30 Oct

Keep the Children out of Mischief with these 'Spooktacular' Ideas this Halloween!

Posted 30/10/2014 by: Reeds Rains

There’s just 1 day until Halloween. Halloween has evolved into a favourite celebration to many with the masses carving pumpkins, trick or treating, attending parties and dressing up.

We have put together some frighteningly fun ideas to keep the children out of mischief.

Arts and Crafts

Half term can be a frighteningly expensive time but all these arts and crafts ideas are made from things you would find lying about in your home. From bin bags to leaves – see what you can create.

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Pumpkin Carving

It wouldn’t be Halloween without a Pumpkin! Did you know that Jack- o-lanterns weren’t always pumpkins though, originally people used to carve turnips to mark the occasion!

It is amazing what you can do with a Pumpkin - from a Pumpkin Minion to Spiderman, take a look at these scarily good ideas.

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Halloween is a time for treats, these terrifyingly tasty ideas will keep the children out of trouble.

From Halloween cupcakes to spider biscuits – get baking if you dare!

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What will you be dressing up as this year? Popular costumes include; witches cats, ghoulies, devils, bats, wicked witches, Dracula, wolves, mummies and skeletons to name a few. Keep the kids occupied (and save some money) by tasking them with making their own!

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Or watch one of these child friendly Halloween movies...

1. Hocus Pocus
2. The Witches
3. Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie
4. E.T
5. Scooby Doo - The Movie

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