When you think of Halloween, costumes and candy are usually the first things that come to mind. But just like it’s the one time of the year where you can dress up in your favorite homemade outfits, we think you should also get creative with DIY Halloween decorations for your home.

If you don’t feel like taking on the task alone, get your little ghouls and goblins involved in the process—there’s plenty of simple Halloween crafts for kids here. Prepare to become the ghostess with the mostess and trick-or-treat your house to one or more of these DIY Halloween decorations.

These easy Halloween crafts for kids will have your little pumpkins more excited than ever about the fall season, which is why we’ve rounded up our favorites to share with you. From Halloween decorations and spooky, monster-inspired creations to simple pumpkin-based projects, there’s a thoughtful, colorful craft here for each and every age group…and some of them just might be pretty enough to display right on your front porch!

Of course, the ultimate test of a crafting project is whether or not it can be resurfaced and repeated year-round, regardless of the occasion, and we’re happy to say that few of these projects accomplish that too. You can even get these Halloween crafts for kids to pull double duty for any fall event you’re having!

Paper Bag Spiders

Paper bag witch

Fabric Halloween Pumpkin Candy Bag

Halloween Spider Hairpin

Halloween Pan Spider