Ah, October. The month when the air gets crisper, leaves turn into a gorgeous palette of oranges and yellows, and kids everywhere start the countdown to Halloween night. This list of kids Halloween songs will get your littles excited for spooky season!

What’s the quickest way to get those Halloween vibes going? Music, of course! And not just any music – we’re talking about kids Halloween songs- toe-tapping, ghostly grooves perfect for every scenario.

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Kids Halloween Songs

Throwing a Halloween bash for the kiddos? These songs will get them dancing like nobody’s watching:

Halloween Party Hits

Throwing a Halloween party for kids, you’ll want some catchy tunes to match their energy:

  1. “The Monster Mash” by Bobby Pickett – A classic that never gets old.
  2. “Witch Doctor” by David Seville – Watch them try to mimic the iconic “Ooh Eeh Ooh Ah A-Ah” chorus.
  3. “Who Let the Ghosts Out?” – A fun twist to the popular tune.
  4. “Thriller” by Michael Jackson – Yes, it’s essential and the dance moves are a bonus!
  1. “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. – Challenge: Who can shout “Ghostbusters!” the loudest?
  2. “Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley – A kooky favorite.

Making Halloween Treats

Creating those spooktacular snacks requires a special backdrop of tunes:

7. “I Want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow – A treat-making anthem.

  1. “Spooky Scary Skeletons” by Andrew Gold – Bop while you bake!
  2. “This Is Halloween” from The Nightmare Before Christmas – Perfect for getting into the Halloween spirit.

DIY Halloween Project Jams

If you’re working on creating Halloween crafts or costumes, here are some inspiring melodies:

10. “A Little Monster Music” – An instrumental track for focused creativity.

  1. “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)” by Harry Belafonte – It’s got the fun, eerie vibe thanks to Beetlejuice.
  2. “The Addams Family” theme song – Snap your fingers while you work!

So there you have it, a curated list of Halloween hits perfect for every kid-centric activity this season. Whether you’re in the middle of a DIY project, crafting some ghoulish treats, or simply letting them dance their monster moves out, this playlist has got you covered. Time to get spooky, sing along, and have a fang-tastic time!

Here’s a list of 36 Halloween songs for kids that will get them in the spooky spirit!

  1. “The Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett
  2. “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr.
  3. “Thriller” by Michael Jackson (Kid-friendly version)
  4. “Witch Doctor” by David Seville
  5. “I Want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow
  6. “Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley
  7. “This Is Halloween” from The Nightmare Before Christmas
  8. “Who Did That to You?” from Hotel Transylvania
  9. “A Tisket, A Tasket” by Ella Fitzgerald (Halloween version)
  10. “Five Little Pumpkins” – Traditional
  11. “Spooky Scary Skeletons” by Andrew Gold
  12. “The Addams Family Theme”
  13. “Haunted House” by Jumpin’ Gene Simmons
  14. “Halloween Sharks” by Bounce Patrol
  15. “Trick Or Treat Song” by The Kiboomers
  16. “Casper the Friendly Ghost” Theme Song
  17. “The Time Warp” from The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Kid-friendly version)
  18. “Grim Grinning Ghosts” from Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion
  19. “If You’re a Monster and You Know It” by Rebecca Emberley
  20. “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” from The Wizard of Oz
  21. “Skin and Bones” – Traditional
  22. “Little Shop of Horrors” from Little Shop of Horrors (Kid-friendly version)
  23. “I Put a Spell on You”Hocus Pocus version
  24. “Witchy Woman” by The Eagles (Kid-friendly version)
  25. “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder
  26. “Boo! For You Halloween” by Disney Junior Music
  27. “Zombie Dance” by The Cramps
  28. “The Werewolf Watusi” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett
  29. “Halloween Night” by The Kiboomers
  30. “Knock Knock, Trick Or Treat?” by Super Simple Songs
  31. “The Zombies Are Coming” by Bounce Patrol
  32. “Vampire Shuffle” by The Kiboomers
  33. “Dark Dark Night” by Pinkfong
  34. “The Halloween Stomp” by Halloween Kids
  35. “Witches on Halloween” by Bounce Patrol
  36. “Monster Moves” by Koo Koo Kanga Roo

This playlist will ensure a lively, fun, and spooktacular Halloween celebration! Just remember, always preview songs to make sure they’re appropriate for the specific age group you’re playing them for. Happy Halloween! πŸŽƒ

Check out this fun Spotify Halloween playlist for preschool kids

Or this Kidz Bop Halloween playlist filled with clean versions of familiar favorites

This YOUTUBE Monster Party playlist from Super Simple Songs is perfect for preschool and kindergarten fun!

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