies ready for them to make puzzles as a party activity, or have the puzzles already made for them to put together.

Free Printable Halloween Crafts

Day of the Dead Mask Coloring Page

15.  Day of the Dead Mask Coloring Page ~ Customize a sugar skull for Halloween and then turn it into a mask. So fun!

Pipe Cleaner Spiders

16.  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 Coloring Page Bookmarks

17.  Halloween Coloring Page Bookmarks ~ How fun are these print and color Halloween bookmarks. There are three versions to choose from.

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!

spider sacks

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. 



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