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20 Simple Halloween Crafts for Kids

Bats, ghosts, goblins, mummies, vampires, spiders, witches and pumpkins too… on Halloween night, do they scare you?! These simple Halloween crafts for kids are low prep and easy for your toddlers, preschool children, Kindergarten or 1st Grade students. They are far too cute to be scary!

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Halloween Crafts for Kids

Sponge Painted Ghost

For this first simple Halloween craft, simply draw a ghost outline on a piece of black construction paper. Remember to instruct your students to paint inside the line. They will dip a foam circle brush or a pom pom pinched in a clothespin into some white paint. Once the paint dries, add ghost-shaped eyes and a mouth.

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Pattern Ghosts

Here’s another super easy sponge painted ghost craft that reinforces patterning. First, fold a piece of 6 x 18 black construction paper in half, and then in half again, and in half again. This will create guidelines, so that your students know where to paint.

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Remind them to dab the sponge brush vs. smearing it. Once the paint dries, model how to draw the eyes and mouth using a black crayon. Then, label the pattern with a white crayon.

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Room on the Broom

I always like to make my Halloween crafts for kids dual purposed and incorporate one of our content areas (reading, writing, math, science or social studies). This Room on the Broom craft is perfect for sequencing the events and retelling the story. Plus, it makes a great classroom or hallway display.

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Paper Plate Spider

This paper plate spider is one of the simplest Halloween crafts for kids! In fact, I made this one with my three year old son. Just glue some black squares to a paper plate. My squares are 1.5 x 1.5 inches. Then, add some googly eyes and a paper mouth. I used a half circle to make the mouth. Finish the spider with some accordion folded legs.

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Pumpkin Life Cycle Craft

Easily tie in science as you create this simple pumpkin craft all about the life cycle of a pumpkin!

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Pumpkin Shape Book

After creating each page in this interactive pumpkin shape book, your kiddos will have their own personal book all about pumpkins! You can read more about our pumpkin investigation activities here.

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Rectangle Frank

Rectangle Frank is always my students’ favorite Halloween craft for kids! Every piece is a rectangle… some short, some tall, some skinny, some wide. Rectangle Frank will help the students learn that a rectangle is a rectangle no matter how it is turned. Here’s a quick rundown of the dimensions for each piece:

  • Head – 4.5 x 7 inches
  • Neck – 2.5 x 3 inches
  • Ears – 1.5 x 2 inches
  • Nose – 1 x 1.5 inches
  • Mouth – 3 x 1 inches
  • Bolts – .5 x .5 inches
  • Eyes (white) – 1.5 x 1 inches
  • Eyes (black) – 1 x .5 inches
  • Hair – 4.5 x 1.75 inches
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Triangle Cat

This simple Halloween craft uses all triangles, and that’s why we call him Triangle Cat. Just cut some various sized black construction paper squares in half. Arrange the triangles into a cat shape, and glue them onto a piece of purple construction paper.

  • Body – 6 x 6 inch square cut in half
  • Head – 3 x 3 inch square cut in half
  • Ears and Tail – 2 x 2 inch square cut in half
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Popsicle Stick Frankenstein

I like to make this Popsicle stick Frankenstein at one of the stations during our classroom Halloween Party. For these Halloween crafts for kids, you will need mini craft sticks, green paint, black foam, googly eyes and a black permanent marker. Of all of the Halloween crafts for kids, this is always a class favorite.

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Spider With Web

Our art teacher makes these spiders with our Kindergarten students. First, have the students draw a web on white construction paper. Start by drawing an X, and then a vertical and horizontal line through the middle. Then, review the shape of a circle by drawing a small circle in the middle.  Gradually, increase the size of each circle. For the spider, you will need two black rectangles. The students will snip off the corners to make them rounded. Glue them on the web. Add the eyes, and draw a mouth with a white crayon.

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The Very Busy Spider Flap Book

Flap books are a great way to display student learning. For this book, you will need a piece of 6 x 18 inch black construction paper. Fold the paper into thirds. On the inside, have the students draw the beginning, middle and end of the story. You can see our “All About Turkeys” flap book here.

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Spider Shape Book

Speaking of spiders…learn all about spiders with these 25 interactive spider activities and adorable spider craft! A nonfiction text is also included, so that you do not need to search for any books about spiders!

Interactive Spider Craft and Spider Activities for Halloween

Cotton Ball Ghost

Ghosts are such simple Halloween crafts for kids! For this one, draw a ghost outline onto black construction paper. Fill the inside with cotton balls or white pom poms. Add some eyes and a mouth to finish off this ghost.

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Bat Shape Book

Another great interactive shape book is this bat book craft! You can easily integrate science, math, literacy and social studies into your nonfiction bat research with these 25 interactive bat activities and bat craft!

Bat Activities and Bat Craft for Kids

Masking Tape Mummy

This FREE masking tape mummy craft not only helps students strengthen fine motor skills, as they work to tear and stick masking tape inside their mummy outline, but it is also simple enough for preschool and kindergarten students. This mummy craft is sure to look spooktacular on your Halloween bulletin board!

Add this masking tape mummy craft to your list of Halloween party activities! This Halloween craft is a great opportunity to enhance fine motor skills as your students tear and stick masking tape to their FREE mummy template. This mummy craft is perfect for your Halloween centers during your classroom Halloween party in preschool, kindergarten, or first grade. Pair this Halloween craft with your favorite Halloween books this October. Plus, this fall craft makes a cute Halloween bulletin board!

Q-Tip Skeleton

Students love these personalized Halloween crafts for kids, and I definitely love how quick and easy these skeletons are to prep. For these Q-tip skeletons, I print each of my students’ faces. Then, they design a skeleton using Q-tips for bones. Last, they glue their face at the top for a completed skeleton craft.

Monster Glyph

This monster glyph craft is another great addition to your classroom Halloween party. For this craft, ask students each question and have them color their answers. Based on their responses, distribute the monster pieces. Each of these Halloween crafts for kids is sure to turn out unique!

Vampire Treat Box

This vampire treat box is a fun way for students to collect candy or treats (edible and non-edible items) at your Halloween party. Prior to the party, we make these fun vampire shoeboxes. Simply wrap a shoe box with black construction paper. Then, cut a trapezoid for the cape from 9×12 inch paper. Attach the head to the cape, draw a vampire face, and add some foam vampire fangs. To finish the vampire treat box, adhere the vampire to the back of the shoebox and glue the pumpkin and hands to the front. Don’t forget to have your students write their name on the pumpkin!

Black Cat Treat Bag

As an alternative, students can also make this black cat treat bag. Instead of a shoebox, you will need a black gift bag. Using construction paper, cut out ears, eyes, and a nose. Then, draw the mouth and whiskers with a white crayon.

These simple Halloween crafts for kids are sure to be a spooktacular hit! Any one of these Halloween crafts would make an excellent station at your classroom Halloween Party!

They would even work well as an addition to your Halloween classroom party!

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Celebrate Halloween with these super simple Halloween crafts for kids! Easy for preschool, pre k, kindergarten or first grade students to make at their classroom Halloween Party. From pumpkin crafts, spider crafts, ghost crafts, Frankenstein crafts and more, you’ll find the perfect Halloween craft here! #halloweencrafts #halloweenparty #halloween #pumpkincrafts #spidercrafts #witchcrafts #frankensteincraft #ghostcrafts
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As a dedicated Kindergarten teacher for nearly 20 years, I believe the words “fun, play, and creativity” can sit right alongside the words “developmentally appropriate, engaging, and rigorous.” Learning is meant to be fun and messy!

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