Home Spooky Home: Easy Halloween Crafts

Create a spooky look for your home -- inside and out -- with our easy Halloween crafts. You'll find plenty of creative crafts ideas for a fun Halloween. Including spooky ghosts, smiling pumpkins, and a few other eerie friends, our Halloween crafts will help you set the scene for a frightful evening.

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How to Make a Spooky Bat Wreath for Halloween

Watch our nifty orgami-folding technique to turn cardstock sheets into flying bats (free template included). Attach a colony of bats to a wreath and your Halloween door is all set for trick-or-treaters.

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Haunted Owl Pretzels

A soft pretzel plus some creative toppings equals an adorable owl-shape treat that will be the hit of any fall get-together. Here's how to make them.

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Halloween Drink & Punch Recipes

No goblin or ghoul will go thirsty at your Halloween party with these delightful party drinks and punch recipes. Concoct a kid-friendly beverage, or experiment with adults-only cocktail creations.

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Luscious Pumpkin Desserts

There's no doubt about it: Pumpkin is the quintessential fall flavor, and we especially love it in desserts. With classic pumpkin recipes like pumpkin pie and new favorites like pumpkin bread pudding and pumpkin cupcakes, our collection of pumpkin dessert recipes will have you prepared for any fall gathering.

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Easy Wreath with a Message

A word spelled with pipe cleaners hangs from the inside of this incredibly easy wreath. Here's how to customize the look.

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Hanukkah Crafts

Find easy ideas and tips for creating Hanukkah crafts and gifts. Handmade crafts can make great Hanukkah decorations. Design your own door banner, wrap candleholders with pretty blue-and-white designs, create a paper dreidel, make a Star-of-David hanger, and try other Hannukkah-theme crafts for your home. If you want a personalized menorah for your family, our handmade wooden Hanukkah menorah craft is inexpensive to make with wooden spools, buttons, and paint. We've got the full instructions and supply list. A reader favorite, our Star of David candle is a fun Hanukkah craft that anyone can do. Simply push silver eyelets in the shape of the six-pointed star into a candle for a pretty holiday craft. Beyond decorations we've got an idea for a Hanukkah party favor. Use our patterns to craft a dreidel gift box from cardstock. Need a fun Hanukkah activity for the kids? Print our free Hanukkah games, including a dreidel place mat for them to color and a maze they'll love racing to complete. Involve the youngest kids by making our felt menorah wall hanging and having them help "light" the design each day.

Wood Menorah

Light up the season with these colorful candleholders.

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Handmade Hanukkah Decorations

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Wooden Spool Menorah

You and your children can make this small menorah from inexpensive components...

Easy Hanukkah Candle Display

Make a nontraditional Hanukkah centerpiece with DIY candles dyed in pretty...

Paper Dreidel Garland Instructions

Liven up a mantel, doorway, window, or banister during Hanukkah with this...

Sparkling Beaded Candleholder

Reflect upon the season and create our colorful beaded candleholder.

Free Hanukkah Wine Labels

Celebrate the season with pretty Hanukkah designs to download and wrap around...

Dreidel Gift Box

Little gift boxes in the shape of a dreidel

Noah's Ark Menorah

Bright colors make this playful menorah a family favorite.

Dreidel, Dreidel

Craft this dreidel from a milk carton and use it as a gift box or centerpiece,...

Menorah Hanging

Our holiday wall hanging makes menorah lighting easy and safe for even the...

Layered-Star Hanukkah Card

Layers of texture and shape give this contemporary Hanukkah greeting card a...

Stripes and Stars Hanukkah Card

Create a contemporary Hanukkah greeting card with vellum strips and brads.

Star of David Candle

Warm the night with the flickering light of this Hanukkah candle.

Gift Bags for Hanukkah

Delight your friends and family with pretty pouches holding tasty treats.

Star of David Place Mat and Napkin

These elegant holiday table accessories treat your guests to a feast for the...

Hanukkah Place Mat

Bring Hanukkah to the table with these decorative dining room accessories.

Hanukkah Party Gelt Napkins

Choose from three place card designs to add sparkle to your Hanukkah...


Print the dreidel place mat and maze for your kids, and have some coloring fun.

Colorful Mini Menorah

Kids will love designing and painting this colorful collection of candleholders.

Star of David Pillow

This Star of David pillow is a quick decoration for Hanukkah. Start with a...

Charity Box

These boxes are easy for children to make and are appropriate for exchanging...

Quick Hanukkah Wraps

Give your holiday gifts a special shine with these easy adornments.


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