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25 Totally Fun Halloween Crafts For Kids [Free Templates]

Halloween is such a fun time of year to build memories and craft with the kids!

We love creating Halloween crafts for kids and have made sure all of our activities are kid-friendly and not too spooky.

These ideas are perfect for creating with preschoolers, kindergarten, and elementary aged children.

Browse through our whole list and save the ones that your kids will love most!

collage of Halloween craft for kids images
light green and purple haired paper plate witch

Can you believe this paper plate witch craft for kids is made with paper plates?!

Have your kids create their own unique paper plate witch with our printable template, some paper, and paint!

zombie painted rocks for kids

These zombie painted rocks are a fun family activity that’s perfect for Halloween! Watch our quick video tutorial to see how we make them.

hand holding paper candy corn craft

You either love or hate to eat candy corn, but everyone will love this candy corn craft for kids!

It’s super simple so it’s perfect for older toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten children.

hand holding black bat craft

You might not describe real bats are adorable (even though we do), but kids will love these paper bat crafts!

Grab the free template and make it with your preschoolers!

hand holding paper plate zombie

This simple zombie paper plate craft is fun for boys and is so easy to create.

handprint witch craft

October is here and it’s time to get into the Halloween spirit. This handprint witch craft is a fun, easy activity that kids will love- even if you don’t have many supplies on hand.

hand holding zombie popsicle stick

This zombie popsicle stick craft is perfect because they’re easy, inexpensive, and can be done in a short amount of time. Plus it’s an activity that only kids will enjoy!

2 paper plate bat crafts

If your kids love creating paper plates, they’ll love this easy and cute paper plate bat craft!

2 candy corn puppet crafts

This candy corn paper bag puppet is a great craft for pretend play and will have all their friends talking about how cute it looks! They’ll be delighted to see they made this adorable, fun project from scratch.

blue and purple paper plate vampire crafts

This paper plate vampire craft is a quick Halloween activity you can do at home or in the classroom.

Just snag the free template and let your kids’ creativity go!

purple paper bag bat craft

This paper bag bat craft is not only fun to make but it’s also a blast to play with after you make it!

They’re perfect for imaginative play as well.

2 monster paper bag crafts

Make monsters cute and kid-friendly with this monster paper bag puppet craft. It’s quick to make and can be made unique with color choices!

2 candy corn headband crafts

This candy corn headband craft is perfect for your little trick or treater and can be made from paper or even colored in with markers.

handprint bat craft

This handprint bat craft is one of our most popular Halloween crafts on the blog!

It’s a fun activity that works well with preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten kids.

black and gray paper crow craft

This crow craft for kids can be used as a non-spooky Halloween craft or when kids are learning about birds.

We’re giving you a free template so it’s super easy to make with the kids.

black, purple and green pipe cleaner spiders

Kids of all ages will love these toilet paper roll pipe cleaner spiders. It’s quick and easy to create with a toilet paper roll, some googly eyes, pipe cleaners and paper. Have fun creating your own spooky spiders!

hand holding green paper plate mummy craft

Kids will love to make this paper plate mummy craft! It’s great for fine motor development and tons of fun! This project is so simple, you can do it with your kids or grandkids in under 20 minutes.

two paper bag ghost crafts

Need a Halloween craft? This fast and easy brown paper bag ghost craft is perfect for kids. And best of all, it has a free template!

Dark and light orange paper plate Spookley crafts

Kids will love this simple, easy, and fun paper plate Spookley the Square Pumpkin craft. This is perfect if you’re looking for an inexpensive Halloween decoration that your kids can make themselves!

hand holding dark green toilet paper roll frankenstein craft

Make a toilet paper roll Frankenstein craft out of recycled cardboard tubes. This craft is great for Halloween and can be made with kids in about 15 minutes!

toilet paper roll bat craft

If your family enjoys recycled crafts, they’ll like this toilet paper roll bat craft!

Grab some paper, googly eyes, scissors, and glue and you’re ready to go.

blue and gray paper bag mummy craft

Who knew mummies could be so cute?! Turn your brown paper bag into this adorable little paper bag mummy craft!

Green and blue paper bag zombie craft

This paper bag zombie craft puppet is the grossest Halloween craft we have, but if your kids are into zombies you can always leave off the exposed brains.

Snag the free template and make it with the kids sometime in October.

cute zombie craft

Here’s another zombie craft that’s not creepy in the least! In fact, we think he (or she) is as cute as a zombie can be.

Watch our video tutorial to see exactly how we made this cute handprint zombie craft.

A close up of a logo

You can’t have Halloween without some reference to Frankenstein, right?! This paper bag Frankenstein craft is easy and comes with a printable template too.

light green and dark green paper plate Frankenstein crafts

This paper plate Frankenstein is the cutest Frankenstein on the block!

Making this craft is not only fun but also helps your kids work on fine motor skills, cutting practice, and more!

A close up of a logo

Your kids will love creating these paper bag pumpkin puppets!

We have a template for your kids that has a variety of facial expressions too.

Craft and Pumpkin

This pumpkin craft for preschool is an easy activity that’s great for toddlers and preschoolers to make. 

2 paper plate mummy pumpkin crafts

Want an easy and quick Halloween craft? This paper plate mummy pumpkin is perfect! Kids will work on scissors skills, strengthening their hand muscles, and more! 

disneyland mickey pumpkin craft

Calling all Disney fans! If your family has ever been to Disney for Halloween you’ll instantly recognize this Mickey Mouse pumpkin craft! 

Get our free template and make one for every family member! 

2 Frankenstein kids' crafts

Practice fine motor skills with this super easy Frankenstein cut and paste craft. It’s great for preschool, pre k, and kindergarten children.

Craft and Image

Watching Spookley the Square Pumpkin each year is a tradition we love so we created this easy Spookley the square pumpkin craft to match! 

Grab the free template, then watch together as a family. 

2 sugar skull art projects

This sugar skull craft for kids is a fun craft for Halloween or Dia De Los Muertos. 

While the skull is intricate, it’s great for toddlers all the way up to adults. Grab the printable and let the kids color and display their masterpiece! 

Craft and Art

Toddlers and preschoolers will have a blast creating this handprint ghost art for kids.  All you need is some white paint, black paper, and a cute little hand and you’re set! 

haunted house craft with bat and ghost

Kindergarten and elementary children will enjoy making this haunted house craft for kids.

Click through to see all the details and learn how to make your own unique haunted house silhouette. 

Craft and Text

This Halloween black cat craft is an excellent choice for second, third, and fourth-graders. Download the template and have everyone make their own unique version. 

paper plate monster craft

This paper plate monster craft is a silly Halloween craft little kids will love! 

Which one are you going to make first?

More Fun Crafts For Kids

More Halloween Ideas For Kids

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Amanda Burgess

Tuesday 14th of September 2021



Thursday 16th of September 2021

No problem!


Friday 10th of September 2021

Wonderful craft ideas


Monday 13th of September 2021

Thanks, Kristelle!

Fatima Padilla

Monday 28th of September 2020

Me encantan las figuras

Sam T

Monday 28th of September 2020


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