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Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids

In this post you can find a list of 25 simple Halloween arts and crafts activities for toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children.

Over the past couple of weeks, Lennox has started to slow down and take an interest in arts and crafts.

He has surprised me numerous times because he gets suspiciously quiet. In the past, this silence meant he was up to no good, but now, I catch him in the act of some toddler creativity.

They are beautiful moments, and I dare not interrupt his work.

Sometimes he does ask me to join in, and I will not lie; I have been waiting for so long to get crafty with Lennox.

With Halloween approaching in the next few days, I have been searching for awesome crafts that will stimulate his preschool imagination. So I asked some fantastic bloggers to share their fun-filled Halloween arts and crafts activities for preschoolers, and I wanted to share them with you today.

Below you can find a list of 25 Halloween arts and crafts activities for kids! Enjoy!

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25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

1. Printable Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

Here you can a variety of Halloween coloring pages as well as fun and FREE educational Halloween worksheets for preschoolers!

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

2. Build-A-Jack-O-Lantern Cereal Box Pumpkins

with Barley & Birch

“Make a set of jack-o-lanterns with mix-and-match features using recycled cereal boxes – a cute Halloween activity for little ones!”

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

3. Salt Crystal Ghosts

with Go Science Kids

A great STEM activity for preschoolers or younger school-aged kids.

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

4. Salt Crystal Ghosts

“Create Halloween pumpkin art with the easy watercolor painting technique known as salt painting. Toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and kids of all ages will enjoy the fun technique used to create this raised salt art pumpkin craft.”

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

5. Paper Bag Zombie

with Simple Everyday Mom

“This paper bag zombie is a fun Halloween Craft that’s kid friendly. Download the printable template and make this fall.”

Related: Animal Popsicle Puppets: A Fun and Educational Preschool Activity

25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

6. Spooky Marshmallow Eyeballs

with A Plus Teaching Resources

“Spooky Marshmallow Eyeballs are one of our favourite Easy Halloween Recipes! Your kids will love making this fun goggly eye Happy Halloween Recipe.”

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

7. Spider Magnet & more spider crafts

with Bilingual Beginnings

“Let your preschooler get messy with some paint and popsicle sticks as they create a six-legged magnet creature. ”

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

8. Easy Paper Plate Pumpkin

with Mombrite

“The paper plate pumpkin craft is super easy and perfect for your toddler. They can decorate the paper plate pumpkin whatever way they want!”

25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

9. Cardboard Haunted House

with Happy Toddler Playtime

“Create an epic haunted house this Halloween with your kids out of cardboard! This amazing Halloween craft is fun for all ages!

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

10. Mini Ghost Piñatas

with Red Ted Art

“They are super easy to make and lots of fun…You can fill them with all sorts of things – edible wriggly worms or plastic spiders or ghost erasers, or simply with some chocolate treats!”

25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

11. Paper Plate Bat Craft

with A Dab of Glue Will Do

“These paper plate bats are a fun way to decorate for Halloween”

25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

12. Paper Cup Witch

with Non-Toy Gifts

“Make several witches and use them as Halloween lights in front of the house or as a Halloween centerpiece.”

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

14. Tie Dye Coffee Filter Monster

with ABC’s of Literacy

“This Tie Dye Coffee Filter Monster is a super fun, process art activity for children of all ages. It is one of my favorite crafts to make in a classroom or group of children because no two monsters are alike.”

25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

15. Yarn Wrapped Mummy Footprint Craft

with Fun Handprint Art

“This yarn wrapped mummy footprint craft makes an adorable kid-made Halloween decoration to display in your home this October!”

Related: 5 Sensory and Fine Motor Fall Crafts for Toddlers

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

16. Popsicle Stick Haunted House

with Fireflies and Mudpies

“The perfect ghostly graveyard scene for sensory bins and small world play. I just know your kids will love it as much as mine did!

Halloween Arts and Crafts

17. DIY Felt Frankenstein Mask

with Party with Unicorns

“This simple Frankenstein masks craft is simple to make and perfect for preschoolers. Cut out the felt pieces and let your preschooler glue all the pieces together. Alternatively, let your confident preschooler complete the craft from start to finish.”

25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

18. Painted Rock Pumpkin and Black Cat Paperweight

with Artsy Momma

“Here’s an easy Halloween craft to make with children this Halloween – paperweight rock crafts! ”

Related: 20 Loose Parts Outdoor Activities for Toddlers

25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

19. Paper Straw Monsters

with Crafts by Ria

“This easy monster craft is a fun Halloween craft idea for preschoolers, toddlers, and kindergarteners.”

25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

20. Toilet Paper Roll Monsters

with Danya Banya

“These yarn and toilet paper roll monsters are a fun and easy craft for kids. Perfect for a monster theme or Halloween.

Related: Four Free Day of the Dead Printable Coloring Pages for Kids

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

21. Easy Cotton Ball Ghost Craft for Preschoolers

with Natural Beach Living

“This is the easiest Cotton Ball Ghost Craft for kids and they can make the whole thing themselves.”

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

22. DIY Cardboard Jack-O-Lantern Shape Sorter

with Barley and Birch

“This is so wonderful for shape-learning, DIY fine motor skill practice and spatial recognition.”

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

23. Spooky Tree

with Taming Little Monsters

“Learn how to make a toilet roll spooky tree. Make the eyes glow with some glow sticks for some extra Halloween fun.”

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

24. Black Cat Paper Craft

with Non-Toy Gifts

“It is as simple as a paper craft can be especially as this one also comes with a template.”

Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities

25. Spin Art Pumpkins

with Rainy Day Mum

“Spin Art is such a simple way to create interesting art effects and the kids love it.”

25 Halloween Arts and Crafts Activities