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Kids Halloween Party Ideas

Recipes, decorations, games and more ideas for a kid-friendly Halloween bash


Throwing a kids Halloween party this year? These ideas for Halloween recipes, decorations, party themes and more will make the holiday fun for the whole family.

1. How to Make Halloween Cupcake Toppers

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These DIY cupcake toppers are easy to make and the idea can be applied to birthdays and other holidays.

2. Homemade Halloween

Links to DIY Halloween decorations you can make for a kids' party. 

3. Throwing a Fall Festival or Harvest Party at School

Does your child's school prefer to honor autumn than celebrate Halloween? Here are some ways to make your fall festival fun and educational for kids.

4. How to Organize a Halloween Carnival for School

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In charge of this year's school Halloween carnival? Here are some tips on planning the big event as well as ideas for games kids can play, food to serve and more.

5. DIY Halloween Decorations and Party Supplies

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Save money and flex your creativity with these homemade Halloween decorating projects.

6. How to Throw a Halloween Party for Kids

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Need ideas for a kid-friendly Halloween party? How about hosting a pumpkin-carving contest? Or a trick-or-treat sack-making bash? You'll find tips for those and other Halloween party themes here.

7. How to Make Pumpkin Placecards

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Need a cute way to decorate a Halloween table? Or looking for a Halloween craft activity for kids? Make these 3-D pumpkin placecards.

8. Halloween Party Games for Kids

Mummy wraps, pumpkin bowling, bobbing for apples and more Halloween party games for kids.

9. Halloween Games that Keep Kids Moving

Burn off that sugar high with these active games, like Monster Freeze Dance and Musical Pumpkins, from About.com's Guide to Family Fitness.

10. Halloween Fun

Great ideas for costumes, treats, decorations and more from About.com's Guide to Child Parenting.

11. Halloween Recipes for Kids

About.com's Guide to Kids Cooking shares recipes for child-friendly Halloween dinners and party food.

12. Easy Ghost Cookies

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Need a last-minute cookie idea for Halloween? These semi-homemade ghost cookies are cute and easy to make.
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