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Last Updated on August 22, 2021 by MaKenna | MamaKenna

Halloween is such a fun time of the year!

And if you have a toddler I’m sure you’re wanting to help get them into the Halloween spirit!

Here I’ll show you some super fun (and not scary) Halloween toddler activities!

Look below to check them out!

 

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Halloween Toddler Activities

 

Painting Pumpkins

 

This one is super easy!

And it’s a great alternative for little ones since they can’t carve a pumpkin.

My toddler has been doing this for the last 2 years and loves it!

And all you need is a newspaper (it’s gonna get messy), washable paint, a paintbrush, and a pumpkin.

You can get some washable kid’s paint here.

 

Buy a Costume

 

During Halloween, we love going through all of the fun costumes!

And since toddlers like to do things themselves, I’m sure they would love to be able to pick out a special costume of their own!

So go to a local retail store or a Halloween store and have fun!

You can also find Halloween costumes for toddlers here.

 

Go Trick-or-Treating

 

They probably weren’t super into this when they were babies but maybe now as a toddler, they’ll have lots more fun!

Getting dressed up and going door-to-door to get a special treat is new and exciting for them!

So I’m sure it’ll be fun for them.

Just don’t forget to inspect and take out any candy they can’t have (oh and don’t forget to take pictures either)!

Here’s an article that talks about what candy is safe for toddlers

 

Make a Non-Scary Spider

 

Don’t worry this spider isn’t scary it’s actually cute!

And it’s very easy to make!

All you need is 3 things; pipe cleaners, play dough, and another special item to help make look super cute!

You can learn how to make this non-scary spider craft by busybloomingjoy.com here.

 

Go to a Pumpkin Patch

 

My little one had so much fun going to the pumpkin patch!

She got to pick out her very own special pumpkin (and everyone else’s), got to take pictures with fun Halloween signs, and we got to see some farm animals!

It was lots of fun and we can’t wait to do it again.

 

Make a Paper Plate Pumpkin

 

I remember making these cute pumpkins as a kid.

And I’m sure you will be relieved to know that they are super simple and easy to make!

All you need to a paper plate, paper, glue, scissors, and perhaps a crayon or 2.

 

Halloween Slime

 

Slime can be a bit messy but it’s a great indoor activity for when the weather isn’t so nice.

This slime recipe not only catches your eye but is very simple to make!

You can learn how to make this Halloween slime recipe by frogsandsnailsandpuppydogtail.com here.

 

Make a Witches Cauldron

 

This is another fun (and extremely easy) Halloween activity for your toddler to do.

Putting together this witch’s cauldron activity is super simple and easy.

My daughter LOVES playing in water so I know she would be entertained stirring and playing in it!

You can learn how to make your own witches cauldron at toddlerapproved.com here.

 

Pumpkin Fizz

 

This fun pumpkin fizz activity involves some little pumpkins and some Halloween science!

I know my toddler would go crazy over this!

You can learn how to do this pumpkin fizz experiment by busytoddler.com here.

 

Halloween Activity Pages

 

Get your toddler some Halloween-themed activity sheets!

They normally have some learning pages and coloring sheets too.

You can get this free mini Halloween activity book for toddlers here!

 

October Sensory Bottle

 

This fun project is super easy and very entertaining for little ones!

Plus your toddler can even help make it!

You can learn how to make this October sensory bottle by teachingmama.org here.

 

Halloween Play-Doh Kit

 

Kids LOVE play-doh!

My little one is always excited to get it out.

So a great idea is to make your very own Halloween-themed play-doh kit for at home!

You can easily make your very own Halloween play-doh kit for your toddler to explore and enjoy!

You can learn more about making your own Halloween play-doh kit at funwithmama.com here.

 

Fingerpaint Bat

 

This craft is a great way to get your fridge decorated with cute Halloween art!

I’m sure they’ll love seeing how their finger painting masterpiece becomes sweet little bats.

Click here to learn how to make this fingerpaint bat by craftymorning.com with your toddler here.

 

Make a Ghost Friend with Cotton balls

 

Make sweet puffy ghosts to help decorate your house for Halloween!

This is an easy craft that only requires 7 items!

You can learn how to make this puffy ghost craft by mombrite.com here.

 

Make Halloween Cookies

 

Cook some yummy festive treats!

And you can involve your toddler as well.

My toddler loves dumping the ingredients in the bowl!

 

Jack-o-Lantern Sensory Bin

 

This sensory bin is bound to keep your toddler entertained!

This is another simple activity to set up.

You can learn how to make this Halloween sensory bin by happytoddlerplaytime.com here.

 

Watch a Not-Scary Halloween Movie

 

I always looked forward to watching Halloween movies or those fun Halloween specials!

And there are lots of Halloween movies for kids that aren’t scary!

You can try finding one to watch with your toddler on TV or you can check out some Halloween movies for toddlers here.

 

Read a Halloween Book

 

And of course, there are fun holiday books that are full of ghouls and other Halloween characters for kids!

You can check out your local library or find some Halloween books to read here.

 

Handprint Spider

 

My toddler loves making handprints and having Mom or Dad trace her hand!

This cute spider is an easy craft and great for toddlers!

You can learn exactly how to make this handprint spider by craftbits.com.

 

Go Through a Kid-Friendly Corn Maze

 

Last year when we went pumpkin picking they also had a corn maze for people to go through.

Of course, there ARE some that are made to scare you but this one was a kid-friendly maze with no scary monsters!

See if your town or a town near you has a fun corn maze made for little kids.

 

Tape Mummy Craft

 

This mummy craft using just tape, paper, and some googly eyes!

2 or 3-year-olds could easily create their very own sweet monster!

You can learn how to make this craft with your toddler at notimeforflashcards.com here.

 

Halloween Sensory Bag

 

This is a great way to make a gooey slime but without the mess!

This is another super easy and inexpensive Halloween activity you can do with your toddler.

You can learn how to make this sensory bag by handsonaswegrow.com here.

 

Play Kids Halloween Music

 

There are SO MANY fun Halloween songs for kids!

And kids love music!

So go ahead and try playing some cute Halloween music for them.

 

Go on a Hayride

 

Take your little ones on a kid-friendly hay-ride!

I’m sure they would have lots of fun!

 

Puffy Slime

 

My little one loves playing with this stuff!

This puffy slime is not only cool to look at but is very simple to make.

You can learn how to make puffy Halloween slime by littlebinsforlittlehands.com here.

 

Witch’s Brew Sensory Bin

 

This Halloween-inspired sensory bin is a great activity for toddlers to do!

I’m sure they will have fun exploring all of the fun things in it.

You can learn how to make this witch’s brew sensory bin by myboredtoddler.com here.

 

Go to an Apple Orchard

 

This is a great Halloween activity where you get to be outdoors!

I’m your toddler will have a blast running around picking apples!

Check and see if there is an apple orchard near you.

 

Make Halloween Spaghetti Slime

 

Toddlers love things that are slimy and gooey!

This Halloween-colored spaghetti is super easy to make and something that they will have a blast playing in!

You can learn how to make this spaghetti slime activity by handsonaswegrow.com here.

 

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