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A creepy old abandoned house.

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.

 

Poke-A-Pumpkin Game

Making a Poke-A-Pumpkin GameThis is a page about making a poke-a-pumpkin game. Make this Halloween or fall festival game for a school or home party.

 

Spooky Halloween Worm Brownies - 4 worm brownies on a red plate

Making Spooky Halloween Worm BrowniesAdd gummy worms, cut in half, to the frosting on a batch of brownies. These spooky worm brownies are perfect as a Halloween treat or serve anytime.

 

Spider Web Game

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.

 

Halloween Windsock Witch

Recycled Witch WindsockThis is a page about recycled Halloween windsock. Here is a fun way to use empty gallon milk jugs to make Halloween decorations.

 

Mini Felt Witch Hat

Making a Mini Felt Witch HatThis is a page about making a mini felt witch hat. This cute little witch hat can be used as part of a variety of Halloween decorations.

 

Nightmare Before Christmas Yarn Wreath

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.

 

Cartoon M&Ms

Making an M&M CostumeThis is a page about making an M&M costume. Dressing for Halloween as this favorite candy would be fun. The hardest part of making this costume will be deciding which color to be.

 

Cat Food Trick-or-Treat Bag

Making a Cat Food Trick-or-Treat BagThis is a page about making a cat food trick-or-treat bag. If you want to make your trick-or-treat bag to look like a bag of cat food, this craft will do it.

 

Bingo cards and a bingo dauber.

How to Make a Bingo CostumeIf you are looking for a creative costume idea for Halloween, how about using old Bingo cards? This page explains how to make a Bingo costume.

 

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Keeping Animals from Eating Pumpkin Decorations?How do I keep squirrels from eating my pumpkins? They are eating my decorative pumpkins.

 

A scarecrow and a pumkin candle holder sitting on a sink.

Scarecrow Candle HoldersRecycle jars into scarecrow candle holders.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Pied Piper CostumeThis is a page about making a Pied Piper costume. The Pied Piper of Hamlin is a classic tale that makes a wonderful costume for an individual or a group. You are sure to draw a crowd of followers as you march along playing your tune.

 

Halloween Rice Balls - decorated rice ball shapes

Halloween Rice Balls RecipesDecorated rice balls are very popular in Japan. This Halloween version is as much fun to make as they are to eat. This page contains Halloween rice balls recipes.

 

Pill Bottle Pumpkins

Making Pill Bottle PumpkinsThis is a page about making pill bottle pumpkins. Recycle your empty prescription bottles into these cute treat holders.

 

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sew garland to triple yo yos

Making a Halloween Yo Yo GarlandThis is a page about making a Halloween yo yo garland. Yo yos have so many craft uses. Use fall and Halloween fabric to make a decorative yo yo garland.

 

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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?

 

Mini Pumpkin Candy Bouquet

Making a Mini Pumpkin Candy BouquetThis is a page about making a mini pumpkin candy bouquet. Make this cute candy bouquet to give as a gift or use as a holiday centerpiece.

 

Brown paper bag kit with fun glasses.

Halloween Gift IdeasThis is a page about Halloween gift ideas. If you are looking for a cute Halloween treat for the kids to take to school or for some special children in the neighborhood, consider something homemade.

 

finished layered dip

Spider Web Layered Taco DipLayered taco dip is easy to make and is a great snack to serve at a party. This spooky version is perfect for Halloween!

 

Bowling Ball and Pin Costume

Making a Bowling Ball CostumeThis is a page about making a bowling ball costume. Homemade Halloween costumes are not only fun to make but even more fun to wear.

 

A young girl in a Dorothy costume.

Homemade Dorothy CostumeIt is easy to make a Dorothy costume yourself. These simple instruction will help you make the costume and a wig.

 

Painted Halloween Jars - scarecrow and pumpkin lights

How to Make Painted Halloween JarsMake your own custom Jack-O-Lantern jars. Here is information about how to make painted Halloween jars.

 

Halloween pennant decoration on fireplace mantel.

Making Halloween Mantel PennantsThis is a page about making Halloween mantel pennants. Decorate your fireplace mantel or a wall with a string of Halloween themed fabric pennants.

 

Three kids wearing cute costumes.

Game Ideas for a Church Halloween Party?Have some spooky fun at your church this Halloween. These game ideas for a church Halloween party are sure to be a hit.

 

Carving Foam Pumpkins

Carving Foam PumpkinsThis is a page about carving foam pumpkins. Foam pumpkins are an alternative to real ones for your Halloween carving tradition and can be saved to use next year.

 

Halloween punch with a hand made of ice in the middle.

Halloween Punch RecipesHalloween punch is perfect for your Halloween party. There are lots of options for making this spooky concoction to serve your guests. This page contains Halloween punch recipes.

 

Decorations sitting on patio wall.

Making a Milk Jug SkeletonThis is a page about making a milk jug skeleton. Recycled milk jugs are the start to making a Halloween skeleton decoration.

 

Mooning Scarecrow

Craft: Mooning ScarecrowScarecrow for Halloween. Build a frame out of wood. Dress and stuff with hay. Add a few pumpkins. Great for doubletakes from passers-by.

 

Making Felt Mouse Ears

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.

 

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A close up of the Carmen Miranda costume, with a fancy flowered hat.

Making A Carmen Miranda CostumeThis is a page about making a Carmen Miranda costume. Carmen Miranda was a popular singer, film star, and Broadway actress in the 40s and 50s known for her extravagant hats.

 

Halloween Costume Ideas for Pregnant Women

Halloween Costume Ideas for Pregnant WomenThis is a page about Halloween costume ideas for pregnant women. If you are expecting around Halloween there are some really cute costume ideas you can make incorporating your pregnancy into the design.

 

Poke-A-Pumpkin Game

Poke-A-Pumpkin GamePoke-a-pumpkin is an easy to play game that is fun for all ages. There are endless possibilities for prizes and treats that could be tucked inside too!

 

Mini Pumpkin Candy Bouquet

Mini Pumpkin Candy BouquetThis mini pumpkin bouquet would make a great gift or even a cute table centerpiece!

 

Making a Crayon Costume

Making a Crayon CostumeThis is a page about making a Crayola crayon costume. Dressing as a crayon is a really cute Halloween costume idea.

 

Making Batty Pudding Cups

Making Batty Pudding CupsHalloween is the perfect holiday for making cute party snacks and treats. This is a page about making batty pudding cups.

 

Jack O' Lantern Basket

Making a Paper Jack O' Lantern BasketYou can make a cute Halloween basket for treats and other things with card stock. This is a page about making a paper jack o' lantern basket.

 

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"Bingo Dauber" Halloween Costume?How do I make a Halloween costume for a bingo dauber?

 

A couple dressed up as salt and pepper.

Halloween Costume Ideas for CouplesThis is a page about Halloween costume ideas for couples. Trying to come up with a couples Halloween costume can be fun or frustrating. Don't despair, get creative.

 

display with potted plants inside the pumpkins and other decorations

Giving Plastic Pumpkins A Stone LookI wanted Halloween planters. My budget was small, but I had an idea to create this look with paints. I found these very inexpensive pumpkin buckets at Walmart for $1. I also had a large pumpkin bucket that was purchased at a thrift store, also for $1.

 

Two tween girls trick or treating.

Tween Halloween Costume IdeasTweens (ages 10-12) are generally looking for a fun or creative costume that shows off their personality. Many traditional costumes are considered too childish but they are not yet ready for grown up fare, if it is too scary or "sexy". Here is some advice to help your tween choose what to wear this Halloween.

 

Halloween Witch Hat and Broom Treats

Halloween Witch Hat and Broom TreatsHalloween is the perfect holiday for making fun treats for the family or parties. This is a page about making Halloween witch hat and broom treats.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Playing Cards CostumeThis is a page about making a playing cards costume. The playing card costume is great for wearing as an individual or with a group. This fun inexpensive costume is sure to be a hit at a Halloween party or trick-or-treating.

 

Boy Holding up Peace Sign in Hippie Costume

Making a Hippie CostumeThis is a page about making a hippie costume. The hippie costume is easy to do at home and doesn't require purchasing a lot of extras. Many kids and adults love using this colorful costume idea for Halloween.

 

A decorated pumpkin centerpiece.

Halloween Centerpiece IdeasHalloween is a fun time for displaying homemade decorations including a centerpiece for a party or family meal. This is guide contains Halloween centerpiece ideas.

 

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Crafts Using Maple Tree Seed Pods

Making Maple Tree Seed Pod BatsThis is a page about making maple tree seed pods bats. Collect maple tree seed pods to make these cute bats.

 

Highlights in eyes.

Making a Milk Jug GhostThis is a page about making a milk jug ghost. Recycle those empty gallon milk jugs into cute lighted Halloween decorations.

 

Frankenstein Craft Ideas

Frankenstein Craft IdeasThis is a page about Frankenstein craft ideas. Frankenstein's monster is a favorite Halloween icon.

 

Tulle Masquerade Mask - woman wearing the mask

Tulle Masquerade MaskYou can make a beautiful sheer masquerade mask using tulle, puffy paint, and some glitter. Use the mask template I've provided and get creative with your design. This is a fun craft for all ages.

 

little boy dressed as Super Grover

Making a Super Grover CostumeThis is a page about making a Super Grover costume. A favorite Sesame Street character can let your youngster have lots of fun in their Halloween costume.

 

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Simple Halloween GamesPass The Bone Please: Two teams pass skeleton bones over under and around to the next player.

 

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Halloween Themed Dance Ideas?Halloween is a fun-filled time of trick-or-treating and costume parties. Decorating for a Halloween party is also fun-filled. This page is about creative Halloween party decorations for a school dance.

 

Foam Pumpkin

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.

 

A decorated witch hat on a door.

Decorating a Dollar Tree Witch HatCrafting does not need to be expensive. This project begins with a witch hat frame from the Dollar Store. You can decorate it with things in your stash or get some friends together to share the expense. Read on for instructions for making a witch hat decoration.

 

Halloween Costume: Robot

Halloween Costume: RobotThe body and head are made from cardboard boxes then wrapped with art paper to make the silver chrome paint more metallic. Head has a construction helmet, making the inside fitted to head.

 

Girl Dressed as Rainbow Brite

Making A Rainbow Brite CostumeThis is a page about making a Rainbow Brite costume. Make a cute costume based on this popular cartoon character.

 

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Painting Wooden Spools For Halloween?About 5 years ago I made a craft project for Halloween by painting on wooden spools. The characters were Frankenstein, Dracula, and a witch. Can anyone out there can help me, thanks in advance!

 

Lid Pumpkin Wall Hanging - finished pumpkin decor with faux sprig  and button glued in place

Lid Pumpkin Wall HangingI have had this idea in my "to do" file for longer than I care to admit. I have seen these on line. So this week, I decided to just mark it off and share it with all of you. Just 9 components and about an hour of time (not counting paint drying) and it's done. Hope you like it.

 

Yo Yo Covered Papier-mâché Pumpkins - pumpkins on antique oak cabinet next to potted orchids

Yo Yo Covered Papier-mâché PumpkinsI started this project some time ago when I was completely enamored with making yo yos for all sorts of potential craft projects. I am sharing them now because the yo yos can be a bit time consuming to make, so it is best to begin this project early. Even though the fabric is quite Halloween themed, they can be used as a fall decoration and of course, can be made with any fabric choice.

 

Woman Dressed in Witch Halloween Costume

Halloween Costume Ideas for AdultsThis is a page about Halloween costume ideas for adults. Adults like to get into the fun and dress for Halloween as well.

 

Playing Poke-A-Pumpkin 1

Playing Poke-A-PumpkinI made this game after seeing one on Pinterest. Not only did it turn out super cute, it was a lot of fun...even for my daughter's 5th grade class! It would obviously be great for younger kids too.

 

Halloween Poems

Halloween PoemsThis is a page about Halloween memories. Halloween is a perfect time for creepy, spooky and even poems. Share your favorites here.

 

Tomato Cage Ghosts

Making Tomato Cage GhostsThis is a page about making tomato cage ghosts. Tomato cages find an alternative life as Halloween ghosts in this fun decoration craft.

 

Scrap wood painted Halloween cats.

Scrap Wood Halloween DecorationsWe had a lot of scrap wood pieces left from many projects. I was really careful after cutting to pick up the scraps and save them. With these and things you mostly have on hand you can create some fun Halloween decorative pieces.

 

Zombie Boy Climbing Stairs

Making a Plants vs. Zombies CostumeThis is a page about making a Plants Vs. Zombies Costume. With the popularity of the game Plants Vs. Zombies, these costumes are popping up everywhere. Whether you want to be a plant or a zombie there are many characters to choose from on each side.

 

Two pictures of a man dressed as the Incredible Hulk.

Making an Incredible Hulk CostumeThis is a page about making an Incredible Hulk costume. The Incredible Hulk is one of the most famous characters in comic book history and makes a great Halloween Costume.

 

caramel apple dipper

Caramel Apple DippersThis is a page about making caramel apple dippers. A Halloween party dipper station can be a fun way to turn apple slices into delicious treats.

 

Mini Felt Witch Hat

Mini Felt Witch HatThis fun Halloween craft makes the perfect topper for a mini Halloween tree decoration.

 

painted pumpkins

Decorating Pumpkins Without Carving ThemThis is a page about decorating pumpkins without carving them. While carving pumpkins is the most common way to decorate them for the holidays, you can create funny, scary, and unique pumpkins without carving. A secondary benefit is that they often last longer.

 

Mini Felt Witch Hat

Mini Felt Witch HatThese tiny witch hats are easy to make and can be used in numerous ways. I made mine to use as a tree topper for a mini Halloween tree. :)

 

Finished Halloween Q-Tip Skeleton

Making a Q-Tip SkeletonThis is a simple, fun kids craft to make with your children. This is a page about making a Q-tip skeleton.

 

Tootsie Roll spider.

Spider Tootsie Roll PopsSpider treats are always a hit for Halloween. Make some spider Tootsie Roll Pops for your favorite little monsters this Halloween.

 

Triceratops Costume

Making a Triceratops CostumeThis is a page about making a triceratops costume. Dinosaurs are a favorite kid and adult Halloween costume choice.

 

Spider Web Layered Taco Dip

Spider Web Layered Taco Dip RecipesIt is fun for seasonal and holiday parties to make food that reflects the holiday. This page contains spider web layered taco dip recipes.

 

Halloween "Trick or Treat" Card - two variations of the card

Halloween "Trick or Treat" CardI just love smiling ghosts, as opposed to creepy grumpy ones! :D They are so cute, and have been an icon for Halloween for decades. You can make this vertical-standing card if you don't have a ghost stamp like I used here. I've attached a ghost and "trick or treat" wording print-out if you'd like to use them.

 

Section of egg carton and pipe cleaner spider.

Making Egg Carton SpidersThis is a page about making egg carton spiders. Reuse paper egg carton cups for the body of these cute spider decorations for Halloween.

 

Halloween Dip Recipes

Halloween Dip RecipesMake a spooky fun dip for the holiday. This page contains Halloween dip recipes.

 

Jack-O-Lantern Snack Bags

School Halloween Party IdeasThis is a page about school Halloween party ideas. There are many fun ways to celebrate Halloween at a school party.

 

carved zucchini and yellow squash

Making Zucchini Halloween DecorationsThis is a page about making zucchini Halloween decorations. In addition to making carved pumpkins for Halloween, you can also create some fun decorations using zucchini squash.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Barney and Betty Rubble Couples CostumeThis is a page about making a Barney and Betty Rubble couples costume. Some costume ideas work best in pairs. Barney and Betty Rubble are a great example of this and the simplicity of the costume makes it a quick and easy option.

 

Photo of Professor Snape from Harry Potter.

Making a Professor Snape CostumeThis is a page about making a Professor Snape costume. One of the most memorable "villains" in the Harry Potter series, Professor Snape is a great Halloween costume. It's also a fairly cheap costume to put together yourself.

 

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Hamster Costume?Any ideas for a hamster costume for child?

 

Photo of skull deviled eggs.

Skeleton Deviled EggsSomething fun around the Halloween/Day of the Dead. Hard boil eggs. Use straws to "punch out" eyes, nose teeth in egg white, then either serve them as hard boiled eggs, or cut in half and make deviled egg mix to fill them and close them back up!

 

Darth Vader Walking with Storm Trooper

Making a Darth Vader CostumeThis is a page about making a Darth Vader costume. Darth Vader is perennial favorite with both children and adults for cosplay or Halloween. There are always options in the stores for buying a costume. However, making your own can be a lot of fun.

 

Children dressed for a Christmas pageant.

Homemade Christmas Costume IdeasThis is a page about homemade Christmas costume ideas. Whether for a Christmas pageant, office party, or a family get together you may want to make a Christmas costume for the event.

 

Baby mummy suasage appetizers.

Baby Mummy Sausage RecipesThis this page contains baby mummy sausage recipes. Baby Mummy sausages are a fun appetizer for your Halloween party. They are even easy enough for kids to make.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Batman CostumeNearly every year, Batman is one of the most popular costumes. Making your own Batman costume is a lot of work but can very rewarding. This is a page about making your own Batman costume.

 

attach face

Making a Paper Plate Jack-O'-LanternThis is a page about making a paper plate Jack-o-lantern. Plan on making this cute kids' Halloween craft. It would make a nice alternative to carving a pumpkin for your little ones.

 

kid crafted Jack 'O Lanterns

Kids Halloween Craft IdeasThis is a page about kids halloween craft ideas. "Pumpkins and bats and witches, oh my!" So many cute Halloween crafts you can make with and for your children.

 

Pom Pom Pumpkins

Making Pom Pom PumpkinsThis is a page about making a pom pom pumpkin. Pom poms are inexpensive and easy to make for using in all kinds of craft projects.

 

Halloween Explosion Card - partially open card

Making a Halloween Explosion CardThis fun to make card is even more fun to receive as it seemingly explodes with images as you open it. The kids can help with this project. This is a page about making a Halloween explosion card.

 

Boy dressed in an old man costume.

Making an Old Man CostumeThis is a page about making an old man costume. Don't be grumpy that Halloween is here! Transform yourself into a grumpy old man and have some fun.

 

Three yo yo pumpkins.

Large Yo Yo Fabric PumpkinsI like working with yo yos so I looked for some ideas for making pumpkins. I found this project on the internet. They were fun to make and look great.

 

Halloween Bowling Game

Halloween Plastic Bottle Bowling GameMake this cute recycled soda bottle bowling game for a Halloween party or just for the kids to play and have fun. Paint the bottles to make a ghouls, bats, spiders, Dracula, or ghosts. This is a page about Halloween plastic bottle bowling game.

 

Halloween Party Games

Halloween Party GamesThis is a page about Halloween party games. Games can be an important part of a successful Halloween party.

 

Purple monster cupcake.

Making Monster CupcakesThis is a page about making monster cupcakes. When making monster cupcakes, be creative. There are so many ways a monster can look.

 

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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.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Cruella De Vil CostumeThis is a page about making a Crualla De Vil costume. Cruella De Vil, the classic villainess from 101 Dalmatians, is a fun and recognizable character to dress up as for Halloween.

 

A couple as a salt and pepper shaker

Halloween Couples Costume: Salt and Pepper...My husband and I went as salt and pepper shakers a few years back and won first prize. This costume is so easy to make and cost little. I know you can buy these but why would you when half the fun is creating it!

 

Little Boy Dressed as Detective

Making a Detective CostumeThis is a page about making a detective costume. Searching for a clue as to what to dress up as this Halloween? Try being a detective and sleuth out where all the candy has gone to.

 

Pom Pom Spider - glue on eyes

Pom Pom SpiderYou can make cute and simple spiders using pom poms, pipe cleaners, and googly eyes. This craft can be done with kids and used in the spider hunt game!

 

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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.

 

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