10 Spooky Halloween Crafts for Kids

Need a quick Halloween craft to keep the kids entertained for an upcoming Halloween party? Do your kids like creepy crawlies, spiders, bats, ghosts, and spooky bones?? Here are 10 Spooky Halloween Crafts for Kids that are easy to set up and super fun to do! Afterwards, be sure to check out our list of 10 Favorite Halloween Story Books for Kids for a festive craft AND story time!

10 Spooky Halloween Crafts for Kids
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and the kids look forward to it every year! We have even been busy preparing for Halloween with plenty of pretend play to reinforce good manners and important safety measures! These festive Halloween crafts and simple and easy to do, and many are made with common household items you probably already have on-hand. Yay for easy and fun craft activities!!


1. Spooky Bones

Craft up some of these fake bones, then take turns hiding them around the house for some fun indoor paleontologist play, or hang from the ceiling for some spooky (and very frugal) Halloween decor!


2. Creepy Crawly Placemat

This spider web placemat is easy enough for a toddler to do, and makes a useful gift too!


3. Spider Web Place Cards

If you’re hosting a Halloween party, and would like to have assigned seats, these spider web place cards would be a great addition to your table!


4. 5 Little Bats Finger Puppet Play Set

Keep the kids entertained while teaching them about numbers and counting with this adorable 5 Little Bats Finger Puppet Play Set!


5. Creepy Crawly Seek-and-Find

Make your own Seek-and-Find game with dried (and colored) rice, along with a few other bug toys from the dollar store!


6. Spider Web Sun Catchers

These spider web sun catchers are perfect for letting the kids experience the sensory fun of fake spider webs, without all the mess since the webs are contained in-between sheets of clear plastic self-adhesive shelf liner.


7. Spooky Haunted Houses

Simple enough for even the littlest crafters to help paint, these spooky haunted houses can be lit up while on display for festive Halloween decor!


8. Scary Bread Tag Monsters

A super quick and easy craft that is great for developing those ever-important fine motor skills!


9. Ghost Treat Cups

If you need a quick craft for a Halloween party, this one is super easy to do, and they double as take home containers for Halloween treats!


10. Ideas for Spooky Sensory Halloween Boxes

My kids thought this spooky sensory experience was so funny!! It’s easy to set up, and there are plenty of ideas for other box set ups using common pantry items too! A great ice-breaker activity for a Halloween party!

Be sure to check out this post featuring 10 Spooky Halloween Story Books for Kids too!


10 Spooky Halloween Storybooks for Kids

 Have fun!!


  1. Those are such cute ideas! I cannot wait until my little one is old enough to do things like this with her!

  2. This round up brings up great memories of several years reading your blog! Happy Halloween!