Halloween is a fun and exciting holiday for children of all ages, and what better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by singing and dancing along to some spooky and playful tunes?
In this post, we’ve compiled a list of the best Halloween songs for kids, so whether you’re planning a costume party or just looking for some fun music to listen to with the family on Halloween night, these songs are sure to be a hit with kids and goblins of all ages.
Grab your Halloween costumes, turn up the volume, and get ready to sing and dance along with these kids Halloween songs!

10 Fun & Spooky Halloween Songs For Kids

Fun & Spooky Halloween Songs for Kids
Fun & Spooky Halloween Songs for Kids

Five Little Pumpkins

“Five Little Pumpkins” is a popular Halloween song for preschoolers. The song is based on the traditional children’s counting rhyme “Five Little Ducks,” but with a Halloween twist.

The lyrics describe five little pumpkins sitting on a gate, and as each pumpkin is taken away by a ghost, witch, or other Halloween creature, the remaining pumpkins are counted down.

The song is often accompanied by hand gestures, such as holding up five fingers at the beginning of the song and folding down one finger with each verse. “Five Little Pumpkins” is a fun and engaging way for preschoolers to practice counting and develop their vocabulary.

Five Little Pumpkins - THE KIBOOMERS Halloween Song for Preschool Circle Time

Five Little Pumpkins Lyrics

Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate.
The first one said, “Oh my, it’s getting late.”
The second one said, “There are witches in the air.”
The third one said, “But we don’t care!”
The fourth one said, “Let’s run and run and run.”
The fifth one said, “We’re ready for some fun!”
Then OOOhh went the wind,
And out went the lights,
And the five little pumpkins rolled out of sight.

Five Creepy Spiders

Five Creepy Spiders is a popular children’s nursery rhyme and fingerplay. The song tells the story of five creepy spiders who are crawling up a wall.

The first spider crawls up to the top, and the others follow one by one. The lyrics describe the different movements of the spiders, such as spinning webs and jumping from side to side.

The song is often accompanied by hand gestures, such as holding up the number of fingers corresponding to the number of spiders in the song.

Five Creepy Spiders | Halloween Song for Kids | Super Simple Songs

Five Creepy Spiders Lyrics

Five creepy spiders. [Hold up 5 fingers. Spider gesture.] Five creepy spiders.
See how they crawl. [Spider gesture. Crawl your hands forward.] See how they crawl.
Crawl crawl crawl. [Crawl your hands forward and to the right.] Crawl crawl crawl. [Crawl your hands forward and to the left.] Crawl crawl crawl. [Crawl your hands up.] Five creepy spiders.
Four bony skeletons. [Hold up 4 fingers. Skeleton gesture.] Four bony skeletons.
See how they dance. [Do a funny dance.] See how they dance.
Dance dance dance. [Dance to the right.] Dance dance dance. [Dance to the left.] Doo doo doo. [Dance forward and back.] Four bony skeletons.
Three black cats. [Hold up 3 fingers. Cat gesture.] Three black cats.
See how they run. [Run in place, or if you have space, run around the room.] See how they run.
Run run run. [Run to the right.] Run run run. [Run to the left.] Run run run. [Run forward and back.] Three black cats.
Two wicked witches. [Hold up 2 fingers. Witch gesture.] Two wicked witches.
See how they fly. [Pretend to ride on a broom.] See how they fly.
Fly fly fly. [Ride the broom to the right.] Fly fly fly. [Ride the broom to the left.] Fly fly fly. [Ride the broom forward and back.] Two wicked witches.
One white ghost. [Hold up 1 finger. Ghost gesture.] One white ghost.
See how he haunts. [Ghost gesture. Sway side to side.] See how he haunts.
Woooooooo…BOO! [Float to the right.] Woooooooo…BOO! [Float to the left.] Woooooooo…BOO! [Float forward and back.] One white ghost.
Happy Halloween. [Halloween gesture.] Happy Halloween.
Happy Halloween.
Happy Halloween.
Spiders, skeletons, cats, and ghosts. [Spider, skeleton, cat, and ghost gestures.] Spiders, skeletons, cats, and ghosts.
Spiders, skeletons, cats, and ghosts.
Happy Halloween.
Happy Halloween.

Halloween Freeze Dance Song

“Halloween Freeze Dance Song” is a popular Halloween theme song for preschoolers. The song is based on the classic freeze dance game, where children dance to the music and freeze when the music stops.

In the Halloween version of the song, the lyrics describe various Halloween-related objects and activities, such as costumes, candy, and trick-or-treating. The song also includes fun sound effects, such as spooky laughter and ghostly moans, which add to its playful and lighthearted tone.

The Halloween Freeze Dance Song is a fun and engaging way for preschoolers to practice following directions and develop their gross motor skills.

Halloween Freeze Dance - The Kiboomers Halloween Song - Circle Time Game

Halloween Freeze Dance Song Lyrics

(girl) Let’s play the Halloween Freeze Game!
Dracula: All right!
(girl) We’re going to do all fun Halloween actions!
Dracula: But, remember to stop when I say BOO!
Now, everybody get ready to fly!
Fly, fly
Witches fly
Witches fly
Witches fly around the room
(dracula) But STOP when I say BOO!
Everybody get ready to march! March, march Monsters march!
Monster march
Monsters march around the room
(dracula) But STOP when I say BOO!
Everybody get ready to shake!
Shake, shake
Skeletons shake
Skeletons shake
Skeletons shake around the room
(dracula)
But STOP when I say BOO!
Everybody get ready to tiptoe!
Tiptoe, tiptoe
Ghosts tiptoe
Ghosts tiptoe
Ghosts tiptoe around the room
(dracula) But STOP when I say BOO!
Everybody get ready to crawl!
Crawl, crawl
Black cats crawl
Black cats crawl
Black cats crawl around the room
(dracula) But STOP when I say BOO!
Very good! Now, let’s go trick-or-treating!

Monster Shuffle

“Monster Shuffle” is a popular Halloween song for preschoolers. The song has a catchy, upbeat tune and simple, repetitive lyrics that make it easy for young children to learn and sing along.

The lyrics describe a group of monsters who are shuffling and dancing around, and the song includes fun sound effects, such as growling and roaring, that add to its playful and spooky atmosphere.

“Monster Shuffle” is a great song to sing and dance along to at Halloween parties and events, and it’s sure to get your little ones moving and grooving to the Halloween beat.

Halloween Songs for Kids 👻 Monster Shuffle Dance Song👻 Halloween Songs by The Learning Station

Monster Shuffle Lyrics

“Hello, my little monsters. Stand up! It’s time to get down and do the Monster Shuffle!”
Verse: Step slide step to the right and keep it tight. Step slide step to the left now you’re all set.
Now jump, jump, jump, And your hips go bump, bump, bump. Now kick and turn, (To the right!)
And now you learned the Monster Shuffle.
Repeat Verse – Step slide step to the right and keep it tight. Step slide step to the left now you’re all set.
Now jump, jump, jump, And your hips go bump, bump, bump. Now kick and turn, (To the right!)
And now you learned the Monster Shuffle.
Chorus: The Monster Shuffle is a dance we all can do. Arms out, make a spooky face. We’re monsters me and you.
Now stomp, stomp, stomp your feet, And now you have the chance to be a monster too, And do the monster dance.
Refrain: Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!) Shake your monster head. (Woo!) Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!)
Repeat what we just said. Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!) And shake your monster head. (Woo!)
Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!) Back to the dance instead.
Repeat Verse – Step slide step to the right and keep it tight. Step slide step to the left now you’re all set.
Now jump, jump, jump, And your hips go bump, bump, bump. Now kick and turn, (To the right!)
And now you learned the Monster Shuffle.
Chorus: The Monster Shuffle is a dance we all can do. Arms out, make a spooky face. We’re monsters me and you.
Now stomp, stomp, stomp your feet, And now you have the chance to be a monster too, And do the monster dance.
Refrain: Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!) Shake your monster head. (Woo!) Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!)
Repeat what we just said. Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!) And shake your monster head. (Woo!)
Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!) Back to the dance instead.
Chorus: The Monster Shuffle is a dance we all can do. Arms out, make a spooky face. We’re monsters me and you.
Now stomp, stomp, stomp your feet, And now you have the chance to be a monster too, And do the monster dance.
Chorus: The Monster Shuffle is a dance we all can do. Arms out, make a spooky face. We’re monsters me and you.
Now stomp, stomp, stomp your feet, And now you have the chance to be a monster too, And do the monster dance.
Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!) And shake your monster head. (Woo!) Clap your hands and say, boo. (Boo!)

Can You Make a Happy Face?

“Can You Make a Happy Face?” is a popular Halloween song for preschoolers, performed by Super Simple Songs

The song has a simple and repetitive structure, which makes it easy for young children to learn and sing along (think Baby Shark by Pinkfong). The lyrics describe various emotions and ask the listener if they can make a face that matches the emotion, such as a happy face, a sad face, or a scared face.

The song also includes fun sound effects, such as laughter and giggles, which add to its playful and lighthearted tone.

“Can You Make a Happy Face?” is a fun and engaging way for preschoolers to practice identifying and expressing emotions.

Can You Make A Happy Face? featuring @NoodleAndPals Kids Halloween Song | Super Simple Songs

Can You Make a Happy Face? Lyrics

Can you make a happy face? Happy face? Happy face? [Smile and point your fingers to your cheeks.] Can you make a happy face? Jack-o’-lantern. [Jack-o’-lantern gesture.] Can you make an angry face? Angry face? Angry face? [Fold your arms across your chest and make an angry face.] Can you make an angry face? Jack-o’-lantern.
Jack-o’-lantern. Jack-o’-lantern.
Jack-o’-lantern. Jack-o’-lantern. [Jack-o’-lantern gesture. Wiggle your fingers on the last “Jack-o’-lantern.”] Can you make a scared face? Scared face? Scared face? [Hold your fists up to your chin and make a scared face as you lean back in fear.] Can you make a scared face? Jack-o’-lantern.
Can you make a sad face? Sad face? Sad face? [Frown and trace tears down your face.] Can you make a sad face? Jack-o’-lantern.
Jack-o’-lantern. Jack-o’-lantern.
Jack-o’-lantern. Jack-o’-lantern.
Can you make a happy face? Happy face? Happy face?
I can make a happy face.
Jack-oooooooooooooooooooo’-lantern! [Jack-o’-lantern gesture. Wiggle your fingers during the long “ooooooooooooooooo” part.]

Knock Knock, Trick or Treat?

“Knock Knock, Trick or Treat?” is a popular Halloween song for preschoolers. The song has a simple and repetitive structure, which makes it easy for young trick-or-treaters to learn and sing along.

The lyrics describe the familiar Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating, where children go door to door and say “Knock Knock, Trick or Treat?” to receive treats. The song also includes fun sound effects, such as knocking on a door and the sound of candy being given out, which add to its playful and lighthearted tone.

“Knock Knock, Trick or Treat?” is a fun and engaging way for preschoolers to learn about the Halloween tradition of trick-or-treating.

Knock Knock, Trick Or Treat? (Sing-Along)

Knock Knock, Trick or Treat? Lyrics

Knock knock, [Pretend to knock on a door.] trick or treat? [Trick-or-treat gesture.] Who are you? [Shrug your shoulders and then point forward.] I’m a ghost. I’m a little ghost. [Point to yourself. Ghost gesture.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a ghost. I’m a little ghost.
[Float around the room making ghost noises.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a cowboy. I’m a little cowboy. [Point to yourself. Cowboy gesture.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a cowboy. I’m a little cowboy.
[Move around the room like cowboys riding on horses.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a witch. I’m a little witch. [Point to yourself. Witch gesture.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a witch. I’m a little witch.
[Fly around the room like witches riding on broomsticks.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a monster. I’m a little monster. [Point to yourself. Monster gesture.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a monster. I’m a little monster.
[Stomp around the room with your arms in front of you like Frankenstein’s monster!] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a ballerina. A little ballerina. [Point to yourself. Ballerina gesture.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a ballerina. A little ballerina.
[Stand on your tippy toes and spin in circles.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a pirate. I’m a little pirate. [Point to yourself. Pirate gesture.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Who are you?
I’m a pirate. I’m a little pirate.
[Make pirate voices – Aaaaarrrrghhh! – and pretend to have sword fights.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Happy Halloween. Happy Halloween. [Halloween gesture.] Knock knock, trick or treat?
Happy Halloween. Happy Halloween.

Halloween Is Here!

This song has a catchy, upbeat tune and simple, repetitive lyrics that make it easy for young children to learn and sing along.

The lyrics describe various Halloween-related objects and activities, such as costumes, candy, and spooky decorations. The song also includes fun sound effects, such as spooky laughter and ghostly moans, which add to its playful and spooky atmosphere.

“Halloween Is Here!” is a great song to sing and dance along to at Halloween parties and events, and it’s sure to get your little ones in the Halloween spirit.

Halloween Dance - The Kiboomers Preschool Songs - Brain Breaks for Circle Time Song

Halloween Is Here! Lyrics

It’s Halloween!
Let’s get ready to party!
Fly, fly, little bats,
Fly, fly, little bats,
Fly, fly, little bats,
Halloween is here!
Crawl, crawl, little spiders,
Crawl, crawl, little spiders,
Crawl, crawl, little spiders,
Halloween is here!
Stomp, stomp, little monsters,
Stomp, stomp, little monsters,
Stomp, stomp, little monsters,
Halloween is here!
Creep, creep, little cats,
Creep, creep, little cats,
Creep, creep, little cats,
Halloween is here!
Dance, dance, little skeletons,
Dance, dance, little skeletons,
Dance, dance, little skeletons,
Halloween is here!
Float, float, little ghosts,
Float, float, little ghosts,
Float, float, little ghosts,
Halloween is here!

Ten Little Monsters

This adorable song tells the story of ten playful monsters who are enjoying a game of hide and seek. With each verse, a different monster hides and the others count to 10 before trying to find them.

By the end of the song, all of the monsters have had a turn and they all jump out to surprise the person who was counting.

Not only is this song a delightful way to introduce children to basic counting, but it also encourages them to use their fine motor skills through the accompanying hand gestures. It’s a wonderful way to spend quality time with your little ones and nurture their growing minds.

Halloween Songs for Kids ♫ Ten Little Monsters ♫ Halloween Kids Song by The Learning Station

Ten Little Monsters Lyrics

One little, two little, three little monsters, (Hold up 1, 2, 3 fingers)
Four little, five little, six little monsters. (Add 4, 5, 6 fingers)
Seven little, eight little, nine little monsters, (Add 7, 8, 9 fingers)
Ten of them can’t scare me! (Add 10th finger and wiggle all of your fingers)

Ten little, nine little, eight little monsters, (Hold up 10, 9, 8 fingers)
Seven little, six little, five little monsters. (7, 6, 5 fingers)
Four little, three little, two little monsters, (4, 3, 2 fingers)
One of them can’t scare me! (1 finger and wave it back and forth)

One little, two little, three little monsters, (Hold up 1, 2, 3 fingers)
Four little, five little, six little monsters. (Add 4, 5, 6 fingers)
Seven little, eight little, nine little monsters, (Add 7, 8, 9 fingers)
Ten of them can’t scare me! (Add 10th finger and wiggle all of your fingers)

Ten little, nine little, eight little monsters, (Hold up 10, 9, 8 fingers)
Seven little, six little, five little monsters. (7, 6, 5 fingers)
Four little, three little, two little monsters, (4, 3, 2 fingers)
One of them can’t scare me! (1 finger and wave it back and forth)

None of them can scare me! (Clap!)
None of them can scare me! (Clap!)

Five Little Ghosts

One of our favorite Halloween activities is the Five Little Ghosts nursery rhyme and fingerplay.

This charming song tells the story of five playful ghosts who are enjoying a game of hide and seek in a Haunted House. With each verse, a different ghost hides and the others count to 10 before trying to find them. By the end of the song, all of the ghosts have had a turn and they all jump out to surprise the person who was counting.

Not only is this song a delightful way to introduce children to basic counting, but it also encourages them to use their fine motor skills through the accompanying hand gestures. It’s a wonderful way to spend quality time with your little ones and nurture their growing minds.

5 Little Ghosts | Counting to 5 | Fun Halloween Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann

Five Little Ghosts Lyrics

Five little ghosts went out one night.
Haunting, spooking, what a fright.
Mother ghost said boooooooo…boo!
But back to the house only four ghosts flew.

1, 2, 3, 4.

Four little ghosts went out one night.
Haunting, spooking, what a fright.
Mother ghost said boooooooo…boo!
But back to the house only three ghosts flew.

1, 2, 3.

Three little ghosts went out one night.
Haunting, spooking, what a fright.
Mother ghost said boooooooo…boo!
But back to the house only two ghosts flew.

1, 2.

Two little ghosts went out one night.
Haunting, spooking, what a fright.
Mother ghost said boooooooo…boo!
But back to the house only one ghost flew.

1.

One little ghost went out one night.
Haunting, spooking, what a fright.
Mother ghost said boooooooo…boo!
But back to the house no little ghosts flew.

Sad mother ghost went out one night.
Haunting, spooking, what a fright.
Mother ghost said boooooooo…boo!
And back to the house all the five ghosts flew.

Five little ghosts went out one night.
Haunting, spooking, what a fright.
Mother ghost said boooooooo…boo!
And back to the house all the five ghosts flew.

The Monsters Stomp Around the House

The Monsters Stomp Around the House is a popular children’s song that is often sung during Halloween.

The song tells the story of a group of monsters who are stomping around a house, causing all sorts of mischief. The lyrics describe the different rooms in the house and the various things that the monsters do in each one. For example, in the kitchen, they make a big mess by spilling flour and sugar everywhere.

In the bedroom, they scare the occupants by jumping out from under the bed. The song is energetic and playful, and it is often accompanied by hand gestures and other movements that help children to engage with the story. It is a fun and engaging way for children to celebrate Halloween and practice their gross motor skills.

Monsters Stomp Around The House - The Kiboomers Preschool Songs for Halloween

The Monsters Stomp Around the House Lyrics

The monsters stomp around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters stomp around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters stomp around the house
They sing and shout and stomp about
And they make a lot of noise
around
the house
boom boom boom

The monsters run around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters run around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters run around the house
They sing and shout and run about
And they make a lot of noise
around
the house
boom boom boom

The monsters jump around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters jump around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters jump around the house
They sing and shout and jump about
And they make a lot of noise
around
the house
boom boom boom

The monsters dance around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters dance around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters dance around the house
They sing and shout and dance about
And they make a lot of noise
around
the house
boom boom boom

The monsters sleep around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters sleep around the house
hurrah hurrah
The monsters sleep around the house
They snore and snort and sleep about
And they make a lot of noise
around
the house
boom boom boom

Conclusion

Halloween Songs for Preschoolers
Halloween Songs for Preschoolers

Halloween is a fun and exciting holiday for children of all ages, and singing and dancing along to playful and spooky songs is a great way to get into the Halloween spirit.

We all know the classics; including the Monster Mash by Bobby Pickett, MJ’s Thriller, Ghostbusters (Ray Parker Jr.) and the Addams Family theme song, Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley, Spooky Scary Skeletons and spooky Disney songs such as the score from the Nightmare Before Christmas.

Other notable artists in the genre include Ms Rachel, Laurie Berkner

Our full video playlist of Halloween songs for kids includes a variety of classic hits and newer favorites, and is sure to have something for everyone.

Whether you’re planning a Halloween party or just looking for some fun music to listen to with the family, these kids songs are sure to be a hit with kids of all ages.

So don’t be afraid to turn up the volume and sing and dance along with these fun Halloween songs!