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Halloween party checklist

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Want to throw a spooktacular Halloween party for the kids? We’ve got loads of ideas that’ll help make it amazing!

This year Halloween falls on a Saturday, so it’s perfect for spooky little gatherings.

We’ve rounded up everything you could need, from free printable Halloween party invitations, to a selection of brilliant homemade Halloween decorations for adding a little extra awesomeness to your party.

From a pumpkin parade to a trail of spooky eyeballs and everything in between.

Then for the big day we’ve got food and drink ideas covered, everything from simple savoury dishes like quick and easy muffin pizzas or wormy spaghetti bolognese to total yummy desserts that are so disgustingly good your little monsters won’t be able to wait to get stuck in.

And if you need Halloween costume ideas… then we’ve got that covered too. Everything from Halloween outfits for baby to the coolest witchy make-up and tutorials for creating your own bloody wounds!

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Halloween party invites 

Get those invites sent out early so you can get organised.

Halloween party decorations

Kids love to help out creating Halloween decorations and with this amazing selection your house will be super spooky! Halloween crafts are a fab time-filler for the October half-term holidays that lead right up to Halloween night.

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milk carton ghost lanterns
  • Halloween wreath
  • Pumpkin parade
  • Ghost & bat bunting
  • No carve, metallic sharpie Mandala pumpkins
  • Hanging batshow to make halloween hanging bats, homemade halloween decorations for kids to make, halloween party ideas,
  • Halloween printables – bunting, gift boxes, masks and more…
  • Pumpkin garland
  • 35 pumpkin carving ideas 
  • Cute little stain glass pumpkins
  • Halloween party food

    The savoury… just a couple of yummy dishes we’ve picked out, recipes to gross out your party guests.

    Sweet Treats… because let’s face it, Halloween does seem to be ‘all’ about the sugar!

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    Halloween tangerines stacked up
  • Marshmallow eyeballs
  • Candy Melt Spoons
  • Jelly worms
  • Halloween Chocolate Apples
  • Spooky Spider Cookies
  • Revolting Rotton Halloween Cupcakes 
  • Pumpkin cupcakes with avocado buttercream
  • Creepy Cobweb Cake
  • Ghostie Biscuits
  • Halloween party costumes 

    Because Halloween just wouldn’t be Halloween without the costumes!

    Our ultimate Halloween party checklist has been put together thanks to following spooky contributors.

    The Purple Pumpkin Blog, Zing Zing Tree, Here Come the Girls, Diary of a First ChildCrafts on Sea, Eats Amazing, Blue Bear Wood, Fab Food 4 All, Thinly Spread, The Brick Castle, Veggie Desserts , Keep up with the Jones Family, ET Speaks from Home, In the Playroom, Hodge Podge Craft

    Loads more ideas for family celebrations here!

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