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Learn how to plan a Halloween party the easy way. With ideas for food, decorations, costumes and games that kids and adults will both enjoy.
Everything you need all in one place to ensure a smooth sailing planning process.
Halloween is fast approaching and the kids are getting excited about their Halloween party.
There is only one small problem. You have a million and one things to do and planning a party is not on that list.
As a mom we are always running from one thing to the next and it often feels like we go to bed with a bigger list of “to do’s” than what we woke up with.
Does it sound like a familiar story for you?
Don’t despair though because you can give the kids that special party they would like and you are not going to have to spend hours upon hours searching the shops for appropriate Halloween decorations or food.
I have put together everything you need to ensure that you know how to plan a Halloween party with ease. These ideas can all be completed quick smart and you don’t need to worry about your family budget either, as these ideas will all be super cheap.
Are you ready to get started?
Easy Halloween Party Decorations
The first thing you need to do is to set the party scene.
OUTDOOR HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS: Whether you are holding the entire party outside or just want to create an entrance for your guests, having some outdoor Halloween decorations will really help set the scene.
These decorations don’t have to be expensive and it’s even better if you make them yourself. You will be surprised at just how easy they are to create and your yard will be instantly transformed.
HALLOWEEN PARTY TABLE: This Halloween party table is super easy and cheap to recreate. With a few simple items you have an awesome looking tablescape that the kids are going to go nuts over.
Think SIMPLE with a few key items. Tons of decoration is not required, you simply need a few well chosen pieces to set the scene.
HALLOWEEN PRINTABLE’S: There is a reason that I always use printable’s at parties and that is because they are quick and EASY.
This set of Halloween printable’s has everything you need for quick and easy party decor. The set includes a banner, food labels, water bottle labels and cupcake toppers.
The printable’s are also able to be downloaded from the comfort of your couch whilst watching your favorite tv show.
Halloween Snacks For Kids
A party simply isn’t a party without food! It’s what we all love (whether we actually admit it or not).
Luckily, there are SO many options for themed Halloween food that you will really be spoilt for choice.
HALLOWEEN MARSHMALLOW POPS: Marshmallow pops are so easy to make for parties. They are quick, easy and everyone loves them. Here you will find a selection of 8 marshmallow pops that are perfect for your Halloween celebration.
EASY HALLOWEEN CUPCAKES: Another favorite food item for parties are cupcakes. This selection of cupcakes will have your mouth watering and they are all perfectly Halloween themed.
For instance, how about these zombie brain cupcakes which only take only 36 minutes to make. You can easily whip these up.
HALLOWEEN CANDY BARK RECIPES: Candy bark is another easy option for party catering. It’s delicious, it’s candy and it’s easy to give it a Halloween flair. It’s another quick option which again is easily styled for Halloween.
THE BEST HALLOWEEN CHOCOLATE TREATS: There is A LOT of treats around at Halloween, so you might as well indulge. You certainly won’t regret making any of these. They are absolutely delicious and adorably spooky.
ZOMBIE THEMED FOOD: This selection of zombie themed food is perfect for any Halloween celebration. They would certainly also be a topic of conversation among the guests.
PUMPKIN DIP RECIPES: It wouldn’t be Halloween without some pumpkin would it! Why not utilize all the pumpkin that has been carved out from the pumpkin heads to make some delicious dips for the party.
HALLOWEEN FOOD IDEAS: For some extra inspiration, check out the variety of ideas here. There is something for everyone.
Things To Do At A Halloween Party
30 HALLOWEEN KIDS GAMES: Kids love to play games, especially at parties. It’s a great idea to keep kids occupied so that the don’t end up running around everywhere and causing chaos. You wont be short of ideas with this list.
HALLOWEEN COLORING PAGES: If you are having some young children attend the party, have some of these coloring pages to hand. When they become restless they will really enjoy coloring them in.
HALLOWEEN CRAFTS: How about having the kids make some crafts at the party. It is easy to set up a crafting table with the supplies needed. Choose from one of these crafts and the kids will find that the time literally flies by.
Halloween Favors & Gifts
TRICK OR TREAT BAGS: Hand each of the kids a trick or treat bag to either use on Halloween or to use a favor bag at the party.
THE BEST HALLOWEEN GIFTS: These gifts are all easy and cheap to make. They can be given as party favors to guests or simply as Halloween gifts.
HALLOWEEN CANDY BAR WRAPPERS: The easiest way to give a party favor is to simply use candy bars and then wrap them with a Halloween printable. It’s quick, they look great, everyone loves them and it’s totally budget friendly.
Halloween Dress Up Ideas
KIDS HALLOWEEN COSTUMES: If you are going to have a dress up party, then it’s easy to get the kids sorted with this collection. Of course, there is nothing stopping you from making them in an adult size too!
They are all super easy to make and you may be surprised that you already have all the materials you need to make one in your home right now.
EASY HALLOWEEN COSTUMES: Why are they easy? It’s because they are already made! If you are not into making your own costumes, then this list is for you.
So that’s it. Now you know how to plan a Halloween party with everything at your fingertips.
So tonight you can cross off the research of your to do list, because let’s face it, that always eats up a HUGE chunk of time.
Pick what you are going to do, write that list and get started on it right away.
The kids are going to think you have been planning this one for ages. We don’t need to tell them otherwise! You are now officially the Halloween party coordinator.
Enjoy your stress free party prep.
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