Hauntingly Good Halloween Party Ideas for Kids

Halloween is such a fun time to get everyone round for a spooky Halloween party as you can go as crazy as you want with the food and decor! Be inspired to host your very own party with our Hauntingly Good Halloween Party Ideas for Kids (sure to please the young and old!).

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We love Halloween in our house – the kids get dressed up and head out trick or treating with friends and neighbours, and once they have filled their goody bags, it is usually back to our house for a Halloween party for the kids(young and old!).

For younger kids, heading out trick or treating on Halloween night can often be scary, so a party at home can be the perfect way for them to enjoy the fun, without the fright!

Halloween Decorations

Halloween PartyPreparations should start a few weeks in advance of the big day. We decorate the house with all the scary goods we can find and have a few Halloween crafting sessions to get in the Halloween spirit! Don’t forget your pumpkin!

We’ve lots of ideas here:

The night before we get to work on preparations for the big day by creating a slithering snake doormat and preparing our frozen hand for our Halloween Punch and spider ice cubes! All these, and more, can be found on our Halloween Hacks article.

Halloween Costumes

15 Homemade Halloween costumes headerFor Halloween this year, why not unleash your creative side and make your own homemade Halloween costumes – the kids will love getting involved in their outfits, and you will save yourself some money too (have you seen the price of those shop bought costumes?!)

There’s lots more inspiration in our Spooktacular Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids too. And how about this for the Cutest Halloween Costume Ever?!

Halloween Food & Drink

Halloween Party FoodOn the day we prepare Halloween themed food including;

For these goodies and more ideas, see:

Recommended Reading: Halloween Fun Ideas

Halloween Party Games

The old Halloween party games are always the best. We love

  • Halloween girl witch on broomstickBobbing for apples
  • Apple on a String
  • Grape tumble
  • Dress the Mummy
  • Zombie Says
  • Monster Style Dance off

Find instructions on how to play these and many more halloween games on 20 Halloween Party Games Party article. We also have some fun ideas for Halloween Bingo, and Halloween: Would you Rather?

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Have you any great Halloween Party Tips? Please share them in the comments box below. 


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Michelle is a Mum to 2 girls and co-founded Mykidstime.