Get your classroom excited for autumn and Halloween with these 13 spooky craft projects.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Our October-themed crafts are a mix of tricks and treats. Your students can create pumpkins and patches to celebrate the harvest, build owls in different colors and sizes, or design their own bats and ghosts for Halloween. Don’t worry — these creations are more friendly than scary!
Students will gain practice in several art skills, including drawing, tracing, and painting.
Using an unexpected material, students can create lovely pumpkin decorations. Pretty crafty!
With this easy fall craft, young students explore what’s inside of pumpkins.
In this project, students create a display of the stages of a pumpkin’s growth.
In this easy craft, students have fun decorating the letter O!
This project works well at Halloween or as part of a science unit about owls.
You can take a nature walk to gather the pinecones needed for this craft or buy them at a local crafts store.
Bat Craft Projects
You can use this bat craft to decorate the classroom for Halloween or as part of a bat-themed unit. For a bulletin board display, hang the bat crafts next to a poem or a list of facts about bats written by your students.
Students will have fun making their very own creatures of the night to help you set a spooky scene in your classroom.