Halloween is such a fun time for kids, especially toddlers. It’s always fun to find some cute Halloween crafts for that will get get them excited about the holiday while keeping them entertained.
As adults we love celebrating Halloween and getting the kids dressed up to go trick-or-treating to show off their cool costumes. And helping them put together some cute Halloween crafts is always fun. Crafts are also a great activity that allows kids to get creative and use their imaginations!
Tips For Creating Halloween Crafts For Toddlers
Toddlers do get a lot out of making crafts, it benefits their fine and gross motor skills. They are learning to follow instructions, with some assistance from you.
Working with toddlers on a specific project encourages the skills of focusing, thinking and planning.
They are learning about fun traditions and holidays.
Making crafts also encourages a sense of self accomplishment. They can take pride in what they make and show parents, family and friends!
So what can you make with toddlers or preschoolers to celebrate Halloween?
These are a variety of halloween crafts for toddlers that are :
Easy and simple to do
Involve painting (yay!)
Use paper, handprints, or even footprints
Require cheap, easy to get materials like pipe cleaners and construction paper
Themed for the holiday so think spiders, pumpkins, bats, etc.
If you are planning some fun activities for kids this Halloween, here are some cool, fun and easy Halloween crafts for toddlers that they will love working on!
Easy Halloween Crafts For Toddlers
These Halloween craft ideas are great for little ones and preschoolers. Pick any one, a combination of crafts or try them all if you’re feeling extra festive!
- Footprint Halloween Craft
A perfect craft for toddlers, this craft lets them use their footprints for a cute keepsake as they await the days until Halloween!
- Spooky Spider Decoration
5 easy craft that toddlers can help put together, one of these spider crafts can be created with just a few pipe cleaners and googly eyes.
- Ghost Eraser Stamp Art
Frugal and fun, this stamp art uses pencil erasers to create a fun craft that can be used as a Halloween decoration or can be framed!
- Toy Story 4 Forky Pumpkin
Decorating pumpkins are always fun and with this tutorial kids will be able to create their own Forky character pumpkin from Toy Story 4!
- Fuzzy Monster Rock Painting
Monsters don’t have to be scary and these fuzzy monster rocks that kids can paint will be cute and fun!
- Coffee Filter Bats
Using coffee filters, kids can create a variety of different things. Kids will have fun creating these cute and goofy Halloween bats out of coffee filters!
- Halloween Slime
Kids love slime and this craft will let kids create orange and black colored slime that’s full of glitter and will be fun to play with.
- Spookley Square Pumpkin Craft
Spookley the Square Pumpkin is a great little Disney Jr. character that this craft is all about. Kids will love creating their own Spookley!
- Halloween Wreath Crafts
These cute and fun Halloween wreaths are perfect for kids to get creative and get their little hands busy! There are a few great ideas for wreaths so you can create a variety of different kinds.
- Milk Jug Pumpkins
Turn those used milk jugs into a fun craft for kids when they make their own Halloween jug pumpkins that can be painted to their liking.
- Plastic Container Halloween Craft
Repurpose your used plastic containers for coffee, milk, and other storage containers by painting them into these fun Halloween monsters and characters.
- Mummy Mason Jars
Using some gauze and googly eyes, kids can create a fun mason jar craft to use as a decoration for Halloween.
- Pumpkin Apple Stamps
Get creative with painted apples as you work on this pumpkin apple stamps activity. Kids can use the activity to create their own pictures and give them to friends and family or hang on the refrigerator!