13 Easy Halloween Crafts and Decorating Ideas

Here are 13 easy Halloween crafts for kids and adults to make. From Paper plate ghosts to Spooky Eyes, your house will be the best dressed when kids come Trick Or Treating. Creepy, colorful, or comic, these Halloween decorating and party crafts will be a big hit.

Easy Halloween Crafts and Decorating Ideas

Make an Easy Ghost Garland

with just a few household supplies


Super Easy Paper plate ghosts from Clean & Sensible.

Cute Bats from Parents.com: These cute little guys can be made with old socks!

Friendly Ghosts from Parents Magazine: A row of goblins welcomes trick-or-treaters to your door.

Q-Tip Skeleton from Busy Bee Kids Crafts: This Q-Tip Skeleton is an easy and inexpensive Halloween kids craft. This would be a great activity for preschoolers to add some spooky to the holiday!

12 Easy Halloween Crafts and Decorating Ideas

Egg Carton Bats and Leaf Ghosts from Happy Clippings: Make cute bats out of an egg carton and adorable ghosts from leaves. Both projects are easy and kid friendly.

Hang-O-Lanterns: Bend a handle out of thick wire or a clothes hanger and use it to hang small jack-o-lanterns along an outdoor path.

Mummy Candy Holders: Make a spooky candy dish with plastic water bottles, gauze, and googly eyes.

Spirit Milk Jugs from Spoonful with full instructions on Eighteen25: Stationed on a walkway or porch, these homemade lanterns will extend a ghostly greeting and good-bye to all your holiday visitors.

12 Easy Halloween Crafts and Decorating Ideas

Mummy Treat Containers from Skip to My Lou

Scary Spider Mini Pumpkins from Parents.com: Mini pumpkins are the perfect size for making scary spiders.

Spooky Eyes from Parents.com: A black marker, fluorescent-green foam circles, and some double-stick tape turn trees into mysterious lawn creatures.

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