7 Easy Halloween Crafts for Your Little Ghouls and Goblins

Plus, you can even use these crafts to decorate your home for Halloween!

Make the most of celebrating Halloween at home with these spooktacular crafts for kids. Plus, we made sure to find easy crafts with materials you probably already have at home. Decorate your home with these Halloween crafts below.

“Flying” Bats

Photo Credit: Michelle Elfvin

Have bats “fly” around your walls with this super easy DIY project. Depending on your child’s age, they can help cut up some of these bats out of black construction paper. The Faux Martha offers a free download with bat stencils that you can print out.  

Get the tutorial at The Faux Martha.

Mummy Mason Jars

Photo Credit: Michelle Elfvin

Wrap up leftover mason jars with some toilet paper for this mummified decor. Fill the “mummy” jars with candy or battery-operated candles if you’re looking for a spooky effect.  

Get the tutorial at Buggy and Buddy.

Jack-O’-Lantern Cups

Photo Credit: Michelle Elfvin

Think of tracing the lines for a jack-o’-lantern. For little kids, trace out the goofy faces so they can color it in. You can use clear cups or purchase some orange ones to really get into the Halloween spirt.

Get the tutorial at Cutesy Crafts.

Cardboard Haunted House

Photo Credit: Happy Toddler Playtime

Kids love playing with cardboard boxes … now they can decorate one as a haunted house! Make a quick trip to the craft store to pick up some Halloween-themed items like stickers and spider webs. 

Get the tutorial at Happy Toddler Playtime.

Ghostly Suckers

Photo Credit: Michelle Elfvin

These ghost suckers are an adorable craft for a classroom party, but you can enjoy them at home, too. Add these suckers in a jar or bowl to double it as fun Halloween decor. You can’t have too much candy during Halloween, right?

Get the tutorial at Kitchen Cents.

Cotton Ball Ghosts

Photo Credit: Housing a Forest 

These fluffy ghosts are such a classic and we love how easy it is to put together. This tutorial even has a printable ghost template with some cute ghost faces!

Get the tutorial at Housing a Forest.

Plastic Egg Aliens

Photo Credit: Artsy Craftsy Mom

Take leftover Easter plastic eggs and make these quirky aliens. Kids can get creative when making these creatures and you can pop them around the house.

Get the tutorial at Artsy Craftsy Mom.

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