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  • Looking for fun Halloween activities for your kids? Read to find creative crafts, spooky snacks, and fun family ideas to get your children excited for the upcoming holiday.

    5 Fun Halloween Activities for Children

    5 Fun Halloween Activities for Children

    by Alissa Roberts5

  • Stumped for ideas on what you should go as for Halloween this year? Sick of the same boring costumes at the store? Here are some ideas for costumes you can make yourself at home!

    10 Ideas for Homemade Halloween Couple Costumes

    10 Ideas for Homemade Halloween Couple Costumes

    by Lori Leigh0

  • Halloween treats in brown paper bags craft. Decorate the brown paper bags for Halloween treat bags. Homemade treat bag ideas. Halloween treat recipes. How to make treat bags for kids. DIY paper bag cr

    23 Halloween  Brown Paper Bags and Treat Recipes

    23 Halloween Brown Paper Bags and Treat Recipes

    by Loraine Brummer25

  • A Handmade Halloween card is fun to make. Draw a skull that fits your mood and put wings on it. The flying skull is a version of the flying heart.

    How to Make a Flying Skull Halloween Card

    How to Make a Flying Skull Halloween Card

    by Sherry Venegas3

  • On this page you'll find fun things to do at your Halloween party. Game ideas: Eyeball Race, Capture the Witch, Mummy Wrap, Jack-O-Lantern Decorating, Costume Contest, and more. Lots of photos.

    7 Fun Things to Do at Your Halloween Party

    7 Fun Things to Do at Your Halloween Party

    by Faye Rutledge3

  • This article is filled with great, and sometimes gross, party snack ideas. Find recipes for appetizers, desserts, snacks, and party ideas for kids.

    23 Easy Halloween Party Recipe Ideas

    23 Easy Halloween Party Recipe Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer32

  • Make glamorous, ghoulish, or a ghostly costume in one night. It can be done by looking in your household closets and using your arts and crafts skills. Use makeup on hand for facial expressions.

    Glamorous, Ghoulish, or Ghostly One-Night Outfits

    Glamorous, Ghoulish, or Ghostly One-Night Outfits

    by Tricia Deed0

  • Basic charades game play, along with ways to make the game more interesting and to give it some Halloween appeal. You'll also find charade word suggestions and tons of Halloween-themed charade ideas.

    How to Play Halloween Charades

    How to Play Halloween Charades

    by Candace Bacon7

  • The Manx holiday Hop-tu-Naa is an October 31st holiday that pre-dates modern Halloween. It has connections to the old Celtic pagan holiday Samhain, the New Year in the Celtic calendar.

    Hop-tu-Naa: Halloween on the Isle of Man

    Hop-tu-Naa: Halloween on the Isle of Man

    by Carolyn Emerick8

  • Make your Halloween party a no-fuss affair with some of these impressive desserts, snacks and main dishes. Also, get Halloween treat ideas for your little ghosts and goblins.

    20 Fabulous Halloween Food Ideas

    20 Fabulous Halloween Food Ideas

    by iZeko0

  • It can be hard to limit yourself to just a few Halloween decorations when you're on a budget. Consider these ideas for fun, functional Halloween items that can be reused and recycled over the years.

    9 Must-Have Halloween Decorations

    9 Must-Have Halloween Decorations

    by Jayme Kinsey17

  • Every child's halloween party should be full of imagination and fun. Here are some great, sometimes funny, sometimes creepy, Halloween Games!

    Fun Halloween Party Games for Children

    Fun Halloween Party Games for Children

    by Angela Michelle Schultz8

  • Do your own skeleton or skull makeup for Halloween or any spooky occasion. Be the creepiest one at the party!

    How To Do Skeleton Makeup

    How To Do Skeleton Makeup

    by Raye6

  • Learn how to make quick, cheap, and easy Halloween costumes out of things laying around your house. You can make a memorable costume out of a pizza box, some foil, or a poster board! Photos included.

    Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes and Fun Party Ideas

    Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes and Fun Party Ideas

    by VarietyWriter2115

  • Many people have never heard of the fun Halloween event "trunk or treat," but it's a delightful evening full of chocolate, creativity, and contests!

    What Is Trunk or Treat?

    What Is Trunk or Treat?

    by Amanda2

  • Add a Halloween witch light to your fall decorations. This is a simple, easy-to-make Halloween craft for kids or adults. It uses felt, raffia, and a string of lights to bring the witch to life.

    Lighted Witch Centerpiece Craft

    Lighted Witch Centerpiece Craft

    by Loraine Brummer0

  • Decorating for Halloween can be wicked fun but can also break your piggy bank wide open. The only thing you'll break with these ideas is your neighbors' hearts when they wish they had thought of them!

    9 Cheap DIY Halloween Decorations

    9 Cheap DIY Halloween Decorations

    by Meagan Ireland1

  • Folded paper bats are fun during Halloween or any time of the year. Here you'll find easy, step-by-step photo instructions. The bat is curious and a little scary too. It's a great craft for any age.

    How to Make Origami Bats for Halloween

    How to Make Origami Bats for Halloween

    by Sherry Venegas8

  • These ten easy Halloween snacks are a spook-tacular addition to any fall party. From candy corn rice crispies to spider cookies, you're sure to find a cute, delicious treat here!

    10 Easy Halloween Snacks

    10 Easy Halloween Snacks

    by MomsTreasureChest4

  • Winter is coming... and so is Halloween! Do you want to dress as Khal Drogo, or Khaleesi? Ned or Catelyn Stark? How about Jon Snow? Or is it Jamie or Cersei? I'll show you how to dress like them all.

    6 Game of Thrones Halloween Costume Ideas

    6 Game of Thrones Halloween Costume Ideas

    by HalloweenRecipes45

  • A fun and festive spin on a traditional breakfast favorite. This recipe yields a delicious treat that looks and tastes like no other French toast you have ever tasted. Perfect for Halloween.

    Frute Brute French Toast

    Frute Brute French Toast

    by Heather Rode11

  • Find some ideas for carving your pumpkins this year, including designs inspired by Harry Potter, bats, and popular images, stories, and tales.

    Creative & Spooky Pumpkin Carving Ideas

    Creative & Spooky Pumpkin Carving Ideas

    by Barnacle Bill13

  • It's almost that time of year again, and our naughty elf, Snowflake, will be up to no good. I've included 73 great ideas for little girls and boys that they'll love--my daughter certainly did!

    73 All-Out and Zany "Elf on the Shelf" Ideas

    73 All-Out and Zany "Elf on the Shelf" Ideas

    by Joanne Kristin0

  • Halloween party dessert recipes include fun and frightening roach-infested popcorn, gory cake ball brains, chocolate cookie dough rats, zombie and spider cupcakes, cute werewolf snack cakes, and more.

    11 of the Best Scary Halloween Dessert Recipes

    11 of the Best Scary Halloween Dessert Recipes

    by Margaret Schindel25

  • Christians can carve a pumpkin for Halloween that is not scary or a jack-o-lantern, but one that shares the message of Jesus, the Light of the World. Here are some free printable stencil templates.

    Christian Pumpkin Carving for Halloween

    Christian Pumpkin Carving for Halloween

    by kab86

  • Interested in starting a Halloween boo in your neighborhood? Check out this article to learn more about this fun tradition, what to do if you're boo'd this Halloween, and learn what boo sign is.

    How to Start the Halloween Boo in Your Neighborhood

    How to Start the Halloween Boo in Your Neighborhood

    by Lela Davidson18

  • Rock out to these thriller tunes this Halloween! This playlist churns out 50 rocking songs featuring witches, ghosts, monsters, devils and music that is just plain spooky.

    Best Halloween Playlist

    Best Halloween Playlist

    by Marcelle Bell3

  • Halloween bookmarks are fun to make. This one has an origami bat on the top. A fun paper craft for Halloween or any time of the year.

    Make an Origami Bat Bookmark

    Make an Origami Bat Bookmark

    by Sherry Venegas3

  • I have two young daughters, and there has been a lot of talk about what they will be for Halloween. My mother seems to outdo herself when it comes to cute Halloween costumes for our girls.

    Halloween Costume Ideas for Little Sisters

    Halloween Costume Ideas for Little Sisters

    by Paul Edmondson20

  • These adorable little ghosts are easy to make and taste just as fabulous as they look. Check out how easy it is to make these not-so-scary little guys for your next celebration!

    Homemade Marshmallow Ghosts

    Homemade Marshmallow Ghosts

    by Jan Charles0

  • Halloween has changed as it crossed the Atlantic from Europe and is now fervently celebrated in North America. Following are 13 modern 20th-century songs that delve into the dark but festive holiday.

    13 Songs and Stories for Halloween

    13 Songs and Stories for Halloween

    by Harry Nielsen0

  • Wings are the most attractive part of a costume. Make your own Tinkerbell wings. Your little princess will surely be proud wearing her fantastic wings on her birthday, Halloween or costume party.

    How to Make Tinkerbell Wings

    How to Make Tinkerbell Wings

    by Maribel Forayo26

  • With all the hustle and bustle this popular holiday brings, it's easy to overlook simple safety concerns. Keep these tips in mind to ensure your child has a happy -- yet safe -- Halloween!

    Halloween Safety For Your Little Ones

    Halloween Safety For Your Little Ones

    by Cammie Galindo0

  • Haunted houses can be elaborate commercial ones, homemade basement events, or even at a campground. Big or small, all need fresh ideas to scare the guests. Here you'll find many ideas!

    101+ Ideas to Create a Scary Haunted House

    101+ Ideas to Create a Scary Haunted House

    by Virginia Allain68

  • When thinking of Halloween, you usually think about fancy dress parties, fireworks displays, and various other social observances, but for some, these activities don't seem quite so enticing.

    Spooktober: Halloween Ideas for Introverts

    Spooktober: Halloween Ideas for Introverts

    by BunnyClaws0

  • It's Halloween Time at Disneyland once again! Here is your guide to all the things you can expect at the park this Halloween season!

    Halloween Time At Disneyland

    Halloween Time At Disneyland

    by Lyndsay Gamber6

  • No Halloween party is complete without a table full of spooky and delicious treats to set the scene. These ideas are sure to tickle your taste buds and impress guests of all ages!

    Awesome Halloween Treats

    Awesome Halloween Treats

    by Jaynie200027

  • Here are a plethora of decorating ideas for origami bats, from choirs to kitchen help. I have spent more than 7 years having fun with this single origami fold. One is never too old for Halloween fun!

    How to Artfully Decorate With Halloween Origami Bats

    How to Artfully Decorate With Halloween Origami Bats

    by Sherry Venegas15

  • A witch greeting craft that uses clear string lights and a pizza box. So easy to make and very impressive to view. Kids can help make this Halloween project.

    Pizza Box Halloween Witch Greeting Craft

    Pizza Box Halloween Witch Greeting Craft

    by Loraine Brummer0

  • Ghouls and goblins the witching hour is here, don your baking hats and dust off that caulrdon to whip up creeptastic treats for all !

    Halloween Party Food Ideas for Kids

    Halloween Party Food Ideas for Kids

    by ezzly4

  • A quick and easy Halloween treat that isn't tricky! Made with seasonal monster cereal, each creepy little cupcake is full of flavor and fright. Perfect for parties and kids can help!

    Franken Berry Halloween Cupcakes

    Franken Berry Halloween Cupcakes

    by Heather Rode19

  • My comprehensive list of music for Halloween with a heavy emphasis on classic rock. Add some of these to your playlist for this year's big party or haunted house.

    25 Songs for Your Halloween Party Playlist

    25 Songs for Your Halloween Party Playlist

    by Sara Krentz5

  • Make unique Halloween decorations by upcycling plastic milk jugs into Jack-O-Lanterns. A great way to reuse something that would normally be considered trash.

    Milk Jug Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Craft

    Milk Jug Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Craft

    by Sherry Hewins17

  • Need an idea for a fun and easy Halloween dessert to serve at a party or school function? This pull-apart pumpkin cupcake cake is super cute and very easy to make!

    How to Make a Pumpkin Cupcake Cake

    How to Make a Pumpkin Cupcake Cake

    by Corrinna Johnson34

  • Wearing a costume to work is a fun way to celebrate Halloween at the office. But make sure that you follow a few simple costume guidelines so that everyone at work feels safe and respected.

    Tips for Wearing a Halloween Costume at Work

    Tips for Wearing a Halloween Costume at Work

    by Sally Hayes2

  • Samhain, Hallowmas, All Hallows' Eve, Hallowe'en: the holiday's Pagan origins—as told by someone who loves the holiday.

    Where Did Halloween Originate?

    Where Did Halloween Originate?

    by Nicole Canfield18

  • DIY witches potion bottles Halloween craft for kids, adults. Make Halloween witch's potion bottles easily using recycled bottles and jars. Simple,easy decoration project. Witches brew bottles labels.

    Make Witches Potion Bottles

    Make Witches Potion Bottles

    by Loraine Brummer0

  • I love Halloween. Every year, I can’t wait for it to roll around. I even splurge on the full-size candy bars – and, no, I won’t tell you where I live. But I don’t want to spend too much decorating. There are plenty of things you can do to decorate your house without going broke. Most of them you can do yourself, and if I say that, then you should know they’re all super easy because I’m one of the least craft people I know!

    Homemade Outside Halloween Decorations on a Budget

    Homemade Outside Halloween Decorations on a Budget

    by Katherine Sanger2

  • Are you stuck at home on Halloween? Celebrate the holiday by dressing up, decorating the house, carving pumpkins, telling ghost stories and more! You don't need to go out to have fun on Halloween!

    How to Celebrate Halloween at Home

    How to Celebrate Halloween at Home

    by Jessica Marello2

  • A black cat perched on the fence post, a ghostly wind blowing through the crackling trees, a glaring Jack O' Lantern standing guard at your front door. These are symbols and traditions of Halloween as we know it today, but where did this Halloween symbolism come from?

    Halloween Symbols and Their Origins

    Halloween Symbols and Their Origins

    by Nicole Canfield16

  • Halloween in its various forms has been around for many centuries, especially in Northern Europe, where it originated. Here are ten fun facts that you might not know about the popular fall holiday.

    Ten Fun Facts About Halloween

    Ten Fun Facts About Halloween

    by Harry Nielsen0

  • Rey costume ideas for Halloween. Make your own Star Wars Rey costume with these DIY costume instructions and ideas. Find out how to put together a costume from clothes you have, find cheap accessori

    How to Make Your Own Star Wars Rey Costume

    How to Make Your Own Star Wars Rey Costume

    by Homemade How To1

  • Halloween cookie decorating ideas. Fun, cute, and sometimes ghoulish, cookie decorating ideas. Halloween cookie, cupcake and cake pop ideas. Fun Halloween cookie and cupcake decorating tips. Spooky!

    18 Halloween Cookie Decorating Ideas

    18 Halloween Cookie Decorating Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • Like to be scared? Below are reviews of five of the most heart-stopping narrative horror podcasts on the internet to get you in the mood for Halloween!

    5 Scary Podcasts for the Halloween Season

    5 Scary Podcasts for the Halloween Season

    by Todd Bryan0

  • Make tasty cereal bars with your favorite limited edition monster cereals. Sure to be a hit with the younger ones and those young at heart. Perfect for Halloween parties and ready in 15 minutes!

    Boo Berry Cereal Marshmallow Treats for Halloween

    Boo Berry Cereal Marshmallow Treats for Halloween

    by Heather Rode6

  • Here are some common sense tips and suggestions to help you keep your kids, your pets and your home safe on Halloween night.

    Halloween Safety Tips

    Halloween Safety Tips

    by Sadie Holloway0

  • Here you'll find step-by-step directions for three different designs. Includes pictures for a simple spider web cupcake design, pull-apart spider web cupcakes, and spooky looking spider cupcakes.

    How to Make Spider Web Cupcakes

    How to Make Spider Web Cupcakes

    by Alissa Roberts19

  • What's green, gooey, and good to eat? Green slime salsa dip! This recipe is easy to make, yummy to eat, and gross to look at. That's right: it's the perfect creepy recipe to serve at Halloween time.

    "Green Slime" Salsa & Dip Recipes for Halloween

    "Green Slime" Salsa & Dip Recipes for Halloween

    by HalloweenRecipes0

  • Fused perler and hama bead patterns and designs to use in your spooky Halloween crafting. A fun craft activity for kids and adults who can get ideas and inspiration here.

    Halloween Perler Bead Patterns

    Halloween Perler Bead Patterns

    by Marie2

  • Mummies, pumpkins, and vampires—oh, my! Besides those ghoulish delights, you'll find 30+ other Halloween-themed charades ideas here.

    Halloween Charades Ideas Words List

    Halloween Charades Ideas Words List

    by Kristy Callan0