Halloween can be quite a scary time for little ones but you can make it fun and a lot less scary for them with fun arts and crafts for kids. We’ve put together our favourites that J, T and myself loved carrying out when they were younger and hope that you find these Halloween Ideas for Toddlers as fun as we did.
Halloween Ideas for Toddlers
We’ve been crafting and cooking for Halloween with some Monster Faces, Witches Cauldron Cakes, Paper Chains, Ghosts and Spin Art Pumpkins – all of these have been great for T (19 months) to join in with and carry out.
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From 3 Dinosaurs some finger paint Pumpkins and a book recommendation for you to read with your toddlers.
Check out our pumpkin activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers for more Halloween Fun for your little ones.
Mama Smiles has fabulous toddler crafts and activities for Halloween – A paper Plate Jack O Lantern Mask, a wall of pumpkins to decorate, Paper Pumpkins and Decorating fabric Monsters all of these are great for Toddlers to do with little or no help.
From Red Ted Art go ahead and get your toddlers decorating Cookies – now you ca make your own Cookies and Maggy Shares her recipe or why not turn it into a fun no heat activity using ready made cookies (Digestive Biscuits would be perfect).
Cardboard tubes are great for Toddlers to craft with and Creative Playhouse made some great Monsters with pipecleaner tentacles.
Teach Preschool has a fun game – get wrapped up like a Mummy I think I know what we will be doing on Halloween Day.
Make some easy Jack-o-lanterns to hang around the house like the ones above – we still use our ones to decorate each year with electric tea lights inside.
Make some foot print ghost cards from Mummy Mummy Mum.
Little hands need little pumpkins and Blog Me Mom had some great fun decorating with Mini Pumpkins.
Excite the sense with some Pumpkin painting with a difference from Growing a Jeweled Rose.
Use some cereal to make some Halloween Pumpkin pictures and then eat it afterward (well it would be in our house) from Here Come the Girls.
From Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails a very simple Halloween Craft that I know T would love to do.
My Little Bookcase has a great Halloween Game for young Children – the trick or treat roll.
Toddler Approved has recently started a Mom and Tot Craft Time and so far they have made Halloween Wreaths and Spooky Ghosts – this is something that T and I are watching with interest as the series continues.
Make your own Spin Art Pumpkins with your old wedding gift!
4 Different Paper Plate Pumpkin Crafts from Train up a child great for Toddlers to do.
The Imagination Tree has some amazing pumpkin decorating ideas but this one from 2010 stood out as even Little Pop (who must have been only 7 or 8 months) at the time joins in as well – decorating with sequins and paint.
Make some spooky witches Cauldron Cupcakes – I promise you the kids will love smashing up the jello and if they don’t like lime then swap for a flavour that they do see the full recipe in the post.
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