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!

90+ Fun Not Scary Halloween Activities, Books, Tips and Treats for Younger Children - Our Little House in the CountryHalloween Treats:

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

Monsters:

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

Monster Madness - Cardboard Box Monsters - Halloween Craft for Kids - Our Little House in the CountryFuzzy Wuzzy Pom Pom Monsters – Our Little House in the Country

Fuzzy Wuzzy PomPom Monsters - Easy Halloween Craft for Kids - Our Little House in the Country 1

 

 

Witches:

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

Skeletons:

Skeleton in the Closet – Crystal’s Tiny Treasures

Cotton Bud Dancing Skeletons – Our Little House in the Country

Dancing Cotton Bud Skeletons - a fun preschool Halloween craft - Our Little House in the Country

Spiders:

Mommy and Me Handprint Spiders – Love, Play, Learn

Halloween Math Fun – The Educators’ Spin On It

Pom Pom Spiders – Red Ted Art

Books:

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

5 Non Fiction Autumn, Fall, Halloween Books for Kids - Our Little House in the Country10 Spooktacular Halloween Picture Books – Fun, Not Scary! – Our Little House in the Country

10 Spooktacular Halloween Picture Books - Our Little House in the Country

Pumpkin Activities:

Stained glass pumpkin sun catchers – Crafts on Sea

Paper Fan Pumpkins – Our Little House in the Country

Paper Fan Pumpkin Decorations - Simple Halloween Paper Craft for Kids - 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

Knitted Mini Pumpkins - a quick and easy knitting project for children with basic knitting skills - 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

Cornstarch Dough Pumpkin Hanging Decorations - #fall #autumn #crafts for #kids #halloween - Our Little House in the Country

Bats:

Pom Pom Bats –  Red Ted Art

Sensory Play:

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

How to make Ooey Gooey Slime - Rainy Day Messy Sensory Fun - Our Little House in the Country #messyplay #slime

Halloween Playdough Invitation to Play and Create – Our Little House in the Country

Halloween Playdough Invitation to Play and Learn #halloween #playdough #invitationtoplay

Ghosts:

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

Costumes:

25 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids – The Jenny Evolution

 

How to Make an Easy Witch Costume – Red Ted Art 

Happy Halloween!

Have Fun!

Ciara x

For even more Halloween ideas check out these Pinterest Boards!

 

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