If you enjoy DIY projects that you can do with your kids, you’ve come to the right place. Thanks to some awesome mom bloggers (Views from a Stepstool, Twitchetts, Capri+3, and Macchiato Mom), this Halloween roundup features six easy to follow tutorials. From re-using toilet paper to cute mason jar activities, these crafts have simple, kid-friendly materials. When you’ve visited all the pumpkin patches and apple orchards in your town, you will love having a quiet day in with these fun craft ideas.

Bring The Happy To Halloween With These 6 Fun Crafts

To help you come up with some ways to pass the time in fall, today’s roundup shares some fun crafts that use items you already have in your home.

DIY Kids Craft Bats

Do you have clear egg cartons, black paint, and googly eyes in your home? These are items I have around all the time, and now, I can put them to use with this fun DIY kids craft bats idea. One thing I love is that with such large, endearing googly eyes, these bats are anything but scary. Check out the full tutorial here.

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Candy Corn Tissue Paper Crafts

When you have scraps of tissue paper left over from birthdays, save them and do festive tissue paper crafts. With warm colored tissue paper (orange, yellow, and white), you can make an adorable craft that your kids will be proud to hang in your home.

You can check out how to turn tissue paper into cute artwork here.

Toilet Paper Tube Pumpkins

My children are always saving and decorating toilet paper rolls. Instead of turning the toilet paper roll into a person or a building, now they’ve discovered that they can cut the pieces into strips for a totally new and festive look. Check out the step by step directions here.

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Mummy Mason Jar by Views from a Stepstool

You can use mason jars for pretty much everything. When you’re done canning vegetables and creating cute salads, you can re-use your mason jar to make an adorable Halloween craft. For a cute table decoration, follow these simple directions to make a mummy mason jar.

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Palm Print Pumpkins & Handprint Moons

Are you looking for an activity you can do with a toddler? Try using your little one’s palm prints to make a pumpkin. Not only is this a fun, seasonal activity, but it is also a sweet way to remember how tiny your child was. Remember to add the year on the back! 

To do this craft, check out the full tutorial here.

Weathered Plastic Pumpkin Totem Pole

Year after year, old trick or treat pumpkin buckets linger in my house. With many of them, the handle is broken, or my kids just want a new one for Halloween. Rather than wasting the old pumpkin buckets, you can turn them into a totem pole for your doorstep. Read about how to do this DIY activity here.

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Do you have a fun Halloween craft idea? Share in the comments!

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