We’ve scoured Pinterest and the web, and found some really fun and entertaining activities and crafts that parents can do with their kids. This is only a small sampling of what’s out there, so don’t just stop after reading this list, you can find these and more great activities and crafts on our Fall Activities and Holidays board on Pinterest. Now, without further ado, here are eight awesome Halloween crafts and activities you can do with your kids!

1. Potato Stamps

What could be more simple? Potatoes + paint = potato stamps! This is a fun and inexpensive activity that only takes a few minutes to set up.

Potato stamps are a fun and inexpensive activity for kids. Source: Say Yes to Hoboken
Via sayyestohoboken.com

2. Pumpkin Bowling

Pumpkin bowling is a popular and fun activity that can be done in a variety of ways.

Pumpkin bowling is a popular activity and can be done in a variety of ways. Source: Pumpkin bowling is a popular activity and can be done in a variety of ways. Source: Be Different...Act Normal
via bedifferentactnormal.com

3. Glow in the Dark Garlands

Garlands make great decorations for many themes, and what kid doesn’t love things that glow in the dark?

Garlands make great decorations for many themes, and what kid doesn't love things that glow in the dark? Source: Design Mom
via designmom.com

4. Spirit Jugs

Spirit Jugs make a great alternative to a jack-o’-lantern, and can be re-used year after year.

Spirit Jugs make a great alternative to a jack-o'-lantern, and can be re-used year after year. Source: Spoonful
via spoonful.com

5. Ghost Pretzels

Yum! Ghost prezels are an easy, tasty treat for kids. Find these and other Halloween treat ideas at PBS Parents.

Ghost prezels are an easy, tasty treat for kids of all ages. Find these and other Halloween treat ideas at PBS Parents. Source: PBS Parents
via pbs.org

6. Flying Black Bats

These flying black bats are made of egg cartons and a few household items, making them easy for kids to create.

These flying black bats are made of egg cartons and a few household items, making them easy most kids. Source: Sassy Girlz

via sassygirlz.net

7. Bubbling BOO Bombs and Popping Pumpkins

Using sidewalk chalk and a few household items, you can make these fun ghost and pumpkin-themed bags, and don’t worry, the mess will wash away with water.

Using sidewalk chalk and a few household items, you can make these fun ghost and pumpkin themed bags, and don't worry, the mess will wash away with water. Source: Growing a Jeweled Rose
via growingajeweledrose.com

8. Witches Hands

These “witches hands” are an inexpensive and easy-to-make craft for kids of all ages.

These 'witches hands' are an inexpensive and easy-to-make craft for kids of all ages. Source: Mommy Savers
via mommysavers.com

We could go on and on with this list, but you can find these and many other great Halloween-themed crafts and activities on Pinterest!

Bonus! For more great seasonal activities you can do with your kids, check out 9 Great Fall Activities for All Ages!

Find these activities and more on our Pinterest page.

Interested in learning more about k12's online schools and courses?

About The Author

Ashley MacQuarrie
Associate Editor
Google+

Ashley MacQuarrie is Associate Editor of Learning Liftoff. She began writing professionally eight years ago and has covered education, technology, current events, pop culture and other topics. A former homeschooler, she studied English and Film & New Media, graduating with a bachelor's degree from San Diego State University. Ashley has classroom experience working with children who have autism and other special needs. She has also tutored students from kindergarten through college and taught English to teens and adults at a language school in London.