Trunk or Treat Decorating Ideas?This is a page about trunk or treat decorating ideas. Truck or treat is an alternative to neighborhood trick or treating often sponsored by schools and churches.
Making a Princess Amidala (Star Wars) CostumeThis is a page about making a Princess Amidala costume. Princess Amidala's elegant look and variety of costume options makes this a great choice for this Halloween.
Making Frankenstein CupcakesThis is a page about making Frankenstein cupcakes. Frankenstein is one of the most famous of the literary monsters and for years has been a favorite at Halloween. Frankenstein cupcakes are a fun and colorful decoration idea for your Halloween cupcakes.
Kitty Jack-o'-LanternMy 2 year old son picked out an adorably small pumpkin at the pumpkin patch this weekend. I prefer to freehand whatever I carve on my pumpkins and needed a simple idea that I could fit on a small pumpkin. I decided to make his pumpkin into a kitty, since he loves kitties!
Healthy Halloween TreatsInstead of sugary candy treats, consider offering some healthy Halloween treats instead. This is a page about healthy Halloween treats.
Decorating Your Yard for HalloweenThis is a page about decorating your yard for Halloween. Halloween is a great time to decorate your yard. You can go for the scariest house on the block or something more sedate with a harvest theme. Either way have some fun and create an eye catching display in your neighborhood.
Making a Convict CostumeThis is a page about making a convict costume. Whether it's broad horizontal black and white stripes or a bright orange jumpsuit, the convict costume is a favorite for costume parties and trick-or-treating. It's a simple, inexpensive costume that is a lot of fun to wear.
Making Scrap Wood Halloween DecorationsThis is a page about scrap wood Halloween decorations. With a little creativity and some paint, you can turn scrap wood into all kinds of Halloween decorations. These pumpkins are great porch decorations.
Day of the Dead MasksMaking Day of the Dead masks helps kids have fun and learn about Mexico's traditional celebration!
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.
Spooky Toilet Paper Tube EyesThis is a page about spooky toilet paper tube eyes. Toilet paper tubes are great for making easy craft projects, including Halloween decorations.
Making Cheesecloth GhostsThis is a page about making cheesecloth ghosts. Cheesecloth is the perfect material to make spooky ghosts out of. Here are a few different ways to make cheesecloth ghosts, to add to your Halloween decorations.
Frankenstein Craft IdeasThis is a page about Frankenstein craft ideas. Frankenstein's monster is a favorite Halloween icon.
Making a Pirate CostumeThis is a page about making a pirate costume. If your child wants to be a pirate this Halloween, you don't need to spend a lot of money buying one at the store. Use items that you already have at home or that can be found cheaply at the thrifty store.
Warm Halloween Costume IdeasThis is a page about warm Halloween costume ideas. October can be quite chilly in many parts of the country. It is a good idea to consider warmer Halloween costumes in these areas.
Making a Paper Plate Candy Corn GarlandThis is a page about making a paper plate candy corn garland. A candy corn garland is a really cute Halloween decoration for your home.
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.
Making a Ghost LightThis is a page about making a ghost light. This cute little ghost light is easy to make and can be used to decorate year after year.
Prolonging The Life Of Your Jack-O'-LanternThis is a page about prolonging the life of your jack-o'-lantern. There are some ways to keep that Halloween jack-o'-lantern fresh longer.
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.
Halloween Skeleton CraftsThis page contains Halloween skeleton crafts. A popular theme for Halloween decorations are skeletons.
Making A Dog's Halloween CostumeMany dog owners like to dress their pets up for Halloween. This is a page about making a dog's Halloween costume.
Bottle Cap Pumpkin StampingThis is a page about bottle cap pumpkin stamping. A bottle camp is used as a simple stamp to make these cute pumpkins. This is a great kids craft too!
Making Popeye and Olive Oyl CostumesThis is a page about making Popeye and Olive Oyl costumes. These once very popular comic strip characters are still a fun choice for making Halloween costumes.
Tissue Paper Covered Jack-o-Lantern Treat CupThis is an easy to do craft for children or adults who appreciate a reminder of the Halloween season. These cute little cups are so easy to make and can sit around anywhere. You can fill them with candy and other edible foods. Enjoy one during the Halloween season and make one up for a friend.
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.
Making a Pharaoh CostumeThis is a page about making a Pharaoh costume. Who wouldn't want to be Pharaoh for a day? This costume is sure to be a hit whether you are just trick-or-treating or headed out to a costume party.
Making a "Nacho Libre" CostumeThis is a page about making a "Nacho Libre" costume. Whether you you love lucha libre or are just a fan of the movie, dressing up as Nacho Libre can be a lot of fun.
"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.
Making a Cat CostumeThis is a page about making a cat costume. Making a cat costume is easy. You may even have items at home that you can use.
Quick and Easy Halloween CostumesThis is a page about quick and easy Halloween costumes. You don't have to spend lots of time or money to make a unique and fun Halloween costume.
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.
Making Spooky TP Tube CandlesThis is a page about spooky candles. All you need are some TP tubes, hot glue, paint, and battery operated votives to make these spooky candles. They are easy to make and a perfect addition to your Halloween decorations.
Halloween Party Favor IdeasThis is a page about Halloween party favor ideas. School or home Halloween parties call for festive favors.
Halloween Costume: Stick Of Butter Lady (Paula Deen)For a fast and inexpensive costume that won't look like those at the store, why don't you go as Paula Deen? Or, as my husband affectionately calls her, 'The stick-of-butter lady' with the cooking show. Every recipe she makes seems to begin with a stick of butter, lol... so guys all seem to adore her recipes.
Outdoor Halloween DecorationsThis is a page about outdoor Halloween decorations. Halloween is a great holiday for outdoor decorating to help create a autumn or ghostly mood.
Halloween Cheese Ball RecipesWith a little imagination you can make some delicious, spooky appetizers for your holiday celebration. This page is about Halloween cheese ball recipes.
Halloween Dessert RecipesHalloween is a fun time to create spooky desserts for parties and family dinner. This is a page about Halloween dessert recipes.
Making a Ghostbusters CostumeThis is a page about making a Ghostbusters costume. The Ghostbuster is a welcome costume at any Halloween party. Learn how to make your own Ghostbuster costume here.
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.
Haunted House Picture FramesUse plastic canvas to create these cute Halloween themed photo frames. This is a page about haunted house picture frames.
Making a Christmas Tree CostumeThis is a page about making a Christmas tree costume. Bring the spirit of Christmas to Halloween this year. Try making your own Christmas tree costume. You can also reuse it for a Christmas party or holiday play.
Making a Ninja CostumeThis is a page about making a ninja costume. Put your stealth and skills to use this Halloween by dressing up as a ninja. With a few pieces of black clothing and a few props this is an inexpensive costume to make.
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.
Jack-O'-Lantern Snack BagsThis page is about Jack-o'-lantern snack bags. A simple, fun way that you can package Halloween treats.
Making Frankenstein Pudding CupsThis is a page about making Frankenstein pudding cups. There are so many cute homemade treats you can easily make for Halloween.
Porcelain Doll Costume IdeasThis page contains making a porcelain doll costume ideas. An inexpensive costume to assemble and personalize is a china doll.
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.
Making a Dutch Girl CostumeThis is a page about making a Dutch girl costume. With it's distinctive hats and wooden shoes the Dutch girl is a great inexpensive costume idea for Halloween.
Creepy Halloween Hot Dog "Finger Foods"Are you looking for some fun snacks to serve at your Halloween party? These hot dog 'fingers' are easy to make and super creepy. This is a page about making creepy halloween 'finger foods'.
Making a Warrior CostumeThis is a page about making a warrior costume. The image of the ancient warrior sparks the imagination and is a favorite costume choice of young and old.
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.
Making a Blues Brothers CostumeThis is a page about making a Blues Brothers costume. The Blues Brothers is a classic movie with iconic costumes that are recognized everywhere. With a few key accessories, your Blue Brothers costume will be ready to go in no time.
Making a Dragon CostumeThis is a page about making a dragon costume. Dragons are fascinating for both kids and adults. It's no surprise then that a dragon costume is always a hit for Halloween.
Planning a Halloween PartyThis is a page about planning a Halloween party. This year you are planning a Halloween party, don't get overwhelmed or frazzled. With a bit of planning your party will be fun, scary, and a success.
How to Make Mini Sock PumpkinsThese mini sock pumpkins are a great way to use those lone socks that you may have around the house. You can add embellishments if you want or keep them simple.
Making Doll "Ghosts" with Starched Linen?Once I saw the cutest little "ghosts" made out of white linen. The person told me they were put into laundry starch then formed over dolls in spooky poses (arms out like they were walking towards you). Very cute.
How to Make Easy Tissue Paper GhostsThis is a good craft to work on with your kids. Using white tissue paper stuffed with recycled newspaper you can make as many of these fun ghosts as you like. This is a page about how to make easy tissue paper ghosts.
Making a Cheerleader CostumeThis is a page about making a cheerleader costume. Little girls and moms alike, love to dress up as cheerleaders for Halloween. It's an easy costume to put together and it's always a popular option.
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.
Making a Pumpkin Tic Tac Toe GameThis is a page about making a pumpkin tic tac toe game. The mini pumpkins sold as fall decorations can also be used to play tic tac toe on your homemade game board.
Bobble Head CostumeThis was my Halloween costume this year. One of my best friends and I create a children's TV show together and thought it would be great to make bobble heads of our TV personalities that we would later use on our show.
Big Garbage Bag Hanging Haunted HouseHere is a fun and simple way to make a hanging haunted house, using a garbage bag, scissors, and masking tape. This one is about 4x5 ft.!
"Ghostly" PumpkinA little Dollar Store pumpkin, a little paint, and a mustache is all you need to make this cute pumpkin.
Mary Poppins CostumeMy daughter needed a quick idea for a costume and so we took a look at what we had on hand and came up with this Mary Poppins costume.
Pumpkin Craft IdeasThere are many ways to use the festive pumpkin shape and bright orange color for Halloween and fall themed crafts. Pumpkins can be crafted from fabric, paper or even recycled materials.
Halloween Spider HuntI have been trying to think of trick-or-treating alternatives that will make the holiday still fun for the kids this year. One of my ideas is to do a spider hunt. For this Halloween game, we have been making different spiders like this Pom Pom Spider in preparation for this game.
Halloween Chex Party MixHere is an easy way to make Chex party mix into a fun Halloween themed treat. This recipe is for a double batch. I mostly stuck to the original Chex recipe but instead of bagel chips, I added Bugles, which remind me of cornucopias. I also added Halloween peanut butter M&Ms.
Halloween Ideas in the Time of Covid?Let's brainstorm some ideas on how to celebrate Halloween in a time where we need to practice social distancing. How can we have fun and stay safe?
Making 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. These two pumpkins were fun to make and would be a nice additional to your seasonal decor. 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.
How to Make Hanging BatsThese cute little hanging bats are made using paper towel rolls, black construction paper, and googly eyes. Learn how in the craft project found below.
Making a Last Minute Spider Face MaskFor a quick Halloween mask give this one a try. It is simple to make and uses items you might already have. The instructions follow.
Making Milk Jug SkullsLearn how to mold gallon milk or water jugs to make these amazing decorative skulls for Halloween. The instructions, with accompanying photos, are found below.
Making Squishy EyeballsTry this tasty Halloween treat. The eyeballs are prepared using a steamed glutinous rice flour and sugar batter. They spooned up and flattened into circles and then filled with a homemade custard. They are then rolled into balls and served. The soft eyeball can be squeezed to release the sweet custard inside. What a fun, creepy Halloween treat.
Making a Bloody Choker NecklaceGet out your hot glue gun, parchment paper, and red paint. This gruesome, creepy, Halloween necklace is fun to make and wear. Learn how here.
DIY Halloween Hair AccessoriesThese Halloween hair accessories are inexpensive and easy to make. They can be worn as part of your costume or as a small nod to the day.
Making a Hot Glue Spiderweb BowlUse hot glue to make this spooky spiderweb bowl. It makes a wonderful display piece for Halloween.
How to Make Yarn Ball Spider Egg SacsWrap foam balls with white yarn to fill a bowl with spider egg sacs. Add a decorative spider and you have a fun Halloween decoration.
How to Make a Plastic Bottle TiaraThis sparkly tiara began as a lowly 2 liter plastic bottle. Learn how to make the transformation from recycle plastic to amazing costume or playtime tiara.
DIY Jack-'o-Lantern Painted Wine BottlesRecycle empty glass bottles into these cute Jack-'o-Lantern decorations for the season. Get started with the craft project found below.
Making a Cardboard Tube Haunted HouseReach into your stash of TP and paper towel tubes and set to work making this cute cardboard tube haunted house decoration.
Making a Haunted Gingerbread HouseWhy not make a Halloween gingerbread house? You can buy kits at the market or work from the instructions below to create your own haunted gingerbread house.
Making a Bubble Gum Machine CostumeDecorate a tee shirt with pom poms in a variety of colors and sizes to make this cute bubble gun machine costume. Your children can make this one themselves.
Repurposed Helium Tank Jack-o-LanternRe-purpose a party balloon helium tank by making this fun Jack-o-Lantern yard decoration for the fall season. Learn how below.
Making a Haunted Tree DecorationHeavy recycled cardboard and some paint transform a plain tree trunk into a fun haunted tree decoration for Halloween. Learn how to make this fun, scary decoration.
Gilligan's Island Costume with Wearable SS Minnow BoatIf your child is a fan of the vintage TV series Gilligan's Island, why not make this fun costume with a wearable SS Minnow boat? Links to the clothing sources online and instructions for the boat follow.
Spooky Sparkle GlasswareDecorate plain glassware with glitter, glass gems, and more to create a spooky sparkle centerpiece or candle holder.
Making Spooky Spider PizzaTake any ordinary pizza and add spiderwebs and olive spiders to give it a spooky touch. This is great for Halloween.
Making Foil SpidersUse everyday aluminum foil and pipecleaners to make these creepy spider decorations. They are perfect for kids to make for Halloween.
Making an Easy Burglar CostumeThis burglar costume is not only easy to make it is inexpensive as well. Learn how on this page.
Making Halloween Spider DonutsThese cute chocolate spider donuts are fun to make and are completely edible. Candy eyes and pretzel legs complete this creepy treat.
Making a Spiderweb Display SignThis cute decorative Halloween spiderweb display sign begins with a cardboard pizza circle covered with recycled tissue paper. The list of supplies, instructions and photos can be found on this page so that you can make your own.
How to Make a Tulle Masquerade MaskThis amazingly elegant sheer masquerade mask is made using tulle, puffy paint, and glitter. Learn how on this page.
Making Cheesy Zombie FingersThese cheesy zombie fingers are the perfect snack for your Halloween party. All you need is string cheese, bell peppers, and cream cheese to quickly prepare a plate of zombie fingers.
Plastic Bag Ghost DecorationThese grocery bag ghosts can easily be made with items you likely have around the house.
Monster Sandwich RecipeThese cute tasty salami, cheese, and veggie sandwiches are not just for Halloween. Make some today to bring a smile to yourself, friends, and family.
Making Medusa Turning a Soldier to Stone CostumesFor pet lovers who also enjoy Greek mythology, this project might be just what you are looking for. These Halloween pet costumes are amazing. The instructions for making costumes to portray Medusa turning a soldier to stone can be found on this page.
Making a Mini Witch Hat HeadbandThis cute little witch hat headband is perfect for a minimalist Halloween costume when you don't want to go all out.
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.
Little Shop of Horrors CostumesCreate a Little Shop of Horrors scene with your dogs dressed for their parts. This project includes step by step instructions and photos.
Making a Spooky Double Pumpkin EyeballA white pumpkin eyeball inside a larger pumpkin. What a fun and creepy Halloween decoration. The instructions and accompanying photos are available on this page.
Cardboard Halloween Napkin RingsPaint, TP tubes, tissue paper, and googly eyes join forces to help you create these fun Halloween napkin rings. Kids and adults will love them.
Making a Witch Pumpkin LampDecorate small glass or plastic jars as witch pumpkins. Add LED lights and display these cute Halloween decorations.
Snow White and the Undead Dwarves CostumeZombies are quite popular these days. Make this ghoulish take on Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs as your Halloween costume this year. The instructions, supplies list, and photos follow.
Making Halloween Candy SpidersThese adorable spiders can be made with your favorite Halloween candy and pipe cleaners. They make great party favors or crafts for a kids' party.
Making a Hot Glue Spiderweb JarDesign a spiderweb on the outside of a glass jar using hot glue. Fill with candy or LED lights to add to your seasonal decorations. Even the spider is crafted using hot glue.
Halloween Taco Accessories for AdultsLooking for a minimalist adult Halloween costume? This page offers the instructions you will need to make a cute felt taco pin or hat decoration.
Making a Halloween Fruit DisplayGhosts, pumpkins, and jack-o-lanterns...oh my! This Halloween fruit display is sure to be a hit at your next party!