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16 Easy Halloween Paper Crafts Kids Will Love

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It’s that time of year again! Halloween is just around the corner, and kids everywhere are starting to get excited. One thing we know for sure about kids is that they love making crafts, so what better way to celebrate October than with a few fun Halloween paper crafts?

You’ll find fun Frankensteins, spooky haunted houses, wicked witches, and more—all made out of paper!

You’ll know you have the materials on hand as long as you have colorful paper, scissors, and glue.

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Here are 16 great tutorials for creating festive crafts and decorations to deck out your home or classroom for the spooky season. 

Other fun craft ideas:

1. Halloween Paper Accordion Craft

Bring some of the spooky Halloween magic to your home by making this accordion papercraft with little ones! Thanks to this step-by-step (that comes with a free printable), kids will be able to have tons of Halloween fun on top of working on their hand-eye coordination… at the same time!

fun and easy craft for Halloween featuring a cat, a ghost, a witch and a cat with an accordion paper technique
by Hello, Wonderful

2. Halloween Paper Lanterns

With just a few nips and tucks, you can transform any piece of paper into a frightfully cute Halloween craft! These Paper Lanterns are the perfect example!

Halloween inspired paper lanterns shaped like a black bat, orange pumpkin and white ghost
by The Crafting Chicks

3. Shape Bats

Add a spooky spin to your kid’s math lessons with these adorable Bats made with paper. You can explore the concepts of shapes in a Halloween-themed, fun, and hands-on way!

Bat shape craft Halloween inspired made with paper
by Artsy Craftsy Mom

4. Paper Pumpkins

Welcome the spooky season with this adorable Paper Pumpkin Craft! It’s such a fun and mess-free craft that kids will love doing. Moreover, it would make a perfect Halloween-themed garland to add extra eerie decor to your home!

Easy Halloween idea paper pumpkin
by Easy Peasy and Fun

5. Quilled Paper Pumpkin

This quilled pumpkin craft is a great last-minute activity your kiddos will love! It’s a craft that doesn’t need much prep work and makes the most of any relaxing afternoon.

easy papercraft pumpkin for Halloween craft ideas
by The Soccer Mom Blog

6. Black Cat Paper Craft

This bewitching little black cat is just too cute for words! Help your little ones make a papercraft cat using this tutorial as an easy and hassle-free guide. They’ll have a blast!

black cat papercraft for Halloween
by Non-Toy Gifts

7. Paper Bobble-Head Black Cat

Keeping up with cute little black cats’ crafts, this one is just as adorable! Even the youngest of crafters can complete this black kitten craft with just a few everyday school supplies.

easy craft for kids for Halloween featuring black cat craft made with paper
by Fireflies and Mud Pies

8. Paper Haunted House

Halloween is the perfect time to explore new things and get a little crafty with the kiddos. And this adorable hunted house craft made using papercraft is a great option to try!

Halloween idea for kids featuring paper haunted house
by Artsy Momma

9. Handprint Bat Craft

Need a hands-on activity that’s both fun and easy for preschoolers and toddlers? This handprint bat craft is just what you need. Easy, budget-friendly, and adorable, this lovely bat is a spooktacular craft for this Halloween!

a easy and fun bat craft made with papercraft
by Simple Everyday Mom

10. Corner Bat Bookmarks

Add a Halloween-inspired spin to your kid’s reading session with this adorable bat bookmark inspired by the spookiest holiday of the year!

bat bookmarks made with paper for toddlers and preschoolers
by Artsy Craftsy Mom

11. Easy Paper Witch Craft

There’s nothing scary about this sweet little witch! Your kids can craft this adorable cutie with whatever you have at home, from colored papercraft to newspaper sheets and pencils. Follow the instructions to get all the

easy witch craft for kids to make with paper
by Arty Crafty Kids

12. Witch Craft with Accordion Skirt

Thanks to the accordion skirt made out of paper, this simple craft becomes a stunning Halloween creation!

Follow the step-by-step instructions and learn how to make this accordion effect!

Halloween witch craft for kids made with paper featuring an accordion skirt
by Made with Happy

13. Paper Chain Halloween Decoration

This set of cute paper chains featuring the classical Halloween characters is a perfect addition to your Halloween crafts projects.

Halloween craft ideas for kids featuring a fun paper chain craft
by Artsy Momma

14. Vampire Corner Bookmarks

You can’t get more Halloween than these Vampire corner bookmarks! These are incredibly simple to make, and it’s a great activity to add some spooky vibes to your children’s reading experience!

Halloween papercraft idea for kids featuring a vampire corner bookmark
by Easy Peasy and Fun

15. Origami Bat Treat Bags

Is Halloween really Halloween with no candy? We think not!
These treat bags featuring a creepily adorable little bat are the best to store all that Halloween candy!

Plus, little ones will have so much fun making it! Learn how to make it using a super easy origami technique.

cute papercraft bat Halloween treat bag
by Our Kid Things

16. Paper Frankenstein

There’s nothing scary about this charming Frankenstein treat bag!
Thanks to the free printable template, this goodie bag is not just adorable but also super easy to put together last minute.

Halloween treat bag featuring Frankenstein paper craft
by Non-Toy Gifts

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