Inside: The best halloween crafts for teens from easy & simple to fun and elaborate find your own DIY project for this spooky fall season.

Halloween is a special holiday, but it is also a holiday with a null period. Between the ages of 14-21, this holiday because a grey area of uncertainty.

Are you too old to dress up? NOPE.

Too old to trick or treat? Not a chance.

To old to craft? NEVER!

First of all, let it be said that you are never too old to dress up, and you are never too old to go trick or treating, no matter what those grumpy adults say. Candy is for everyone!

And so is rolling up your sleeves with a fun DIY project this fall.

I know how much pressure goes into being a teen, so if you want something that will rise that Halloween spirit without having to do something out of your comfort zone, then you are in the right place.

Halloween Crafts for teens

I have created this list of fun Halloween crafts for teens that will excite you for this holiday season you can use them to blow of steam or create a magical haunted wonderland. They range from easy peasy to complex, so there is something for any level of crafter. Some of them even come in kits, so you will have everything you need.

After checking out all the ideas below, put those crafting skills to work with these other Halloween posts:

Simple easy crafts for teens to do at Halloween

DIY ghost candles and disco witch hats and so many other fun ideas below.

Simple Halloween Crafts for Teens

I wanted to start with the simpler crafts. I know how being overwhelmed can turn craft motivation into crafting devastation. So the small bites will be first; that way, they go down easy! You must check out the later lists if you are a seasoned crafter.

I got most of these in kit form, so you will have everything you need from the get-go. Speaking of getting…get going!

1. Rock Painting – You probably don’t need an actual kit for this, but it will simplify things even more, so why not?

2. Magnet Painting – I had no idea this was a thing. How cool!

3. DIY Pumpkin Stress Ball – Everyone knows how deeply stressful it can be to be a teenager. This craft will not only help them with that, but it will be fun to decorate!

4. Spooky Jar

5. Scratch Off Mask

6. Window Art DIY – Window art can be so much fun because it catches the light and it transforms a whole room.

7. DIY Sticker Maker

8. Glow in the Dark DIY

9. Pumpkin Painting – If you want to switch up the regularly scheduled pumpkin carving, then I recommend something like this. It’ll save your hand from cramping up.

10. Monster Key Chain

11. Halloween Beads

12. Cute Monster Doll DIY – Don’t let the idea of this being childish scare you off sometimes; the best crafts give off that vibe. But this will be a fun time guaranteed.

13. Happy Halloween Sign

14. Halloween Pipe Cleaners

15. Create a Halloween House

Halloween Craft Ideas Tweens

Adorable Spooky Crafts For Tweens & Teens

I think that people tend to view certain crafts as child business when they are just simple fun. The crafts below are a little more complex, but don’t let that scare you. They are still so simple to make and will bring you so much joy and holiday spirit that it will be well worth the time.

My personal favorite is the resin earrings, my 8th grade daughter LOVES making this kind of craft right now. Take a look below to get ideas.

16. DIY Hanging Witch Hats

17. Halloween Embroidery Kit – Embroidery can be such a fun pastime. If you start with this, you will find that you’ll be embroidering every holiday.

18. DIY Resin Earrings

19. DIY Blank Mask – Create your own Halloween costume with this blank mask DIY. How cute!

20. Different Shaped Masks

21. Cute Fairy Halloween Jars

22. Decoration DIY

23. Halloween Suncatcher

24. DIY Earrings – If you like making earrings but don’t want to buy everything separately, then you have to see this kit. It has everything you’ll need.

25. Halloween Slime Kit – Slime is satisfying for any age, and you can quote me on that.

26. DIY Cobwebs

27. Mini Witch DIY

28. DIY Spider Decor

29. Halloween Cookies – A little bit of classic Halloween baking will brighten up not only your day but everyone who tries your goodies.

30. DIY Graveyard

Halloween crafts for teens

Etsy DIY Halloween Crafts

If you like supporting small businesses while getting your craft on, this is the list for you. I have found that Etsy is home to some of the cutest crafting kits on the earth, and I am not being dramatic here. You have to see for yourself.

Go through the examples below and tell me that you didn’t fall in love with at least three or four of these kits!

31. Ghost DIY Kit

32. DIY Halloween Card

33. Halloween Haunted House

34. Witch Craft

35. DIY Wreath Kit

36. Bat Sewing Kit

37. Cute Bracelet DIY

38. Macrame Bat

39. Halloween Candle Making Kit

Embroidered pumpkin DIY craft kit

40. An embroidered pumpkin kit that is all fall fun

41. Chic Pumpkin Craft

42. Build Your Own Skeleton

43. Halloween S’more DIY

44. Felt Pumpkin DIY

45. Pumpkin Suncatcher

46. String Witch Hat

Unique DIY crafts, example of halloween embroidery

Unique Halloween Project Ideas

If the crafts above weren’t to your liking, have no fear. We still have this last list that holds some of the cutest and most unique Halloween crafts that you will love. You can use them as decoration or give as gives when you are done, so you can have them for years to come.

You may even want to make craft sessions a reoccurring tradition around the spooky holiday. Find out why below.

47. Cute Witch Painting Kit – See if you can get your Van Gogh on and make this simple project a sight to see.

48. Halloween Embroidery Kit

49. Cute Feminine Embroidery

50. DIY Boo Sign – These string signs are one of my new favorite DIYs. They are simple, satisfying, and oh so cute.

51. DIY Halloween Bird Feeder – This one is for you wildlife lovers out there.

52. Cute Pumpkin DIY

53. DIY Fortune Teller

54. High-Quality Painting Activity

55. Crochet Apple Pattern – A poison apple is a Halloween staple, so this craft is epic. If you are good at crocheting, then please, for all that is good in this world, make this.

56. Scary Wreath

57. Wooden Painting Kit

58. Pumpkin Cross Stitch – Cross stitching is one of the most satisfying pastimes. I think that if you just start one, you will find that out for yourself.

59. Witch Crafts – As if the name itself wasn’t punny enough…

60. Pumpkin Mosaic – This is one of the more complex ones, but it’ll be well worth the work!

61. Wooden Ghost

62. Halloween Painting Set

63. Halloween Craft Supplies

Easy Halloween Crafts

Sometimes you want to craft, but know a HUGE project is not your thing. Here’s where these easy 5 minute or less spooky crafts can give you a boost of Halloween fun without the stress.

Skewered pumpkin. 5 minutes Halloween craft for teens

A Skewered pumpkin in 5 minutes flat! This easy craft from Cherish Larsen is great for a high school Halloween party or team get together.

Dead paper flowers DIY craft

A flower going from blooming to dead is such a sun way to create non-spooky beauty this season. Spend an afternoon crafting a bunch of these to pin up or share with friends.

How to paint ghosts easy craft for high school

How to paint Ghosts! This is so easy & a fun way to decorate your room, locker, dorm etc for the spooky Halloween season ahead. Follow along with Bree as she shares a simple process to crafting your own ghosts this fall.

Fun Spooky Crafting Ideas

Sometimes the most fun ideas come when you least expect them. Here are a few new to us ideas this year that involve fun techniques and creative elements.

Halloween crafts for teens, colorful bendy candles with eyes

These colorful bendy candles by Kailo Chic are so simple! Watch her reel on it and you’ll have your own room filled with bendy eyeball candles in no time.

Disco ball pumpkin fun Halloween craft for teenagers

What’s more fun than a disco ball pumpkin?! Jordyn showed me how to make these and now I’m obsessed. Here’s the easy adhesive disco ball material you’ll need to create this look.

Spooky ghost garland fun craft for teens

Hang up this colorful spooky ghost garland to create a window or room display that will brighten you up all season long. Tutorial via Floral Flair Studio.

Large DIY projects for teens Adams family

We are totally doing this ASAP! Our entire family is into the Adam’s Family so taking a cue from Christina and Making Cousin It will be the best way to decorate our front patio.

Hope you found something fun to make in this list of the internet’s coolest Halloween crafts for teens, some of them even involve costume making!

What did you think? Did you find something that you loved? I can’t wait to get started on so many of these with the twins this fall.

I hope that you found inspiration from these, and if you didn’t purchase one for yourself, then I hope that you had fun looking through them at the very least. Crafts aren’t just good for your brain but for your soul. It sounds cheesy, but I have never met a crafter who was unhappy.

Halloween is such a fun time to incorporate some festive activities… Why not have that activity include some hot gluing?