14 spooky yet simple Halloween crafts to do with your kids this half term
These lanterns look impressive but are actually really easy to make (Picture: Someone’s Mum)

October half term is the perfect time for getting crafty with your kids. The days are getting colder and shorter and Halloween is just around the corner, providing heaps of spooky but fun inspiration for things to make and do.

Free and cheap things to do in London this October half term13 free or cheap activities to do with the kids this half term

I’m not a naturally crafty person but my kids always love a good project. My main aim is to find easy craft activities to do that involve minimal input from me.

Here are 14 spooky yet simple Halloween crafts to do with your kids this half term:

Day of the dead puppets

By Red Ted Art.

Halloween lanterns

By Le Coin de Mel.

Pumpkin fine motor skills

By The Imagination Tree.

Pumpkin painting

Cardboard zombies

By Arty Crafty Kids.

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Spider conkers

By My Mummy’s Pennies.

Spooky spider plants

By Growing Family.

Build a skeleton

By The Purple Pumpkin Blog.

Easy jar lantern craft

Halloween Lantern
(Picture: Someone’s Mum)

By Someone’s Mum.

Eyeball glitter slime

By The Imagination Tree.

Egg carton witch

By Art Camp.

Black cat craft

By Fireflies and Mudpies.

Paper spider and web

By Origami Tree.

Halloween ABC fingerprints

By Arty Crafty Kids.

Mandy Mazliah is a vegetarian mum of three whose kids don’t eat vegetables. Read about her efforts to get them to eat their five a day at www.sneakyveg.com.

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