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.
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:
- “The Monster Mash” by Bobby Pickett – A classic that never gets old.
- “Witch Doctor” by David Seville – Watch them try to mimic the iconic “Ooh Eeh Ooh Ah A-Ah” chorus.
- “Who Let the Ghosts Out?” – A fun twist to the popular tune.
- “Thriller” by Michael Jackson – Yes, it’s essential and the dance moves are a bonus!
- “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. – Challenge: Who can shout “Ghostbusters!” the loudest?
- “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.
- “Spooky Scary Skeletons” by Andrew Gold – Bop while you bake!
- “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.
- “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)” by Harry Belafonte – It’s got the fun, eerie vibe thanks to Beetlejuice.
- “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!
- “The Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett
- “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr.
- “Thriller” by Michael Jackson (Kid-friendly version)
- “Witch Doctor” by David Seville
- “I Want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow
- “Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley
- “This Is Halloween” from The Nightmare Before Christmas
- “Who Did That to You?” from Hotel Transylvania
- “A Tisket, A Tasket” by Ella Fitzgerald (Halloween version)
- “Five Little Pumpkins” – Traditional
- “Spooky Scary Skeletons” by Andrew Gold
- “The Addams Family Theme”
- “Haunted House” by Jumpin’ Gene Simmons
- “Halloween Sharks” by Bounce Patrol
- “Trick Or Treat Song” by The Kiboomers
- “Casper the Friendly Ghost” Theme Song
- “The Time Warp” from The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Kid-friendly version)
- “Grim Grinning Ghosts” from Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion
- “If You’re a Monster and You Know It” by Rebecca Emberley
- “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” from The Wizard of Oz
- “Skin and Bones” – Traditional
- “Little Shop of Horrors” from Little Shop of Horrors (Kid-friendly version)
- “I Put a Spell on You” – Hocus Pocus version
- “Witchy Woman” by The Eagles (Kid-friendly version)
- “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder
- “Boo! For You Halloween” by Disney Junior Music
- “Zombie Dance” by The Cramps
- “The Werewolf Watusi” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett
- “Halloween Night” by The Kiboomers
- “Knock Knock, Trick Or Treat?” by Super Simple Songs
- “The Zombies Are Coming” by Bounce Patrol
- “Vampire Shuffle” by The Kiboomers
- “Dark Dark Night” by Pinkfong
- “The Halloween Stomp” by Halloween Kids
- “Witches on Halloween” by Bounce Patrol
- “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! 🎃
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!