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10 Fun and Easy Halloween Ideas for Kids

As Halloween creeps closer, the anticipation of the big day about kills my kiddos. So, I have compiled a small list of super easy halloween activities for kids to help add some extra magic to this weekend. I know looking at this list has already got my 6 year old’s brain going and he wants to do them all! And don’t forget that these fun Free Pumpkin Carving Stencils for when you start carving your pumpkins


Easy Kids Crafts

Spiderweb Cutting from Omiyage – If you can cut a snowflake, you can cut a spiderweb! She shows you how to fold it and the best way to cut it.


Q-Tip Skeleton from House of Whimsy

 TP Roll Dummy from Busy Bee Kids Crafts

Handprint Spider from the Raleigh Family Entertainment Examiner – You just need a 2 handprints to make this fun little spider.

Paperplate Ghosts from Collins Japan in America


Happy Jack from FamilyFun


Fun For the Door:

Easy Halloween Door Decor from Family.com

Door Knob Ghost Greeters from Kraft Foods – free pattern available via the link

Fun Halloween Food:

Mad Scientist Potion from Our Best Bites – they have LOTS of other fun Halloween food ideas, too.

Broom Sticks and Spider Cookies from Fun On A Dime

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  1. Craig 10/11/2012 at 5:02 pm

    Love the Mad Scientist Potion I’ll have to do this with my kids. If anyone wants to create their own custom Halloween scavenger/treasure hunt for their kids they should check out: