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Top Halloween Ideas for Kids

Top Halloween Ideas for Kids

We have more than a few Halloween ideas for kids (and adults!) Take a jog through some of the most popular and top Halloween ideas on this site. From costumes to party ideas to decor–get some Halloween Inspiration!


Super Mario Trunk or Treat Ideas

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-omb and pirhanha plant!

Minecraft Trunk or Treat Ideas

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.

Boo Your Neighbors with Mini Pinatas

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.

Mad Scientist Trunk or Treat Ideas

Trunk or treat is my favorite Halloween tradition. This mad scientist trunk or treat trunk was one of our first, but such a favorite.

Gnome trunk or treat ideas

Gnome Trunk or Treat

For something a little different, bring a whole gnome garden to your trunk or treat celebrations, complete with man-eating flowers!

Bloody Good Milkshake Shots perfect for visiting vampires or fun friends at Halloween parties

Bloody Good Vampire Milkshake Shots

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!

DIY Edible Fake Blood

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!

Ten Minute Boo Banner

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.

Spooky Meringue Ghosts

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!

Kid Craft: Black Sock Cat

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!

Emoji Halloween party ideas - it's frank!

Frankenstein Five Minute Dessert

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!

Halloween Dinner idea - Mini Mummy Dogs and Mummy Dogs on a Stick!

Halloween Dinner Mini Mummies

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!

Delight your kids with quick to make Halloween glassware. Perfect for parties, or just to add a little extra special to dinnertime.

Five Minute Halloween Glasses

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.

I’m Just Here for the Booos Party

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.

Black Cat Ball

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!

Bewitching Halloween Party

More Halloween ideas for kids in this Bewitching Halloween party! Pumpkin cakes, treat bags, wreaths, and general decorating ideas are in the post.

trick or treat

Trick or Treat Halloween

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!

Dead Disco Trunk or Treat

We move our trunk or treats to the driveway the night of Halloween so we get a little more use out of them. Check out this groovy idea!

Paula Biggs

Owner at Frog Prince Paperie
Paula Biggs is a party planner, DIY crafter, and owner of Frog Prince Paperie, where you can find hundreds of party, craft and lifestyle ideas.