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Creepy Crafts: Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids

By Lisa O'Keeffe
Posted 20 October 2020
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If you've been tricked by "easy" crafts before, then you may be a little skeptical of the title of this blog. But, rest assured, you're in for a treat with these easy Halloween craft ideas that we've tried, tested and given the seal of approval! We've handpicked craft activities that use only simple supplies, so if you don't have them already, you can likely pick up everything you need as you do your weekly shop.

From paper pumpkins and toilet roll monsters, to pipe cleaner spiders and cotton wool ghosts, these Halloween crafts are perfect for getting in the spooky spirit. Don't forget to share your creations with us on Facebook or Instagram too! 

  1. Toilet roll Halloween craft

    Store up those leftover loo rolls for this craft activity! We'll show you how to make a pumpkin, a Frankenstein-inspired monster, and a mummy, but the possibilities are endless!

    What you'll need:
    Toilet rolls
    - Water-based paints - shop now on Amazon
    - Tissue paper
    - Coloured card - shop now on Amazon
    - PVA glue - shop now on Amazon
    - Googly eyes - shop now on Amazon

  2. Cotton wool ghosts

    Whether you believe in ghosts or not, there's no denying that this is a cute Halloween craft idea that's perfect for even the littlest kids. 

    What you'll need:
    - White and black card
    - Black felt tip pen
    - PVA glue - shop now on Amazon
    - Scissors
    - Cotton wool
    - Black ribbon

  3. Pipe cleaner spiders

    Spider season is coming up, and we sure wouldn't mind our house being overrun by these cute pipe cleaner versions! They're easy to make, and they need only a few supplies, making them a win-win craft activity for the whole family.

    What you'll need:
    - Pipe cleaners
    - Smaller pipe cleaners (cut in half)
    - Googly eyes - shop now on Amazon
    - PVA glue - shop now on Amazon


Enjoyed our video tutorials for these Halloween crafts for kids? Jump headfirst into spooky season with these other blogs:

35 autumn activities and things to do
 | Best places to go pumpkin picking UK | 15 things to do in October | Halloween events in 2020 | 5 easy pumpkin carving ideas for kids | Quick and easy Halloween recipes | Leaf printing and painting | How to make an autumn suncatcher


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