The BEST Halloween Arts and Crafts for Toddlers

The BEST Halloween Arts and Crafts for Toddlers

Easy Halloween crafts for toddlers and preschoolers: pumpkin activities, craft ideas, sensory play, and books too!

Updated September 2023

It can be hard to find age-appropriate art activities and with Halloween right around the corner, you might be at a loss for toddler fun.

The Artful Parent team rounded up Halloween arts and crafts ideas just right for your littles! Below is our list filled with tried-and-true favorites, along with new ideas sprinkled throughout.

Photo by Rachel Withers

Here are arts and crafts for toddlers that will bring lots of fun and smiles this fall season.

Easy Halloween Crafts

painted pumpkins

1. Pumpkin Painting

Painting pumpkins for Halloween is a great no carve option for kids. Pour and squeeze paint, along with other fun ideas!

2. Halloween Suncatchers

Decorate your windows with these easy Halloween suncatchers! A low mess craft for kids using tissue paper and paper plates.

3. Easy Halloween Playdough Ideas

Try these fun Halloween playdough ideas for kids: create spooky monsters, cute lil pumpkins, creepy spiders, and more!

Halloween cloud dough

4. Halloween Sensory Bin Ideas

Use cloud dough with these Halloween sensory bin ideas for slightly spooky sensory play fun.

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5. Make Painted Paper Leaves

Celebrate the colors of fall with your own colored leaf creations! Cut out leaves from paper or purchase pre-cut leaves to paint.

halloween potato prints

6. Make Potato Prints for Halloween

Halloween potato prints are a fun (and slightly spooky) Halloween arts and crafts for kids.

7. Fall Sensory Bins for Kids

Try these 10 amazing fall sensory bins with many taste safe ideas. Perfect for babies & toddlers too! Ideas include water play and sensory foam, pumpkin oobleck and the like!

pumpkin pounding

8. Pounding Pumpkins

Kids love the opportunity to use real tools and gain life skills with this pounding pumpkin activity. Use a small pumpkin for individual kids or get a jumbo size for collaborative work!

Monster bread for Halloween

9. Halloween Monster Bread

Create monsters with dough, then bake, and eat this delicious Halloween treat!

marble spider webs

10. Make a Spiderweb with Marble Rolling

This is a great Halloween art activity for even the youngest kids that can also double as decoration.

More Halloween Arts and Crafts for Kids

Want even more Halloween fun?

Check out our Halloween Creativity Pack!

This 45-page printable eBook is full of seasonal coloring pages, drawing prompts, games, and art projects.

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