Our Favorite Halloween Crafts and Books

Happy Halloween Ya’ll! These are a few of our favorite festive Halloween Crafts! Definitely check out my instagram for many more ideas of projects, festive Halloween art and tutorials!

Halloween Pumpkin Banner:

This first one was super simple and fun! We used empty toilet tissue rolls, painted them orange and then I had the kids make different faces on each one! To string them together we hole punched them and added a piece of bakers twine. I love how this turned out!

Pumpkin Tube Garland

Halloween Pumpkin Garland

Bat Sensory Rice:

Here is a pretty fun sensory rice bin I made for my preschooler last Halloween! I used purple and teal colored rice and added festive halloween candy corns and mini pumpkins. He absolutely loved this!

Halloween Bat Sensory

Halloween Rice Sensory

Halloween Art Kits:

Here is a link to my Halloween Art kits! This year I have been shipping so many of these! They are so much fun and include all the materials you will need! You can also check out each of these by clicking on the image.

Halloween Art Kit

Halloween Clay Donut Kit

Witch Art Kit

Halloween Rock Painting

Top Halloween Book Picks and a Complete List

There are so many beautfiful and spooky and darling books for Halloween! We really enjoy “Pick A Pumpkin”, “Vera’s Halloween”, “Arthurs Halloween” “Hello Autumn, Good Bye Summer” and I will include a beautiful complete Fall Booklist also!

Favorite Halloween Books

Veras Halloween and Collage

Pick a Pumpkin

Halloween Books and Collage

Halloween Books

Favorite Fall Books

Complete Fall Booklist:

  • -Boxcar Children: Surprise Island
  • -Ramona the Pest
  • -Arthur’s Halloween
  • -In November
  • -Pick a Pumpkin
  • -And Then comes Halloween
  • -The Littlest Pumpkin
  • -Spooky Night Eye Spy
  • -The Frog Prince 
  • -Aesop’s Fables, Three Fox Tales
  • -The 50 States
  • -50 US Cities
  • -Its The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown 
  • -We Gather Together

Halloween Playdough Cat

Halloween Playdough:

Of course you know I am obsessed with play dough! I couldn’t leave it off the list. Check out this amazing cat my kids and I made together, complete with being bedazzled with snap beads! So much fun!

Halloween Pumpkin Watercolor Tutorial

Halloween Pumpkin Watercolor Tutorial

Halloween Pumpkin Watercolors:

We LOVE watercolor over here and I have a few videos you can enjoy learning how to paint pumpkins with your kiddos!

Check them out here.

I hope you are able to check out some of these Halloween crafts and books and let me know what your favorites are as well.

Want to see even more Pumpkin ideas? Check out this list.

Want that cozy Fall feeling? Look at these ideas.



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