Crafting Halloween Fun: 20+ Creative Ideas for Kids

Crafting Halloween Fun: 20+ Creative Ideas for Kids

Easy Halloween Crafts
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Last Updated on March 20, 2024 by Canny Costumes

Looking for easy Halloween crafts that guarantee a spooktacular time for kids of all ages? Look no further! At Canny Costumes, we’ve curated a list of imaginative and budget-friendly Halloween crafts that will not only unleash your child’s creativity but also add a festive touch to your Halloween celebrations. You are sure to find an easy Halloween craft for every age of kids, from toddler to preschool to grade school for your Halloween party.

1. Bottle Cap Spider Halloween Craft

Reuse plastics with this eco-friendly and adorable bottle cap spider Halloween craft. Not only does it contribute to sustainability, but it also becomes a friendly addition to your Halloween decor. Gather your materials and follow our step-by-step guide to create this charming arachnid friend.

bottle cap spider craft
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2. Spooky DIY Bat Corner Bookmarks

Origami meets Halloween with these spooky DIY bat corner bookmarks. A project from “Easy Peasy and Fun,” this craft is not only entertaining but also fosters a love for reading. Dive into the world of paper folding with your little ones and craft these delightful bat bookmarks together.

bat corner bookmarks craft
Image Source: Easy Peasy and Fun

3. Toddler-Friendly Handprint Spider Craft

Transform an empty paper roll into an almost-too-adorable-to-be-called-a-monster creation! Courtesy of “Mommy’s Bundle,” this toddler-friendly craft requires minimal supplies like paint, washable paint, and googly eyes. Engage your little artist in this simple yet delightful Halloween project.

4. Chinese Jack-O-Lantern Paper Lantern

Add a twist to the traditional paper lantern with this Chinese Jack-O-Lantern craft from “Busy Mommy Media.” This easy-to-make lantern is adaptable for even the youngest kids, offering a unique and culturally-inspired Halloween decoration. Follow our guide for a lantern that stands out.

Chinese Paper Jack o lantern craft
Image Source: Busy Mommy Media

5. Vibrant Recyclable Halloween Necklace Craft

Celebrate Halloween with an eco-friendly craft! Craft a vibrant and 100% recyclable Halloween necklace with your kids, inspired by Fireflies and Mud Pies. Utilize empty plastic milk jugs and let your children showcase their artistic skills by drawing cute Halloween faces.

6. Halloween Mummies Apple Sauce Snack

Looking for a last-minute snack idea or a treat for trick-or-treaters? “See Vanessa Craft” presents Halloween Mummies Apple Sauce Snack Ideas that are both adorable and delicious. Follow our quick and easy steps to craft these spooky snacks that kids will love.

Mummy Apple Sauce
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7. Paper Plate Spiders

Simple and spooktacular! Craft spiders made with paper plates that are not only easy to make but also make fantastic Halloween decorations. Engage your kids in this enjoyable activity, and follow our guide to create these creepy-crawly critters.

Paper Plate Spiders
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8. Halloween Spiderweb Craft

Craft a cute Halloween spiderweb with items readily available at home. “Thrifty Jinxy” brings you a super easy and cost-effective Halloween craft using paper rolls. Grab a couple of rolls, follow our quick steps, and watch the spiderweb come to life.

Paper Plate Spiderwebs
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9. Kitchen Towel or Toilet Paper Roll Black Cat Craft

Let’s get crafty with kitchen towel or toilet paper rolls! Craft adorable black cat decorations with your kids, as the more, the cuter (and scarier) they look. Gather the materials and follow our step-by-step guide to create a bunch of these delightful feline friends.

Paper Roll Black Cat Craft
Image Source: Easy Peasy and Fun

10. Pinecone Spiders with Pipe Cleaner Legs

Embrace the fall spirit with Pinecone Spiders featuring pipe cleaner legs and googly eyes. A craft from “Fireflies + Mud Pies,” this project allows kids of all ages to collect pinecones and create charming spiders. Follow our guide for a delightful nature-inspired Halloween craft.

Pine Cone Spider craft
Image Source: Fireflies and Mudpies


Difficulty Level Craft Name
Easy Bottle Cap Spider Halloween Craft
Easy Spooky DIY Bat Corner Bookmarks
Easy Toddler-Friendly Monster Craft
Easy Chinese Jack-O-Lantern Paper Lantern
Easy Vibrant Recyclable Halloween Necklace Craft
Easy Halloween Mummies Apple Sauce Snack
Easy Paper Plate Spiders
Easy Halloween Spiderweb Craft
Easy Kitchen Towel or Toilet Paper Roll Black Cat Craft
Easy Popsicle Stick Pumpkin Craft
Easy Spooky Tree Halloween Craft
Easy Stuffed Paper Bag Witch Craft
Easy Yarn Wrapped Mummy Craft
Easy Frankenstein Monster Craft
Easy Milk Jug Ghosts
Easy Painted Pumpkin Rock Craft
Easy Popsicle Stick Monsters
Moderate Vampire Wooden Spoon Puppets
Moderate Beaded Crystal Spiders

These crafts are categorized based on their complexity, making it easy for you to choose the perfect Halloween activity for your desired difficulty level. Happy crafting!

11. Popsicle Stick Pumpkin Craft

Engage your little ones in a super easy preschool craft using popsicle sticks. Craft a popsicle stick pumpkin (or Jack’o’Lantern) that’s perfect for preschool and kindergarten. Follow our step-by-step guide to create this adorable Halloween-themed craft.

Popsicle Stick Pumpkin Craft
Image Source: Easy Peasy and Fun

12. Spooky Tree Halloween Craft

“I Heart Crafty Things” brings you a great Halloween kids craft with the spooky tree Halloween craft. Ideal for kids of all ages, this craft is perfect when learning about nocturnal animals and their glowing nighttime eyes. Follow our guide for a craft that combines education with creativity.

Spooky Tree Halloween Craft
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13. Stuffed Paper Bag Witch Craft

Unleash creativity with a fun and stuffed paper bag witch craft. Ideal for Halloween, fall, preschool, and elementary ages, this craft adds a touch of whimsy to your festivities. Follow our guide for a delightful project that promises entertainment for kids of all ages.

Stuffed Paper Bag Witch Craft
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14. Yarn Wrapped Mummy Craft

Perfect for little ones working on fine motor skills, the yarn-wrapped mummy craft is both fun and educational. Craft a Halloween-themed mummy with our step-by-step guide that ensures a spooktacular time for your kids.

Yarn Wrapped Mummy Craft
Image Source: I Heart Crafty Things

15. Frankenstein Monster Craft

This delightful project is designed to ignite the creativity of young ones as they bring the iconic Frankenstein’s monster to life through art. With easy-to-follow steps and simple materials, this Halloween craft promises hours of imaginative fun for children of all ages. Let your little ones dive into the world of monsters and create their own Frankenstein masterpiece, adding a touch of whimsy to your Halloween celebrations.

Frankenstein Monster Craft
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16. Milk Jug Ghosts

 Transform ordinary milk jugs into adorable and friendly ghosts that will add a playful spirit to your Halloween decorations. This easy-to-follow craft is perfect for both kids and adults, providing a creative way to repurpose materials and contribute to a festive atmosphere. With minimal supplies and maximum fun, iSaveA2Z brings you a delightful crafting experience that turns recyclables into spooktacular decorations.

Milk Jug Ghosts
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17. Painted Pumpkin Rock Craft

Perfect for both kids and adults, this craft offers a unique way to embrace the seasonal spirit and add a personalized touch to your décor. With clear and concise instructions, Easy Peasy and Fun guide you through the process of creating these adorable painted pumpkin rocks, making it an ideal activity for a cozy afternoon or a festive gathering.

Painted Pumpkin Rock Craft
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18. Popsicle Stick Monsters

Perfect for unleashing creativity in kids and letting their imaginations run wild, this craft provides a fantastic opportunity for laughter and artistic expression. I Heart Arts N Crafts offers easy-to-follow instructions, ensuring that crafting these popsicle stick monsters becomes an enjoyable and stress-free activity for the whole family.

Popsicle Stick Monsters
Image Source: I Heart Arts N Crafts

19. Vampire Wooden Spoon Puppets

This fangtastic project invites you to transform ordinary wooden spoons into enchanting vampire characters, ready to take center stage in creative storytelling and play. Ideal for kids and those young at heart, this craft sparks both artistic expression and interactive fun. With step-by-step guidance from Easy Peasy and Fun, creating these vampire wooden spoon puppets becomes a joyous and entertaining experience.

Vampire Wooden Spoon Puppets
Image Source: Easy Peasy and Fun

20. Beaded Crystal Spiders

These Beaded Crystal Spiders from “Cute As A Fox” can be made in under 15 minutes! Cute as a Fox’s Beaded Crystal Spiders craft is a brilliant combination of simplicity and sophistication. Transform ordinary beads into sparkling spiders that can be used as ornaments, jewelry, or stylish decorations. This quick and easy craft is perfect for adding a touch of glamour to your Halloween celebrations.

Beaded Crystal Spiders
Image Source: Cute as a Fox


In conclusion, dive into the world of Halloween crafting with these 20 imaginative and budget-friendly ideas. Follow our detailed guides to create memorable moments and delightful decorations that will make your Halloween celebrations truly special.

Crafting Halloween memories has never been this fun! Happy crafting!
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