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Ultimate Kids Halloween Crafts Guide: 68 Spooky Crafts and Homemade Costumes for Kids + 87 More Halloween Crafts for Kids

By: Kelly Spence, Editor of AllFreeKidsCrafts

If sticky spider webs sprawl across your bushes, gangly skeletons grin gauntly from your trees, and portly pumpkins populate your front porch come October every year, then Halloween is probably one of your family's favorite holidays, and rightly so! What other time of year encourages you to satiate your sweet tooth to no end and dress up like your favorite characters, may they be glamorous or ghoulish? There's no other time like Halloween! It's an occasion for the young and the young-at-heart to engage in mischief and merriment, play tricks and eat treats, and celebrate the spookier side of life. We thought we'd pay homage to the haunting season with some frighteningly fun Halloween crafts and homemade Halloween costumes! What better way to get your family in the spooky spirit than with some easy Halloween crafts that everyone can enjoy? The Ultimate Kids Halloween Crafts Guide: 68 Spooky Crafts and Homemade Costumes for Kids includes everything you and your little ghouls and goblins need to feel festive this fall season as the witching hour draws near.

Really, no tricks here! We truly are treating you and your little tikes to 68 spine-chilling Halloween crafts and homemade Halloween costume ideas in this ultimate Halloween craft guide. You'll find everything you need to celebrate the spooky season in this comprehensive Halloween kids' crafts collection. We've dug up the best homemade Halloween costumes (from pirates to princesses), DIY Halloween decorations, spooky Halloween snack recipes, and trick-or-treat bag tutorials to ensure you have the most eerily enjoyable Halloween holiday ever! Feel free to cackle with delight as you browse this frightfully fun collection of Halloween kids crafts. We wouldn't blame you!

Creepy Tree Pumpkin Carving PatternThree-Dimensional Monster HandsMonster Munch Brownies


Ultimate Kids Halloween Crafts Guide: 68 Spooky Crafts and Homemade Costumes for Kids + 87 More Halloween Crafts for Kids
Table of Contents

43 Haunting Halloween Crafts for Kids and Easy Halloween Decorations

25 Homemade Halloween Costumes: Easy Costumes for Kids


16 Halloween Crafts for Kids: Easy Halloween Treats

Happy Halloween: 24 Crafts from Household Items

Halloween Party Ideas:12 Kids' Halloween Crafts Plus 5 Fun Halloween Recipes

30 Halloween Crafts for Kids Sorted by Age

Halloween Crafts for Kids



43 Haunting Halloween Crafts for Kids and Easy Halloween Decorations

Spooky Spun Spider WebFrankenstein Marshmallow PopsCandy Corn SoftieFabric Pumpkin Basket

Sure, Halloween is on October 31st, but there's no reason you can't celebrate all month long! Like Christmas, Halloween is becoming a holiday that people decorate for, bake for, host parties's a full-on seasonal celebration! We've collected some of the best easy Halloween crafts for kids we could find to help you and your fun-loving family feel extra festive this October. From cute to creepy, from sweet to sinister, this collection of easy Halloween crafts for kids, kids' Halloween party ideas, and do it yourself Halloween decorations will help you bring the haunted house home this Halloween season.

There's something for every witch and warlock in this crafty collection. You'll find do it yourself Halloween decorations that run the gamut from ghosts to zombies, bats to black cats, and scarecrows to monsters. You'll find terrifyingly easy tutorials to make treat-toting bags. Plus, you'll find fun Halloween recipes for kids, from cupcakes to clementines. Here's what you can expect to see in this crafty roundup:

  • Frightfully Fun Halloween Crafts for Kids
  • Eerily Easy Halloween Decorations
  • Spooky Snacks and Edible Halloween Crafts for Kids
  • DIY Trick-or-Treat Bags for Kids



25 Homemade Halloween Costumes: Easy Costumes for Kids

Willow the Owl MaskNo Sew Superhero CapesLucky Ladybug CostumeRegal Pipe Cleaner Crowns

Throwing a sheet over your kid's head and calling them a ghost isn't going to cut it this year. This is their chance to be anything they want to be! Kids want to dress up as soaring super heroes, pretty fairy princesses, ferocious tigers, and morbid monsters. Luckily, finding ideas for homemade Halloween costumes has never been easier! We've collected 25 awesome tutorials for kids' homemade Halloween costumes right here so you can help your little monsters dress to impress this Halloween holiday.

Find accessories to inspire a homemade Halloween costume creation as well as full homemade Halloween costumes in this roundup. Wearing one of these creative costumes, your kids are sure to clean up on the candy circuit as they haunt the streets of your neighborhood this Halloween. From spooky to sweet, here's what you'll find in this collection of homemade Halloween costumes for kids:

  • Wild Things: Animal and Bug Costumes
  • Saving the Day: Easy Superhero Costumes
  • Take a Dive: Ocean and Pirate Costumes for Kids
  • Famous Faces: Homemade Halloween Costumes from Books and Film
  • Fanciful Fairtyales: Fantasy, Prince and Princess Costumes for Kids
  • Mix and Match: More Easy Halloween Costumes for Kids

16 Halloween Crafts for Kids: Easy Halloween Treats

As more houses appear on your street, the fiercer the competition gets. Be the house with the best candy and keep your title for years to come with these unique and frighteningly clever easy Halloween treats. There are ideas for baked goods for your own party, and there are Halloween crafts for kids that keep the candy wrapped to abide by safe trick-or-treating practices. Regardless of the Halloween occasion, your treats are guaranteed to win first prize if you get your idea from this devilishly delicious guide.

This collection has something to please everyone, whether you have food allergies, are trying to keep it healthy, or need to mass produce. Halloween has never been so sweet. These edible crafts are all treat and no trick thanks to their delicious ingredients and clever concepts. Keep things spooky with these hauntingly delectable Halloween treats:

  • Healthy Halloween Treats
  • Halloween Treats for Kids' School Parties and Trick-or-Treaters
  • Delicious Halloween Treats to Make

Happy Halloween: 24 Crafts from Household Items

Want to hear something really spooky? You can decorate for Halloween without ever leaving the house. Spook the entire neighborhood by turning your house haunted with items you already own. Halloween crafts for kids just got even more treat-worthy because they'll cost you nothing. Trick-or-treaters will come from near and far to admire your ghoulishly awesome decor. If your candy selection is as good as your Halloween crafts, you'll have a line out the door.

Use the different materials throughout your house to make frighteningly fabulous crafts. This fantastic collection includes:

  • Halloween Food Ideas for Kids
  • Halloween Painting Ideas
  • Recycled Crafts to Make for Halloween
  • Halloween Paper Crafts

Halloween Party Ideas:12 Kids' Halloween Crafts Plus 5 Fun Halloween Recipes

Whether you're throwing the spookiest party of the year or attending it, the celebration won't be complete without these Halloween party ideas. The Halloween recipes are delicious treats without a trick in sight. The best part is that these delectable sweets can be made by kids, which turns the party into a family-friendly fiesta. Keep the kids busy, the ghosts happy, and the aura spooky with this frighteningly perfect guide to a happy Halloween.

We've done all the planning; all you have to do is invite the guests. For a stress-free party-throwing experience, consult this collection of Halloween crafts, including:

  • Kids' Halloween Crafts: Decorations and More
  • Kids' Halloween Party Activities
  • Halloween Recipes for Kids

30 Halloween Crafts for Kids Sorted by Age

No matter your age, you'll find the perfect Halloween crafts in this collection. From one to eighteen, we've got everyone covered, and better yet, these crafts are great for kids of varying ages as well. Even the crafts for toddlers attract trick-or-treaters from all over, which means there isn't a dud in the bunch. Don't believe me? See for yourself:


  • Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers
  • Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners
  • Halloween Crafts for Kids in Grades 1-3
  • Halloween Crafts for Kids in Grades 3-5
  • Halloween Crafts for Middle School and Older

Happy haunting!


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