Searching for frightfully easy Halloween crafts for kids to make in time for Halloween? I have just the 6 easy Halloween crafts your kids can create, mostly on their own.

6 Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids

Tomorrow will be an indoor day, but never fear – there are lots of easy Halloween crafts for kids to have fun creating for indoor and outdoor decorations. The following 5 DIY Halloween crafts for kids from (plus 1 I added) might need some help from a grandparent or parent, but for the most part the kids will be able to have fun on their own. But why let them have all the fun! Join in and enjoy the time – make a memory!

When you are done with the easy Halloween crafts, create some creepy (healthy) Halloween treats and play some fun online Halloween games.

Jack-O’-Lantern Crafthalloween crafts for kids

Imagine glowing jack-o’-lanterns without the mess of scooping out pumpkins or fiddling with candles. These paper-wrapped glass cylinders mimic the look, brightening the steps even during the day —

  • simply cut the provided patterns out of orange paper
  • wrap yellow paper around glass cylinders
  • place your trimmed orange paper on top of the yellow paper
  • add a battery-operated candle or mini flashlight inside.
  • get the pattern.

halloween crafts for kidsCreepy-Crawly Caterpillar Pumpkins

This easy-to-make pumpkin decoration requires no carving at all —

  • simply paint 10 pumpkins and the stems (we used light green and black paint, but you can choose whatever colors you like)
  • arrange to form a caterpillar
  • cover with adhesive-felt dots
  • finish the creepy creature with a pair of large googly eyes

halloween crafts for kidsEyes See You

Turn trees into mysterious lawn creatures–

  • cut circles out of fluorescent-green crafts foam
  • draw pupils with a black marker
  • adhere them in pairs to a tree using double-stick tape

Fright on the Fridge

This skeleton makes no bones about chillin’ on your fridge —

  • download our free pattern and print onto white paper
  • cut out the pieces and glue them onto thick black cardstock;
  • cut out, leaving a small border of black cardstock around the pieces
  • add self-adhesive magnet strips to the back of each piece and arrange on the refrigerator.
  • download the free skeleton pattern.

halloween crafts for kidsPeeking Through the Window

Black paper silhouettes in a window look cool — and they’re easy to make.

Minions Pumpkins

And, on your own, the Minions Pumpkins (as seen in the featured image above) with a little paint and squiggly eyes.

The kids are off from school for two days before Halloween this year. I hope you will be enjoying good weather with your grandkids, but we might even have snow here in New Jersey! Have a Happy and Safe Halloween!