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8 Halloween Crafts for Kids That Are Easy to Do


There is no doubt that Halloween is one of those holidays that are more enjoyable to kids than adults. If you are making grand plans for this year’s celebration, it is important to factor your children in all this. There is no better way to do that than by having your children make simple Halloween-themed crafts. 

Getting the kids busy during Halloween is never easy but with the 10 crafts below, you can actually do it! 

Monster Party Hats 

Halloween is all about fun! Source: Studio DIY
Halloween is all about fun! Source: Studio DIY

Although Halloween is meant to be spooky and scary, sometimes kids need something a little bit more colorful than that. Well, for a whimsical and exciting craft, have them make bold-colored monster party hats. This should keep them busy for a while even though it’s definitely something they can easily make.

Rainbow Pumpkins 

Colorful pumpkins are perfect for decorating your porch! Source: The House That Lars Built
Colorful pumpkins are perfect for decorating your porch! Source: The House That Lars Built

If there is one thing you can display proudly from your kids, then this is it. All you need is kid-friendly paint and differently sized pumpkins. The pumpkins should be painted with all the rainbow colors and left to dry. 

Tip: Although you are welcome to display the final rainbow pumpkins anywhere you want, they do very well outdoors.

DIY Ghost Balloons

Silly ghosts for a fun Halloween! Source: Studio DIY
Silly ghosts for a fun Halloween! Source: Studio DIY

Ghosts don’t have to be scary, they can be fun and whimsical too! Ghost balloons should definitely help you achieve this. Just purchase balloons, glue tissue paper and have the kids draw faces on them. You can even have them draw different impressions on the balloons. We are talking about things like silly, happy, worried, and so on.

Painted Pumpkin Owl

This pumpkin owl looks super cute! Source: I Heart Crafty Things
This pumpkin owl looks super cute! Source: I Heart Crafty Things

If you are not ready to allow your kids to carve out a few pumpkins, you can have them do the painting. It doesn’t take too much. It’s all about getting a large-sized pumpkin and painting it so that it looks like an owl. Let the kids do this the best way they know how. 

Even though you can jump in to help, it’s always recommended to let them be as creative as they can on their own.

Festive Finger Puppets 

These finger puppets are super adorable! Source: One Creative Mommy
These finger puppets are super adorable! Source: One Creative Mommy

Making festive finger puppets can also be a great way to keep the little ones engaged during Halloween. These are also playful toys. You can be sure that, once the kids are done making them, they will spend extra time playing with the puppets as well.

Candy Corn Party Hat 

A party hat perfect for the season! Source: Love The Day
A party hat perfect for the season! Source: Love The Day

Candy corn party hats can also be a dream accessory for Halloween parties and dress-ups. They are also very easy to make. All the things needed are readily available. Although it doesn’t take long for kids to make these hats, they will definitely enjoy the experience! 

Googly Eye Treat Bags

Googly eyes treat bags are perfect for halloween! Source: Positively Splendid
Googly eyes treat bags are perfect for halloween! Source: Positively Splendid

You can also get your kids to make googly eye treat bags. Just buy a normal goody bags from the store and have the little ones attach googly eyes on them using glue

At first, this may not seem like one of the more exciting things to do on Halloween, but your children will absolutely love it.

Halloween Paper Lantern 

These are perfect to decorate the living room. Source: The Crafting Chicks
These are perfect to decorate the living room. Source: The Crafting Chicks

Making a Halloween paper lantern will be a little harder for the children than most of the crafts on this list. But it’s not impossible to do it. It will of course take time and keep them occupied for longer. But isn’t that the point of all these DIY crafts? As long as the kids are having fun, let them take all the time they need! 

Halloween is all about fun

Halloween is supposed to be a spooky and scary evening. But it is also a time to have fun and enjoy with the rest of your family. Sometimes it’s easy to forget to involve your kids into Halloween plans. But it doesn’t have to be this way. 

With the crafts above, your little ones will feel part and parcel of Halloween festivities. This ensures they are able to enjoy every single moment! 

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