Oct 24, 2014

If you’re looking for some fun ways to entertain your little ones and get them into the Halloween spirit you’ve come to the right place. Sure, you could try putting on Charlie Brown or Jack Skellington, but why not go with something a bit more creative? Get everyone into the spooky season with these clever Halloween crafts. We’ve got a great list of projects for you and your brood to enjoy. And, as an added bonus, these crafts also make for charming Halloween decor! It’s a win-win.

1. Mason jar jack-o-lanterns - How sweet are these little guys?

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2. Melted crayon pumpkin - Such an awesome craft and the finished product looks amazing!

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3. Glow-in-the-dark terrarium - This one requires a bit of planning, but allows for a lot of creativity. What scene will your kids want to make?

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4. Stained glass pumpkin - Perfect for younger crafters and sure to look nice in your home.

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5. Mini haunted houses - No birds will want to live in these spooky abodes!

6. Pine cone spiders - These cute crawlers incorporate nature in such a fun way.

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7. Masking tape mummy - Another great craft for little hands.

8. Ghosts in a jar - This one is definitely our favorite. It requires a few more supplies, but it's so adorable!

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9. Hanging bat craft - We love this craft because it presents a great opportunity to teach your children about bats. Why do they hang upside down? Are they birds or mammals? Find out together!

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10. Cardboard mini monsters - You can make your classic Frankenstein, or try and think up your own monsters!

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Halloween is coming up fast so we've got to ask: what ways have you and your family been getting ready for this fun holiday? Watching monster movies? Baking spooky treats? Carving pumpkins? Let us know below!