Easy DIY Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

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Spooky season is almost upon us! If you’re searching for fun and creative Halloween crafts for your toddler, look no further. This list of easy DIY Halloween Crafts for Toddlers are perfect for little hands, and all use items you probably already have in your house and yard!

Halloween is one of my favorite times of year. Growing up it was my very favorite holiday! From the movies and decorations to the fun activities and costumes (Halloween party, anyone??), how can you not get excited about it?? One of the best parts of being a mom is watching my little guys get super excited, too. An easy and fun way to make the holiday even more fun is with simple Halloween activities for toddlers!

I personally love crafts. A good toddler Halloween craft is not only fun to do, but also EASY. I don’t know about your kids, but mine have very limited attention spans. All of the easy Halloween activities for toddlers on this list were chosen because they’re easy, fun and most use items you already have at home!

Searching for fun Halloween activities for your own family? Read on for some great craft ideas!

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Easy DIY Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

Ready for some extra Halloween fun? Read on for some fun and easy Halloween theme crafts to do with your toddlers at home! These fun Halloween activities are perfect for making your day a little more spooky. Many include their own free printable templates, too!

Need to snag some fun and affordable Halloween decorations while you’re at it? Be sure to also check out The Best Amazon Halloween Decorations!

Puffy Ghost Halloween Craft

Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

The puffy ghost craft is great for toddlers and preschoolers because they can almost do everything by themselves with minimal help. This is a fun and traditional craft that uses the cotton balls we all have lying around.

Find it at Mombrite

Pine Cone Spider

DIY Spider Pine Cone Crafts

Looking for some simple fun? Create this adorable Pine Cone Spider craft for kids using a pine cone, googly eyes, pipe cleaners, and craft paint!

Find it at Mom Wife Busy Life

Easy Handprint Zombies

toddler halloween crafts

If you have little ones at home that love zombies, they’ll going to have a blast making this zombie handprint craft.

Check out this video for step by step instructions!

Find it at Simple Everyday Mom

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Halloween Mummy String Art

DIY Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

This simple craft involves using your child’s foot and encourages little ones to develop fine motor skills.

Find it at The Inspiration Edit

Pumpkin Counting Activity

easy pumpkin themed counting activity

Enjoy this fun fall Pumpkin Counting from 1-10 Activity for kids! This activity includes a free printable pumpkin template with numbers 1-10. All you need are cups and popsicle sticks!

Find it at Mom Wife Busy Life

Simple Paper Plate Jack o’lantern Halloween Pumpkin Craft

simple pumpkin paper plate craft

The OG of pumpkin crafts! Want to do a Halloween craft with your kids but can never find the time? Paper plate pumpkins are such a quick and easy way to create a Halloween craft with your littles.

Find it at Mombrite

5 Spider Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

spider crafts for toddlers

Little kids love bugs, and this list of 5 easy spider crafts are a perfect way for your toddler to incorporate his love of crawly things into craft time.

Find it at Lorena & Lennox

Spider Web Salt Painting

simple toddler halloween craft

Salt painting is an easy and fun activity for toddlers. This spider web salt painting craft is easy to do, and made with supplies already in your home!

Find it at Crafted With Bliss

Candy Corn Craft for Toddlers

candy corn craft for toddlers

How could we not include the quintessential Halloween candy on this list? This little paper craft is fun, cheap and quick to make. It even has a free downloadable template to make it even easier. All you need are a few common supplies like construction paper, pipe cleaners, scissors and glue.

Find it at Simple Everyday Mom

Stained Glass Apples for Preschoolers

stained glass apple craft for preschoolers

Stained glass apples look very pretty when hung in the window and the light shines through them. This is an incredibly easy DIY fall craft for toddlers if you cut everything out in advance.

Find it at Beary Sweet Home

Hand painted Halloween Jars

make your own Halloween decorations

Your toddler will get a kick out of this easy DIY project, and love that they can paint the jar themselves!

Find it at Artsy-Fartsy Mama

Happy Pumpkins Stamp Art

pumpkin stamp art craft for toddlers

This fun and easy stamp craft incorporates two great fall favorites: apples and pumpkins! This is a great way to incorporate seasonal fruit in your crafting, too.

Find it at Beary Sweet Home

Halloween Sensory Activity

Halloween is also a great time to take advantage of fun sensory play. A sensory bottle is an easy and mess-free way to do that! If you’re not familiar with sensory activities, check out this post on creating your own. Need some inspiration? Check out these creative Halloween sensory bottles created by Endless Magic Play on Instagram!

halloween theme sensory activity

Simple Halloween Activities for Toddlers Make Halloween More Fun!

What’s your favorite part of the Halloween season? I hope these fun Halloween crafts inspired you! If you’re searching for even more seasonal ideas, be sure to also take a peek at 20 Incredible Pumpkin Carving Templates and 10 Uses for Leftover Halloween Pumpkins, too! Want even more craft inspiration this season? Don’t miss Easy Pumpkin Crafts for Toddlers!

I hope this list of Easy DIY Halloween Crafts for Toddlers helped as you search for your next fun activity. Which one is your favorite?? Be sure to share some of your favorite Halloween activities, too!

Still looking for the perfect Halloween costume? Be sure to also read 20 Halloween Costumes for Brothers and Fun Matching Family Halloween Costumes!

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18 thoughts on “Easy DIY Halloween Crafts for Toddlers”

  1. I love everything on this list – they look so practical and uncomplicated, plus attractive. Though my grandson is only 2 and a little young for these, I can look ahead, right?

    1. Hi Beth! My oldest is actually only two, and we are able to do most of these together (though some require a little extra help from me haha). The best part about all of these is that they can be as simple or as complicated as you want!

    1. Hi Sydney! You can for sure tweak some of these for 1 year olds, like the paper plate jack-o-lantern! He can paint it with finger paints, or fat markers. You can also do the handprint zombies by dipping his hand in paint and making handprints, and then you drawing faces on them after they dry. We did things like that last year when my toddler was 1, too!

    1. I’m so glad you like them! It makes homeschooling a little bit more fun right now. I know I’ve been a little desperate for extra activities at our house too! haha

  2. What adorable ideas! Feeling like I didn’t do enough of this sort of thing when my kids were little. I just love those stained glass apples!

  3. Too cute. Not sure which one is my favorite – but the cotton ball ghosts starting out the parade was fun. Also like the stained-glass apple. Lots of fun – I see doing this with my grandkids. Thanks for sharing.

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