Halloween Paper Crafts: Spine-Chilling Decor from Scratch

halloween paper crafts

As autumn descends upon us, we can’t help but feel the chill in the air and see the leaves falling. With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to break out spooky décor and create an eerie atmosphere in your home. But, Instead of buying ghostly Halloween items this year, why not try making them yourself? In this blog post, we’ll show you how to create spine-chilling Halloween paper crafts that you can proudly display in or outside your home. Whether you’re a parent looking for fun bonding activities with your kids, or you’re someone who enjoys crafts as a hobby, you’ll find this blog post super informative and engaging. Get your scissors, glue, and colored papers ready, and let’s dive deep into the world of Halloween paper crafts.

1. Creepy Paper Bats

Who thought that you could use a simple piece of paper to create something as eerie as a bat? With paper, scissors, and glue, you can create these spooky bat cutouts in different sizes, and attach them to your ceiling or walls with thread. These paper bats will not only give your home a spooky Halloween vibe, but they can also be used as props for a photo booth or to decorate treat bags.

2. Halloween Paper Wreaths

Nothing says “Welcome to my Halloween home” like a spooky wreath on your front door. To get started on your own, all you need is a foam wreath, glue, and various shades of paper in Halloween colors. Cut out creepy shapes like bats, spiders, ghosts, and witch hats and adhere them to the foam wreath. Hang it on your door with ribbon. It’s simple, easy to make, and perfect for your front door!

3. Paper Lanterns

Create a spooky atmosphere in your room with these easy Halloween paper lanterns. Using the same concepts as the bats, cut out spooky silhouettes of bats, witches, cauldrons, pumpkins, or anything else that screams Halloween. You can then apply the cut silhouette shapes to a white or black paper lantern to give your home a creepy glow. While you can purchase pumpkin lanterns to add to your collection, Halloween paper lanterns are an economical and fun alternative that you can make yourself.

4. Paper Plate Funny Face Ghosts

Bring some humor into your spooky decorations with these paper plate funny face ghosts! These easy-to-make ghosts can be assembled with some paper plates, yarn, and some markers. Your kids will enjoy creating silly expressions on ghosts and creating monsters and ghouls to hang up in the house. This is a great DIY Halloween project for kids of all ages and skill levels.

5. Paper Pumpkins

Who said you have to carve real pumpkins to decorate for Halloween? With some oranges and greens colored paper, glue, and a bit of creasing and folding, you can easily make paper pumpkins in no time. Not only will you avoid the hassle of carving real pumpkins, but you can also use paper pumpkins year after year. You can place them on a mantelpiece or use them to decorate the dinner table.


As we wrap up our blog on Halloween paper crafts, we trust you’ve gathered inspiration for your upcoming DIY Halloween endeavor! Crafting your decorations not only infuses a personal touch into your space but also cuts costs. All it takes is a splash of creativity, paper, glue, and scissors. With dedicated effort, you’ll produce decorations that endure the entire eerie season. Shifting gears, remember that Troomi Wireless is here to help keep kids safe from potential threats and screen addiction. Utilizing advanced GPS tracking, Troomi ensures real-time location monitoring, while its screen time management feature empowers balanced device use. So, enjoy your crafting adventures and a secure Halloween with Troomi’s assistance!

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