21 Adorable and Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids!. Great for preschool, daycare and the homeschool classroom!
If you’re a daycare provider or preschool teacher whose planning Halloween crafts for your toddlers and preschoolers, you’ll love this post.
I’ve rounded up 21 of my favourite easy Halloween crafts to make with young children this October. These fun and easy ideas will keep your kids crafting through the entire month leading up to the spookiest day of the year!
The hooligans and I LOVE crafting for Halloween, and we like to keep things simple by using basic craft materials and things you already have around your home. We have lots of ghosts, pumpkins, monsters, mummies and spiders for you to make at home, daycare or in your preschool classroom. Pin them or bookmark them to refer to when your kids want to get crafty this October.
21 Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids at Home or Preschool
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Tissue Paper Mummies:
Wrapping and winding skills are challenged when making these adorable tissue paper mummies.
Pumpkin Art with Paint and Scissors for Preschoolers:
This unique pumpkin art project lets kids get creative with paints, stamps, scissors and glue.
Cotton Ball Ghost Craft for Toddlers:
Cotton Ball Ghosties – a tactile craft for toddlers using chalk, cotton balls and buttons.
Pom Pom Spider craft with Wooly Woven Webs:
Pom Pom Spiders and Wooly webs are fun for little fingers to practice their weaving skills.
Monster Hand Craft for Preschoolers:
Make Monster Hands! Everyone loves a hand-tracing activity, right? Bandaids, beans and lentils add some sensory fun to this craft.
Easy Halloween Wreath for Toddlers and Preschoolers:
This Simple Halloween Wreath is easy to make using cardboard or a paper plate and tissue paper. Kids love the crumpling process and googly eyes always put a silly spin on things.
Skeleton Footprint Craft for Preschoolers:
Repurpose styrofoam meat trays into a skeleton footprints. Kids will get some fine-motor, scissor practice in while cutting up the styrofoam trays.
Toilet Roll Monster Mobile:
A monster mobile is a whimsical way for kids to upcycle some cardboard toilet rolls.
Halloween Button Bracelet:
Toddlers and preschoolers can strengthen their fine-motor skills while making a Halloween button bracelet.
Toilet Roll Spooky Bird Craft:
Turn a toilet roll into a spooky Halloween owl or crow.
Drinking Straw Necklaces for Toddlers and Preschoolers:
Threading Halloween necklaces is a fun activity for young children, and a great way to strengthen eye-hand co-ordination and fine motor skills.
Smoosh and Stamp Pumpkin Art:
Smoosh and stamp some pumpkin art using a plastic bag and this fun paint technique!
Handprint Spider craft with Golf Ball Painted Webs:
Use an energetic, whole-body painting process to make a web for a hand print spider.
Hodge-Podge Halloween Art Collage for Toddlers and Preschoolers:
Round up fabric scraps and a few crafting odds and ends, and create a halloween collage.
Paper Bag Head Piece:
Turn a paper bag into an alien or monster head-piece.
Skeleton Handprint Craft for Toddlers and Preschoolers:
Using meat trays again, create some skeleton hand print art.
Hair Gel Sun Catchers:
You won’t believe what we used to make these nifty Halloween sun catchers!
Ghost Print Art for Kids:
Experiment with print making, and create some spooky ghost prints.
Cut and Paste Jack-o-lantern Art for Kids:
Painting, cutting, gluing, shapes and abstract art: These painted jack-o-lanterns cover it all.
Milk Jug Halloween Sun Catchers:
Milk jug sun catchers are so easy for toddlers to decorate the window with at Halloween.
Painted Pasta Skeleton Wreath:
Coffee Filter Pumpkin Suncatcher Craft for Kids of All Ages:
And lastly, these coffee filter jack-o-lanterns are fun and easy for all ages to make, and they look so vibrant on the window with the sun streaming through!
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Jackie is a mom, wife, home daycare provider, and the creative spirit behind Happy Hooligans. She specializes in kids’ crafts and activities, easy recipes, and parenting. She began blogging in 2011, and today, Happy Hooligans inspires more than 2 million parents, caregivers and Early Years Professionals all over the globe.