Halloween is just around the corner and what better time to celebrate costumes, candy and all things spooky with your little one. Spend the final days of October getting really creative with some arty and tasty ideas for the whole family to enjoy. Here we share some super fun, Halloween activities your toddler will love to give them a Halloween they won’t forget!

Make your own Halloween masks

Let the kids design their very own Halloween masks with paper plates. The simplicity of paper plates will give them the freedom to stick and paint their masks however they want and will give your little one their most original Halloween look to date. Get some inspiration here.

Halloween activities your toddler will love

Pick your own pumpkin

Take a family day out to your nearest pumpkin patch and spend the day picking your very own pumpkins. The kids will love running around the fields and you can take your pumpkins home ready to carve and decorate.

Halloween activities your toddler will love

Paint a pumpkin

Bring the ultimate Halloween staple to life with some paint and brushes and spend the afternoon getting creative with the kids to give your pumpkins a real scare factor! The perfect sensory activity for the kids to get stuck into and you’ll be surprised how much you’ll enjoy it too.

Halloween activities your toddler will love

Bowling with the ghosts

Draw ghost faces on some paper and wrap them around a few skittles. Get into teams and see who can knock over the most skittles. This will be a great game to boost your little one’s co-ordination skills.

Bake Halloween gingerbread

Trick or treat? Get the kids involved with surprising the family with their very own treat with Halloween inspired gingerbread. Try baking a gingerbread haunted house or gingerbread mummies for a scrummy Halloween treat!

Halloween activities your toddler will love

Spider races

Race your spiders in water and the first one to blow their spider across the finish line is the winner! All you will need is a couple of straws and plastic toy spiders.  

Make playdough monsters  

Mould the most scariest looking monsters with playdough and poke, poke, poke. There’s something about poking playdough that kids love so make sure you have lots of googley eyes, feathers, coloured gems for them to poke through the playdough to create their very own Halloween monsters.

Halloween activities your toddler will love

Make oozy and goozy slime 

Kids love anything that’s gooey so carry on with the monster theme and learn how to make colourful, stretchy slime this Halloween. Get slimey with this google eyes monster slime recipe for kids and when you’re done you could put the slime in pots which kids will just love to receive.