How To Celebrate Halloween At Home With Kids

Are you looking for fun activities to do with your kids at home to celebrate Halloween this year? Look no further, as I have put together a list of super fun Halloween ideas to keep your kids busy this October. The best thing about these activities? They are all super easy, no degree in art required.

Check out the video below then keep reading for the activity sheet and inspiration.

Halloween Bingo

For your first activity, print off the Halloween Bingo sheet using the button below. Get your kids to colour in and decorate their sheets around the grid, then colour in each square as you complete that activity. There are even blank squares for you to add in your own activities.

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Decorate Your Home

Bring the Halloween festive fun into your home by decorating it! Check out the video below or check out my Halloween decor ideas blog post for more ideas.

Spooky Colouring

Want a super easy “art” activity? Well, spooky Halloween colouring is the answer. I have created some colouring pages for you to download and print, just click the button below.

Get Crafty

If you are feeling a little more adventurous and artistic, why not do some Halloween crafts. You could do traditional pumpkin carving, follow Pinterest tutorials, or opt for an easy peasy craft kit.

For one of this year’s easy Halloween craft activities, we have made edible Halloween decorations! Using fillable baubles, the children made ornaments filled with halloween chocolates.

The best thing about these fillable baubles is that they can be recycled and filled with chocolates or other seasonal items for Christmas, Valentine’s, Easyer and any other holiday that you would like to celebrate.

Make Halloween Treats

Pinterest is full of spook-tastic baking inspiration but if you are looking for the easiest Halloween treats in the world to make with your kids, try chocolate Krispie cakes.

Halloween Chocolate Krispie Cakes Recipe

There are more complicated recipes out there with more ingredients, but this is the simplest (and my family would argue, the best) was to make chocolate Krispie treats.

  • Melt 150g of milk chocolate in 30-second bursts in the microwave, stirring in between until the chocolate is a smooth melted consistency
  • Stir 100g of Rice Krispies into the chocolate
  • Spoon the mixture into paper cake cases
  • Add spooky sweets on top
  • Place in the fridge until the chocolate sets
  • Enjoy!

Go Crazy With Costumes

Halloween is the perfect time to play dress up. Gather together all of the dressing up items that you have in your home and let your kids go wild assembling their own outfits. You could even have a fashion show or Halloween parade around the house.

Halloween Home Disco

Put together a spooky playlist of fun music and dance around! Make the dance party all the more fun by adding LED lights or disco balls.

Halloween Hunt

We do Easter egg hunts, so why not have a similar Halloween themed hunt?

Not So Scary Movie Night

Depending upon the ages of your kids, have a scary or a not so scary movie night.

Which Are Good Halloween Shows & Films?

Halloween Shows For Little Kids

  • Vamperina
  • Room On The Broom
  • Peppa Pig Pumpkin Party
  • Toy Story Of Terror

Halloween Films For Not So Little Kids

  • Hocus Pocus
  • Addams Family
  • Nightmare Before Christmas 
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Corpse Bride
  • Disney’s Zombies
  • Casper
  • Practical Magic
  • Scared Shrekless
  • Halloweentowm
  • Girl vs Monster
  • ET
  • Ghostbusters 
  • Monsters Inc
  • Harry Potter

Tips For Having A Great Home Movie Night

Click the button below to hear my top tips for making your family movie might truly magical.

Spook-Tacular Stories

Snuggle up and read a Halloween story with your children. Check out my top 5 Halloween books for kids by clicking the button below.

Halloween Yoga

There are loads of fantastic videos for every occasion on the Cosmic Kids Yoga channel.

Halloween Tattoos

If you are less than artistic (like me), Halloween temporary tattoos are a great alternative to face paints.

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