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Trick or Treat! Top ten Halloween crafts

It’s never too early to start planning your next craft activity, and with Halloween just around the corner we’ve rounded up some spooky schoolroom activities that are perfect for your mini monsters.

We’ve got witches, ghosts, spiders, and more! Check out our top ten Halloween crafts below:

1. Creepy Characters
Our very own creepy Halloween characters are quick and easy to make. All you need is a pair of scissors, some colouring crayons and a Bostik Blu Stick. Download the templates here.

Halloween Characters

2. Leaf Ghosts
Just one of the great Halloween craft activities from NetMums, these painted leaf ghosts make use of free natural resources which you can find on the playground. Thread each ghost with string to create some spooky streamers.


3. Haunted House Lantern
This effective Haunted House Lantern from Kid Spot is surprisingly simple to make and can be adapted for children of all ages and abilities. Watch the how to video below.

4. Wicked Spider Webs
All you need to create these fab spider webs is a pack of balloons, Bostik White Glu and some white wool. Learn how to make your own here.


5. Straw Skeleton
This straw skeleton from is suitable for primary school children of all ages. You could also use this project to teach pupils about the different bones in the body.


6. Handprint Spiders
Another top idea from Netmums! Let the mischievous monsters get hands-on with these hand-print spiders. Complete the look by gluing on some googly eyes using Bostik Blu Stick.


7. Little Frankenstein
…And it’s not just spiders you can make either! Why not create a variety of frightening figures for a creepy classroom display?


8. Puffy Ghosts
All you need to create these Puffy Ghosts is cotton balls, white backing paper, black card and Bostik White Glu.


9. Monster Cups
These Monster Cups from The Simple Parent are an easy, but effective Halloween craft. Click here to see the how to guide.


10. Bat Band
Little ones will love these bat figures by Savvy Sassy Moms. They fit easily over the wrists and when they run around, the bat wings flap up and down.