We’ve just shared some amazing ideas for kids’ Halloween crafts, and today I’d like to be more specific and share some ideas for parents of toddlers. If you have a toddler or several ones by your side, you are very happy! This is one of the cutest times in the life of your child, and the kids at this age can have much fun at Halloween, too! Let’s see how you can entertain toddlers this year.
Toddler’s Halloween costumes should be fun and not very spooky – don’t scare your children! Turn on your creativity and create a costume that your son or daughter will like recreatign their favorite characters or some cute things like a rainbow, animals, flowers and berries. Here are some tutorials.
Turn your kid into pure sunshine! This free sunshine Halloween costume pattern is sized for babies about one year old, but you can size it up or down as you need to. I think it’s a great Halloween costume idea for both boys and girls.
Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of World War II, representing the women who worked in factories and shipyards during World War II, many of whom produced munitions and war supplies. Get inspired by this strong woman and turn your girl into one! This is the easiest costume to put together last minute: a fun-sized Rosie the Riveter. A chambray shirt, jeans, and a polka dot head scarf is all you’ll need!
Are you obsessed with the show Stranger Things as much as we are? I love all the spot-on 80s references (and let’s not forget about Winona!), but it’s too freaky to watch alone. Easy to put together + slightly disturbing= perfect Halloween costume! Read the tutorial to find out how to pull it off!
Girls look absolutely adorable in tutu skirts! That’s why this strawberry costume includes one! this non-scary and super costume will be a nice idea for any girl –what a fresh and cute idea! besides, the costume itself is pretty easy to make, so rush to do it.
This little batty ensemble is a great idea for kids who want something Halloween-like and a bit scary. The base of the costume is a black dress but you can style it for a boy wearing black pants and a shirt, for example. Bat ears and a headband – voila, your kid is ready to go to the party! Read the tutorial to find out how to make it all.
Every parent has at least one time thought their child was like a bull in a china shop because kids can make a mess wherever they go, in seconds. Turn this timeless expression into an adorable Halloween costume with this easy tutorial. Looks super cute and very inspiring!
If your girl loves Disney, why not dress her up like a Minnie Mouse? It’s a chic and bold costume with shades of pink, and looks awesome, while taking just little time to make. The costume looks super girlish and cute – every girl will love it!
The much-loved narrow tray with ovals of watercolor paint is a part of growing up. Turn this classic childhood toy into a colorful costume. Create a trick-or-treating masterpiece by turning your little artist into a classic watercolor paint tray. Top it off with a handmade French-inspired beret and a jumbo paintbrush made from a pool noodle.
Activities And Decor
Activities and games for toddlers should be developing everything as much as possible and interesting at the same time to keep the kid busy. Developing creativity, motor skills, reaction and memory and many other aspects is extremely important, so very activity or game you choose should have something developing in it. We’ve prepared a whole bunch of such activities and games, or ddecor crafts that will help you with that.
Sponge painting is pretty easy and looks cute even if you aren’t much of an artist. We strongly recommend you to invite your toddlers to make this Jack-o-lantern garland using this method – they’ll have a lot of fun and will get a cute garland for decor.
Match up is a very useful activity that is a lot of fun at the same time. Here are two different Halloween matching games with free printables. These activities are amazing for toddlers, so your kids will definitely have a lot of fun while developing their reaction and memory.
Playdough is great for developing motor skills, and if you make this cool Halloween-colored one, your kids can have fun making pumpkins, bats, witches hats, black cats, black worms – pretty much anything easy to make that’s Halloween themed, and they can sit and practice the words – what can be better for toddlers?
The best part about crafting with popsicle sticks is that it is totally green and practically free! Let’s make some popsicle stick door hangers to decorate the house for Halloween. Your kids will be delighted to create them and will be busy creating new and new decorations of them.
Who doesn’t love an easy paper plate craft? The personalized hand print spider gives it the perfect touch! This would be cute to do every year with your kids and they can see how big their spider gets.
This project was entirely freehanded, and I really think that’s part of its charm. Basically it’s an oversized felt pumpkin, about the size of a large platter, with a set of simple felt accessories (i.e. eyes, nose, smile and stem) to match. By attaching the rough side of a Velcro dots to the black accessory pieces, they stick to the orange felt without having to clutter up the pumpkin side with the matching Velcro pieces.
Children love to play with slime and gak around here but the lime should be chemicals and borax free and healthy as much as possible. this recipe will help you make right such slime – it’s no cook, super easy, and takes less than five minutes from start to finish! Plus, it’s edible – such a great idea!
If your kids lost interest in carving after the first pumpkin, there are other options to use to decorate the pumpkins. Paint is an option but it’s nice to have a mess-free alternative, especially for really young kids. Enter the glorious sticky back foam sheet. This stuff makes for one fancy gourd, especially when you spring for the sparkly kind.
Cotton balls are 100% safe and they can be used for kids’ crafts. These scented cotton balls are formed into pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns, and they are sure to make your kids happy! There is something so fun about deconstructing the art you’ve made – and who can resist the smooth goopy art-making process?
These Halloween art pieces were made using handprints and googly eyes, and every toddler will be busy crafting them – they aren’t very difficult but extremely fun! Read the tutorial with photos and offer your kids to make something similar, develop their creativity!
If your kids love painting, let them create some cool pumpkin lanterns! These hand-painted cuties are amazing – your kids will turn on their creativity to create a masterpiece!