Halloween Tips and Tricks

Halloween Tips and Tricks

       

Copyright 2000, Amanda Formaro
http://familycorner.com

Celebrate Halloween with someextra fun and extra special activities!

Pumpkin Fun!PIN THE LEG ON THE SPIDER
Play pin the spider leg on the spider. Similar to thetraditional 'Pin the Tail on the Donkey', but with morechances to win! There are 8 legs on a spider, so morelittle ones can win. This game is sure to get a few giggles.

COOKIES & CUPCAKES
Make and decorate Halloween cookies or cupcakes.Make cat faces or spiders - get creative! Use licorice whipsand chocolate frosting on chocolate sandwich cookies,or simply top cupcakes with candy corn & pumpkins.

See the Goofy Spooks Halloween Cake here:
http://seedsofknowledge.com/spooky.html

MUSICAL CHAIRS
Play a spooky game of musical chairs. Dim the lightsto create a nearly dark room and use spooky Halloweenmusic. There are tons of great hits, from the oldies tonewer versions. Here are a couple:

Halloween Hits
Martha Stewart Living: Spooky Scary Sounds for Halloween

MINI PUMPKIN GOURDS
Decorate minature pumpkins. Painting or drawing,it's a sure party hit! Kids can use markers or paintto create fun or scary faces on their pumpkins.Grown-up can clean out the insides of the gourds,wash and dry, then fill with Halloween party favorsand/or candies for the kids.

HOMEMADE MASKS
Make your own masks using paper plates or constructionpaper, paint, sequins, glitter, markers, etc. Tie a string orpiece of elastic string to each side to of the mask and tiein the back of the head to keep the mask on.

About the author
Amanda Formaro is the entrepreneurial mother of four children. She andher husband live in southeastern Wisconsin. She is also the owner ofFamilyCorner.com Magazine. Subscribe to her free holiday newsletter,Family Holidays, by sending any email message toholidays-on@mail-list.com or by visiting her website athttp://familycorner.com.

 

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