Halloween Handprint Crafts allow you to create the most precious keepsakes and decorations made with children’s hands (and feet!) Join me as we discover these adorable Halloween crafts and handprint art projects!

Halloween handprint craft featuring a green handprint with orange hair, a black hat, riding on a black broom with black stars and a black moon in the sky.
Halloween Handprints
Aw, what an adorable witch on her broomstick!

Here at Skip to My Lou, I love a holiday and a reason to involve my children in making art. I’m so glad you stopped by today and am excited to share the following Halloween crafting ideas with you!

Let’s Get Messy and Make Memories with Halloween Handprint Art

This Halloween card! What a fun idea! With some black paint, green paint, markers, googly eyes, and a foam brush, this cutie will come to life!

Pro tip: having wet wipes ready to wipe hands and stray paint helps with clean-up!

Green Frankenstein Halloween handprint craft on white card
Googly Eyes Frankenstein Handprint Card

adorable Halloween handprint Crafts Using Paint and Sharpies

If you don’t have the googly eyes like the Frankenstein craft above no worries! Look how cute they are drawn with a black Sharpie marker. Kimberly at Learn Create Love has created this adorable craft for kids of all ages, Check it out.

This Halloween handprint Frankenstein has a green face and black hair with big eyes and a smile.
Handprint Craft: Frankenstein

Kim at has these spooky and sweet designs ready to go! You will need orange, purple, green, yellow, tan, black and white paint for these Halloween day crafts. (The candy corn footprint is so cute!)

Halloween handprint crafts featuring a howing ghost, a smiling jack-o-lantern, a green Frankenstein, a smiling Dracula, a green witch, a purple people-eater, a candy corn, a green goblin and a black bat.
Halloween Handprints

Adorable Witch Handprint Picture

For this Halloween handprint craft, you will need a few more supplies, but look how cute it is! Follow the link below the picture for all the instructions!

Cute handprint witch created by craftymorning.com
Handprint Witch

This super cool handprint owl could be the start of an amazing Halloween picture.

owl handprint craft
Handprint Owl

This witch broom handprint craft is the perfect activity to go along with the witty book Room on the Broom. It is a sweet story of adventure, friendship, and inclusivity from the creators of The Gruffalo!

witch on a broom
Witch Broom Handprint

This one is so cute it is scary! lol

spider handprint
Handprint Spider
white ghost handprints on black paper
Handprint Ghosts

These bags would make awesome party favors and kids would have so much fun creating them for their friends and family.

orange sacks with green handprint for favor bags
Handprint Pumpkin Bags
candy corn handprint
Candy Corn Handprint
black cat handprint
Black Cat Handprint Craft
silly looking bat handprint
Silly Handprint Bat Craft
spooky tree hand and arm silhouette
Spooky Tree

Really get the imagination going with these puppets!

construction paper handprints on popsicle sticks to make puppets
Handprint Puppets

While this crafty blogger has a handprint for every letter in the alphabet, we can’t help but be totally amazed by V is for Vampire!

vampire handprint
Vampire Handprint Craft
salt dough pumpkin
Salt dough Pumpkin Keepsake

Decorating pumpkins is always a fun activity for kids! A darling ghost adorns this pumpkin. Wouldn’t it be a nice welcome for guests on your front porch?

RELATED: Looking for easy Halloween activity ideas here are some free printable pumpkin carving templates plus some of our best tricks and tips.

pumpkin with white handprint ghost on front
Handprint Ghost on Pumpkin
halloween ornaments made from salt dough
Halloween Ornaments
silly monsters
Silly Monsters

Now, this idea is for sure on the creepy side but might really come in handy if decorating for a Halloween party or better yet trying to get your teens involved in crafting.

bloody handprints on windows
Bloody Handprint Window Clings

Print these Spiders with Your Thumbs!

What fun can be had printing lots of little spiders and drawing legs and webs! Use an ink pad if you don’t have paint! Turn them into cute spider cards to wish everyone a Happy Halloween.

Two black thumbprint spiders with googly eyes hanging from a spider web on a blue piece of folded cardstock paper.
Spider Fingerprints

How could we not include these darling ghosts?

ghost footprints
Footprint Ghost

and scarecrow.

footprint scarecrow
Scarecrow Footprint

And of course, could it be Halloween without a little Candy Corn?

candy corn footprint
Candy Corn Footprint

All Hands-On Deck!

I’m not sure what I like more, thinking about Halloween treats or making handprint and footprint crafts, so here are some of each for your browsing pleasure! Let me know in the comments which one is your favorite!

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  1. These ideas are awesome! I’ll definitely save and keep this handy and use these ideas every halloween.

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