20 cute and easy Halloween Crafts for Kids

Halloween is fast approaching and we know that this year it may look different. Du to COVID, many parents might choose to keep their kids at home and decrease the risk of infection. To make sure that Halloween is still fun for your kids, here are 20+ Halloween crafts for kids.

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20+ Halloween Crafts for Kids

1. Halloween Masks

These masks make a great Halloween craft. They look so cute and are so easy. All you have to do is print these out, colour them in and then cut it out.

To get all the details, click here.

Print + color Halloween masks are an easy and expensive Halloween craft for kids. These are a great activity for a class Halloween party!

2. Monster Pumkins

I love this next craft! You can let your imagination run wild as you put paint on pumpkins and make whatever type of monster you want.

But, you are not limited to only making monsters. You can paint several things on your pumpkin.

For instructions on how to paint these pumpkins, click here

painted monster face pumpkins DIY tutorial

3. Monster hand puppets

If your kids have a good imagination, then chances are that they have made puppets and created play after play after play.

Mix it up this year and add some Halloween hand puppets to the mix.

For instructions click here.

Halloween Puppets

4. Yarn Pumkins

This is a craft that I have always wanted to try. These yarn pumpkins look so cute and you can use them to decorate your house for Halloween and also Thanksgiving.

For instructions on how to make them, click here.

These yarn pumpkins are such a fun fall craft idea! They'd make a BEAUTIFUL centerpiece or mantle decoration, or you could even use them for Halloween! So pretty!

5. Googly eye headband

I have 2 daughters and they both LOVE all the headbands. I have lost track of how many headbands we have in the house.

This googly eye headband is a perfect way of using all those extra googly eyes lying around and makes a great craft.

For instructions on how to make these headbands, click here.

Little girl wearing a Googly eyes Halloween headband.

6. Paper Pumpkins in 2 styles

My kids love using paper for everything. We always have some lying around, so I love finding craft ideas that use supplies we already have.

Below, you will find links to 2 different styles of paper pumpkins.

Pick one and follow the link.

Or, better yet— do both!!!

A) paper pumpkins

These paper strip pumpkins are cute, inexpensive, and super easy to make using scrapbook paper. This would be a fun Halloween craft project to do with the kids!

B) Paper pumpkin

1-Paper Pumpkin Tutorial - Harvest and Halloween Crafts Sep 6, 2016, 9-039

7. Spider Hat

This spider hat is so amazing! As soon as I saw this picture, I knew I had to add it to this list. It’s very creative and can double up as an easy spider costume. Follow this link for instructions: spider hat

Headband Spider Halloween Craft

8. Paper Garlands

As mentioned above, I love any craft that uses paper since we have so much of it at home.

These Paper garlands look easy to make and are a great way to decorate the house.

These Halloween paper garland cutouts are SO CUTE and surprisingly simple to make! This is such a fun Halloween craft for kids! Even teens, tweens, adults and seniors would have fun making them! They'd look great hung up on a door, on the walls, or even in the window! What a simple paper craft for kids and a great way to make some non-spooky DIY Halloween decor!

9. Halloween flower pots

If you have extra flower pots lying around, then these Halloween flower pots are a perfect craft.

Let your imagination flow with these posts and see what sort of monster or creature you can make.

Halloween Flower Pot Craft

10. Witch wind catcher

Some people love decorating the outside of their house for Halloween. If you are one of those people, then this craft is perfect.

This witch wind catcher would look so cool outside flying in the wind.

Paper Plate Witch Wind Catcher Craft For Kids pin 2

11. Yarn wrapped Mummy

I have a 4-year-old at home that loves doing crafts. So, I am always on the lookout for crafts that he can do with little help.

These Yarn-wrapped Mummy look like they would be a perfect choice.

They are easy to make and can be done without too much mess or frustration.


12. Paper spider Webs

These webs are the Halloween version of paper snowflakes. They look fun to make and can be made in many patterns.

Once these paper spider webs are cut out, you can hang them around your house.

These paper spiderwebs are so easy to make and they look AWESOME! This is such a fun Halloween craft to make with the kids and a great Halloween decoration! I love the pipe cleaner spider!

13. Toilet Paper roll monsters

In our house, we use lots of toilet paper, so I always have rolls around. I love finding crafts that can use up materials we already have.

These Toilet Paper roll monsters are so cute and I know all 3 of my kids would love to make some.

Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

14. Paper plate monster

If you have a million googly eyes at home and have no clue how to use them, this is the right craft for you.

Look how cute these Paper plate monsters are! They look so good and would make perfect Halloween decorations.

15. yarn spiderweb

My mom likes to make afghans and always has yarn leftover. These yearn spiderwebs would make the perfect craft to use up all that leftover yarn.

Halloween Crafts for Kids: Popsicle Stick and Yarn Spiderweb

16. Mummy Mason Jar Luminaries

I have 3 kids in the house. My oldest is 11 and finding crafts she would think is cool is not always easy.

I think these Mummy Mason Jar Luminaries would be fun for her to make and I think she would love them.

Mummy Mason Jar Luminaries - Cutest and Easiest Halloween Crafts Ever and they make fun candy jars too!

17. Standalone Ghosts

Every Halloween, my kids ask me how people make these! Follow the link to make these Standalone Ghosts to find out.

18. Halloween Shadow Box

This is another craft that my oldest daughter would love. She could follow these instructions to make a Halloween Shadow Box. Or she can make up her own scene and make a completely creative shadow box.

halloween shadow box orange black silhouette haunted house

19. Halloween Tin Can Bowling

As a mom of 3, I use a lot of cans to make food so we always have cans in our recycle bin. Now, we can use these cans for something else.

How cute are these Halloween bowling tin cans?

Not only are these a cool craft, but it’s a game as well. Once you are done decorating your cans, you can go bowling.

Super fun Halloween Party Activity - Halloween Tin Can Bowling! Make your own Halloween Characters from Frankenstein, to Zombies, Black Ctas and our favourite - the Mummy! #Halloween #Halloweenparty #halloweenpartygames #halloweenpartyactivities #tincan #recycling

20. Popsicle Stick Frankenstein

I have a million popsicle sticks in our house. These Popsicle Stick Frankenstein are the perfect craft to use them all up.


21. Halloween Rock monsters

I recently purchased some paint pens that are meant for painting rocks. U am always on the lookout for cool rock painting ideas.

These Halloween rock monsters are so cute and look to be pretty easy for me and the kids can do.

What about you?

Do you like to make crafts? Do you make Halloween crafts?

In the comments below, tell me your favourite Halloween craft.

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