Making Halloween Crafts with your child is a fun way to get into the Halloween spirit. Halloween crafts are also a great way to decorate your house with inexpensive, homemade decorations.
If you’re having a Halloween party at home or your child’s school, include a craft project to provide a quiet break from boisterous games. Crafts can also serve as party favors.
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Twist 4 black pipe cleaner “legs” around a Tootsie Pop stick.
Cut spooky face on one side of a paper lunch bag. Weigh bag down with an inch of sand or gravel and light with votive candle or battery powered tea light.
Decorate large paper gift bags (with handles) using markers and glitter pens.
Jack-O-Lantern Candy Jar
Draw jack-o-lantern face on baby food jar with black permanent marker. Fill jar with candy corn and give as gifts or party favors.
Haunted Gingerbread House
Make a haunted gingerbread house. Decorate with candy corn and gummy worms and spiders.
Cover a lollipop with a white tissue, tie with white yarn, add spooky eyes and mouth with black marker.
Provide a variety of beads in Halloween colors to string on black cord for necklaces.
Cut bookmark shapes from thick paper. Decorate with markers and Halloween stickers.
Make monsters out of play dough or modeling clay and pipe cleaners.
Provide candy corn, gummy worms and other holiday candy to decorate iced sugar cookies or cupcakes.