Halloween parties are great for kids of all ages.
What's more exciting for kids than donning their favourite Halloween costumes and getting all their friends round to play spooky Halloween games? And that's not forgetting all the Halloween crafts you can make to deck the house out with!
Our Halloween party guide full of handy Halloween ideas for invitations, food and party bag inspiration. And the good news is it won't cost you a fortune!
Halloween party ideas: Invites
Try some of Halloween party invitation ideas below:
- Ghost invitations
- Gravestone invitations
- Pumpkin invitations
Halloween party ideas: Food
Little ones love party food and they'll probably be pretty hungry with all the gruesome games they'll be playing. Buying party food pre-made is usually pretty expensive so instead we've got some great homemade Halloween recipes you and the kids can try.
Halloween party ideas: Decorations
Now for the fun part of deciding how to decorate your ‘haunted house' for the evening. If you have leftover decorations from last year then dig them out, if not why not try your hand at some Halloween crafts you can make with your kids?
- Welcome signs
Try putting ‘Enter at your own risk' or ‘Welcome to [name's] house of horrors' or ‘Beware of the witch/ghosts' on your front door - you can use a blackboard and chalk for a spooky monochrome effect.
- Creepy characters
- Nasty neighbours
Halloween party ideas: GamesHalloween games. From classic apple bobbing to Zombie Wink Murder - they're sure to cause a fright!
Halloween ideas: Budget costumes
Halloween costumes can be expensive, that's why we've created some simple how-to instructions for homemade Halloween costumes. Just a fraction of the price plus you're safe in the knowledge that you're little one is wearing a bespoke costume that no one else will have!Add one of our Halloween face paint ideas and you're ready to go!
Halloween ideas: Party bags
To finish off, you'll need some party bags. You can buy some great, colourful bags from the supermarket or a pound shop - or if you're feeling really crafty, make your own out of orange plastic shopping bags. Fill them with a piece of cake, any left-over treats from the party and best of all lots of sweets (oh, and a plastic spider or two never goes amiss either!).