Get Creative in the Kitchen this Halloween

A row of skeleton cookies

Halloween is a great time of year to get messy in the kitchen, whether you’re making your costumes or creating some delicious spooky bakes, and it is a perfect opportunity to get your children involved in fun, simple activities which can be enjoyed as a family and with friends.

Unsure of what you can do this Halloween to make it one to remember? Check out this list of spine-tingling suggestions to end your October with a bang!

Spooky Bakes

There’s nothing like getting your hands dirty and filling your bellies to get your little ones excited! Get researching for some crazy bakes, bust out the ingredients and prepare to get messy. You can be sure that everyone involved will have so much fun and will be very excited for Halloween!

To fuel your creativity, here are some unique baking ideas below:

  • Meringue Ghosts
  • Rice Krispie Pumpkins / Monsters / Eyeballs
  • Skeleton Cookies
  • Marshmallow Ghost Cupcakes
  • Spider Cupcakes
  • Cookie Dough Mummies / Vampire Teeth

Baking Tip: Chocolate chips, orange extract, strawberry sauce, rice paper designs – all these touches can make for spooky bakes!

A pumpkin and ghost cupcake

Spooky Activities

Halloween makes for a great excuse to break out the arts and crafts! Watch the enjoyment fill your children’s faces as you attempt to create the scariest and quirkiest masterpieces. It’s hard to say who this is the most fun for!

Get creative with these hair-raising activities below:

  • Pumpkin Carving
  • Make Your Own Halloween Decorations
  • Make Your Own Costumes / Face Painting
  • Create Goodie Bags for Trick or Treaters
  • Convert Your Home into a Haunted House
A pumpkin with a small pumpkin in its mouth

Spooky Games

Are you hosting or attending a Halloween party? Whichever it is, you’re going to need some spooky games to make this get-together one to remember! Halloween is one of the best times of the year to engage in some easy and fun games, and to generally, have a well-deserved laugh!

Have fun with some of these crazy party games:

  • Bobbing for Apples
  • Broomstick Racing
  • Monster Freeze Dance
  • Halloween Guess Who
  • Halloween Feel Box
  • Wrap the Mummy
  • Pin the Broomstick on the Witch
  • Halloween Quiz / Trivia
  • Pass on the Ghost Story (Chinese Whispers)
A pumpkin with welcome carved into it

So there we have it! Some crazy good fun just waiting to be had this Halloween. Now all that is left to do plan your festivities and have fun with all the family to make some unforgettable memories!


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