Decorating Foam PumpkinsFoam pumpkins can be purchased inexpensively to use in making your fall and Halloween decorations. They can also be used to make cute faux cactus decor. Decorating the pumpkins themselves is easy and fun. This is a page about decorating foam pumpkins.
Classic Horror Movie Trivia GameThis is a page about classic horror movie trivia game. Plan a Halloween party that will keep everyone entertained with fun games.
Making Felt Mouse EarsThis is a page about making felt mouse ears. If you need mouse ears for a costume, making them from felt is a quick and easy way to do it.
Making a Nightmare Before Christmas Yarn...This is a page about making a Nightmare Before Christmas yarn wreath. For the fans of this popular movie, you can make a Halloween wreath using decorative elements from the film.
Making Pill Bottle PumpkinsThis is a page about making pill bottle pumpkins. Recycle your empty prescription bottles into these cute treat holders.
Making a Triceratops CostumeThis is a page about making a triceratops costume. Dinosaurs are a favorite kid and adult Halloween costume choice.
Bible Costume Ideas?This page contains bible costume ideas. Biblical character costumes can be simple to put together and warm for trick or treaters.
Making a Glitter Glue SpiderwebThis is a page about making a glitter glue spiderweb. A bottle of glitter glue and waxed paper are all you need for this simple Halloween craft.
Halloween Spider Web Toss GameSpiders and spiderwebs are a classic Halloween theme. These easy to set up kids' party games add fun to any celebration and can have the rules tailored for different age groups.
Scrap Wood ScarecrowCute for fall! We had some scraps of "plank" wood leftover from an old backyard playset. My husband cut the planks and screwed and glued the parts together to form a scarecrow with a hat.
Ice Cream Cone CostumeThis is a fairly quick "couples" Halloween costume that I made for my daughter and her boyfriend who works at an ice cream shop.
Sofa Legs as PumpkinsHere is a cute and fun way to repurpose the legs off an old couch that will be discarded. Many are round shaped. Simply unscrew the legs, paint them, and put a ribbon on top. They are nice decorations for Fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. They can be made into personalized handmade gifts, and balloon string holders too.
Halloween Trick or Treat Books DecorationThese wooden "books" could be painted different colors for different holidays with different names on the sides. This set is for Halloween.
Wooden Candy Corn DecorationA little paint and some wood to make these cute and fun Halloween decorations!
Day of the Dead Milk Gallon SkullHere is an easy and fun way to make a Day of the Dead, or most commonly known as Dia De Los Muertos, decorated skull. Simply use an empty and clean milk gallon jug with the handle facing forward. Use permanent markers or paint brushes and paint. You can also glue on glitter, etc. If you want to give it a cool effect at night, place a tea light on top as shown, or cut a hole at the bottom of the jug and insert it underneath. Enjoy !
Painting PumpkinsInstead of carving a Jack-'o-Lantern in your pumpkin, why not paint it instead. This allows you to use color to create a fun or spooky decoration. The whole pumpkin can be used for pies after Halloween.
Oregon Ducks PumpkinThis is the pumpkin I painted with acrylic paints for my son this year, he is a huge fan of the University of Oregon football team, so he took it to a tail gate party in November.
Making a Copy of Lady Gaga's Outfit from Bad Romance Video?I'm open to any suggestions for quickly recreating the outfit Lady Gaga wears with her dancers at the bath haus in the Bad Romance video. I've got snaps, rivets, upholstery thread, and thin white vinyl. I don't have sewing experience or more than a day to get this done.
Trunk or Treat Firefighting Theme Ideas?I need a theme ideas for fire for trunk or treat. I have a Ford Bronco and do not know how to decorate it like firefighting.
Lightweight Mummy Halloween Decoration?My place of work has a door decorating contest every year. This year, my office is planning on entering. We are in need of suggestions on how to make a lightweight mummy, so that we can suspend it from the top of the door frame. Any idea of what materials we could use that would be lightweight and cheap?
Video Game Theme Party?My friend and I are throwing a Halloween party and it has a video game theme. We are trying to find blue overalls like the Mario Brothers wear. Do you know where I can get some?
Camelot Theme Costumes?I am looking for inexpensive costumes for ladies with a Camelot theme. Something to be used over a black turtleneck and black slacks. Maybe with a headpiece or a coat of arms theme. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Costume Ideas for Someone Who Loves Fantasy and Computer Games?I'm at my wits end. You see my brother can't decide what costume to wear for Halloween. We all have it figured out besides him and as the 31st is getting closer, it's giving us less time to get a costume together. If you have any ideas for a fantasy loving, computer gaming, 11 year old boy then I would be glad for the costume ideas!
Halloween Decorating Ideas?What are some decorating ideas for Halloween?
Making Bumble Bees for a Beekeeper Costume?Does any one know how to make bumble bees for a bee keeper costume or where to buy them?
Child's Cherry Costume?For a fancy dress competition a small 3 year old child needs to dress as a cherry. I thought, maybe I could make the costume with some kind of paper or cardboard, or something else. Does anyone have any ideas?
How To Paint a Child's Face Like Spiderman?Any suggestions out there for how to paint a child's face for Halloween?
"Ghoul-Ade" For HalloweenMix Kool Aid's together with sugar, in large pitcher. Add water and mix. Just before serving, add ginger ale.
How Late Do You Hand Out Candy?What time do you "close up shop" and turn off the porch lights for incoming Trick-or-Treaters on Halloween night? We get so few it is hard to tell when it is time. Many thanks.
Decorating with Candy Corn?I am looking for a clever way to present candy corn, please help.
Child's Greek Goddess Halloween Costume?My niece wants to be a Greek goddess for Halloween, but we don't want to order the costume online because we don't know how it will look. Is there anyplace where we can find a dress, shoes, headband, and accessories like those shown in this photo? She is 12 years old.
Jelly Bean CostumeA cute inexpensive Halloween costume is to get two large pieces of plastic, large enough to cover your body front and back (furniture stores are great places to get this) or use a large clear garbage bag. Tape the bottom and side edges together, but leave openings for your arms and legs. Leave the top open. Blow up assorted colors of balloons and fill the bag.
Ideas for Halloween Party DecorationsDrape white sheets over all the furniture and windows. It looks like a haunted house and a much more realistic and fun decoration than store-bought paper decorations. Add candles in old fashioned holders on top of covered tables, and a few hidden flashlights to provide creepy uplighting.
Getting Spooked! for HalloweenI have no idea who started this (kind of the point) but last night the doorbell rings and I open the door. I find a white balloon with a ghosts face markered on it. Tied to it is a tiny basket filled with candy and two papers. One is to put on my door that says, "We been Spooked!" with a picture of a ghost.
Halloween Themed PartyMy 13 year old daughter wants to have a Halloween party, but she wants it to have 20 of her friends, and have really scary decorations. I said I am OK with it, but it costs way too much money.
Pumpkin-Carving PartyPlan a pumpkin-carving party for your friends and family with children. Everyone brings a pumpkin and a food contribution.What a great way to open the holiday season!
Flying Ghosts Halloween DecorationMake some "Flying Ghosts" to hang from tree branches or porch. Gather a few "Leggs Eggs" or large plastic Easter eggs. Sandwich some filament or string between the two halves at the top. At the bottom, add three narrow strips about a foot long cut from a white plastic bag and glue shut. Paint the egg white and hang to dry.
Use Washable Glue to Attach Gems To HairWhen I was young, I'd put little braids in my hair then glue rhinestones to the braids for sparkles when I'd go out at night. This would be wonderful for a child's fairy or princess costume at Halloween!
Celebrating HalloweenAlthough Halloween takes place on October 31st, the celebrations can happen anytime leading up to the big day, or even the following weekend. Many families carve pumpkins, decorate homes and yards and plan costume in honor of this spooky fall season.
Jack in the Box CostumePop out of a Jack in the Box and surprise people at their doors this Halloween. On all box costumes, you will need to secure the box shut with tape
Partly Cloudy CostumeTalk about a frugal, quick, inexpensive costume, this is it! Take any plain, solid-colored sweatshirt (preferably dark), glue or use double-stick tape to adhere some white pillow stuffing a little below the neck of the shirt.
Halloween PhotosHalloween (October 31st) is celebrated all across the world but especially in the U.S. Kids all across the country dress up and trick-or-treat in their local neighborhoods. Spooky or funny costumes can be purchased or created at home to wear to parties or events around Halloween.
Spooky Spider TreatsIn a small saucepan over low heat, melt chips. Stir until smooth.
Jack-O'-Lantern Pot PiePuts a smile on my kid's face! Cook the ground beef, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir until beef is cooked through and crumbly.
Goblin's BrewThis is really a great punch! In large saucepan combine water, sugars, cinnamon sticks, and cloves. Bring to a boil stirring to dissolve sugars.
Halloween Pet Costume: Minnie MouseThis costume was made by reusing several things we had on hand. The skirt was from a Poodle Skirt Girl Costume. We cut the top attached shirt and vest off and used just the skirt. The t-shirt was one we already had at the house.
Lizard Tongues on Crackers!Great for Halloween. Good for the adult parties! Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread crackers on a greased baking sheet. Top with cheese and tongues.
Halloween Party Ideas for 13 Year Olds?I was wanting to know some good ideas on how to throw a good scary, Halloween party for my 13 year old daughter.
Keeping Animals from Eating Pumpkin Decorations?How do I keep squirrels from eating my pumpkins? They are eating my decorative pumpkins.
Halloween Concession Food Ideas?I own a food concession company and this year we'll be setting up at a local Haunted House for the month of October. I have a few ideas, but would love some more feedback. Any ideas on some spooky fun Halloween concession foods?
Hamster Costume?Any ideas for a hamster costume for child?
Halloween Costume: Measuring TapeHere is a photo of my son-in-law's Halloween costume. All hand made with cardboard, metal, plastics, etc. He always wins with his unique costumes.
Adult "Christmas Story" Bunny Costume Pattern?Where can I find a free adult bunny costume pattern? I want one kind of like the one from "A Christmas Story" that Ralphie received as a gift.
Making a Peg Leg for a Pirate Costume?I'm making a pirate movie and I need a realistic non-cheezy peg leg. Can someone help me out?
Support For Foam Halloween Decorations?We have foam Halloween gravestones that have fallen over in the wind. They came with metal stakes, which have busted. My husband poked nails in them, but the wind still knocked them over. Does anyone have any ideas about bracing the gravestones so the foam doesn't break apart? Thanks!
Halloween: Box O' Popcorn CostumeI took a box, painted it white. Then I painted red stripes, leaving a spot to make the circle (I used a pan lid to make the circle.) I cut holes out for his head and arms (cut the flaps off the open end of the box where the legs come out).
Making a Homemade Frankenstein CostumeFrankenstein's monster is a classic Halloween costume idea, originally created as a character in the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Most people paint their exposed skin grey or green with short black hair or a wig. Stitching around the neck, top of the head and other joints make it appear that the body parts have been sewn together.
Pattern for Raquel Welch's One Million BC Bikini?I would love to make this bikini for Halloween. I am planning on either adding to an existing bikini or using fake fur material with an bikini pattern. The one Raquel wore was so unique.
Halloween: Mad Hatter CostumeThe Mad Hatter is a fun costume idea, based on the character from Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland. It has been depicted and reinterpreted many times in television and movies.
Link: Mummies On A StickIt's a page you can print out for them to color with crayons or colored pencils. The bonus is that the coloring page also has the recipe for the mummies they're coloring that they can prepare to eat.
Witches' Brew Chicken SoupKids love it, and they scream at the name! Great for a pre-Halloween dinner!
Raining BatmenIf you want to make a Halloween costume without spending a lot of money, then you can make this Raining Batmen project. And by the way, next year you can use the bats in another Halloween project.
Pumpkin Pendant from Wire and Hot GlueMake this pumpkin pendant to complete your Halloween look. It is very simple, easy and inexpensive to make. This Halloween pumpkin pendant is suitable for making the necklace, bag pendant, keychain.
Yarn Pumpkin-Shaped DecorationMany people know how to make mache pumpkins out of paper, glue and balloon. Also, some people use thread, glue and a balloon to make pumpkins, but which result in a spherical shape, and, accordingly, very vaguely resemble pumpkins. I got the idea to combine these two methods and make a pumpkin out of yarn and glue with a real pumpkin shape. It's strange that no one has come up with this idea yet. I also want to share with you an idea of how to make such a pumpkin as quickly as possible.
Headless Bride CostumeOld Wedding Gown with the bride's head in her bouquet.
Halloween Gingerbread Whoopie PiesThese little spooky whoopie pies are a real fun treat. Decorating them with candy eyes really makes these cookies look extra kooky. I did this Halloween activity with my kids. They had fun rolling the edges in sprinkles and adding the little candy eyes.
Skeleton Peg DollI have been having fun making peg people and decided to do a Halloween-themed peg doll with this cute little skeleton.
Glowing Tree Eyes Halloween DecorationThese silly tree eyes will be watching those trick or treaters as they approach your door.
Medusa Silhouette Halloween Window DecorationThis Halloween window decoration is sure to give anyone the heebie jeebies. In Greek mythology, Medusa was a winged female with live venomous snakes instead of hair. Anyone who looked into her eyes would turn to stone. This year I wanted to have something slightly creepy in the window and this is what I came up with.
Mini Pumpkin Flashlight LanternPerfect for Tricker or Treating in the dark with young ones and a fantastic craft for the family to make. A illuminated that glows with its grinning face.
Crispy Bat WingsWe call this appetizer Crispy Bat Wings with Blood Dipping Sauce and serve it for Halloween. Don't worry, it's just chicken wings and a lovely chili blackberry dipping sauce made to mimic the gory title. These are actually really easy to make, so kids might enjoy helping you with this in the kitchen.
Making Halloween "Boo" BottlesThese are just old bottles I picked up on the side of the street. They can be used just for decoration or you can put a candle in them. They are especially cute if you let the candle drip down the sides.