70+ Halloween Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

70+ halloween activities and crafts for toddlers and preschoolers


Wow! The days have gone by pretty quickly! Amiright? Halloween is upon us!


Because it is October and the month of all things spooky and fun, I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite bloggers who have come up with some amazing Halloween inspired activities and crafts!


These play ideas + activities will work well for both toddlers and preschoolers along with a differentiated set of ages. 


Some of them we have tried and loved and others, I can’t wait to try! I hope you enjoy them and don’t forget to pin them to try out throughout the years! 


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Going down Memory Lane as a child on Halloween .. 


Do you remember how much fun Halloween was as a kid? I can remember a lot of crafty activities at my local school using construction paper, crayons and glue! 


I love incorporating these same memories with my girls, along with some new ones I’ve found from some of my fave bloggers and passing them along with you!


Some of these activities will also provide an educational and learning approach mixed with fun and playing! Yay to that!



Categorizing the Halloween Activities by Theme & Age


I’ve categorized each of the activities and crafts by themes so it is easier for you. Here is the list: 


  • Halloween Activities for Toddlers

  • Halloween Activities for Preschoolers

  • Halloween Arts & Crafts for Kids

  • Halloween Sensory Activities 

  • Easy Halloween Activities at Home


Let’s get started! 🙂



70+ Kids Activities and Crafts 


Halloween Activities for Toddlers


Easy Pumpkin Corn Meal Sensory Bin – Active Littles

Puffy Paint Ghost – Emma Owl

Handprint Spiders – Fun at Home with Kids

Halloween Sensory Activity – Busy Toddler

Spider Web Discovery Bottle – Imagination Tree

Handprint Witch – The Best Ideas for Kids

Pumpkin Number Toss Game – Toddler Approved

Halloween Oobleck – Little Bins for Little Hands

Halloween Goo – Happy Toddler Playtime

Halloween Noodle Sensory Bin – Fun with Mama

Glow in the dark Mummy Stick – Little Pine Learners

Ghost Sticky Wall – Happy Toddler Play Time

Washing Pumpkins Sensory Bin – Active Littles

Color Matching Ghost Sticks – Happy Tot Shelf

Spider Puppets – Happy Tot Shelf


15 Halloween activities for toddlers-2



Halloween Activities for Preschoolers


Pipe Cleaner Web Fine Motor Activity – Active Littles

Spooky Noodle Activity – Teaching Mama

Halloween Slime Favours – Mama Papa Bubba

Hammering Golf Tees into Pumpkins – Happily Ever Mom

Save the Pumpkins – Days with Grey

Spider Web Letter Find Activity – Raising Dragons

Monster Slime – Raising Dragons

Ghost Eyes Counting Activity – Days with Grey

Magic Foaming Spiders – Fun at Home with Kids

Color Your Own Pumpkin – Kitchen Table Classroom

Sensory Activity for Babies – Teach Investigate Play

Spooky Spaghetti Cutting Sensory Activity – Active Littles

Witch Hat Decoration – Happy Toddler Playtime

Easy Pumpkin Painting for toddlers and preschoolers – Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds

Play dough Pattern Blocks – Play Teach Repeat

Halloween Slime – The Best Ideas for Kids

Color Match Spider Web Kids Activity – Active Littles


Over 16 halloween activities for preschoolers



Halloween Arts & Crafts for Kids


Pumpkin Halloween Crafts for Kids – Active Littles

Positive/Negative Paper Jack-o-lantern Craft – Buggy and Buddy

Spider Craft – Happily Ever Mom

Bat Hats Craft – Kids Craft Room

Easy Paper Plate Ghost Craft – Toddler Approved

Yarn Wrap Spiders – The Imagination Tree

Toilet Paper Halloween Craft – Hello Wonderful

Halloween Lanterns – The Best Ideas for Kids

Halloween Toilet Paper Roll Crafts – The Best Ideas for Kids

Halloween Puzzle Stencils – Active Littles

Halloween Recycled Bottle Crafts – Hello Wonderful

Mummy Rock Nature Craft – Little Pine Learners

Fun Black Cat Craft – Fire Flies and Mud Pies

Simple Foam Pumpkin Craft for Kids – Active Littles

Halloween Friendship Bracelets – Red Ted Art

Kitchen Tool Monsters – Happy Toddler Play Time

Pumpkin Faces – Days with Grey

Halloween Recycled Bottle Crafts – Hello Wonderful


halloween arts and crafts for kids



Halloween Sensory Activities


Halloween Spooky Punch Sensory Play – Active Littles

Spooky Sensory Trail – Active Littles

Giant Water Bead Eye – Fun at Home with Kids

Spooky Spider Sensory – Active Littles

Eyeball Sensory Bin – The Chaos and the Clutter

Glow in the Dark Ghost Sensory Bin – Active Littles

Halloween Noodles – Active Littles

Witches Brew Sensory Bin – My Bored Toddler

Halloween Sensory Game – The Chaos and the Clutter

Sensory Squish Bag – Fantastic Fun and Learning

Color Match Spider Web Kids Activity – Active Littles


halloween sensory activities



Easy Halloween Activities at Home


Halloween Activities at Home  – Active Littles

Halloween Sticker Wreath – My Bored Toddler

Up-cycled Skeleton Crayons – Happily Ever Mom

Spooky Alphabet Match – Active Littles

Spider Web Sensory Bottle – Little Bins for Little Hands

Spooky Story time Silhouettes – Happily Ever Mom

Halloween Slime Kit – Fun with Mama

Monster Mobiles – Happy Hooligans

Beaded Spider – Hands on As We Grow

Pumpkin Fizz Experiment – Busy Toddler

Pumpkin Threading Activity – Fantastic Fun and Learning

Monster Eyes – Teaching Mama


10 easy halloween activities at home


Enjoy! Have fun! 


Will you give these Halloween Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers a try? 


Pin it for later? 

70 halloween activities and crafts for toddlers and preschoolers



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