8 Awesome Halloween Crafts and Activities for Kids
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.
2. Pumpkin Bowling
Pumpkin bowling is a popular and fun activity that can be done in a variety of ways.
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?
4. Spirit Jugs
Spirit Jugs make a great alternative to a jack-o’-lantern, and can be re-used year after year.
5. Ghost Pretzels
Yum! Ghost prezels are an easy, tasty treat for kids. Find these and other Halloween treat ideas at PBS Parents.
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.
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.
8. Witches Hands
These “witches hands” are an inexpensive and easy-to-make craft for kids of all ages.
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!
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Ashley MacQuarrie began writing professionally more than ten 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.