Sensory Activities

Halloween Fun in the Kitchen

Here are some of my favorite Halloween recipes to make with kids!

1-Spooky Popcorn Hands

You Will Need:

  • Candy Corn
  • Gummy worms
  • Microwave Popcorn
  • Clear gloves
  • Plastic spider rings
  • Spooky Plastic spiders
  • Rubber bands

The Activity:

Place popcorn bag in the microwave and cook according to directions. Ask an adult to open the bag of popcorn and empty it out into a bowl to cool off

Put one candy corn in each of the fingers of the glove to create fingernails

Fill the glove with popcorn and little spiders


Tie on the other end with a rubber band


Place a spider ring on one of the fingers



2-Decorate Mummy Cupcakes

You Will Need:

  • Chocolate cupcakes (we made ours using cake mix)
  • White frosting
  • Ziploc baggies
  • m&ms
  • sugar eyes
  • fruit loops

The Activity:

Put White frosting in a plastic bag and cut a little tip on the end of the bag.


Create a zig zag pattern on the cupcake by squeezing the bag

Add candy for eyes. We experimented with different types of candies.



3-Hot Dog Mummies

I have made these 2 years in a row with the kids and they LOOOOVE them!!!!

You Will Need:

  • Beef, chicken, turkey or Veggie Hot dogs
  • Crescent dough
  • Sliced American cheese
  • Cooking spray
  • Mayonnaise
  • Sugar eye balls
  • Knife

The Activity:

Step 1: Unroll dough; separate at perforations.

Step 2: With knife, cut each triangle into long strips. Don’t worry it doesn’t have to be perfect.


Step 3: Slice cheese slices into 3


Step 4: Place a small slice of cheese on the hot dog and use a strip of dough to wrap it along the length of the hot dog.


Step 5: On a large cookie sheet, place wrapped hot dogs cheese side down.


Step 6: Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until dough is light golden brown and hot dogs are hot.


Step 7: Once completely cool, put a little squeeze of mayonnaise (use like “glue”)at the top of the hot dog and “stick” on 2 sugar eye balls!!!



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