Halloween is most probably the second best holiday for kids first being Christmas. Mainly because of all the candy and the Halloween crafts for kids. The Halloween crafts make them excited, they love playing with paint, cutting and gluing templates. It’s the best way to create memories. Am sure you have noticed how kids’ faces light up when they hear that Halloween is around the corner. All the fun scary Halloween decorations, the unique costumes, the delicious treats, Halloween party ideas, what not to love about Halloween.
How fun is it when we involve them in creating these creative easy Halloween crafts for kids? You can have them decorate some of the crafts or even cutting the craft. Make sure that every time the kids are handling sharp tools they should always be under supervision.
Give them a chance and you will be shocked by how imaginative they can be. Below are 17 creative and cheap DIY Halloween crafts for kids that everyone will love and they will keep the kids busy for a while. You will for sure enjoy these spooky crafts. The best part about involving the kids is that you are helping then strengthen their motor skills because of all the activities like tracing, cutting, and folding.
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To DIY some of these Halloween crafts for kids you will need supplies such as:
Creepy Halloween Cups
How adorable are these? So easy to DIY, affordable, creative and fun. While recreating this project be ready to get a little bit messy because it involves painting the cups with different colors. To make this, you will need supplies such as 4 cups, different paint colors, googly eyes, and pipe cleaners.
You simply paint the cups with the preferred colors, glue two google eyes on the cup then depending on the specific character can draw a mouth or eye brow using a permanent marker or black paint.
Full tutorial The simple parent
Halloween Crafts For Kids: Paper Plate Pumpkin
These Halloween crafts for kids are so adorable I can’t stop myself from staring. This craft is perfect for any preschooler. Well which kid doesn’t love playing with glitter?
Paint the back side of the paper plate, as it dries have a black paper on the side and smear glitter. Once the paper plate has dried, draw a pumpkin face on the back, cut out the template you have just drawn and glue your glittered paper onto the back of your pumpkin face and finally trim off the edges.
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Flower Pot Witch
One of my favorite Halloween crafts for kids. I love how creative and fun it is. Look at those googly eyes. An easy way to involve the kids in this craft is to have them paint the clay pot black & the green wood ball green. Once they have dried, glue the flat part of the wood ball onto the bottom of the clay pot. Add the googly eyes, yarn hair and hat. Finally draw a witch smile.
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Simple, very classic and affordable because you most likely have all the supplies. This will take less than 30 minutes and the kids will enjoy cutting out the bat wings.
Full tutorial Diary of a working mom
Black Cat Paper Craft
As a cat lover and a black cat owner this clearly had to be in the list. How cute is this black paper craft? This craft is not only perfect for Halloween but for all year long. You can make several of them and hang them all over the house.
Full tutorial Easy Peasy and Fun
DIY Halloween Centerpiece
You can’t talk about Halloween crafts for kids without having a pumpkin craft right? This craft is serving you both trick and a treat. Your guests and the kids will definitely enjoy lollipops. It’s so creative, unique and exciting.
Paper Roll Black Cat
Am obsessed with this Halloween craft for kid. It can’t get any better than this. It’s cute and a little bit spooky all in one. To make these you will need paper roll, black paint, paint brush, black paper, yellow paper, white paper, scissors, black marker, silver or white gel pen. As you can see the supplies are super common and the best part is that you might already have them from previous crafts.
Tutorial Easy Peasy and Fun
DIY Tin Can Ghost Windsock
This is a perfect way to put the empty containers into use. What a creative way to reuse the old tin cans. Extra creepy and you can hang them on the trees where they catch the moon light. Such an easy and a fun craft.
One of the easiest Halloween crafts for kids. It’s one that will help improve those motor skills . They make for great Halloween decorations for the home or classroom. Spider webs are one of those things that symbolize Halloween so you can be sure this will instantly add that spooky factor.
To DIY this, glue three Popsicle together then paint them and once they are dry weave a yarn all round them just as in the picture. Lastly add a spider to your web.
Full tutorial Buggy and Buddy
Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts
If you are looking for an easy Halloween craft for the kids you are in the right place. I love that this craft give four different Halloween character for the kids to choose from. They can either make the a pumpkin, mummy, Frankenstein or vampire . Apart from these four you can make more Halloween characters such as a ghost, bat, cat and witch.
The pumpkin character is my best. This craft will take less than 30 minutes and the kids will enjoy cutting out the templates and gluing the googly eyes.
Full tutorial thebestideasforkids
Glittery Pumpkin Mason Jars
I love mason jar crafts because you can reuse the jars over and over creating different crafts. They are perfect for your front foyer where guests and kids can snag some Halloween jelly beans or candy cone. Drawing the Jack-o-lantern on the mason jars is not as complicated as it might look.
This craft might take slightly longer time because you will have to wait for the different layer of paints to dry but it’s all worth it. It’s so creative, fun and a little bit creepy.
Black Cat Craft For Halloween
I know I have already included another black cat in this round up of easy Halloween crafts for kids but I couldn’t help myself. This is beyond amazing. I love how simple it is to make it and the way the colors are complementing each other. The kids will for sure enjoy creating this and it’s perfect for home or school.
Black cats are a popular symbol of Halloween so this craft if perfect. See the full tutorial at fireflies and mudpies and remember to grab a free cat template.
Jack O’Latern Nightlight Jars
Jack O’Latern is another popular Halloween symbol that you can’t miss when it comes to Halloween decorations and crafts. This craft is perfect for kids of all ages and great for either home or school. You can put these in their bedrooms which will provide a comforting glow for bedtime.
DIY Halloween Bowling Set
How amazing is this whole set. They all have their own unique character that makes them stands out. The kids will have so much fun recreating them. If you are hosting a Halloween party this year, this will be so perfect. They will surely entertain your guests.
You can have the kids help with decorating the cute monster and jack-o’-lantern faces.
Witchy Pinecone Owl
Another favorite Halloween crafts for kids which makes for a perfect homemade Halloween decoration. It’s creepy enough and will be a conversational starter. I love how the colors blends together as well. You can place it on the mantle or use it as a centerpiece for your Halloween feast. You can also put it on your front porch.
Halloween Crafts for Kids: Spider
Get the full tutorial from thebestideasforkids
How creative is this rock painting project. Perfect way to change a simple rock into monster rock. The best part is that you can easily customize the rocks by drawing your own scary faces. You can also use glow paint in the dark that will make them pop out.
Full tutorial Thebestideasforkids
I hope you found amazing Halloween crafts for kids you are willing to try this year. Kids love craft projects so whichever you pick, they will love and have fun recreating. Make it all worth it after all Halloween only comes once a year. All activities should be supervised by an adult.
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