Ultimate Kids Halloween Crafts Guide: 100+ Spooky Crafts and Homemade Costumes for Kids + 100 More Halloween Crafts for Kids

By: Kelly Spence, Editor,

Trick-or-Treat Party PoppersIf 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: 100+ 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 100+ 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!  

Ultimate Kids Halloween Crafts Guide: 100+ Spooky Crafts and Homemade Costumes for Kids + 100 More Halloween Crafts for Kids

Ultimate Kids Halloween Crafts Guide

Table of Contents

63 Haunting Halloween Crafts for Kids and Easy Halloween Decorations

38 Homemade Halloween Costumes: Easy Costumes for Kids

27 Halloween Crafts for Kids: Easy Halloween Treats

Happy Halloween: 36 Crafts from Household Items

Halloween Party Ideas: 24 Kids' Halloween Crafts Plus 11 Fun Halloween Recipes

50 Halloween Crafts for Kids Sorted by Age

Halloween Ideas for Kids: How to Carve a Pumpkin + 11 No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

26 Halloween Craft Ideas for the Classroom

13 Kids' DIY Halloween Costumes

20 Monster Craft Ideas: Frighteningly Fun Crafts for Kids

Holiday Crafts for Kids: 60 Free Printables


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63 Haunting Halloween Crafts for Kids and Easy Halloween Decorations

Batty Halloween Treats PotSpooky Spider Handprint Craft

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:

38 Homemade Halloween Costumes: Easy Costumes for Kids

Willow the Owl MaskEasy Superhero Capes

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 superheroes, pretty fairy princesses, ferocious tigers, and morbid monsters. Luckily, finding ideas for homemade Halloween costumes has never been easier! We've collected 38 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:

27 Halloween Crafts for Kids: Easy Halloween Treats

Spooky StrawberriesPretzel 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:

Happy Halloween: 36 Crafts from Household Items

Popsicle Stick Monster MenAdorable Monster Halloween Treat Bags

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 Party Ideas:24 Kids' Halloween Crafts Plus 11 Fun Halloween Recipes

Haunting Halloween LuminariesChocolate Caramel Apple Cauldron

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:

50 Halloween Crafts for Kids Sorted by Age

Charmingly Cute Mummy CandlesMason Jar Witches

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:

23 Halloween Crafts for Kids eBook


You can never have too many Halloween crafts for the kids! 23 Halloween Crafts for Kids: Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas and Spooky Decor provides you with a variety of Halloween craft ideas that the whole family will love.



Halloween Ideas for Kids: How to Carve a Pumpkin + 11 No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

Sesame Street Painted PumpkinsFunky Harlequin Pumpkins

Carving a pumpkin is one of the greatest parts of Halloween! Whether your little ones already know how to carve a pumpkin or still need to learn, these pumpkin decorating ideas have you covered. You can even find painting projects for little ones who are too young to carve their own pumpkins, but they still want to get into the spooky spirit.

26 Halloween Craft Ideas for the Classroom

Silly Haunting Handprint PuppetsAdorable Scrap-O'-Lantern Pumpkin

Halloween doesn't just happen in your neighborhood; it happens at school, too! Whether you're a teacher looking for Halloween decorating ideas or a parent looking for a no-candy Halloween treat to bring to the class, these classroom crafts will be the perfect fit. Make this Halloween even more spook-tacular for your students with all of these fun Halloween crafts.


13 Kids' DIY Halloween Costumes

13 Kids' DIY Halloween Costumes13 Kids' DIY Halloween Costumes

As Halloween gets closer, your children are probably planning out exactly what they want to dress up as for trick-or-treating. For this reason, we've gathered for you a list of 13 Kids' DIY Halloween Costumes. However, this is no ordinary list of witches and monster costumes. We've gathered multiple pop culture costumes that we know your kids will love. Based on movies and fairy tales, these costumes will be one-of-a-kind because they've been handmade. These DIY Halloween costumes for kids will be much more meaningful than the costumes you'd find in a store, and the kids will remember their amazing night of trick-or-treating in their homemade costumes.


20 Monster Craft Ideas: Frighteningly Fun Crafts for Kids

20 Monster Craft Ideas20 Monster Craft Ideas

Who knew that something traditionally scary could be so cute? All of these 20 Monster Craft Ideas: Frighteningly Fun Crafts for Kids are fun and easy for your kids to make during a play date or at a party. There are monster craft ideas for everyone to enjoy in this collection. Get ready for a frightfully fun time! These monster craft ideas will both spook you and make you smile, whether it's Halloween or a normal rainy day. From preschool worksheets to Halloween Rice Krispie treats, these kids' Halloween crafts will get your little wild things to release their creativity.


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