Fun And Spooky Halloween Activities For Kids To Have Fun
Halloween is when the entire family comes together to celebrate trick-or-treating, fall traditions, and of course, carving a pumpkin. Halloween can be a magical time for everyone in your family—even your toddler. Follow these fun ideas out and share them with the parents of toddlers you know to help them get in on the Halloween spirit before the arrival of trick-or-treaters fills your doorsteps. Check out our excellent list of spooktacular Halloween activities for toddlers that will have you and your little one having a lot of fun this October.
Colorful Sensory Bin For Toddlers
Colorful Halloween sensory bin for toddlers. This brightly colored sensory bin has a mixture of orange and purple rice, uncooked pinto beans, yellow and red large cotton balls, and black mini beads. A full bag of spider rings gives the illusion of a haunted web. This fun Halloween sensory bin will be a hit with the little ones in your life. It's easy to create and filled with colorful Halloween-themed materials that children can sort, shake and explore!
Decorate Yummy Monster Cookies
The Decorate Yummy Monster Cookies recipe card features a unique monster-themed cookie cutter set perfect for your toddler’s first baking experience. Your little one has fun using the cookie cutters to cut cookie dough into different shapes, while you have fun explaining how other foods are cut into different shapes. Decorate them with fun designs, from cute monsters to cool cartoons. Your toddler will have a ball helping you with these yummy snacks.
Fun Halloween Ring Shaker
Turn children's party favors into a fun game with the adorable Halloween Ring Shaker. The shaker is made of translucent plastic, so you can see the candy inside when your toddler shakes it! The ring shapes are embedded in the shaker, and they make a rattling sound that adds to the child's excitement. After use, you can hang it on your child's neck as a fun necklace. Load it up with candy or other decorations, and it's ready to go. You can also use it as a necklace for your toddler--the ring shaker comes with a string. Simple to use, shake your way through the evening!
Mini Pumpkins Made Of Caps
Here is a fun idea for kids! It's super-easy, and you probably have all the supplies you need in your home. Take your empty milk cartons or other drink bottles with orange caps. Decorating supplies such as paint, glitter glue, little candies (not included in the kit), stickers, feathers, charms, beads, and more provide a terrific variety of choices! This product includes everything you need to create a dozen or more pumpkins that are fun to give to family members or display on a table.- Creates a dozen pumpkins in 5 minutes each - Super easy 'mess free' craft - No glue required - Unexpected holiday decor
Awesome Glow-in-the-dark Oobleck
Awesome Glow-in-the-dark Oobleck is a fun project to try with toddlers. You can make glowing oobleck at home using simple ingredients you may already have around your house. Mix corn starch and water, add a few drops of glow liquid, and you have some glowing slime! It usually takes on the consistency of a solid when you drop it onto the floor but puts any pressure on it, and it becomes a liquid. This fun yet educational activity is excellent for learning about different materials' properties and making your awesome glowing oobleck.
Match-up Game Halloween Version
Give your toddler a head start on building their visual memory. This Halloween match-up game is full of fun shapes and textures for your toddler to explore. Each card is decorated with familiar objects like ghosts, pumpkins, bats, and more! Flip the cards over and have your toddler match up each wooden piece to the cards until each pair is found. Younger children will love matching the shapes and textures using their hands, eyes, and ears. Twenty-four double-sided cards indicate what to match up and where it is on the board (top, bottom, left, or right). The ghost-shaped holding frame makes this easy and comfortable to play anywhere.
Cotton Ball Ghosts
Cotton ball ghosts are a fun craft idea for toddlers! This simple tutorial is easy to follow and will teach your little one how to create three different sizes of ghosts with just a few materials. These charming decor pieces can be attached to the doorway, hung in the corner of a room, or many other places! Our cotton ball ghosts are easy to make and adorable! They’re perfect for toddlers, but older kids will enjoy making them. These inexpensive ghosts are a great way to get the kids in your life started on the path of DIY.
Creative Pumpkin Oobleck
Need a mess-free and fun activity for your little ones? Make pumpkin oobleck! This fun fall activity is simple to make and easy to clean up. Oobleck is a mixture of cornstarch and water that starts as a liquid when sitting still but turns solid when applied to pressure. Plus, it smells like the yummy inside of a pumpkin, which is perfect for doing after carving a real pumpkin! Fill some bowls with this slimy substance and invite your toddler to dig in. Can you imagine the giggles as they poke and squish the oobleck? It’s also fantastic for incorporating math, writing, and fine motor skills as kids learn about measurements, have letter recognition fun, or use scoops, tweezers, and other small utensils in the gooey mixture.
Cute Halloween Wreath
Happy Halloween! What better way to get into the swing of things than celebrating with your toddler. With this Halloween rug decoupage, making a Halloween wreath is a snap. This is a great mommy-and-me craft idea that can be done with little to no mess and doesn't take a lot of time. The best part is that your toddler can be creative and help out too! This DIY craft creates a fun Halloween wreath that people of all ages can enjoy. Gather your materials and follow these simple instructions to make an adorable Halloween wreath that your toddler will love to decorate their bedroom door every October.
Halloween I Spy Bottles For Toddlers
Print out the game cards below and make your own Halloween I Spy bottles. Hide things like candy corn, orange pom-poms, and a mini brownie in each bottle. Encourage your toddler to guess what's hidden in each bottle, or take turns hiding things and letting them find them. Either way, these Halloween I Spy bottles are a great way to keep toddlers entertained while you work on other Halloween crafts. This is a great activity for Toddlers. You can help your child make the bottles, or they can do it independently with supervision.
Fun Witches Brew With Toddlers
Have you done this easy witches brew recipe with your toddler or preschooler yet? This is a fun and super easy sensory activity, plus it's a great lesson in color mixing and density. A fizzing witches brew is a fun science and sensory experience for little ones. You can set one up on the kitchen counter or your porch as part of an outdoor Halloween party. You can watch it come together with just a few items in this fun Halloween party idea. The recipe we used is edible, so if little ones are inclined to taste it, it won't hurt them. The buttons are super cute, and the kids loved how they floated in the solution.
Fun Ghost Footprint Games
Little kids will love making ghost footprints on the floor, which are fun to trace and turn into a ghost footprint game. To make the ghost footprints, toddlers need wet paint or ink and sheets of different colored paper or fabric. Dip their fingers in the paint or ink, then step on the paper or fabric to create a ghost footprint. Fun for toddlers and preschoolers, this idea is packed with four ghost footprint games and recommendations for fun ways to play indoors and outdoors.