Halloween with family
Use Halloween for another great opportunity to spend time with your children, have fun together and establish a better relationship as a family. This is an opportunity to teach children how to enjoy and be satisfied with some small things in there life. Try some of our suggestions and let this Halloween be the best so far.
Read “scary” stories
If your children are not afraid of it, or if you find it interesting, read together stories about witches and good spirits few days before the celebration of Halloween. In libraries or bookstores, you will find lots of Halloween titles with favorites characters. Reading these stories you will find the easy way to explain your children the meaning of “trick or treat” tradition on Halloween. Here you can see the best-selling Children’s Halloween Books:
- Peek-A Who? by Nina Laden
Little Blue Truck’s Halloween by Jill McElmurry
The Monster at the End of This Book by Jon Stone
Goodnight, Little Monster by Bonnie Leick
Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Peppa’s Halloween Party by Eone
Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
- Disney Parks Presents: The Haunted Mansion by Disney Book Group
Watch together a children’s movie with Halloween theme
Gathered together as a family in the living room in front of the TV, with the cookies that you have made and decorated especially for Halloween, watch some of the most popular movies dedicated to this holiday.
Here are some suggestions:
- Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Recommended Age: 7 and Up
- Coraline (2009) Recommended Age: 9 and Up
- Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005) Recommended Age: 3 and Up
- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949) Recommended Age: 6 and Up
- It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966) Recommended Age: 4 and Up
- Hocus Pocus (1993) Recommended Age: 10 and Up
- Beetlejuice (1988) Recommended Age: 9 and Up
- Casper (1995) Recommended Age: 6 and Up
- Halloweentown (1998) Recommended Age: 7 and Up
- Gremlins (1984) Recommended Age: 9 and Up
- Monsters, Inc. (2001) Recommended Age: 5 and up
- Scooby-Doo Recommended Age: 9 and up.
- Monster House (2006) Recommended Age: 10 and up
Trick or Treat
Enjoy this favorite activities on Halloween night with the kids. Help them to make costumes and disguise themselves in their favorite characters.
Take advantage of Halloween to learn children some of basic virtues such as giving and sharing.
Take the old stuff out of the closet, garage, kitchen and make your children the original costumes. Let them help you in this activity. Children love to disguise themselves and enjoy the game of roles.
If you decide to buy a ready-made costumes, you can find very interesting, themed costumes for the whole family.
Think Batman, Catwoman, Robin, and Batgirl. Or different members of the Avengers team!
Decorate your home in the spirit of Halloween
If you want to make your home look “creepy and scary” or to enter a part of autumn in your decorating, you can find a lot of great ideas on how to decorate a home in which you live. Let your kids help you in making ornaments. Some of the ideas for a Halloween decoration of houses we have already written, and you can be reminded here.
Halloween in the kitchen
Call your children and together make tasty treats for Halloween. Together create the popular motifs, such as ghosts, bats and pumpkins and together decorate your cookies.
Small arms and wide smiles in your kitchen will make a connection between you and your children even stronger.
How do you celebrate Halloween with your family? Share with us your ideas for costumes, home decoration and recipes for sweets.
We want you to enjoy for Halloween.