Sneak peek- The most adorable Halloween ideas for kids! Halloween recipes, Halloween activities, and more!
The ultimate guide to Halloween ideas for kids! Cute Halloween themed snack and recipes for kids, Halloween activities for toddlers and preschoolers, spooky Halloween drink ideas for kids, and everything you need to make this a not-so-scary but super fun holiday for kids of all ages!
Make Halloween less scary for toddlers
Before we can get excited about all the Halloween ideas for kids, let’s start by making this holiday fun instead of scary! Here is a big list of ways to make Halloween less scary for toddlers and celebrate the fun parts of this holiday!
I also want to add this excellent article from PBS Parents about “being a good neighbor” during trick-or-treat. It has some great points about using manners while out trick-or-treating as well as some important safety tips!
Adorable Halloween treat ideas for kids
You can’t talk about Halloween ideas for kids without having a big list of fun Halloween foods ideas! From Halloween breakfast ideas, to lunch, to after-school snacks, and even dessert- we’ve got you covered for a Halloween themed feast!
Halloween “snack”wiches!– These cute little Halloween sandwiches are the perfect toddler lunch idea or even an after-school snack for kids. Try this healthy and easy to make recipe as an appetizer for Halloween parties! It’s no-bake and quick to throw together for a last-minute Halloween snack idea!
Halloween dessert idea for kids- No-bake Halloween pudding treats for kids are as adorable as they are easy! Customize them into fun Halloween shapes for Halloween parties, after-school Halloween snack, or just a holiday treat!
Healthy Halloween snack idea for toddlers- Actually, kids of any age will love this healthy and easy Halloween snack idea! They are so easy- just throw on a tray and freeze for a quick, healthier snack idea. Adorable Halloween yogurt ghost treat!
Halloween breakfast idea for kids– Boo for breakfast with these Halloween ghosts pancakes your little monster will gobble up!
Halloween lunch idea for kids– A little ketchup goes a long way to making a fun Halloween lunch!
Don’t forget to use your leftover Milk Duds to make these easy two-bite Milk Dud pretzel snaps recipe!
Fun Halloween drink idea for kids!
Kids will need something to wash down all of those yummy Halloween snacks! This spooky Halloween Witch’s brew can be made in individual glasses or in a large batch in a punch bowl for Halloween parties!
Easy Halloween treats for school!
This is a super easy and quick way to make Halloween treats for school parties! These treats are virtually no-bake (other than heating the marshmallow/butter on the stove) and they can be cut into fun Halloween shapes with a cookie cutter for added cuteness. They are also a nut-free Halloween party treat! (Always check the packaging on the ingredients you use to verify they are nut-free!)
Easy Halloween Treat- Spooky Crispy Snacks! Great for school parties! Quick and delicious!
You are sure to find something easy to send to the school Halloween party with these 20+ super-easy treats! Most are no-bake (or only require melting chocolate) and there are a variety of healthy and allergen-free options!
Halloween activities for toddlers and preschoolers
Now that we’re stuffed with all of the Halloween food and drinks we can handle, let’s add activities to the awesome Halloween ideas for kids! So many cute activities for toddlers and preschoolers to get in the Halloween spirit and learn through play!
Halloween Moon Dough recipe– This Halloween moon dough smells amazing and is super soft! I love it as much as the kids do! It’s very easy to make and can be taste-safe for toddlers by substituting vegetable oil! It is also a great sensory and fine motor activity.
Happy Spider Halloween craft for toddlers or preschoolers– This is one of my favorite Halloween preschool crafts! It is super simple and teaches shapes and colors while working on fine motors skills!
Halloween Play-Doh tray: Invitation to play– Let your kids show you what they think a Halloween ghost or monster should look like with this Halloween Play-doh tray activity. Grab a few supplies you probably have in your house already and create an afternoon of imagination, sensory play, and fine motor skill building!
Don’t forget to preserve all of those adorable Halloween memories!
Free printable Halloween memory sheets:
I hope you have the best Haloween ever with these fun Halloween ideas for kids!