Fun Halloween Toddler Activities
Halloween is fast approaching and I was wondering what I was going to do with my toddler. So I gathered the best Halloween toddler activities since we’re always looking for fun and easy activities for my little one.
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Recommended Halloween Books for Kids
Have fun this Halloween with any of these books your kids will love. Bring the spooky thrills indoors with a Halloween adventure before you head outside to trick or treat.
The Crayons Trick or TreatThe Halloween Tree: Build New Traditions with This Funny and Imaginative Holiday Book for Children (Halloween Gifts for Kids)Little Blue Truck’s HalloweenFroggy’s HalloweenThe Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Spooky (The Food Group)Even Monsters Get Scared: Halloween books for kids Preschool (Picture Books – to Help Kid Overcome their Fears.) (Bedtime Picture Books for Preschool kids Book 5)
Halloween Toddler Activities
My children love carving pumpkins so naturally I thought we’d paint a jack’o lantern. I drew the outline of a pumpkin in orange marker, and we had orange paint at our disposal.
My daughter insisted on drawing her own pumpkin instead so she grabbed another piece of paper to get it done. However, instead of using a paintbrush I thought it would be fun to use a bottle cap to paint our pumpkins with so that we would get a nice texture going.
My toddler had a blast with it but got paint on her hands and then preferred to use the paintbrush that I used to mix the paint. She doesn’t like getting her hands dirty.
My son used the bottle cap to make the two eyes for his pumpkin but decided to paint the rest. I cut black shapes out of construction paper to add for the eyes, nose and mouth. However, my son had already painted his in and didn’t want them.
He did proceed to practice his scissor cutting skills by cutting out more shapes with the construction paper.
My daughter didn’t want to mess up her painting with my shapes so left them off.
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Recommended Halloween Activity Kits
Little Learners Print & Go Activity Kit: Halloween
These Halloween Preschool Worksheets are full of sweet treats, silly monsters and learning fun.
This cute play dough kit will make your little one busy this Halloween.
For some other great ideas for your toddler, take a look at these other great ideas for Halloween activities
Fun Halloween Toddler Activities
Spooky Dry Erase Floating Ink Experiment
Your toddler will enjoy this very easy experiment.
A simple and easy way to make a spooky wreath out of a paper plate and googly eyes.
5 Toddler-Friendly Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin
If you want some alternative ways for your toddler to help decorate your pumpkins then here some tips.
Contact Paper Ghost Crafts for Kids
A great activity for little ones so that they can dress their ghosts any way they like and they have so much fun making things stick.
Easy Texture Collage Ghost
A great way for your toddler to use a variety of textures and materials to create their ghost.
Fine Motor Spider Painting
Who doesn’t love painting? My kids love painting with anything other than paintbrushes, this looks like a lot of fun.
Sensory play Halloween toddler activities
I don’t do a lot sensory play but I’m so amazed at others that come up with such awesome sensory play ideas.
This activity would be so fun for your toddler but is something my sons would love as well.
Jack-o-Lantern Squish Bag
A great activity to you can stick to a window and have your toddler explore.
Toddler Sensory Bag with Slimy Eyes
Another sensory bag variation would be to use googly eyes.
Another wonderful sensory activity which is a whole lot of fun because it’s so messy.
Check out my other posts for Fun Fall Felt Activities and for older children I have a Halloween Printable Pack.
If you need more tips on teaching your toddler at home, then don’t miss this ebook written by over 20 bloggers.
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