This here is a round-up of online finds to help exercise your Halloween creativity. I'm including a little of everything but particularly toddler crafts and food because I'm most likely to actually do them. Be inspired!
Nightmare Before Christmas Cookies from Annie's Eats
Black Halloween Punch from Hip Hip Halloween
Crash-Landing Witch Cake from Betty Crocker
Tinkerbell Carved Pumpkin from Decorating Your Small Space
45 Adorable Toddler Halloween Costume Ideas from Costume Works
Boo'tiful Glow-in-the-Dark Footprint Ghosts from Fun Handprint Art Blog
Speaking of handprint art... This is another simple craft for a toddler. If your kids are anything like Bailey they just love playing with glue. Bailey is fascinated by glue. She'll have a blast gluing Q-Tips to her skeleton.
This craft is a bit more for older kids, elementary school age I guess. You could modify it for younger kids by turning it into a glue craft. You could get some googly eyes and cut out some shapes for the mouth and cheeks and eyebrows and let them glue them wherever they want. Since I can't help but save toilet paper rolls (Why? Why do I do that?) this would be a good use for some of those.
This post has 9 different crafts and while I think the little pom pom and pipe cleaner spiders are cute, these spider web plates are a great hand eye coordination exercise for little ones. Plus they're a cheap and adorable craft. All you need is some black paper plates, some yarn, and a hole punch. If you wanted you could go ahead and make those little pom pom/pipe cleaner spiders to hang in the web.
Another Crafty Morning craft. I didn't realize when I was pinning them but I have a fairly large collection of Crafty Morning crafts in my "Kid's Crafts" board. I just love this craft. Negative space art always catches my eye and these are easy and fun. My fridge is going to be covered in ghosts and pumpkins and spiders by Halloween!
Well, that's all for now. I hope this post inspires some baking and arts and crafts time in your home. Happy (early) Halloween!