Halloween is a day of entertaining tricks, delicious treats and ghostly costumes. Throwing a Halloween party is a great way to ensure a “spooktacular” time for your kids and their friends!
Decorations are a must have for your child’s Halloween party!
Get some pumpkins, spider webs, lights and bats to “spookify” your home.
You can either make your own decorations or purchase at any store. Stores like Party City, Target, Wal Mart and Jo Ann’s Fabrics carry an array of halloween decor, candy and treats.
2. Treats that are good to eat
Trick-or-treat, give me something good to eat!
Halloween is all about the treats. It’s important to serve some ghoulish delight treats to your party guests. Instead of purchasing treats from stores, why not make your own?
Be creative with your party treats:
More Halloween treats here
*Make sure that your child’s guests have no food allergies before baking with nut products.
3. Frightful and Delightful Games
We have the food and decorations, now what? Roll out the toilet paper and let’s play some Halloween games!
Classic games like “wrap the mummy” or Halloween trivia are always a hit at any Halloween party.
5. Graveyard Hit Music
Do you have Halloween music on your playlist? There are a lot of tunes that are perfect for any Halloween bash.
Classic Halloween tunes include:
4. Reel out some Movies
During your party, you might want to have some Halloween movies playing in the background. Since this is your child’s Halloween party, here are some family friendly Halloween films:
Halloween is all about dressing up and having fun! You can either have a Halloween theme party where your guests dress as your theme or just have a generic costume party. Don’t forget to have a costume contest with categories!
Categories for your costume contest can include:
You can purchase costume contest prizes here
What are your must-haves for your Halloween party?
By Carmela Cavallo
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