Creative & Fun Halloween-Themed Ideas for Preschoolers

Do your children love ghosts, zombies, fake blood, vampires, wearing costumes, or acting out their favorite characters? Then Halloween activities for preschoolers are the perfect way to create a memorable spooky experience for your children! 


After all, what can be more fun than a good-natured Halloween scare?

Some innovative Halloween-themed ideas for preschoolers:

Halloween Crafts

Here are a few fun craft ideas for your preschoolers to explore this Halloween

  • Toilet roll black cats – Make a black cat with recycled material.
  • Soda bottle bats- With a little paint, a couple of googly eyes, and some creativity, transform a soda bottle into a bat.
  • Recycled bottle cap spiders- Create crawly and creepy spiders from bottle caps and recycled material.
  • Jack-o-lantern- Help your preschooler carve a face on a pumpkin and insert lights inside it for a spooky look.

Spooky Stories

There are various Halloween-themed books or Halloween stories that you can read to your children. You can borrow them from the library or come up with your own for extra imagination! It will not only be a great opportunity to read together and expand their vocabulary, but they will also enjoy and be entertained with the spooky stories.

Fun Activities for Halloween

You can organize different fun activities for your children, such as hide-and-seek,  treasure hunts, or even DIY your own Halloween costumes together. 

Kids-friendly Treats and Recipes 

Preparing treats for trick-or-treaters or your children such as candy corn, sugar cookies, Halloween brownies, Halloween candy bars, etc. are sure to get them excited and in the Halloween spirit.

Halloween Costumes for Preschoolers

It’s time to dress up your kid in their favorite costume. Costumes are a great opportunity for children to express themselves and their interests, and they will love it. You can make this an activity of its own by going to a Halloween costume store together for a day and looking at all the options or by buying the supplies to make your DIY costume!

These are a few creative Halloween-themed ideas that can bring great joy to your preschoolers.  At First School, we are committed to making learning fun for your children. Contact us today to find a child care program best suited to your needs!


Dorothy Hastings

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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