There’s just a month left before Halloween, and it’s high time to organize some kids activities, make some funny decorations and craft some spooky treats. Today’s roundup is dedicated to different Halloween DIYs – to make them for kids, with kids and have fun on this special day. The roundup includes spooky and tasty treats to excite your kids, party stuff like pinatas, buntings and treat bags, and some other crafts that will keep your kids busy and happy!
Take plain popcorn to the next level with a few sweet and spooky add ins, fitting for Halloween. This quick and addictive popcorn mix takes just moments to make, with dark chocolate chips, salty pumpkin seeds and ghostly mini marshmallows. The marshmallows are super cute and take seconds to decorate using an edible food pen.
Halloween is just around the corner, and, if you’re looking for an easy treat idea, these dipped pretzels may be just the thing! Perfect for classroom gifts or Halloween parties, pretzel rods are dipped in candy melts, and adorned with candy eyes. So easy, spooky and fun! Making these dipped pretzels takes a little bit of time, but is super easy.
Not all of Halloween has to be about chocolate and candy. Sweet, sweet, delicious chocolate and candy. Fruit can dress up, too, into these bone-chilling, terrifying, straight-from-the-tomb mummies. Really, very scary. Those dang googly-eyes are way too cute to be scary. And so beware, attack of the mummy fruit! Here’s a great idea for healthy Halloween party treats.
Celebrate the season of spooky monsters with these Frankenstein Rice Krispies® Treats. This easy recipe is great for Halloween parties and for the family to enjoy while watching your favorite Halloween movies.
These monster Jolly Rancher lollipops serve double duty for both Halloween parties and for monster parties. Oh, and they are super duper easy to make, of course. All you need are some Jolly Rancher candies, some candy eyes and lollipop sticks. For each monster, choose any three colors of the candy and arrange however you like, horizontal, vertical or a combination of both directions.
Hosting a Halloween party this year or need a cute and easy treat idea? These Cauldron Cupcakes are perfect for parties and easy to make with kids.
These handmade candy corn popcorn paper cone holders just scream Halloween! This is quite an easy craft and a great touch for a night full of spooky movies. And, because it’s so simple, you can make them in any quantity. Read the tutorial to make them!
Creepy crawly DIY Halloween spider cups are perfect for a Halloween party or for a fun Halloween craft to make with the kids! You will spend a great time together and will enjoy having fun with these spider cups, plus they don’t look too spooky – great even for young kids.
Planning your own monster mash bash? These printable monster mouth treat bag toppers are the perfect way to hand out some sweet snacks! When assembled, the treats show through the cut out mouth so it looks like each monster is eating them, and there are four designs to choose from!
I’m sure you’ll love these cute Halloween Bags! These come together pretty quickly and are just so super cute! They are perfect to use for teacher gifts, friend or family gifts or even to use as trick-or-treat bags for Halloween!
Here are more candy boxes to make kids happy during the party or to give them gifts for this party. These scary spider candy boxes are really easy to make – invite your children to do that together and have fun preparing for the party!
Do you have cool home decorations for the party? Speaking of last minute, there’s a wonderfully easy craft for you to help prepare your house for little trick or treaters or just add some Halloween whimsy to your home, if you haven’t done so already. This quick and easy Halloween bunting flag DIY will add a festive flair to a pumpkin-less porch.
The recycled pop-up Halloween shoebox theater is a snap to make and looks awesome as a kitchen table centerpiece when the kids aren’t making up fantastical stories. Use a shoebox for the stage and glass Coke bottles for the main characters. The bottles are party favors on ice, of course, and moonlight as the stars of the stage.
Activities And Decor
Get your kids in the Halloween spirit by making these fun felt tin can monsters. A great way to recycle old cans and celebrate this spooky holiday in a cute (not scary) way! Your kids love the open-ended process of making their own monsters. All you need are felt scraps and cute googly-eyes to get to work making lots of quirky monster personalities.
This is a fun craft to help you get into the spirit of the holiday with the kids; Felt Finger Puppets in Halloween-themed characters! They’re easy to make and fun to decorate. Your kids can use them to put on a Halloween-themed puppet show, or just carry around some spooky friends with them. They can have fun making them, but also fun playing with them afterward, which is why we love this craft. It keeps our little fingers busy!
This fun bat craft has a bat puppet that kids can enjoy playing with and flying around in its own little paper plate theatre back drop! Such a great bat craft to inspire imaginative play and story telling. To keep it simple to make there are two printable templates to choose from so your flying bat puppets can soar between the hills and rooftops or if you’re making a Halloween bat craft then there’s a spooky graveyard scene! Of course if you fancy a different night-time scene for your bat puppet craft then it’s easy to design your own too.
I think Dracula needs a haircut! Vampire haircut is a fun Halloween craft that will turn a scary vampire into a silly looking one. It is also a simple, hands on activity for toddlers and preschoolers. An activity that will help little ones work on their fine motor skills, while threading yarn through holes, as well as develop scissors cutting skills.
With little ones, carving pumpkins may not be in the cards until they are older. This no-carve squeeze paint pumpkin art is an easy set-up that results in beautiful and colorful pumpkins. Kids will love the process of creating them as much as the final result!
Monsters and Halloween go hand in hand. They don’t always have to be scary though, like my monster bookmarks, which are pretty darn cute! All these plastic spoon monsters want to do is go trick or treating! So what do you say? Want to make some cute monsters of your very own?
If you’re looking for an easy Halloween craft to do with kids, look no further than your recycling bin! With a little help from Mod Podge and tissue paper (or napkins) you can transform empty glass jars to adorable pumpkins or jack-o-lanterns. These recycled glass jar luminaries are easy to make and a perfect first Mod Podge project.