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11 Boredom Busting Halloween Crafts for Kids

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With Halloween just around the corner I thought this list of kids’ Boredom Busting Halloween Crafts would be perfect, plus I can also use them for Halloween party favors and party decorations.

Here are the great ideas I found: Halloween Popsicle Stick Puppets, Duct Tape Mummy Jack-O-Lantern, Popsicle Stick Frankenstein Craft, Jack-O-Lantern Chalkboard Mason Jars, Monster Cupcake Picks, Hanging Bats, Glow in the Dark Halloween Lanterns, Easy Rolled Paper Pumpkin Craft, Giant Pom-Pom Spiders, Pom-Pom Ghosts, and Juice Box Monsters.

Keep ‘em busy and keep ‘em happy!

Halloween Crafts for Kids Party Ideas


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1. Halloween Popsicle Stick Puppets

From Crafty Morning

Use up those extra popsicle sticks lying around your craft room to make these adorable Halloween puppets. Make mini pumpkins and friendly Frankenstein monsters with some paper cut outs, accordion fold legs, and creative coloring.

After the crafts dry the kids can use their puppets to put on puppet shows with them. It’s the perfect Halloween entertainment.

Halloween Party Craft Ideas for Kids

2. Duck Tape Mummy Jack-O-Lantern

From Whistle and Ivy

A jack-o-lantern is a quintessential part of Halloween décor. I love getting creative every fall season with my pumpkin designs, and this duct tape mummy jack-o-lantern is such a fun addition. You can make it in just a few minutes with a roll of white duct tape and black ink or a black sharpie marker. You are ready to create your own spooky decoration!

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3. Popsicle Stick Frankenstein Craft

From Crafty Morning

This popsicle stick Frankenstein craft is pretty easy to make and the kids can decorate him to look anyway they want. It’s a great Halloween art project that is cheap to make and looks super cute set up on your shelf. I think it would also be so fun to attach a string on the top of the Frankenstein head so he can hang up on the wall or fridge.

Mason Jar Kids Party Craft Idea

4. Jack-O-Lantern Chalkboard Mason Jar

From We Heart Parties

Chalkboard paint is one of my newest obsessions, you can add it to almost any craft project for added cuteness! These Jack-O-Lantern Chalkboard Mason Jars are the perfect example. Paint some plain glass mason jars with chalkboard paint, add a white chalk jack-o-lantern face, and finish with some twine wrapped around the top. It’s the perfect way to display some orange or black flowers for the Halloween season.

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5. Monster Cupcake Picks

From Two Shades of Pink via Eighteen25

These adorable Yarn Monster Cupcake Picks are the perfect not-so-scary way to celebrate Halloween. Each little creature starts with a brightly colored yarn pompom, but the rest of the creative touches really make them special. Add eyeballs, teeth, horns, and more to customize your monsters. Add a patterned paper straw and stick into your cupcakes for a friendly spooky treat.

Hallween Bats Kids Party Craft Idea

6. Hanging Bat Craft

From Buggy and Buddy

Here’s a simple hanging bat craft for kids using recycled toilet paper rolls. These adorable cardboard tube bats are a great way for kids to help decorate for fall or Halloween. They also make a great activity to go with the children’s book, Stellaluna! Read the book as a family and then make these adorable little bats to hang up around the house.

Halloween Lanterns Kids Party Craft Idea

7. Glow in the Dark Halloween Lanterns

From Nurture Store

Place these fun little glow in the dark Halloween lanterns around your front yard for an adorably spooky way to decorate this October. They are super easy to make and look fantastic when they are lit up. Glow in the dark bats and cats are made following this simple tutorial with toilet paper rolls, black paint, construction paper, and pipe cleaners.

Party Craft for Kids Halloween Pumpkin

8. Easy Rolled Paper Pumpkin Craft

From One Creative Mommy

Nothing beats an easy homemade fall decoration that will survive storage for years to come. This Rolled Paper Pumpkin Craft is an adorable piece to place on your fireplace mantle or a shelf in your home. All you need one make it yourself is multicolored construction paper, scissors, and glue. That’s it. With your help, little ones can even help make it.

Giant Spider Kids Party Craft Idea

9. Giant Pom-Pom Spiders

From Merry About Town

Pompoms are really cute, but they normally take forever to make. Follow this blogger’s easy trick that makes them super fast and easy enough for anyone to handle. Since it is almost Halloween, you can use the tip to make a few of these giant pompom spiders to decorate your house for Halloween! How fun would it be to have a bunch of these cute spiders hanging up in your entryway?

Hanging Ghosts Halloween Party Craft Idea for Kids

10. Pom-Pom Ghosts

From Nellie Bellie via DIY Candy

The adorableness of these little pompom ghosts is off the charts! Thankfully, this adorableness is easy to achieve with a few simple supplies and this super easy DIY tutorial. So you can make a bunch of these little ghosts and fill your home to make your guests ooh and aah. You just need some fuzzy white yarn, tiny googly and a plastic fork to get crafting.

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11. Juice Box Monsters

From Crafts by Amanda

Spookify some regular old juice boxes with this fun recycled DIY project. There are endless possibilities with these guys, limited only to your imagination. Empty juice boxes get wrapped with felt and then decorated with all sorts of fun felt features. Make some hair for your monsters by fringing the edges, add some felted fangs, and get creative with patterns or textures.

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Rachelle Jones

Rachelle is an ex-rocker turned work-at-home mom who has way more fun hanging out at home with the family than she ever did at a concert. She loves baking, reading, and anything DIY. She holds down the fort while her very hard working husband braves the night shift. She loves to keep a clean home and throw the occasional dance party. All things blogging and Disney make her smile and she loves sharing things that she has found across the web with you.

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