Halloween

Make this Halloween one to remember with ideas for costumes, snacks, pumpkin patterns, and more. Whether you prefer your kids spooky or sweet, you'll find fun, fresh ideas to inspire your Halloween party this year.

Step-by-Step Face Painting Ideas

You don't need to be a professional makeup artist to transform your kid into a clown, monster, pirate, or other character. Our easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs will guide you through the process! Download our free and easy Halloween face-painting guides to start practicing today.

Kid Craft: No-Sew Superhero Capes

Directions for making a super-cute, no-sew cape for your child.

Group and Family Halloween Costumes

Make October 31 a fun family affair with incredible group Halloween costumes fit for a crowd. These homemade costume ideas allow kids and adults to coordinate together but still stand out.

DIY Storybook Character Halloween Costumes

Re-create your children's favorite storybook characters' outfits for Halloween this year!

5 Homemade Halloween Costumes

Homemade, but no-hassle, Halloween costumes for little kids.

Our Favorite Halloween Pregnancy Announcements

Forget the tricks--this Halloween, treat your friends and family to the news that your baby is on the way. Check out the spooktacular ways these 12 parents-to-be shared their pregnancy announcements.

Homemade Storybook Character Costumes

Cut and crease paper to create these clever Halloween costumes, inspired by your kid's favorite storybook characters.

13 Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

Even tiny hands can make these adorable Halloween decorations--with supervision from Mom or Dad, of course.

Jack and the Beanstalk Costume

A paper-bag vest and a jaunty cap transform your little ruffian into a giant-slayer. Cardboard tubes are the base for his homemade stalk.

Make a Ringmaster Coat Costume

Upcycle a plain sweatshirt into a kid's coat that's ready to take center stage!

Make a Clown Collar Costume

This vintage-inspired collar is a great addition to baby's clown costume-and that's no joke!

Which Halloween Costume Is Right for Your Family?

Before choosing your family's Halloween costume, take our quiz to find out which one suits you best!

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Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Whether your little one has dreams of becoming a chef or a zookeeper, we have easy do-it-yourself Halloween costume ideas he or she will love!

Cute Animal-Themed Costumes for Kids

These simple animal costumes are sure to delight your little one.

8 No-Sew Monster Halloween Costumes

Furry and friendly, the only scary thing about these no-sew monster costumes is how many likes you'll get on Instagram.

Super-Simple Robot Costume

Build an out-of-this-world robot costume from leftover boxes, a pot scrubber, and bottle tops.

Halloween Party Activities & Crafts

From activities little ones will love to do at your Halloween bash to spooky crafts you and your kids can make together, we have great projects that require few materials but guarantee lots of fun!

Best Pregnant Halloween Costumes

Dress up your bump for Halloween with one of these clever costumes for preggo gals. Be creative with your pregnant belly bump costume!

Trick-or-Treat! 15 Bag & Bucket Ideas

Tired of the plastic pumpkin? Here are 15 creative trick-or-treat bags and buckets to make for the kids on their favorite night of the year -- Halloween!

21 Halloween Costumes Made by Real Moms

Crafty moms share some creative costume ideas. Steal these super-clever ideas, which even non-arty mamas can tackle.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears Costumes

Get the whole family in on the act. Goldilocks's wig is made from curled paper spirals and the bears' heads are crafted from paper bags and plates.

Matchbox Birdhouses

These teeny birdhouses are infinitely customizable. Simply add paper details to a matchbox for an adorable abode!

Halloween Kid Craft Paper Pumpkins

Directions for making a spooky, Halloween pumpkin decoration from paper.

How to Make Mummy Juice Boxes

Use white vinyl tape to create an army of mummy juice boxes for your kids to sip on this Halloween!

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