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Spooky Halloween Activities and Ideas
Need some killer ideas for Halloween? Then this is the place you want to be. Below are links to everything you need to make Halloween spooktacular.
Get great ideas for gross Halloween party food and spooky, bubbling drinks. Make amazing pumpkins and learn all about using dry ice for special effects. Plus mad science galore with cool experiments and creepy laboratories.
So whether you are hosting a Halloween party or just want some ideas for trick or treaters, you'll find some awesome Halloween stuff. Scroll down and make this Halloween a night to remember.
Halloween Party Foods and Drinks
No ordinary food will do on the spookiest night of the year. Make food so delightfully creepy your guests will squeal for more. Setting out the right kind of Halloween food and drinks can make your Halloween party a night to remember.
Here you will find recipes to gross out your guests and serve up some fun. Make your party a hit with spooky and gross party food like snake cake, eyeballs, brains, and more. Complete the party with creepy fogging drinks made with dry ice.
Fun Halloween Food Ideas:
- Add eyeballs to just about any food to add instant creep appeal.
- Spooky and Gross Food Ideas for Halloween and Mad Science Parties
No Halloween or mad science party is complete without spooky food and drinks to creep out your guests. Make the night memorable by making gross looking food.
- Making Drinks with Dry Ice
Using dry ice to make drinks is easy and entertaining. You can use dry ice to make root beer, sodas, spooky punches, and mysterious fogging drinks.
Use these creepy zombie picks to make the cupcakes pictured above.
This brain mold is great for making brain shaped spaghetti, jello, or any other disgusting dish you can think of.
Have a Halloween Dinner in the Dark
Nothing is creepier than the dark. Host a blind dinner to really freak out your guests. Look below for ideas on how to create a dinner in the dark.
- Dining in the Dark: How to Have a Blind Dinner at Home
Dining in the dark is a cool trend right now. Host a blind dinner at home with these ideas. It is great for romantic dates, fun for the family, or perfect for a party. Plan your own sensory event and create a unique meal that is sure to be a big hit.
Great Kids' Halloween Party Ideas
This video is full of great ideas for Halloween parties for kids and features a monster parts game that kids will love, simple party food ideas, and treats.
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Spooky Halloween Decorations
Turn your place into a haunted house with these easy and inexpensive props. Invite the neighbors over and then give them a big scare.
Check out this video for creepy specimen jars, dripping blood cloth, and more spooky ideas.
Halloween Party Decorating Ideas
It just isn't Halloween without a pumpkin on the porch. Give your pumpkin some flair. Get creative with your jackolantern with these carving and no carve pumpkin ideas.
- Unique Pumpkin Decorating Ideas and Tips
Make your pumpkins stand out this Halloween by decorating yours in a fun and unique way. Tips on selecting pumpkins, making mummy pumpkins, Frankenstein pumpkins, and more.
Spooky Party Sounds
Here you will find the sounds of Halloween to complete the eerie atmosphere. Below are great kids' Halloween songs and activities to create your own spooky sound effects.
Get the party rocking with monster hits. Crank up the volume till it's loud enough to wake the dead.
- Spooky Halloween Books for Kids
Everyone loves hearing spooky stories, especially around Halloween. These books are great to read with kids in October.
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Dry Ice Effects
- Using Dry Ice
Dry Ice is the frozen form of carbon dioxide (CO2). Though safe, dry ice must be handled properly. Dry ice can be used for special effects such as fog, science experiments, for cooling and freezing, and carbonation among other uses.
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Mad Science Mayhem
Halloween is the official holiday of mad scientists worldwide. Create your own spooky laboratory with these fabulous mad science ideas. It is the perfect time of year to try out some mad science tricks. These simple experiments and ideas look amazing, but are easy enough for kids to do. Put on your lab coat, pull down your safety goggles, and stir up some mad science fun. Don’t forget to practice your maniacal laughter.
- Creating Your Own Spooky Laboratory and Mad Science Themes
Ways to decorate for a mad science-themed event along with experiments that will really cause a big reaction with your guests. Great for Halloween, kids, or any themed event.
- Fizzles, Explosions, and Eruptions: Simple Science Experiments Gone Mad
Erupting volcanoes and bubbling test tubes are fun to watch and more fun to make. Creating strange mad scientist concoctions is simpler than you may think using stuff already in the kitchen.
- Glow in the Dark Experiments and Activities
Light up the night with these awesome glow in the dark activities and experiments. Make glowing drinks and a glowing geyser. You can even make glow in the dark writing that is invisible in the day.
- Trick to Lighting Money or Your Hand on Fire Without It Burning
Have you ever wanted to play with fire without those pesky burn marks? With this experiment you can light money or your hand on fire without it burning. This is a neat and relatively safe trick for all the pyromaniacs out there.