Top 10 Halloween Songs for Kids with Lyrics


A nightmare on my street, Monster mash – Bobby Boris & the crypt -kickers, I put a spell on you- Annie Lanox, Five little pumpkins, The original Halloween theme song, This is halloween- Marilyn Manson, Ghost town- Adam Lambert, Werewolves of London- Warren Zevon, Headless horseman- Bing Crosby and Hedwig’s theme- Harry Potter are some of the best halloween songs for kids with lyrics.

There is hardly any more time left for the Halloween night and I can understand your kid’s excitement level would have been at the peak. There is so much to do on a Halloween night, from all the fun games to the costumes, movies, photographs in those scary costumes and what not. I can understand your little one would be too young to have experienced all the stuff that takes place on a Halloween but amongst all this, is the playlist that you have to create for your little one.

And probably, creating a playlist can be the hardest job when you have to make it for your kids. Of course, one can include scary songs, after all this is what Halloween stands for! But they shouldn’t be super scary to make all the kids run out of the party. So, considering all the aspects, we have created a Halloween playlist for your kid that consists of top 10 Halloween songs. Read below:

10 Halloween Songs for Kids with Lyrics

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A nightmare on my street

This song was created by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince in 1988 and considering billboards, this song managed to peak at no.15.

We saw Elm Street and man it was def
And everything seemed all right when we left
But when I got home and laid down to sleep
That began the nightmare, but on my street!


Monster Mash – Bobby Boris Pickett & the Crypt-Kickers

This song is played in almost every single Halloween party. You would have heard of it a million times if you have a teen in your house.

He did the Mash, he did the Monster Mash
And it’s a graveyard smash
He did the Mash, it caught on in a flash
He did the Mash, he did the Monster Mash

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I put a spell on you – Annie Lanox

This song alone is enough to give you and your kids Goosebumps this Halloween night. Trust me, this song is the focus of a Halloween party.

I put a spell on you
Because you’re mine

Five little pumpkins

This song is the most popular among children, especially because of the animated video that actively invites them to participate.


Then swish went the wind and out went the light
And the five little pumpkins rolled out of sight.

The original Halloween theme song

This song will be perfect to set the Halloween mood. Also, if you all are up for a hide and seek game, there you go!

Halloween’s night
It’s trick and treat time
Seeking young and fresh flesh
To cut and taste

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This is Halloween – Marilyn Manson

You must have watched the movie “nightmare before Christmas” and if you have, then you must have listened to this track.

This is Halloween, everybody make a scene
Trick or treat till the neighbors gonna die of fright
It’s our town, everybody scream
In this town of Halloween


Ghost town- Adam Lambert

Now this track is lesser known but those who have listened to it have undoubtedly loved it. give it a try because it is perfect for your Halloween party.

And now I know my heart is a ghost town
My heart is a ghost town
My heart is a ghost town
My heart is a ghost town

Werewolves of London- Warren Zevon

You have to agree that no Halloween party is complete without this song.

I saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand
Walking through the streets of SoHo in the rain
He was looking for a place called Lee Ho Fook’s
Gonna get a big dish of beef chow mein

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Headless horseman – Bing Crosby

Now we all know that this one will never get too old. Although the voice in this song is so soothing that one is unlikely to get scared but when it comes to kids, you must have this on your playlist.


When the spooks have a midnight jamboree
They break it up with fiendish glee
Ghosts are bad, but the one that’s cursed
Is the Headless Horseman, he’s the worst

Hedwig’s theme – From the movie Harry Potter

Kids love harry potter and there would be hardly anyone who hasn’t listened to its theme song. Amongst so many harry potter fans, this song is a must.

Harry’s Hedwig
is beautiful
Flies all over the world
She travels to Ron’s and Hermione’s
To deliver their owl post.


You can easily get all these songs on the internet, in fact the videos as well. So, download all these songs and add them to your playlist to make the Halloween night even more fun for the kids. And if you have got more songs in addition to the once listed above, do let us know by commenting below!

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