Halloween Crafts for Kids – 3 Easy-to-do Projects
Halloween is just around the corner! It’s a great time of year to get your kids doing some fun activities and pull them away from that ipad or television. If you’re looking for some fun projects to do with your children, here are some of the easiest, safest, and most unique Halloween crafts you can find online that offer a lot of entertainment for the kids.
Up first are these super cute Emoji pumpkins! No only do they remove the carving mess that comes with pumpkin carving, it creates a really unique looking pumpkin for your kids to be proud of. All you need to do is pick your favorite emojis and follow the instructions at the link!
- Round Pumpkins
- Yellow Spray Paint or other Yellow Paint
- Felt or Foam sheets.
- Strong fast drying glue like super glue
- Spray paint the pumpkins with your desired color
- Print out the emoji faces of your choice here
- Trace them out with your foam/ felt sheets
- Glue them to your pumpkins
The next Halloween craft requires parental supervision but might be the most satisfying project of them all! This is guaranteed to keep your kids entertained. Make sure you give it your own Halloween spin, throw some plastic spiders or googly eyes in the mix to give it that Halloween feel.
Per container of slime:
- 1 bottle of Elmer’s glue (6 oz) – we used white (2 bottles) and glitter green and repeated the recipe 3 times.
- Orange food coloring for the pumpkin slime jar *Note: the food coloring may stain, use wax paper to cover your table when playing with it and avoid contact with anything you do not want stained.
- 1/2 TBSP of Baking Soda
- 1½ TBSP of Contact lens solution with *Boric Acid*
- Pour the 6 oz bottle of Elmer’s glue into the bowl.
- Mix in your food coloring for your desired color/ look.
- Add your ½ TBSP of baking soda.
- Add your contact lens solution.
- Mix all contents thoroughly until the consistency is right.
Disclaimer: Requires adult supervision at all times. Not recommended for children under 4.
As the name suggests, this craft gives your lollipops an extra extra layer of fun. Even better, this craft was specifically chosen to include the younger age siblings (ages 3 – 5) due to its simplicity. Follow these instructions and spread the Halloween joy!
- Kleenex Tissues
- Round lolly pops (we used Tootsie Pops)
- Black Sharpie
- Tiny elastics (from the hair section at the dollar store)
- Thin orange and black ribbon
- Cut Kleenex tissues in two squares.
- Lay down lolly pops in the center of Kleenex.
- Wrap Tootsie pops with Kleenex and tie them with a ribbon.
- Using your sharpie, draw your ghost eyes on the front.