We’re doing a special challenge for the month of October as we count down to spooky Halloween and we hope you will join in! Enjoy our Halloween Countdown Calendar for some autumn and Halloween-themed family fun!
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We have lots of Halloween fun articles and ideas on Mykidstime so we decided to create a special daily Halloween countdown calendar, with fun things to do with your child for each day during the month but, of course, you can start at any time.
Join in and don’t forget to tag us on Instagram using the hashtag #mkthalloween.
Enjoy the countdown!
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Take Part in the Halloween Countdown
It’s time to get started! Here is the calendar for October for our countdown, and we’ve listed all the activities (and some helpful hints!) below to help get you started.
Thursday 1st: Go on a leaf hunt
Friday 2nd: Make a leaf collage
Saturday 3rd: Make a bird feeder
Sunday 4th: Bake an apple cake
Monday 5th: Hunt for conkers
Tuesday 6th: Make an autumn wreath
Wednesday 7th: Jump in a pile of leaves
Thursday 8th: Have an Autumn scavenger hunt
Friday 9th: Build a den outdoors
Saturday 10th: Make hot chocolate
Sunday 11th: Make toffee apples
Monday 12th: Do a spooky science experiment
Tuesday 13th: Learn about Irish Halloween traditions
Wednesday 14th: Make your own gooey eyeball slime
Thursday 15th: Practice Halloween face painting or Halloween Hairstyles
Friday 16th: Do some Halloween colouring
Saturday 17th: Play the Halloween Dice Game
Sunday 18th: Have a Halloween scavenger hunt
Monday 19th: Play Halloween Would You Rather?
Tuesday 20th: Make spooky homemade decorations
Wednesday 21st: Decorate for Halloween!
Thursday 22nd: Do some Halloween crafts
Friday 23rd: Have a Halloween movie night
Saturday 24th: Go pumpkin picking
Sunday 25th: Make Halloween Treats or Halloween Cupcakes
Monday 26th: Carve your pumpkin
Tuesday 27th: Make a DIY Halloween costume
Wednesday 28th: Have a scary story night (don’t forget to switch off the lights and put on the torch!)
Thursday 29th: Make Bairín Breac
Friday 30th: Hold a mummy relay race (more Halloween games here)
Saturday 31st: Happy Halloween! Hold a spooky glow stick disco!
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Have your say! How did you get on with the kids outdoors challenge? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!