11 Easy Halloween Crafts Your Kid Will Love to Make

Trick-or-treating is only half the fun. Get your kids and your house ready for a frightful night with these adorable but spooky crafts.

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Halloween stress balls

Courtesy Little Bins for Little Hands

When the trickeries of the night get too intense, you and your kids will both appreciate these jack-o’-lantern calm down balls on hand. Check out Little Bins for Little Hands for full instructions. Throwing a Halloween party? Make some of these cheap and easy Halloween decorations.

Pinecone spiders

Courtesy Fireflies + Mud Pies

These creepy crawlers are as cute as they are scary. Visit Fireflies and Mud Pies to find out how to make them.

Mummy candle jars

Courtesy Crafting a Green World

Guide trick-or-treaters to your door with these eerie mummy candleholders. Check out how to make them at Crafting a Green World.

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Candy wrapper garland

Courtesy Artbar blog

Those wrappers littering your kitchen table aren’t trash—they’re clever materials for an upcycled Halloween banner. Read how to make your own at Art Bar Blog. Here are other clever ways to use leftover Halloween candy.

Stick-on window webs

Courtesy Pink Stripey Socks

Glitter and sequins put a fun twist on these spider webs, which cling to windows mess-free. Head over to Pink Stripey Socks for the full directions.

Spiral ghosts

Courtesy Pars Caeli

Requiring nothing more than cardstock, scissors, and a marker, these boo-tastic decorations couldn’t be easier to make. Find the full instructions at Pars Caeli. Don't miss this eerie real-life ghost story.

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Pumpkin apple stamps

Courtesy Frugal Mom Eh

After bobbing for apples, turn your fruits into stamps that make pumpkin shapes easy as (apple) pie. Read more at Frugal Mom Eh.

Popsicle stick spider webs

Courtesy Buggy and Buddy

Spooky hanging spider webs will add a fright factor to your house. Find out how to make them at Buggy and Buddy. Here are other handy ways to use Popsicle sticks.

Frankenstein handprint

Courtesy Momdot

Give your kids a hand for finishing this scary Frankenstein handprint craft. Visit MomDot to find out how to make your own.

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Thumbprint spiders

Courtesy Tinkerlab

Little hands will love getting dirty with this creepy crawly spider craft. Find out how to make them at TinkerLab.

Pumpkin toilet paper roll stamps

Courtesy Pretty Prudent

Turn trash into treasure by creating a classy pumpkin stamp from an old toilet paper roll. Check out the full directions at Pretty Prudent.

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