Who loves Halloween? Hands up! I do like spooky fun, all the parties and the dressing up. I think it’s a good excuse to unleash your creative self and have some fun. You can even plan something for every day in October, here’s a downloadable Festive Frights Countdown to Candy Halloween Calendar which helps you to plan a little bit of Halloween fun for every day. To help you with planning the daily activities, I have collected a few ideas for you.
10 Halloween Crafts and Activities for Children
1. Ghost And Bat Bunting
Have too many eggs boxes going into the recycling bin? Why not turn them into some spooky crafts first? Check out this fun bunting from Blue Bear Bear
2. Edible witch wands
Such a simple yet brilliant idea from Daisies and Pie They are also perfect for Halloween parties and trick or treating. And of course a great way to get the children involved because you know… breadsticks and chocolate! I’m sure they won’t say no to those!
3. Fluffy Spider
How cute is this little black spider with googly eyes? My girl is currently obsessed with pompoms, so we will surely make this. Find the method how to make it on Accidental Hipster Parent You can also hang somewhere or maybe make some creepy bunting.
4. Leaf Ghosts
Such a simple yet great craft idea from Simple Parenting All you need to do gather some leaves, dry them out and paint them. This would make a cute bunting idea too.
5. Pumpkin Chock Chip Cookie Monsters
I’m making these this year again due to the popular demand! This year I will try to get both children involved – wish me luck! Pumpkin Chock Chip Cookie Monsters
6. Bat Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Toilet paper rolls are always a great and cheap way to create children’s craft and why not recycle them? There’s plenty of ways you can create Halloween crafts with them : Curious and Geeks has a bit of a selection on her blog. I love them all but my favourite has to be this cute bat:
7. Spider Soup
Spider soup, anyone? There’s five great Halloween activities for toddlers on Sophie’s Nursery and they are all adorable, but I picked this really creative game which great for their gripping muscles.
8. Monster House
This has to be my favourite on the list: you can go totally wild with your imagination creating this monster house. Use anything you have got at home and design your own or follow this easy step-by-step guide by Motherhood Diaries
9. Ghostly Milk Ghouls
These are a great way to recycle your milk bottles! All you need is milk bottles, permanent markers and battery operated tea lights. This idea comes from A Rose Tinted World and I love it for the extra spookiness factor of it!
10. Easy Halloween Tree
I love this way of decorating the house, the halloween tree by Daisies and Pie looks like a good fun for all age! They’re easy to make and you can go wild or simple with your little Halloween ornaments.
11. Messy Fun: Autumn Leaf Sun Catchers
The idea comes from Mummy Cat Notes and if your child likes messy and sensory fun like mines do – this would be great fun for them. Even really small children can enjoy this. Check out her exact method on her blog.
12. Spider Cupcakes
Another edible spooky yumminess: spider cupcakes from Baby Budgeting With these, you are going to be the star parent of the trick or treat route for sure and the kids would love them!
13. Halloween Wreath From An Old T-shirt
Another great idea – a great way to recycle an old t-shirt! Totally gorgeous and environmentally friendly. It’s from Blue Bear Wood and you can find the instructions on her blog. We will be definitely making this!
This is a collaborative post.