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More Smiles Than Scares: 12 Cute Halloween Decorations For Kids

Oct 4 2014 - 8:51am

If you're planning to decorate for Halloween [1] and want to keep things more cute than spooky, we've found some sweet decorations that won't scare your tot. When you've got little ones at home, it's a great idea to keep holiday decorations up high and out of reach from inquisitive hands. If you're feeling crafty, we've included a few simple adornments Mom can create with her child, too. Click through for a few decorating ideas that are sure to get the whole family in the Halloween spirit!

Halloween Luminaries

Pottery Barn [2] Kids' Galvi Luminary Buckets [3] ($24) are a perfectly cute way to light the path to your front door. Also available in pumpkin designs [4] ($24).


Transform old cereal boxes into an adorable mummy decoration [5] from Then She Made... with the help of white fabric strips and googly eyes. And they're easier to make than you think, making these fun mummies a great Halloween [6] craft to tackle with your tot.

Spider Circle Garland

Etsy seller Pelemele's spider circle garland [7] ($15) is a great way to dress up your doorway, window, or wall this Halloween [8]!

Juice Box Monsters

Repurpose juice boxes into these fuzzy felt monsters [9] that you can make with your child. Get creative with the designs to make monsters perfect for your home this Halloween [10]. Follow the simple directions from Crafts by Amanda.

Source: Crafts by Amanda [11]

Halloween Decorations

The Land of Nod's Halloween Party Collection [12] ($4.50 — $13) includes everything you need to make a kid-friendly Halloween [13] party.

Mustache Skull Garland

Etsy vendor The Doll City Rocker's skull Halloween garland [14] ($55) comes with eight cool mustached felt skulls that you'll want to hang year after year.

Homemade Treat Dishes

Repurpose old paper bags into something sweet with your tot that will hold lots of Halloween [15] treats. These homemade treat dishes [16] from The Long Thread come together with the help of some glue and strips of paper and are finished with paint.

Felt Halloween Elements

Etsy seller Joojoo Craft's Halloween ornaments [17] ($39) come with five decorations, which can also be made into keychains or brooches.

Halloween Pumpkin Craft

A cut pumpkin turns into a fun stamp that your little one can use for creating this easy Halloween pumpkin craft [18]. And this project is perfect for kids of all ages without being too scary.

Monster Tooth Cushion

Etsy vendor Monster Orphanage's hanging monster tooth cushions [19] ($13) are a cute way to decorate for the Halloween [20]. They also work as tooth fairy pillows all year long!

Orange and Black Garland

If you're not feeling crafty but still want a pop of Halloween [21] decor, this orange and black felt garland [22] ($15) makes a really sweet spook-tacular decoration.

Wooden Halloween Decoration

Wooden blocks featuring a pumpkin, mummy, ghost, and Frankenstein on this Halloween decoration [23] ($34) are more silly than scary!

Halloween Bat Cutouts

Cut from heavy colorful paper, with just a bit of glitter, these Halloween bats [24] (12 for $5) are fun for decorating any room. String in a garland, hang from windows, or stick to walls.

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