20 Halloween Crafts {spooky and fun}


These Halloween crafts are spooky and fun Halloween activities for children. They include Halloween crafts like skeleton craftspider craftwitches brew, spider web craft, Halloween moon, and even ghost crafts.


As always, the Tip Junkie Printable and Halloween sites have hundreds of pictured tutorials with free printables for autumn and fall.  You can always search there if you’re looking for more pictured tutorials. {wink}

Spirit of Halloween

Spirit of Halloween Craft

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!

Halloween Craft Ideas

2.  Kids Halloween Breakfast Mummy Cup {Kids Halloween Crafts} ~ Waking up to this fun Halloween breakfast setting would put a smile on any kids face! Best of all they can help make the mummy cup. With a few simple steps parent and child can create this fun cup, perfect for any Halloween occasion!

Halloween Craft

3.  Haunted House Halloween Template ~ Print out this free template and make your own little haunted houses. The kids can add monsters, spiders and more behind the windows and hang them as custom decorations in their room. This would also make a great craft for a classroom Halloween party.

Halloween Crafts

Bat Template

4.  Boa Bat {diy} ~ Add some fun dimension to an ordinary paper bat with a feather boa.  There are three bat patterns to download and print.  Hang them with some fishing line so they appear to be flying.

Halloween Craft

5.  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!

Kids Halloween Crafts

Halloween Crafts

6.  Little Monsters {tutorial} ~ What a fun project for your budding artists!   Using recycled cardboard tubes, let your child paint a silly, scary or goofy monster.  You can add pom poms and other do dads for decorative trim.

Skeleton Craft

Skeleton Crafts

7.  Q-tip Skeleton Flag ~ Create a skeleton using q-tips.  I bet you already have all of the supplies on hand.  This spooky skeleton was glued to black felt to hang as a flag, but you could use black card stock to hang in the home.

Spider Craft

Spooky Spider Craft

8.  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.

Witches Brew

Witch Halloween Craft

9.  Witches Bounty Treat Bags ~ I was searching for a surprising treat bag, when I came upon a photo from a Harry Potter inspired birthday party from Modern Hostess. I immediately thought this charming handmade favor-bag would suit my Halloween party, delightfully. You can put just about anything inside, and that mystery is great for your guests to take home!

Witches Hat Craft

10.  Embellished Paper Mache Witch Hat  ~This cute paper mache witch hat is a super fun Halloween project for kids.  This easy to follow tutorial will show you how to embellish a paper mache hat with paint, paper and embellishment do-dads.

Halloween Activities for Children

Halloween Activities for Kids

11.  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.

Halloween Craft

12.  Halloween Paper Bag Puppets {Kids Crafts} ~ Paper bag puppets are a classic kids craft, so why not make some for Halloween? You can vary the faces from scary to happy, depending on the age group or sensitivity of your child.

Halloween Crafts

13.  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 Spider

Spooky Spider

14.  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.

Spooky Jars

15.  Spooky Spiderweb Lanterns ~ Light a pathway, brighten a dark corner or hang several of these spooky spiderweb lanterns.  An LED tea light was used so there isn’t a risk of fire.

Spider Web Craft

Spider Web Craft

16.  Spider Web Plate {Spooky Spider} ~ This is a lovely, yet spooky spider craft! Easy to make using a white plate, black acrylic paint, plastic spider ring and this great tutorial! A fabulous piece of Halloween decor!

Spider Web Craft

17.  Trash Bag Spider Web ~ Create your own spider web to hang on your front door from trash bags.  It’s like making paper snowflakes, but a web instead.

Halloween Moon

Bat Template

18.  DIY Bat Lantern ~ Add paper bats to a lantern and see how they glow!  The effect is amazing.  Simply print the free bat templates and adhere to a paper lantern.

Ghost Crafts

19.  DIY Hanging Ghosts ~ Create Knock-Off Pottery Barn Kids Halloween Hanging Ghosts in just a few simple steps! You can create these ghosts in under an hour and for a fraction of the cost of the original PB ones! Halloween Ghost Craft

20.  Halloween Party Decor {Ghosts} ~ This super mom did a party for each child, so there is a ton of great inspiration! From a ghost plate craft your kids will love to make to the food tables your halloween party with be spooktacular!  

   halloween printables

If you love these Halloween crafts – then you’ll find a THOUSAND more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie Printable and Halloween sites!

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