After blogging for ten years, I’ve accumulated more than a few Halloween ideas for kids (and adults!) Take a jog through some of the most popular and top Halloween ideas I’ve had below. Remember one you loved that isn’t on here? Let me know!
This is a Cricut Maker project made with the cutting wheel and felt. Pop in the boo banner file, and you’ll have a “Boo Banner” in minutes.
Meringue can be intimidating, but really, it’s easy to make. They are a perfect Halloween idea for kids as they look absolutely darling on top of a Halloween cake or by themselves on a cake stand!
If you’re looking for something for your little witches and wizards to do at a Halloween party, this is a great craft project. Use up old loose single socks and do a craft all at once. The black cats were a big hit at our parties!
Frankenstein here is one of those crafty Halloween desserts where if you can operate a spoon, you can make it. It’s a great Halloween ideas if you’ve got kids around!
Croissant rolls and little sausages make for some pretty cute mummies. They are not a lot of effort to make, but boy do the kids LOVE them. Great for Halloween dinner!
I am so in love with these little Halloween piñatas. They’re made from empty cracker boxes and stuffed full of fun stuff to boo your neighbors with. Again, hugely popular to receive and easy enough to make that you could treat your whole neighborhood.
Want to look like mom of the year without a lot of fuss? Slap a few vinyl stickers on milk bottles and you’ve won the Halloween season with your kids.
Non-alcoholic boos for the kiddos. But this party still has lots of cute Halloween ideas for kids with the meringue Ghost crazy cupcakes and signage.
Trunk or treat is my favorite Halloween tradition. This mad scientist trunk or treat trunk was one of our first, but such a favorite.
The most popular of our Halloween trunk or treat ideas, the posts for the Super Mario trunk or treat trunk has tutorials and Halloween printables to make all the DIY Halloween projects we made, including the bob-bomb and pirhanna plant!
You never do know when something is really going to strike a chord with readers…this was one of those things that surprised me when the post went crazy. For a fun treat at your Halloween party, Vampire milkshakes in shot glasses will be super popular!
If you’re one that likes gory Halloween, check out this post on how to make edible fake blood. Our in-house doctor was consulted to get just the right color and consistency. Drizzle on anything sweet with abandon!
Another super popular trunk was the one we put together all about Minecraft. I don’t know when kids stop loving this game, because my teenagers still play. Which makes it all-ages appropriate for a Halloween trunk or treat trunk.
Want to throw a psuedo-fancy Halloween party for kids? This party post has lots of ideas that you can steal. I won’t tell!
More Halloween ideas for kids in this Bewitching Halloween party! Pumpkin cakes, treat bags, wreaths, and general decorating ideas are in the post.
Southern Living loved this so much, they put it in their magazine when I first made it. The Halloween ideas are pretty simple, so anyone can do them. Sometimes just a little goes a long way!