21 Incredible Halloween Paper Plate Crafts for Kids
October is the perfect time to get in the spirit of Halloween. Whether you’re a creative crafter or not, here are over twenty great Halloween paper plate crafts for kids that will have them begging for more!
You’ll be surprised at all the fun projects you can make using paper plates and other household items. From cute ghosts to scary bats, these crafts are easy on the pocketbook and fun for kids of all ages.
In the Halloween spirit? Check out these fun ghost crafts for kids as well, or these Halloween decorations made using a Cricut machine!
Paper plate crafts are a great way to get your kids involved in crafting while also allowing them to have fun and show off their creativity.
In this list, you’ll find 21 paper plate arts & craft projects for Halloween that will help keep your little ones occupied throughout the season.
If you have a teenager at home, be sure to read our favorite things to do on Halloween for teenagers!
21 Halloween Paper Plate Crafts for Kids
Paper Plate Halloween Treat Boxes
Can you believe that you can make these adorable treat boxes with paper plates? Amazing! You'll find directions here for Frankenstein, pumpkin, and vampire treat boxes, but you can easily use the same techniques to make a zombie, mummy, or witch treat box.
Paper Plate Bat Craft: Book-Inpsired Craft for KIds
You don't have to wait until Halloween night for these cute paper plate bats. You can make and display them throughout October or even add some fun decorative touches to your kids' rooms!
Paper Plate Spider Craft for Kids
Just in case you don't have enough spiders around your house… make some! These spooky Halloween spiders are easy to make, and they aren't going anywhere once you've created them.
Paper Plate Witch's Hat
For an easy yet adorable way to decorate for Halloween, these witches' hats are just the thing! Just use some paper plates and a few embellishments to make each hat unique. You can even show your little witches how to make their own.
Mummy Paper Plate Craft
Make an adorable mummy craft using just a paper plate, paint, and paper strips. This simple tutorial makes it easy to put together this fun Halloween decoration!
Paper Plate Witch Craft For Kids
Witches are iconic Halloween symbols, and this cute paper plate witch craft is an easy way to show just how much you love witches! If you have a few extra minutes, add some embellishments to her hat for a truly unique craft.
From paper plate... to this!!
This adorable wreath will help you decorate for your favorite day of the year! Jack's spooky yet charming face can be used as a fun decoration throughout October. Hang it on the door to greet your trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.
Darling Paper Plate Vampire Craft for Halloween
Vampires are among the most mysterious Halloween monsters, so make some paper plate vampire crafts to help you create a spooky and fun decoration for October! This tutorial shows you how to make a simple version of a vampire that won't be scary for young children; however, you can use a little creativity to make him look spookier if you're crafting with older kids.
You won't believe how easy this is to make!
Little Frankenstein monster masks are easy to make using a paper plate, paint, and pipe cleaners for angry-looking eyebrows! Make one for each member of your family if you like, or have some fun with them at your Halloween party. An entire family of Frankensteins would be pretty cool!
Paper Plate Black Cat
A black cat is a classic Halloween symbol, and this fun paper plate craft shows just how adorable they can be! If you're looking for something quick and straightforward to do with your kids, look no further than these paper plate cats. The arched back design of the plate goes perfectly with a cat's personality, doesn't it?
Paper Plate Flying Bat Craft For Kids - Interactive Halloween Craft
This cute Halloween craft is a great way to get your kids excited about decorating for the holiday. Paper plate bats are fun and festive, but they're also super easy to make! Just follow the template and trace along the edges with a pencil or marker, then cut out the pieces for your bat. Attach him to a craft stick, cut a slit in the paper plate to slide it into, and you have a movable craft that looks like a spooky bat against the backdrop of a big yellow moon.
Movable Paper Plate Ghost Craft
Did you know you can make a ghost craft that moves? Well, now you do! This cute paper plate ghost craft is easy to create and is loads of fun to play with when you're finished. It looks like a ghost floating around on a dark, starry night. Clever, right?
Paper Plate Pumpkin Craft For Kids
Give your classic paper plate Halloween jack-o'-lanterns a new look by turning them into mummies! This easy paper plate craft just takes some paper strips, glue, and the printable template to get started.
Halloween Black Cat Wreaths
This adorable paper plate craft is perfect for any crafty cat lover. The tutorial shows you how to make this sweet wreath, which features a cute black kitty with a bristled tail and claws ready to spring into action.
Paper Plate Ghost – Paper Plate Crafts for Kids
Swirly paper plate ghosts make adorable Halloween decorations, but they're also an excellent project for kids to learn basic art skills. They can practice cutting in a circular motion while making these fun ghosts—and you get a cute decoration out of the deal!
Halloween Craft for Kids - Cupcake Liner Wreath
Who knew a painted paper plate and some orange cupcake liners could come together to look so cute? This is a festive, adorable piece of decor to add to your home or classroom for Halloween.
Paper Plate Candy Corn Bunting
Create this cute Halloween bunting out of paper plates, paint, and string, and you'll be ready to decorate for the season in no time! This craft is easy enough that kids can help you make it. Drape it across your mantle or dessert table at your Halloween party.
Paper Plate Black Cat – Paper Plate Crafts for Kids
This paper plate black craft cat is just too cute! It's an easy project that kids can make on their own, and it turns out looking like a sleek kitty ready to strike out on some mischief at any moment.
Paper Plate Frankenstein Craft For Kids To Make On Halloween
This crafty Frankenstein is sure to inspire your kids' creativity as they decorate their monster for Halloween! This project has a fun weaving component with yarn to make Frankenstein's hair, and that's a neat way to fit in a little fine motor practice with your preschooler.
Paper Plate Spider Web Craft That Sparkles This Halloween
Spooky webs, spiders, and glitter are three things that come to mind when I think about Halloween. This super easy craft uses a paper plate painted black and lots of gold glitter to make a shiny spiderweb any kid will be proud of.
Easy Pumpkin Craft Perfect for Last Minute Halloween Fun
These paper plate pumpkins are so cute! They're spooky in a kid-friendly way, and they also get the kids thinking about shapes. Check out this post for instructions on how to make them with your preschooler. They're quick and easy, which is perfect for that age group.
From making spooky spiders webs with glitter or adorable mummies with paper strips, there’s something on here for every child’s taste!
The best part is they’re all easy enough that even young children can make them without much assistance (though it may be helpful at times).
Looking for more Autumn or fall related crafts? Check out these cute Scarecrow crafts for kids as well!