Craft time! These Halloween arts and crafts are perfect for preschoolers and cover a huge variety from popsicle crafts to tissue paper crafts to toilet paper Halloween crafts and everything in between! You are sure to find a few craft ideas you love here!
Kids of all ages love Halloween for lots of reasons: the costumes, the movies, the foods, the candy…and the crafts!
Besides the candy, costumes, and fun foods, the holiday is perfect for flexing those artistic muscles. Just like the food, Halloween crafts are SO much fun!
These easy Halloween arts and crafts for preschoolers, for example, will delight and entertain preschools of all skill levels. Your kiddos will have great fun playing with homemade Paper bag monster puppets or toilet paper roll Halloween crafts and everything in between.
The holiday's main event — the candy and costumes — won't happen until October 31, but there's nothing stopping you or your kids from celebrating from right now straight through to the big day.
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Decorating pumpkins and making jack-o'-lanterns go only so far, so opt for some of the Halloween crafts for preschoolers that are on this list. Bats, and ghosts, and spiders, oh my!
Make sure you're stocked up with googly eyes (a Halloween craft staple!), toilet paper rolls, and popsicle sticks and get started! Your little monsters will go nuts for them!
25+ Halloween Crafts for Preschoolers
My family needed a fresh list of Halloween arts and crafts. Every year we do Halloween-themed activities and crafts during the entire month of October.
I found so many good ideas that I'm also sharing them with you! Your kids are going to LOVE these Halloween craft ideas.
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Witch Bookmark | Made In A Pinch
Here's an easy and inexpensive craft idea for kids to make that can be done at home, at school, or at a party! It's quick to finish and makes a bookmark that they can use all month long.
Paintball Pumpkin Painting | From Engineer to Stay At Home Mom
Create a pumpkin painting with paintballs and science! Both girls and boys will have a blast with this one. I recommend doing it outside for safety and mess reasons!
Mason Jar Pumpkin Craft | Mom. Wife. Busy Life.
Mason jars are fabulous for crafting – and they're perfect for Halloween arts and crafts too. Help your kids to create this easy mason jar pumpkin to light up and display around your home this fall!
DIY Corner Bookmark Monsters | Easy Peasy and Fun
Aren’t these just the cutest things ever? I'm such a sucker for cute monsters. Introduce the kids to origami with this fun beginner level project.
Yarn Pumpkin Craft | Little Bins For Little Hands
A super simple pumpkin craft that kids love to pull together with yarn and cardboard – keep those small fingers busy! Even big kids will like this pumpkin project too.
The more yarn you add to it, the fuller, puffier, and cooler it gets! Grab the free pumpkin template and get started!
Clay Handprint | Nontoy Gifts
Those little tiny hands grow so quickly. Preserve your child's adorable little handprint forever with this festive craft that you can use over and over.
Apple Stamping Pumpkin Craft | Made To Be A Momma
Gah! More googly eyes – love it. This apple stamping pumpkin craft is such a fun fall activity for the kids and all you need are a few supplies to make these little guys. The kids will go crazy for the googly eyes too
Festive Finger Puppets | One Creative Mommy
More monsters – yippee! These festive finger puppets are just the thing to keep your children occupied – both with making them and then playing with them!
Halloween Paper Lanterns | The Crafting Chicks
Make a Halloween paper lantern like these examples to decorate your house or as an activity for Halloween class parties. This one is so much fun for letting the creativity flow!
Toddlers will likely need a little help, but older kids can make these independently.
DIY Reversible Puzzle Craft | Made Everyday
This craft is clever! Paint popsicle sticks and draw a picture on them – then flip them all around and make a a puzzle out of them. You can use different colors and designs on the opposite side for a true reversible craft!
Rainbow Paper Tube Halloween Crafts | Hello Wonderful
This simple craft is easy to make and yields fun, colorful rainbow paper tube bats that pull double duty as Halloween favors or decorations for your house. Fill them with candy or treats to hand out to kids!
Paper Ball Bat Craft | Easy Peasy and Fun
Turn paper strips into balls and attach wings to make adorable bats. Oh those eyes!
Cotton Ball Ghosts | Housing a Forest
A classic Halloween craft for toddlers! They'll have so much fun with cotton balls that they'll be happily occupied for ages.
Googly Eye Halloween Treat Bags | Positively Splendid
Show me a kid who doesn't love googly eyes…no? I've never met one. These Halloween treat bags are suuuuper easy to make and ultra adorable.
Pumpkin Stress Balls | Good Housekeeping
Take orange balloons, fill them with rice, and draw jack-o-lantern faces on them. The kids can make them and then have fun squeezing away.
Tissue Box Monsters | The Best Ideas For Kids
Here's a fun, wacky craft idea for kids. They can paint these Tissue Box Monsters then glue on some teeth, googly eyes, and colorful pom poms.
Clothespin Button Bat Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
For those who love bats this time of year, this Halloween craft for preschoolers is a must-do. Do you love the buttons on this too?
Toilet Paper Roll Halloween Craft | Crafty Morning
Eeek! Just look at these painted spiders with googly eyes. Kids will love creating these wacky spiders.
Monster Headbands | Fantastic Fun and Learning
Here's a craft where the more unique and the more wacky it is, the better it turns out! Can you imagine these headbands on a group of a kids in a party or a classroom?
Jack-o-Lantern Door Hanger | The Suburban Mom
Here's a little bit of a different type of craft. Pull out your pipe cleaners. The kids will love putting these on their bedroom doors!
Paper Plate Witch Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Inspired by the children's book Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson, this is one of my favorite Halloween crafts for preschoolers on this list! I love that it's an entire scene yet simple at the same time.
Toilet Paper Roll Mummies | Creative Family Fun
Mummies are seriously underrepresented on this list.
If your kids love getting messy when doing Halloween arts and crafts, this is the PERFECT project for them! Glue and tissue paper make a delightfully messy combination.
Halloween Spider Slime | The TipToe Fairy
This is seriously one cool Halloween craft project. Personalize it anyway that you want, but it's pretty cool just like it is.
Black Cat Paper Plate Craft | Glued To My Crafts
It's time to throw a black cat on the list of Halloween crafts for preschoolers. Plus, tissue paper crafts are just plain fun. Look how adorable (and perfect for preschoolers)!
Popsicle and Yarn Spiderwebs | Buggy and Buddy
Yarn and popsicles are a match made in heaven. Make little colored spiderwebs using common crafting supplies you probably already have.
Paper Plate Vampire | Artsy Momma
Ok, going back to my love of monster crafts…this vampire paper plate Halloween craft for preschoolers is just about one of the cutest crafts on this list!
Halloween Arts and Crafts Final Thoughts
Crafting is especially fun around Halloween! Pick a few of these ideas and have a blast with the Halloween crafts for preschoolers on this list!
Then be sure to come back and check out our post on alternative ways to celebrate Halloween when you can't (or don't want to) go trick or treating.
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