Best Halloween Songs for Kids

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With pumpkin spice filling the air and costumes taking center stage, can you feel the spooky vibes of Halloween drawing near? As we dive headfirst into this season of trick-or-treating and Jack-o’-lanterns, what’s better than adding a sprinkle of musical magic to our festivities? After all, Halloween is not just about the eerie silence of a ghostly night; it’s about the lively beats that make monsters and witches dance in delight!

We’ve brewed a special potion for you today – a roundup of the most enchanting, toe-tapping, and spine-tingling Halloween songs for kids. Perfect for a ghoulish game night, a Halloween party, or even just setting the festive mood in your home. And the best part? We’ve ensured all these songs are just a click away with YouTube links for your convenience. So, let’s dive into this musical cauldron and discover some spooky symphonies!


Top Halloween Songs to Set the Mood

“Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett

The ultimate Halloween classic, perfect for any monster party!

“Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr.

Who you gonna call when in need of a lively beat? Ghostbusters!

“This is Halloween” from The Nightmare Before Christmas

Introduce your kids to the spooky town of Halloween!

“I Want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow

Because, let’s face it, Halloween is all about the treats.

“Witch Doctor” by Ross Bagdasarian Sr.

An oldie but a goodie, especially fun for some silly dancing.

“Thriller” by Michael Jackson

Because even the little ones should know this iconic dance.

“Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley

A colorful creature to add some giggles to the mix.

“The Addams Family Theme”

Snap your fingers to this catchy, kooky, and all-together spooky tune!

“Spooky Scary Skeletons” by Andrew Gold

A skeleton jamboree you can’t resist dancing to.

“Five Little Pumpkins”

A sweet song counting down some very expressive pumpkins.

“The Masters Stomp Around the House”

“We’re Going To The Pumpkin Patch” from Super Simple Songs

“The Monster Hokey Pokey”

The classic ‘Hokey Pokey’ with a monstrous twist.

“Six Little Ghosts” from Super Simple Songs

“Dem Bones”

An educational and catchy tune about our skeletal system.

“Halloween Night” by Bounce Patrol Kids

An all-around Halloween jam highlighting all the festivities.

When to Play Halloween Songs

  • Crafting Sessions: While carving pumpkins or making Halloween DIYs, let these songs play in the background.
  • Costume Parties: Let kids groove to these beats in their Halloween best!
  • Trick-or-Treat Warm-Up: Get in the mood before setting out for some candy collecting.
  • Nightly Fun: Play a song each night as a countdown to Halloween!

And there you have it! Your go-to list to make this Halloween musically magical. Whether you’re a dancing mummy, a grooving ghost, or a pirouetting pumpkin, these songs are here to ensure your Halloween is filled with rhythm, rhymes, and a whole lot of fun. So, pump up the volume, and let’s get this spooktacular party started!

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Toddler and Preschooler Curriculums, Books & TV Show!

Play2Learn Toddler & Preschool Programs for Curious Toddlers

There is no limit to your toddler’s energy and curiosity. That energy and curiosity although a joy can be challenging at times. Their interest in just about everything around them is what makes them great learners. One and two year olds can soak up so much just from their senses!

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Book: Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids

Did you know I wrote a book of sensory bins? Click here for more information Exciting Sensory Bin for Curious Kids. Or grab your copy at Amazon

Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.

Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.

Book: Super STEAM Activity Book for Kids

Learning all about science, technology, engineering, art, and math sets kids up for scholastic success―and it can be so much fun! Watch kids enjoy building STEAM skills as they color friendly fish, help water find its way to tree roots, solve math problems with mazes, and more. 

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Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.

Book: Big Book of Riddles for Kids

Riddle me this: What’s an exciting way to practice critical thinking while having a blast? The Big Riddle Book for Kids, of course! From hilarious puns to tough brain teasers, kids can build problem-solving skills with hundreds of riddles tha. t show them how to think outside the box.

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Help children expand their minds while having fun with this puzzle book for kids!

Designed for kids ages 6 years old and up.

TV Show: Curious Crafting

I’m so excited to share my crafting TV show Curious Crafting which launched in July 2022 on TVOkids and TVOkids YouTube! Season 2 aired in August 2023! My show was also nominated in 2023 for Best Live Action Preschool Series by the Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence.

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Set in the ultimate crafting space, Curious Crafting is a short form pre-school age series about the joy of making crafts. I lead a rotating cast of adorable little preschoolers (including my own) making magic out of common household objects.

In each episode we transform recycled items into magical crafts like a milk carton school bus, paper bag puppet or cotton pad turtle. The crafters learn and laugh their way through each activity while demonstrating what their young imaginations can create. 

Curious Crafting shares the adventure and joy of making art with takeaway lessons for creating crafts at home.

This show designed for toddlers and preschoolers 2.5 years old and up. 

The Best Sensory Play Kits for Kids

Play is at the core of learning during the early years and it can take many forms. One of the most important of these is sensory play because it engages all of a child’s senses (taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing) and has a enoumous positive impact on brain development.

Our Sensory Play Kits are some fun and easy ways to keep your child engaged while at the same time using sensory play to nurture their mind!

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Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.


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