90+ Halloween Activities, Crafts, Books, Tips, Tricks and Treats for Younger Children
It’s almost Halloween which can be such a fun time of year for the family. However, sometimes it can be a little scary for little ones. With that is mind, I reached out to my amazing fellow members of the Kid Blogger Network for their tips, treats, activities, crafts, costumes, apps, books and ideas for younger children. I think you will love this collection of amazing ideas!
Lollipop Spiders – My Little 3 and Me
Mummy Hot Dogs – Crystal’s Tiny Treasures
Frankenstein Cookie Pops – Life At The Zoo
Spooky Orange Faces – Danya Banya
Cheese Monsters – Danya Banya
Monster Craft Creative Art Activity – Fantastic Fun and Learning
Roll a Monster Game and free printable – Happy Brown House
Giant Frankenstein Halloween Decorations – My Little 3 and MeMonsters…An Invitation to Make! – Multicraftingmummy
Silly Monster Puppets – A Little Pinch of Perfect
9 Toilet Paper Tube Halloween Characters – Artsy Momma
Halloween Themed Preschool Activities – Stay At Home Educator
Monster Art and Fine Motor Play – Fantastic Fun and Learning
Preschool Art: Monsters – Planet Smarty Pants
How to Make Cute Monster Handprints – Fun Handprint Art
How to Make Wooden Monster Blocks – Adventure in a Box
Gourd Monsters – Love, Play, Learn
Creative Monster App for Boys – iGameMom
Math vs Zombies App – iGameMom
ABC Monster Mash – The Educators’ Spin On It
Cute and Creepy Mummy Garland – KC Edventures With Kids
Recycled Little Monsters – Mama Pea Pod
Cardboard Box Monsters – Our Little House in the Country
Fuzzy Wuzzy Pom Pom Monsters – Our Little House in the Country
Witch Craft – I Heart Crafty Things
The Humbug Witch – a reading and listening activity for K-2 – The Educators’ Spin On It
The Witch With No Name – App Went Free: Interactive 3D Story App – iGameMom
Stained Glass Witch – I Heart Crafty Things
Skeleton in the Closet – Crystal’s Tiny Treasures
Cotton Bud Dancing Skeletons – Our Little House in the Country
Mommy and Me Handprint Spiders – Love, Play, Learn
Halloween Math Fun – The Educators’ Spin On It
Pom Pom Spiders – Red Ted Art
Best Halloween Books for Toddlers – The Jenny Evolution
11 Not So Spooky Halloween Song Books – Fantastic Fun and Learning
40 Family Friendly Halloween Books – The Jenny Evolution
Halloween Books – Crafty Moms Share
Halloween Picture Books about Self Esteem – What Do We Do All Day?
12 Perfect Pumpkin Books – KC Edventures for Kids
Monster Books – Fantastic Fun and Learning
Picture books about pumpkins – The Jenny Evolution
5 Non Fiction Books about Halloween and Autumn – Our Little House in the Country
10 Spooktacular Halloween Picture Books – Fun, Not Scary! – Our Little House in the Country
Stained glass pumpkin sun catchers – Crafts on Sea
Paper Fan Pumpkins – Our Little House in the Country
Mini Pumpkin Prints – What Do We Do All Day?
9 Pumpkin Science Activities – iGameMom
Knitted Mini Pumpkins – Our Little House in the Country
Five Little Pumpkins Fine Motor Activity – Still Playing School
Halloween Lanterns – Red Ted Art
Circle Stamped Pumpkins – I Heart Crafty Things
Jack-O-Lantern – Moms & Crafters
Edible Pumpkin Decorating – Danya Banya
Washi Taped Patterned Pumpkins – I Heart Crafty Things
Jack-O-Lantern Sun Catchers – Crystal’s Tiny Treasures
Button Pumpkins – Adventure in a Box
Pumpkin Suncatcher – Mama Pea Pod
Painted Pumpkins – A Pumpkin Carving Alternative – My Little 3 and Me
Pumpkin Fairy World – Mama Pea Pod
Pumpkin Fun with Washi Tape for Preschoolers and Tots – The Educators’ Spin On It
Pumpkin Craft and Name Activity – Fantastic Fun and Learning
Happy Pumpkins – Beauty Through Imperfection
Pumpkin Chuckin’ Halloween Game – B-Inspired Mama
Wax Resist – Pumpkin Carving Alternative – My Little 3 and Me
Stained Glass Pumpkin – My Mundane and Miraculous Life
Pumpkin Math Worksheets – Itsy Bitsy Fun
P is for Polka Dot Pumpkin Halloween Activity – B-Inspired Mama
Pumpkin Face Lacing Practice – I Heart Crafty Things
Pumpkin Time – Crafty Moms Share
Pumpkin Patch Art – I Heart Crafty Things
Mr Pumpkin Head – B-Inspired Mama
Cornstarch Dough Pumpkin Hanging Decorations – Our Little House in the Country
Pom Pom Bats – Red Ted Art
Monster Slime – Words and Needles
20 Halloween Sensory Bins – The Jenny Evolution
5 Little Pumpkins Sensory Bin – I Heart Crafty Things
Playdough Pumpkins – B-Inspired Mama
Playdough Jack-O-Lanterns – B-Inspired Mama
Monster Sensory Bottle – My Mundane and Miraculous Life
Ooey Gooey Slime – Our Little House in the Country
Halloween Playdough Invitation to Play and Create – Our Little House in the Country
Giant Floating Ghosts – My Little 3 and Me
A Ghostly Day – Crafty Moms Share
Ghost Face T-Shirt – Artsy Momma
Foot Print Ghosts – Love, Play, Learn
Countdown to Halloween – Ghost Number Chart –KC Edventures With Kids
Toilet Paper Roll Ghosts – Dabbling Momma
Halloween Colouring Pages – Itsy Bitsy Fun
Tips and Tricks:
Help for Kids Who are Afraid of Halloween – Planet Smarty Pants
200 Halloween Tips, Tricks and Treats – The Jenny Evolution
Halloween Playdate for Toddlers – The Educators’ Spin On It
Preparing and Dealing with Halloween – Crafty Moms Share
How to Plan the Perfect Halloween Party for Younger Kids – The Jenny Evolution
Halloween Party for Babies and Toddlers – Adventure in a Box
25 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids – The Jenny Evolution
How to Make an Easy Witch Costume – Red Ted Art
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Wow, so many great ideas in one place. Thanks for including our pumpkins and spiders.
You’re very welcome Emma, I love your ideas!
What a fabulous round up, Ciara! I am not crafty and I am not creative with Halloween so this is perfect inspiration to maybe get a little more festive this year! Pinning and tweeting now. Have a great day!
Thank you Lauren, so glad you found it helpful! 🙂
Fantastic roundup with some really great activities. Thanks as well for including our monsters!
You’re very Nicola, I love your monsters- so colourful!
Great Round-up! Thanks for including my Roll-A-Monster post!
You’re very welcome Sara, and thank you!
Lots of great ideas- pinned it! Found your blog on Mom’s LIbrary link party and started following on Google +.
Hi Erin, lovely to meet you and thanks for following and pinning. Have a great weekend 🙂
What a great collection of ideas for Halloween fun!
Thank you for stopping by the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop this week. We hope to see you drop by our neck of the woods next week!
A great list of creative ideas under a place. Good job!!
Love it! I’m A Little Green Witch is another fun Halloween picture book for the kiddos! http://www.amazon.com/Little-Green-Witch-Kelly-Polark/dp/0988846268/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1444512965&sr=1-2&keywords=little+green+witch
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