4 Easy Halloween Craft Ideas For Kids

Halloween is a time of year that lends itself very well to enjoying crafts with kids.  I’m a firm believer in that you don’t have to be particularly artistic to have fun making things with kids and it’s an activity that can keep them busy for hours while you get a few jobs done around the house (or is that wishful thinking on my part!).

Here’s 4 super easy Halloween craft ideas that take just a few minutes to set up and will be a lot of fun for your children to enjoy.

4 Easy Halloween Crafts For Kids

Halloween Pumpkin Lantern

Glass jars and tissue paper make great lanterns, and can work so well at as a homemade halloween decoration.  Here’s how to make the easy Halloween pumpkin lantern with your kids.

Easy Ghost Bunting

This easy ghost bunting is a great way to get the children involved in decorating the house. What’s even better is it’s a mess free Halloween craft for kids.

halloween bunting

Toddler Witch Cauldron Painting

Children love making pictures, and this easy to make witch cauldron picture will look adorable hung up during Halloween.

Paper Plate Witches Cauldron

Paper plates can literally be transformed into witches cauldrons for mantle piece decorations for this spooky night.  If your children are starting to use scissors this craft is an excellent way for them to start practising their skills.

Do your children enjoy crafts?  Will you be giving any of these easy Halloween themed activities a go?

You might also enjoy how to make an easy Halloween outfit for kids before you go. 


Zena Goldman is a UK based travel, family & lifestyle blogger who left her 9-5 job behind in the not-for-profit sector to follow her creative dreams and enjoy a more flexible family life. She began writing Zena’s Suitcase in 2011 and shares the holidays and adventures she goes on with (and without) her 2 young daughters. She wishes her son would join them more often but he’s carving out his own dreams now and enjoying university life.

Since beginning Zena’s Suitcase she has worked with a number of brands and also has a regular monthly feature in the ASDA Good Living Magazine feature, ‘Ask The Expert’ where she shares helpful parenting tips. In 2018 she was also a finalist in the prestigious BIBs Awards for Social Media.

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  1. Sidrah Ahmed
    September 28, 2017 / 11:11 pm

    My kids love doing crafts and we will be trying these out

  2. Ashleigh Allan
    September 29, 2017 / 5:38 am

    Lots of great ideas to try out. They look fab

  3. Margaret Gallagher
    September 29, 2017 / 7:45 am

    Loving your suggestions

    Cost effective and super easy too

  4. Andi Gurney
    September 29, 2017 / 9:54 pm

    I’m so exited that it is nearly halloween and can make some fun things

  5. Kayleigh Watkins
    November 6, 2017 / 9:08 pm

    Fantastic ideas, and easy to make, megan would love to make these, she wouldn’t care Halloween has passed she loves arts and crafts xx

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