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15 Family Friendly Halloween Crafts and Activities

Halloween is right around the corner. Little ones get excited about the candy and costumes and there’s nothing better than an excuse to throw a party! We’ve compiled a list of 15 family friendly Halloween activities to try this week, whether you’re volunteering at your child’s school and need fabulous ideas to earn your spot as room parent hero material or you’re hosting a few neighborhood princesses and pirates at your house.

Let us know if you try any of these family friendly Halloween crafts and activities!

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Franken-Slime Party Favor

Want to send your guests home with party favors that are more spooky than sweet? Check out this homemade slime recipe and craft idea, which also features a fun Jack O’Lantern version.

Frankenstein Halloween Slime Families Connect

Via Mama Papa Bubba

No-Carve Nature Pumpkin

Send your kids on a scavenger hunt for leaves, acorns, and other treasures from your yard and make this no-carve nature Jack O’Lantern that is definitely more cute than creepy.

No Carve Fall Jack O'Lantern

Via Fireflies and Mudpies

Eyeball Bracelets

Girls will love making a fashion statement with these spooky eyeball theme cuff bracelets.

cuffs Halloween theme

Via Crafts by Amanda

Halloween Bingo

Whether you are 7 or 70, everyone loves bingo. Here is a fun free printable Halloween version that would be perfect for a classroom party.

Halloween Bingo Game Families Connect

Via Crazy Little Projects

Poke-A-Pumpkin Game

This is a fun party station activity and even classroom project.

Poke a Pumpkin Halloween Activity

Via Pinterest

Monstrous Mad Libs

Another fun and no mess activity that encourages creativity, homemade Mad Libs in a spooky theme are great for older kids!

Halloween Party Mad Libs

Via Are We There Yet?

Pin the Spider on the Web

A fun variant of the classic Pin the Tail on the Donkey game, this version features a spookier, but still kid-friendly, theme.

Pin the Spider Halloween Game

Via Ella Claire Inspired

Mini Pumpkin Run

Looking for a fun outdoor activity to keep kids active? Try a pumpkin run. Purchase mini pumpkins and have kids race while balancing them on their heads.

Mini Pumpkin Run Race

Via Pen N’ Paper Flowers

Find the Eyeball in the Haystack

Another fun indoor or outdoor game, this game can be as simple or complex as you like. Blindfold two opponents and have them dig around in the “hay” (buy decorative grass at a craft store for a more allergy-friendly version) and search for the plastic eyeball, which can be found by the bags full at your local dollar store.

Eyeball in the Haystack Party Game

 Via Meaningful Mama

Pumpkin Silhouettes

Get crafty with tissue paper and make these pretty and colorful pumpkin silhouettes that reflect light in a festive way.

Tissue Pumpkin Kids Craft

Via Kids Play Box

Stamped Bat T-shirt

This fun eraser-stamped bat white t-shirt would be a fun mother/daughter craft project or even a spooky sleepover craft activity.

Halloween Bat Tshirt Craft Families Connect

Via Cutesy Crafts

Mini Pumpkin Spiders

Cute spiders? Yes it is possible with these adorable painted mini pumpkins.

Pumpkin Bats Craft Families Connect

Via Buggy and Buddy

Mummy Mason Jars

Mason jar crafts are extremely popular right now and these mummy mason jars add a fun and spooky twist to the mix. This would be a fun craft to make with teens.

Halloween Mason Jar Mummy Craft Families COnnect

Via It It All Began With Paint

Ghost Bowling

Bowling is a fun past time that almost anyone can enjoy. We love this ghostly version! It’s cute, not creepy.

Halloween Party Bowling Families Connect

Via No Time for Flash Cards

Frankenstein Handprints

We started off with Frankenstein, and we’re closing our list of 15 fun kid friendly Halloween activities and crafts with this adorable monster hand print craft activity.

Frankenstein Hand Print Families Connect

Via Mom Dot

Let us know if you make any of these crafts with your kids this week or host a fun monster bash featuring some of these activities! You can download our free desktop app and share the photos of all your monstrous masterpieces privately with friends and family.

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jamie reevesJamie Reeves is a Nashville-based writer, editor, and lover of all things social media. She and her husband Alan have two daughters, two dogs, and too much laundry. This busy soccer mom can typically be found cheering from the sidelines or in her car on the way to school or sports practices. She loves traveling with her family and exploring fun things to do in Middle Tennessee. Jamie has been pontificating about poop and pinot noir at Blonde Mom Blog, since 2005.

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