12 Halloween Crafts {spooky and fun}

Spirit of Halloween:

Halloween Crafts

1.  Little Monsters {tutorial} ~ What a fun project for your budding artists!   Using recycled cardboard tubes, let your child paint a silly, scary or goofy monster.  You can add pom poms and other do dads for decorative trim.

Bat Template

2.  Boa Bat {diy} ~ Add some fun dimension to an ordinary paper bat with a feather boa.  There are three bat patterns to download and print.  Hang them with some fishing line so they appear to be flying.

Skeleton Crafts

3.  Q-tip Skeleton Flag ~ Create a skeleton using q-tips.  I bet you already have all of the supplies on hand.  This spooky skeleton was glued to black felt to hang as a flag, but you could use black card stock to hang in the home.

Spooky Spider Craft

4.  Pipe Cleaner Spiders {free printable} ~ These silly spiders are made with pipe cleaners, beads and printable spider. Kids will love making them to decorate your house for Halloween and they are just right to hang from your front door to greet your Halloween guests.

Witch Halloween Craft

5.  Witches Bounty Treat Bags ~ I was searching for a surprising treat bag, when I came upon a photo from a Harry Potter inspired birthday party from Modern Hostess. I immediately thought this charming handmade favor-bag would suit my Halloween party, delightfully. You can put just about anything inside, and that mystery is great for your guests to take home!

Spooky Spider

6.  Pipe Cleaner Yarn Spider ~ Make a spooky spider from yarn, pipe cleaners, cardboard and googly eyes.  You can also play “hot or cold” with it.

Spirit of Halloween Craft

7.  Halloween Paper Plate Crafts for Kids ~ Create these sweet and simple Halloween characters using colored dessert plates from the dollar store along with a short list of easy to find supplies. Perfect for Halloween parties, classroom projects or crafting at home, this cute little pumpkin, bat and Frankenstein are sure to be a hit with the kids!

8.  DIY Hanging Ghosts ~ Create Knock-Off Pottery Barn Kids Halloween Hanging Ghosts in just a few simple steps! You can create these ghosts in under an hour and for a fraction of the cost of the original PB ones!

Spider Web Craft

9.  Trash Bag Spider Web ~ Create your own spider web to hang on your front door from trash bags.  It’s like making paper snowflakes, but a web instead.

Halloween Crafts

10.  Glow Stick Lanterns ~ How cool are these lanterns?!  Simply cut the ends off of your glow sticks, pour into a jar, shake and voila!

Halloween Craft

11.  Halloween Paper Bag Puppets {Kids Crafts} ~ Paper bag puppets are a classic kids craft, so why not make some for Halloween? You can vary the faces from scary to happy, depending on the age group or sensitivity of your child.

Halloween Activities for Kids

12.  Reversible Halloween Puzzles {Halloween Activities} ~ Create fun reversible puzzles with a little paint and some craft sticks.  This craft is great for kids to make and even more fun for them to play with.  Have the supplies ready for them to make puzzles as a party activity, or have the puzzles already made for them to put together.

(Thank You to the blogs in this post for these fabulous tutorials!!!)


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