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Scarily easy Halloween crafts

From pumpkins that don't require any carving to juice carton mummies, have fun with the kids this Halloween and create your own creepy crafts. These spooky ideas are so easy to make and perfect for Halloween parties. Check out our simple step-by-steps below!

  1. Cute pumpkin animals

    Cute pumpkin animals

    You’ll need pumpkins in different sizes, coloured card, scissors, double-sided tape and a pencil

    1. Decide on the animal you’d like to create and using a pencil draw out the shapes needed to make the face including eyes, nose, mouth and ears or tail, if needed.

    2. Use double-sided tape to stick each piece to the pumpkin 

  2. Bandaged mummy pumpkin

    Bandaged mummy pumpkin

    You’ll need a pumpkin, bandage, googly eyes, tape and black card

    1. Using a bit of tape, secure one end of the bandage to the base of the pumpkin Wrap the bandage around the pumpkin, leaving a gap for the eyes

    2. Attach googly eyes and a paper mouth to give the mummy a spooky expression

  3. Mummy juice cartons

    Mummy juice cartons

    You will need crepe paper; glue; juice cartons; googly eyes

    1. Cut the crepe paper into long thin strips. Glue thin pieces in place over the top of the carton, leaving a gap for the straw.

    2. Cover the carton by gluing on the end and wrapping around. Repeat until it completely hides any colour from the packaging.

    3. Stick the googly eyes in place.

  4. Woolly-haired witch

    Woolly-haired witch

    You will need A pumpkin, black card, white card, wool and double-sided tape

    1. Using the black and white card cut out some spooky eyes and a mouth (the pumpkin stalk will be the witches spooky nose

    2. Cut a triangle of card and bend into a cone shape securing with tape Add a circle of card at the bottom of the cone to create the witches hat

    3. Using blu tac fix your pumpkin on its side so the stalk is sticking out horizontally

    4. Use some double sided tape to secure a messy nest of wool to the top of the head and add the hat

    5. Stick the eyes and mouth in place to finish your spooky witch

  5. Lollipop ghosts

    Lollipop ghosts

    You will need square tissues; lollipops; orange or black ribbons; black pen

    1. Layer up 2 tissues, so they overlap in a star shape with 8 points. Place the top of a lollipop in the centre. Pull up the edges of the tissues and smooth around the sweet.

    2. Tie ribbon around the ‘neck’ below the sweet and finish with a bow. Draw on a face.

  6. Lollipop spiders

    Lollipop spiders

    You will need black pipe cleaners; lollipops; glue; googly eyes

    1. Cut 4 pipe cleaners in half. Fold each piece in half and wrap around a lollipop stick (glue the stick first), starting at the sweet and working down, so you have 8 legs. Fold the ends over to make feet.

    2. Cut 5cm of pipe cleaner and wrap it around the stick next to the legs to make a head. Stick on 2 eyes.