10 Halloween Fun Activities to do with Your Preschooler

Halloween Fun Activities

Before your little ones go out trick-or-treating this Halloween, plan some fun activities to pass the time. Preschoolers are great to plan such activities, as you don’t have to do anything too complicated. All you need is some fun ideas that celebrate the spirit of this awesome holiday.

There are quite a few activities that you and your child can do to make Halloween a more wonderful experience. Listed below are 10 awesome Halloween activities that preschoolers will love:

  1. Make ghoulish finger puppets with felt, glue and paint.

  2. scary cardboard monsters

  3. Get old cardboard tubes from toilet rolls, etc. and scraps of felt, glue, scissors and googly eyes (from a store) and make scary cardboard monsters with them.

  4. Make a Halloween decoration with cardboard and stick felt cut-outs of bats, ghosts, Jack-o-Lanterns, etc. to it and hang it wherever you want.

  5. Make fun floating ghosts that glow with white paper tubes with the faces drawn, staple white ribbon to make a handle and tape a glow stick inside the tube. Hang them up and watch the ghosts glow in your home when the lights are out!

  6. Make ghosts with white coffee filters that have googly eyes glued on to them after you have scrunched them up to make cone shapes.

  7. T-shirt

  8. You can make pumpkin masks out of paper plates painted orange with cutouts for the eyes and nose.

  9. Get small pumpkins from your local market and get the kids to decorate them as they like and show them off outside.

  10. Get a coloring book that has a Halloween theme and let them go crazy painting the pictures in it!

  11. Get old plain white t-shirts and let the kids paint pumpkins, bats, etc. on them.

  12. Get black cardboard paper and create a skeleton with q-tips.

Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three preschool and child care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and Child Care programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child’s social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.

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