It’s time to have some monster fun with this easy peasy Halloween Craft for Toddlers. Let your own monsters get creative and create the scariest monster face they can out of paper, glue and googly eyes. This silly monster craft is quick and easy and perfect for some quiet time or Halloween fun with your tots.

a collage of 4 silly Halloween monsters that have been made from paper and googly eyes by toddlers and preschoolers the text reads Easy Halloween Craft for Toddlers

Fun Halloween Monsters for Toddlers

Whether you have just read Go Away Big Green Monster with your kids or you are looking for a simple Halloween Craft for your toddlers and preschoolers with very little mess these monster faces are simple and easy to make.

Don’t forget to Pin this craft if you use Pinterest so that you can find it to do at a different time.

Materials Needed

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Monster coloured construction or craft paper for kids

Googly Eyes

Scissors

Glue Stick

Optional -> Sticky tape to stick the monsters to the window to decorate your house for Halloween

How to make Halloween Monsters with Your Toddlers

Collage of 4 monsters made by toddlers from paper as an easy Halloween Craft for toddlers the text reads Easy Halloween Monster Craft for Toddlers
simple toddler craft to create monster faces for halloween decorations
  1. Cut out the face shapes for your toddlers and preschoolers. We cut out a variety of different shapes that they could then add the features to.
  2. Provide a selection of different coloured papers as well as some precut face features. A selection of googly eyes of different sizes for the eyeballs and the glue sticks for your toddlers with some safety scissors and then.
  3. Let them create.
Monster craft for toddlers to make for Halloween

Tips for Parents for Making Monsters with your Toddlers

We love to do simple and easy toddler crafts and have a few top tips to share with you to make this easy craft go smoothly so you all can have fun this Halloween.

Craft where you can easily clean up.

Making Monster Faces for Halloween with Young Toddlers, making it accessible by sitting on the table to craft to allow more space to move than in a high chair

Our youngest wasn’t able to reach the table sitting on a chair when we made these so instead of strapping her into a high chair she sat on the tabletop and made the monsters there as you can see from the picture.

Use Precut Shapes for your Little Ones

supplies for an easy monster craft for kids to make this Halloween

These monsters were made using the precut face shapes that I provided for the kids to use. Although the placement and gluing was all their own work. With older toddlers and preschoolers that are using scissors, you can imagine the difference that there is. Expect wonky cuts and random shapes that is all part of their skill development.

Toddler creating Halloween Monster Faces to decorate the windows with at Halloween

Add in a little learning

As you do simple crafts with toddlers talk about what they are making. Say you like particular colours, shapes, textures etc… as well as in the monster faces the placement of the face features this all helps with language development.

Display the Halloween Crafts

Toddlers also love to see the things that they make. We attached these to our window for Halloween so that we could see one of the crafts that we had created.

preschool Halloween Monsters

Watch our EASY Halloween Craft for KIDS Video

Check out this simple Halloween Craft for Toddlers in the video below that you can make together.

Ideas for Halloween Fun to Have with your Little Monsters

Easy Halloween Math for toddlers and preschoolers. DIY pumpkin number lines
A guide to the best Halloween Books for toddlers and preschoolers, discover this fun none scary books that you can share together.
Simple Halloween craft for toddlers and preschoolers to create spin art pumpkins. Add on faces with black paper to create your own jack-o-lanterns.

Help your toddler learn their numbers as you get creative making this DIY Stamped Pumpkin Number Line

We like to read along with the seasons and events. Here are our favourite not so scary Halloween Books for Toddlers for you to read together.

Make use of that salad spinner that you have at the back of the kitchen and create these fun Spin Art Pumpkin Faces.

More Craft Ideas for Halloween

How about trying some of these extra cute monsters to make as well.

monster drawing created from a set of free printable monster body parts cubes that kids can do this Halloween
Try this 3-ingredient recipe ideal for kids and you to bake together to make some not so scary monster Krispie cakes perfect for Halloween Treats. Inspired by the book Go Away Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley a fun way to make monsters ever so not scary. #cookingwithkids #halloweenrecipe #kidsinthekitchen #vbcforkids
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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, high school teacher and mum. Realising that life doesn't have to be put on hold and you don't just have to survive whilst the kids are young she shares ideas to inspire you to LIVE with the kids, with activities to do together, recipes to cook and enjoy and family travel to make memories to last a lifetime.

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