15 Fun and Easy Ideas for Classroom Halloween Parties!

15 Fun and Easy Ideas  for Classroom Halloween Parties
All images via their respective owners, compiled by Sharon Rowley

Halloween classroom parties are an absolute highlight of the school year for kids, no matter if they are in preschool or elementary school. But if you are in charge of planning the event and pulling together the food, crafts, and activities, it can seem like a daunting task!

So here are 15 fun and easy ideas courtesy of some very creative bloggers to help you plan a fantastic Halloween classroom party!

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#1 Little Vampire Donuts

Brandy from Gluesticks came up with this super simple idea that is sure to be a huge hit in the classroom: store-bought donuts with vampire fangs!

Pin the boo game
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#2 Pin the Boo on the Ghost

The adorable variation on pin the tail on the donkey, Pin the Boo on the Ghost, makes for a great party game for preschoolers and kindergarten classes. Courtesy of Carolyn from The Pleasantest Thing.

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cat mask
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#3 Sparkly Cat Masks

This sparkly cat mask is made from construction paper, card stock, ribbon, and glitter. Grab the full instructions over at The Chirping Moms.

banana ghosts
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#4 Banana Ghosts and Clementine Pumpkins


This clever idea from Stephanie at Spaceships and Laser Beams is super simple to create, and it's healthy, too! The kids will love their banana ghosts and clementine pumpkins!

Halloween concentration game
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#5 Halloween Concentration Game

This Halloween concentration game is a free printable that can be download over at Saltwater Kids!

Q Tip Skeleton
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#6 Q-Tip Skeletons

I love this easy idea from The Chirping Moms that my own kids have done at school parties over the years — a Q-Tip Skeleton on black paper!

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Candy Corn M P
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#7 Candy Corn Marshmallow People

How cute is the idea for Candy Corn Marshmallow People from Robin at Knead to Cook?

Halloween Bingo
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#8 Halloween Bingo

I love these free printable Halloween Bingo cards from Amber over at Crazy Little Projects! And what a great idea to use candy corn as the bingo game markers!


pumpkin paper craft
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#9 Paper Pumpkin Craft

Jodi from Meaningful Mama has the full tutorial on how to create these sweet paper pumpkins. It's a project that is perfect for preschoolers and younger elementary school-aged kids!

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#10 Candy Corn Sugar Cookie Bars

Amber from Dessert Now Dinner Later shares the recipe for these awesome Candy Corn Sugar Cookie Bars. They look impressive, but they are simply layered cookie dough colors. You can do this!

Mystery Boxes
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#11 Mystery Boxes!

Now what Halloween party would be complete without mystery boxes? There's nothing like watching a kid stick his hand into a box of cold spaghetti and asking him to tell you what it is that he's feeling! Christina from Christina's Adventures gives you all the details on how to create the boxes and exactly what to put inside of them!

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#12 Paper Plate Witch

I love this adorable paper plate witch from Michelle over at Crafty Morning! Check out her post for the full list of materials and step-by-step instructions!

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#13 Halloween Chex Mix

This Halloween Chex Mix is super simple to make up in a big batch and then package into smaller bags for the kids to eat at the party or to take home as a treat bag! This post on Momof6 includes a free printable bag tag!

Mummy Wrap Game
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#14 Mummy Wrap Party Game

Kids absolutely love this easy mummy wrap party game where kids take turns wrapping each other in a roll of toilet paper without breaking the paper! You can find this and several other ideas for party games over at A Little Bit of Everything!

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#15 Craft Stick Spiderwebs

I love these craft stick spiderwebs! You can see the full tutorial by Adrienne over at Crafts Unleashed!

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Are you in charge of any classroom Halloween parties this year? What are your plans?

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15 Fun and Easy Ideas for Classroom Halloween Parties!

My name is Sharon and I am the busy Mom of six children ages 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, and 8. People often ask me "How do you do it?" I tell them that my key to success lies in planning ahead, with a whole lot of creativity and organization thrown in! ... More

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