Halloween Songs For Kids


I saw a pumpkin face so glad, face so glad, face so glad.

I saw a pumpkin face so glad.

It’s Halloween in October.


1. Repeat verse 1, inserting “face so mad” or “face so sad.”

2. Repeat same sequence (three verses) including the above variation of emotion, but substitute ghost or “cat” for word pumpkin.

TRICK OR TREATING   Tune: Are You Sleeping?

Trick or treating, trick or treating.



Trick or treating, trick or treating.

I scare you I scare you

TRICK OR TREAT      Tune: Looby Lou

Here we go trick-or-treat, here we go trick-or-treat,

Here we come down the street, all on a Halloween Night.

I sneak up on the porch,

I knock right on the door.

I fill my sack with lots of treats, and dash away for more.


JACK-O-LANTERN      Tune: Are You Sleeping?

Jack-o-lantern, jack-o-lantern,

Halloween, Halloween.

See the witches flying,

Hear the wind a sighing,

Oooooo, Oooooo.

Five Little Ghosts

Five little ghosts dressed all in white

Were scaring each other on Halloween night.

“Boo!” said the first one, “I’ll catch you.'” (Hold up pointer)

“Wooo said the second, “I don’t care if you do! (Hold up middle finger)

The third ghost said, “You can’t run away from me.” (Hold up ring finger)

And the fourth one said, “I’ll scare everyone I see! (Hold up little finger)

Then the last one said, “It’s time to disappear.” (Hold up thumb)

“See you at Halloween time next year!”

A Funny Face

I’ve made a funny false face

With nose and mouth and eyes (Point to nose, mouth and eyes)

And when you see me wear it

You’ll have a great surprise (Bring palms of hands together slowly in gesture of surprise)

For I shall put it on me (Lay hand on either cheek)

And look right straight at you,

And in my loudest voice I’ll say (Open yes wide)

Boo! hoo! hoo! hoo! hoo! boo!

On Halloween

On Halloween just take a peek

Wee brownies creep when we are asleep.

Elves and pixies dance and leap.

Witches ride upon a broom.

And fuzzy bats dart past me-zoom!

I Am A Jolly Jack-O-Lantern

Ho! Ho! little folks (Stand or sit with hands on hips)

Don’t be afraid.

I am a jolly jack-o-lantern

Out of a pumpkin made.

When I was a pumpkin fat, (Clasp hands before stomach in large pumpkin formation)

Out in the fields I lay (Swing pumpkin out to left)

Until a little laddie came And carried me away (Move pumpkin slowly to right)

He cut a slit for each eye (Point to eyes)

And another for a nose (Point to nose)

Then carved a great big grinning mouth (Hold right forefinger before mouth)

With teeth in funny rows

He put a candle in my head (Place candle on top of head)

And let the light stream through,

And said,”Oh, Jack-o-lantern (Hold hands on hips)

Won’t I have fun with you!

This Little Pumpkin

This little pumpkin was taken to market (Pointer)

And sold for fifteen cents.

This little pumpkin was made into a jack-o-lantern (Middle finger)

And stood high on a fence.

This little pumpkin was made into a pie (Ring finger)

And never more was seen.

This little pumpkin was taken away (Little finger)

On the night of Halloween.

Once There Was a Pumpkin

Once there was a pumpkin And it grew (Join the fingers of each hand to make one pumpkin)

And grew (Separate the hand keeping the pumpkin formation)

And grew (Join hands before you, making large pumpkin with arms)

Now it’s a jack-o-lantern

And smiles at you (Swing pumpkin to left)

And you (Move pumpkin before stomach)

And you (Swing pumpkin to right)