Fun & Easy Halloween Crafts

5 Halloween Crafts to Make with Materials You Already Have at Home

Grandma Crafting With Grandkids

These spook-tacular crafts are oh-so-simple, adorable, and lots of fun! Best of all, they require very few materials—many of which you may already have lying around the house. Spend an afternoon crafting to nurture your creative side, or make happy holiday memories with the little ghosts and goblins in your life. Either way, you’ll be sure to get in the spirit with these great Halloween art projects!

1. Milk Jug Ghosts

Milk Jug Ghosts

For this super simple, spooky decoration, all you need is an empty milk jug, a magic marker, and a little bit of creativity!

If you really want to light up the night, you can cut a hole in the bottom of the jug and place a battery-operated votive light inside.

2. Paper Plate Pumpkins

Paper Plate Pumpkins

Who knew a simple pack of paper plates could transform into a pumpkin patch? Create jack-o-lanterns that are funny, friendly, silly, or scary with only a black magic marker and your imagination.

3. Yarn Mummy

Yarn Mummy

All you need is some cardboard, scissors, white yarn, and a gingerbread man cookie cutter (unless you prefer to draw free-hand) to create this adorable mummy. Simply trace, cut, wrap, and enjoy!

4. Q-Tip Skeleton

Q-Tip Skeleton

Make no bones about it, with just 5 household materials (q-tips, scissors, glue, marker, and construction paper) you can create a squad of spooky skeletons!

5. Cotton Ball Ghosts

Cotton Ball Ghosts

For a boo-tiful decoration that requires just a few household supplies, try these specter-cular ghosts.

You’ll need cotton balls, glue, construction paper, scissors, and yarn or string. Hang them around your favorite haunt!

Decorating has never been easier! Happy Halloween!