5 Traditional Halloween Crafts

Fun Fall Crafts

October 23, 2018
Cornhusk Doll
Margo Letourneau

Enjoy these fun, traditional Halloween crafts—from apple heads to cornhusk dolls! They’re great for the young and the young at heart!

5 Traditional Halloween Crafts

1. Pumpkin-Seed Necklace 

When you carve pumpkins this year, save the seeds and create pumpkin-seed necklaces! It’s a fun and unique way to celebrate the season.

Illustration: Margo Letourneau

2. Luminarias 

Luminarias have been used by cultures around the world to light up the night. Here’s how to make your own luminarias, which can add a spooky glow to Halloween night!


3. Cornhusk Doll 

Native Americans used cornhusks to make spiritual messenger dolls, and early Colonists painted faces on cornhusk dolls and made them into toys. 

Illustration: Margo Letourneau

4. Apple Heads 

This creepy craft is perfect for the end of apple season—and is sure to turn heads!

Photo Credit: Fayme Harper 

5. Pumpkin Spice Mix 

Make your own pumpkin pie spice mix with only five ingredients—it’s a great gift, too!

Pumpkin spice mix

Making Jack-O’-Lanterns

Of course, the classic craft is creating Jack-o’-lanterns. What will you carve into your pumpkin this year? Here are easy pumpkin-carving tips and tricks!


Learn more about how to carve a pumpkin!

More Halloween Fun

What’s your favorite Halloween craft? Let us know in the comments! We wish you all a Happy Halloween.


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