Halloween with family, trick or treat
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Halloween with family

Posted On October 18, 2015 at 2:24 pm by / 2 Comments

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

Children's Halloween BooksIf 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:

  1. Peek-A Who? by Nina Laden
  2. Little Blue Truck’s Halloween by Jill McElmurry
  3. The Monster at the End of This Book by Jon Stone
  4. Goodnight, Little Monster by Bonnie Leick
  5. Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan
  6. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
  7. Peppa’s Halloween Party by Eone
  8. Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
  9. Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  10. 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:


  1. Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Recommended Age: 7 and Up
  2. movies for kidsCoraline (2009) Recommended Age: 9 and Up
  3. Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005) Recommended Age: 3 and Up
  4. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1949) Recommended Age: 6 and Up
  5. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966) Recommended Age: 4 and Up
  6. Hocus Pocus (1993) Recommended Age: 10 and Up
  7. Beetlejuice (1988) Recommended Age: 9 and Up
  8. Casper (1995) Recommended Age: 6 and Up
  9. Halloweentown (1998) Recommended Age: 7 and Up
  10. Gremlins (1984) Recommended Age: 9 and Up
  11. Monsters, Inc. (2001) Recommended Age: 5 and up
  12. Scooby-Doo Recommended Age: 9 and up.
  13. Monster House (2006) Recommended Age: 10 and up

Trick or Treat


Halloween with family, trick or treatEnjoy 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.




Family Costumes

minions-family-costumeTake 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 decoration ideas


Halloween in the kitchen

Halloween cookiesCall 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.


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