Halloween With The Kids, Sorted!


Halloween is a fun time for kids and adults alike – watching movies, trick and treating, costumes and spooky treats all make for a great day of fun. But planning Halloween, with no help from hubby or the kids, can be a nightmare. We took all the stress out of planning, so you can be left with just the fun. 

Halloween With the Kids

Halloween Movies

To get into the Halloween spirit, why not watch a few Halloween movies? Don’t worry, these aren’t scary movies like Nightmare On Elm Street or Friday The 13th. Instead, these movies will delight the whole family with fun, laughter and maybe even a few tears. They will also teach the kids a few lessons about family, friendship and why these matter so much. So, put those phones and tablets away, grab some popcorn and get in the eerie spirit.

Find our favourite family friendly Halloween movies here.

Halloween Decorations

For a close to authentic Halloween party, you’re going to need some decorations. Unfortunately, decorations for any event can be pretty pricey and low quality. So why not DIY them? The kids can be kept busy for hours making their own decorations to scare even the bravest. Floating lights, potion bottles, creepy bats, ickish slime, spine-tingling ghosts and fearsome spiders will bring the terror to the party. And they can all be made with items you probably already have in your home.

Find our Halloween decor ideas here.

Halloween Treats

Another must for any Halloween party is some themed snacks. Crafting Halloween inspired food that is still edible can be a little tricky, but not impossible. We have found a variety of delicious recipes that will really go down a treat. From a witch’s cauldron and eyeballs to a cemetery cake and edible brains, we’ve got you covered with sweet and savoury delicacies. And these treats are so easy to make, even the kids can do it.

Find our Halloween spooky recipes here.

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Halloween Costumes

And finally, the costumes. No Halloween party would be complete without a little dress-up. But finding costumes for every member of the family that fits together can be tough, especially when the kids have diverse tastes. So we found a whole bunch of costumes ideas, perfect for the whole family no matter the size, shape and number. While you may need to purchase a few items, try to use clothes you already have or DIY it. Remember, make-up and face paint can be a handy helper.

Find our family Halloween costume ideas here.

Halloween Events

Planning a Halloween event for the kids may still feel like too much effort, even after reading our helpful guides. And that’s okay. After sitting in traffic, working all day, feeding the flock and raising kids, you’re allowed to take a break. Instead, you can treat the kids to an event that’s already been planned, by someone else. We found the most exciting, spine-chilling, nerve-wracking family Halloween events in the city. From trick or treating to big screen movies and haunted houses, your entire family will have a blast.

Find our family Halloween events here

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What are your family’s plans for Halloween? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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