Guest post – Party Planning Tips for Halloween
With spooky costumes, frightfully fun games and as much candy as you can eat – it’s no wonder that kids love Halloween! Older kids love going out with their friends trick or treating, however throwing a Halloween party is an ideal way of making Halloween enjoyable for toddlers and younger children – as well as kids of all ages.
To make sure that your spooky soiree is a success, follow these essential Halloween party planning tips…
To set the theme just right, make sure you kit out the house with spooky Halloween decorations. A great idea of decorating your house for Halloween is to transform it into a Haunted House! Cobweb decorations and spooky lighting will set the mood – however remember to add fun decorations here and there such as friendly colourful spider and ghost decorations so that the décor is not too frightful for younger children.
Spooky Costumes – Party Planning Tips for Halloween
Kids can get so excited about Halloween that they simply can’t decide what they want to dress up as! A good idea of helping children to choose their Halloween fancy dress costumes is to set up a fancy dress box at your party and fill it with different costumes and accessories such as witch hats, vampire capes, skeleton masks and more – kids will have great fun trying on different costumes. Why not join them in a Hawaiian, circus or American themed fancy dress, they’d love it!
A party isn’t a party without tasty treats to tuck into! If your children are too young to go out trick or treating, make sure they don’t miss out by playing pass the pumpkin – a pre-carved or plastic pumpkin filled with delicious sweets and chocolates! You could even make a ”Witches’ Brew” inspired drink for your little party guests – try mixing sugar-free soft drinks such as limeade and cherryade together to create a ghoulish colour!
Party Planning Tips for Halloween is a feature post