20 Halloween Arts and Craft Ideas for Kids

Get ready for the spookiest time of the year with fun Halloween arts and crafts. Everything from simple paper plate crafts to homemade Halloween decorations to monstrous party hats you can wear at your Halloween party. You’ll find all sorts of spookalicious Halloween arts and crafts ideas.

Spooky Halloween Crafts for Kids

Spooktacular Halloween Arts and Crafts

These 20 easy Halloween craft ideas will inspire you to do some Halloween art with your little ones this fall.

Halloween is getting closer and closer which means it’s time to get started on Halloween crafts. These easy Halloween crafts will keep your children excited all month long!

Halloween crafts have to have Halloween spirit and that is more than just black cats! It means spooky monsters, mummies, bats, spiders, and more! Get ready for the spooky season with these paper crafts, pumpkin craft, and all of your favorite Halloween crafts that younger kids and older kids will both love! Plus, most are great for practicing fine motor skills!

So grab your art supplies, or run to craft stores if you need, grab some paint, googly eyes, and more to try out some of these great ideas for fun Halloween crafts.

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Easy Halloween Crafts For Kids

mummy spoons made from wooden spoons with cloth wrapped around them with googly eyes on a black and white checkered cloth
Make your snacks a little more spooky with these mummy spoons.

1. Mummy Spoons Craft

Looking for an easy craft? Mummy spoons are an easy DIY project for kids of all ages. They’re fun to make, and even more fun to use!

candy corn crafts made with double sided contact paper with squares of orange, white, and yellow tissue paper with a black outline.
Candy corn crafts are a great way to not only celebrate Halloween, but to decorate your windows too!

2. Candy Corn Crafts

Make an adorable candy corn suncatcher to hang on your window. via Crafts by Amanda. These make such great Halloween decorations.

bookmarks for kids that looks like red, blue, and green monsters with big eyes, tongues, and sharp teeth sitting on an opened book
These monster bookmarks for kids are super cute and creepy!

3. Monster Bookmarks Craft For Kids

These DIY corner bookmarks will delight readers! These are one of the best Halloween crafts because it promotes reading, it is lots of fun, and you can totally listen to the song “Monster Mash” while doing it. via Easy Peasy and Fun. What fun Halloween craft ideas!

pom pom monster crafts that are pink, with googly eyes, with white doilies beneat them and white and red heart antennas
Not all monsters are scary! These Pom Pom monsters are very sweet.

4. Pom Pom Monsters Craft

My kids adore their pom pom craft monsters! These little monsters are such a fun craft and can be used for non so spooky decoration for those with smaller kids. via Crafts Unleashed

5. Video: Halloween Toy Shooter Craft

Need a craft or activity for your child’s Halloween classroom party? This shooter toy craft is sure to be a hit! via Red Ted Art


popsicle stick vampire with a popsicle stick body, a red cape and collar, holding a jackolantern with black hair
This vampire craft is so cute!

6. Popsicle Stick Vampire Craft

Make a popsicle stick Dracula, and let the pretend play begin. You can paint the popsicle sticks using regular acrylic paints. via Glued to my Crafts

Bat crafts made from cupcake liners and are set against a yellow moon on a gray piece of paper
This craft is absolutely “batty”.

7. Bat Craft

Are you going a little “batty” these days? Then, these cupcake liner bats are perfect for you! via I Heart Crafty Things

monster party hats that are yellow and pink with big paper eyes and tassels at the point of the cone
You will have a monster of a good time with these monster party hats.

8. Monster Party Hats Craft

These are so much fun. Assemble these monster party hats for your Halloween party! via Studio DIY

skeleton craft on black construction paper outlined in white chalk and the hand and arm is filled with torn white paper to look like bones

9. Skeleton Craft

This is one of the more easy crafts on the list. My kids loved ripping paper (who doesn’t, right?) to make this skeleton bones ripped paper craft. via A Little Pinch of Perfect 

box spider crafts with smiling black spiders made from black paper, square cardboard boxes, with black pipe cleaner legs, hanging from black string.
These box spiders are just “hanging around.”

10. Box Spider Craft

Do your kids love spiders? They’ll adore creating these goofy cardboard box spiders! Use black pipe cleaners for the leg and bend them how you want. You could even puts these against homemade spider webs too. via Molly Moo Crafts


cute frankenstein craft on orange paper made from brown and green paint, frankie is made from a handprint
This cute Frankenstein craft only requires paint and a hand!

11. Cute Frankenstein Handprint

We love handprint crafts – and this super cute Frankenstein handprint craft is no exception! via Fun Handprint Art

Halloween green slime that is gushing out of the eyes, nose, and mouth of a jack-o-lantern.
The green Halloween slime oozes out of the Jack-o-lantern!

12. Gooey Green Halloween Slime Craft

Follow this easy Halloween slime recipe and you’ll make your kid’s day! The best part is watching it spill out of the little pumpkins. via Little Bins for Little Hands

paper plate wreath craft that is orange, says Happy Halloween, and has orange and white cup cake liners and an orange jackolantern cupcake liner.
This paper plate wreath craft isn’t spooky, but still Halloween themed.

13. Halloween Paper Plate Wreath Craft

Decorate your front door with a cupcake liner wreath. via Fun a Day

Halloween silhouette craft with paper plates that are painted yellow and red with a black outline of a witch
Make spooky Halloween silhouettes who is lit up by the moon.

14. Halloween Silhouette Craft

These Halloween paper plate silhouettes are stunning – and so easy to create! via The Pinterested Parent

Halloween piñatas made from white cloth, black paper, and googly eyes
This ghost piñata can move!

15. Halloween Piñatas Craft

Your kids will love making these mini ghost piñatas. via Red Ted Art


ghost lollipops wrapped in white cloth with white eyes colored on them
Make lollipops ghastly and ghostly!

16. Ghost Lollipops Craft

Lollypop ghosts are the perfect treat to send to school on Halloween. via One Little Project

ghost in the window craft with yellow popsicle sticks. The background is black with a white handprint as a ghost
Use your hand to make a ghost!

17. Ghost In The Window Craft

Boo, I see you! There’s a ghost in the popsicle stick window! Make sure you paint your craft sticks to help make the ghost and black paint in the back pop. via Glued to my Crafts

Halloween frame that is green and covered in all sized of googly eyes and small plastic spiders
This Halloween frame is definitely “eye catching.”

18. Halloween Frame Craft

Want to make some homemade Halloween decor on the cheap? Check out this Halloween eyeball frame! via Glued to my Crafts

Halloween crafts that use handprints and footprints to make pink and purple witches, white ghosts, a green frankenstein monster, and a yellow, orange, and white candycorn.
Use hands and feet for these cute Halloween crafts.

19. Halloween Crafts

So many fun Halloween handprint and footprint art projects! via Pinkie for Pink

toilet paper roll mummy made with gauze, toilet paper rolls, and googly eyes
Save your toilet paper rolls to make mummies!

20. Toilet Paper Roll Mummy

Make this toilet paper roll mummy craft with your kids! via Glue Sticks and Gumdrops

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