Best Halloween Activities for Kids (2023)

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Get ready for a spooktacular adventure as we dive into the world of Halloween activities for kids! With October just around the corner, it’s time to don our costumes, carve pumpkins, and embrace the magic of this spooky season. Whether you’re a parent, teacher, or caregiver, we’ve got a treasure trove of thrilling and educational Halloween-themed ideas that will keep young minds engaged and entertained. So, sharpen your carving knives and grab your witch’s broom because we’re about to embark on a journey filled with creativity, learning, and a whole lot of fun!

Frightfull Fun for Halloween

We have had tons of fun doing a lot of the items on this list and I plan to do the rest with my four year old and twins before Halloween arrives! From sensory to crafts to learning, this list will engage and entertain your toddler or preschooler all month long! They will be begging you to do more even after Halloween has come and gone!

Halloween Activities

Dot Sticker Bats

Exploding Pumpkin Baggie Science Experiment

Wriggly Mummy Worm Science Experiment for Halloween

Witches’ Brew Fizzy Cauldrons: Halloween STEAM Experiment

Fizzy Pumpkin Science Experiment for Halloween

Feed the Ghost Fine Motor Activity

Halloween Candy Drop

Pumpkin Presents: Colour Sorting

Halloween Magnetic Tile Puzzles

Balance the Spiders: Halloween STEAM Activity

Skeleton Sticky Wall

Spooky Skeleton Writing Tray

Pumpkin Shapes Sticky Wall

Magnetic Tile Pumpkin Faces

Halloween Color Mixing Bags

Eye Ball Drop for Toddlers

DIY Pumpkin Letter Puzzles

Pumpkin Pom Pom Push

Halloween Ghost Sticky Wall

Haunted House Counting Activity for Kids

Flying Ghosts Science Experiment with Baking Soda and Vinegar

Pom Pom Tape Spider Web: Gross Motor Activity

Skeleton Bones Counting Activity for Kids

Colour Mixing Pumpkin Fine Motor Activity For Kids

Witch Haircut Activity & Craft

Witches’ Broom Stick Fine Motor Activity

Pumpkin Patch Letter Hunt: Halloween and Fall Sensory Bag

Pumpkin Guts Slime Recipe for Kids

DIY Halloween Sticker Cutting Cards 

Tubes & Pumpkins 

Spaghetti Pumpkin Cutting Activity for Kids

Halloween Candy Grab

Pumpkin Counting 

Yarn Spider Web Sticky Wall 

DIY Five Little Pumpkin Blow-Up Craft

Spooky Surprise Art: Halloween Crayon Resist Activity

Halloween Toast with Edible Paint

Ghost Dot Sticker Activity

Dot Sticker Spider Webs: Color Sort

Easy Ghost Sensory Bag for Kids

Spider Counting: DIY Wipeable Math Board for Kids

Spider Threading Colour Matching Activity

Halloween Sensory Activities

Bat Sensory Bin

Halloween Worms Sensory Bin

Halloween Chickpea Sensory Bin

Pom Pom Pumpkin Patch Sensory Bin

Oobleck Spider Rescue 

Halloween Sensory Bin 

Pumpkin Rice Sensory Bin for Kids

Jack-O-Lantern Sensory Bin for Toddlers

Pumpkin Scoop: Halloween Sensory Bin

Play Dough and Pumpkins Invitation

Monster Hands Play Dough Invitation

How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice Playdough

Halloween Eye-Spy Sensory Bin

Halloween Goo Sensory Bin

Spider Web Rescue Sensory Bin

Monster Oobleck

Ghost Sensory Bin

Easy Halloween Arts & Crafts

Halloween Suncatchers

Halloween X-ray Craft and Activity for Kids

Cotton Ball Ghost Craft

Foil Colored Halloween Prints

Cotton Ball Painted Ghost Craft

Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Popsicle Stick Halloween Puppets

DIY Halloween Masks for Kids

Spooky Art Surprise: Halloween Crayon Resist

Mini Pumpkin Roll and Paint

The Best Cardboard Box Haunted House Craft

Scrunched Paper Pumpkin Craft

Bean Ghost Craft

Hot Glue Gun Pumpkin Craft

DIY Five Little Pumpkin Blow-Up Craft

Pumpkin Leaf Craft

Secret Spider Web

Tape Resist Spider Web Craft for Kids

Cotton Ball Painted Pumpkin Craft

Stick Spider Web Craft

Marble Painted Ghost Craft

Skull Paper Lantern Garland: Halloween Craft for Kids

Halloween Coloring Pages

Apple Pumpkin Stamps

DIY Halloween Masks

Decorating The Witch’s Broomstick

Spider Web Suncatcher

Leaf Pumpkins

Monster Haircuts

Leaf Pumpkin Suncatcher

Halloween Ghost Sticky Wall

Easy Leaf Spider Halloween Craft for Kids

Easy Leaf Witch Halloween Craft

Monster Coloring Pages

Witch Hat Decorating

Giant Toilet Paper Mummy Craft

Kitchen Tool Monsters 

Potato Masher Spider Craft

Finger Print Spider Web Craft

Witch Sticky Wall

Potato Masher Jack-o-Lantern Craft

Monster Sticky Wall

Washi Tape Skeleton

Pumpkin Drawing 

Washi Tape Candy Corn Craft

Shape Haunted House Craft

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3 comments on “Best Halloween Activities for Kids (2023)”

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    Shreiya Aggarwal

    Oh wow! What a “monster” list 🙂 I tried out the potato masher spiders with my son and they came out very well (and buggy) lol. Being a STEM blogger, I put together some ‘science-y’ Halloween activities here – – if you’re interested 🙂

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    Mary Leigh @ Live Well Play Together

    Thanks for sharing our Shape Monsters craft! We had so much fun doing that project and I hope others will enjoy it too! Lots of great ideas here!