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Halloween is right around the corner and Halloween Parties are in full swing. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween Party or attending one, we’ve got some key tips to help make your Halloween party fun and spooky! Sometimes, Halloween parties can be scary for kids, so remember that when planning activities. Now, I want to give you 12 tips to keep it low key with simple decorations and fun activities for all!
Here are 12 Halloween Party Ideas:
1) Have a costume contest (even if it’s just for the kids)-
Be sure to give out a prize for the best costume, scariest costume and funniest Halloween costume. Halloween is all about the fun of dressing up! Here are a few ideas for prizes to give to the winners:
2) Hang ghosts and spider webs from the ceiling!
With just a few supplies and one free afternoon, Halloween decorations can be spooky and fun. Hang ghosts from the ceiling and other Halloween decorations and let the Halloween party begin! Check out my Pinterest board for easy DIY decoration ideas!
3) Serve Halloween themed foods and snacks!
They don’t have to be complicated or time consuming. They just need to look a little Halloween-ey! Get your creativity on and serve Halloween themed snacks like ghost strawberries, mummy dogs, and pumpkin shaped sandwiches. Check out my Pinterest board for simple Halloween themed foods and snacks!
4) Halloween themed drinks!
Get creative with your Halloween drinks! Set out orange and black punch and put dry ice in it for a spooky effect. Use Halloween mugs and Halloween straws to serve the punch in.like Witches’ Brew or Blood Punch will keep your guests entertained and your Halloween party spooky! Check out my Pinterest board for Halloween themed drink ideas!
5) Halloween decorations don’t have to be expensive.
The dollar tree has lots of cute stuff! You can make simple Halloween decorations at home by using materials around the house! Halloween pumpkins, Halloween ribbons and Halloween candy are great Halloween decoration materials. You can buy Halloween themed plates, napkins and cups for cheap at the dollar store too! Halloween decorations are an important aspect of Halloween parties. An inflatable Halloween decoration will instantly transform your Halloween party into a spooky soiree. Check out these ideas:
6) Halloween party games are so much fun for the whole family!
Halloween games are always a party hit! You can find simple games that are easy for everyone.
7) Offer pumpkin painting or carving as a activity!
Kids love Halloween crafts! Set out paint , pumpkins and let them go to town with Halloween themed pumpkin art. And, Pumpkin carving is another Halloween activity that is popular amongst kids. Just grab a simple carving kit!!
8) Halloween parties are the perfect excuse to play scary music!
Halloween music is great Halloween party background noise. Halloween night wouldn’t be complete without Halloween music playing in the background!
9) Halloween party favors!
Halloween favors are a fun way to get your Halloween party guests home with a Halloween treat. Halloween favors don’t have to be expensive, you can do Halloween party favors that are simple, like Halloween fortune cookies or Halloween pencils. Check out my post here for FREE treat bag toppers to print and use!
10) Kids love Halloween puzzles and coloring pages!
Halloween-themed printables will keep your kids entertained long after the Halloween party is over, so it’s smart to have a few on hand. Check out my Pinterest board for Printable Halloween Activities for Kids.
11) Halloween themed desserts!
Who doesn’t love a good sweet!? Halloween themed desserts don’t need to be complicated, but they do need to look Halloween-ey! Cupcakes are a Halloween party favorite and super easy! And, Halloween themed cake pops are another Halloween party dessert that is super easy. Check out my Halloween dessert board on Pinterest.
12) Make easy and simple invites on Canva.com!
I have made a simple template for you you can get by email below for signing up for the Simply Happy Mama newsletter!
Halloween parties are a great way to get your Halloween fix and have some fun with friends. I hope these Halloween Party Ideas help you!
Party ideas don’t have to be complicated, just get creative and have fun!
What do you think about these Halloween Party Ideas? Are there any Halloween Party Ideas you would add? Let me know in the comments below!