Halloween is such a fun time of the year…and not just because of all the chocolate! It’s a time for all ages to be as silly as they want without the glares from strangers. So go ahead and use your creativity to make the most outrageous Halloween costume, sneak some extra candy after your kids go to sleep and carve a family of pumpkins for your front porch! Here is a summary of all the ideas for Halloween fun that you’ll find here on Moms & Munchkins.
Before we get into all the creative ideas, here are some free Halloween Countdown Calendars so you can count down the days until the big trick-or-treating event!
Halloween Treat Ideas:
These delicious Chocolate Candy Bar Cookies have just 4 ingredients!
This Halloween Apples Dip is like a lazy caramel apple – all the deliciousness of a caramel apple but in a dip version!
Our contributor Shayna is sharing a tutorial with us on how to make these spider infested chocolate chip cookies. Spiders have never looked so delicious!
If you’re making some spider infested cookies or other Halloween treats, don’t miss these FREE printable Halloween baking tags!
These Vampire Cake Pops by Dee’s-licious Desserts are incredibly cute! She has step-by-step instructions on how you can create some of your own.
These adorable skeleton head cake pops have cotton candy hair! How cute are these?!
Test your cookie decorating skills with these Witch Hat Cookies by Amy!
Our contributor Leah shows us just how easy it is to make these adorable Stained Glass Window Cookies for Halloween.
These adorable Halloween treats are perfect for a party or as a special treat for your kids.
These Halloween desserts for kids are fang-tastic!
Halloween Apples! These candy apples would be great for personalized treat bags for friends.
I’m getting thirsty just looking at this collection of Halloween drink recipes for kids.
These Halloween Cake Pops are so easy to create and it’s a great food craft for your kids to help with.
Not sure what to do with all that candy? Here are some creative ideas to use up the leftover Halloween candy.
For a cute Halloween party favor for girls, check out this Trick or Treat, Pamper Your Feet FREE printable.
Need a clever Halloween favor idea? Check out these clever Treat Filled Pumpkin Balloons from Chantelle!
Halloween Games & Free Printables:
We have so many free Halloween games here on Moms & Munchkins. Some are quiet games you could give to your children to play at home (Halloween Word Search) and some are high-energy games perfect for a party or a family fun night (charades).
- Halloween Word Search
- Halloween Word Scramble
- Free Halloween Coloring Pages
- Halloween Charades
- Halloween Charades – Costume Edition
- Halloween Scavenger Hunt
- Halloween Scavenger Hunt – Creepy Edition
- Free Printable Mini Candy Bar Wrappers and links to games
Have you heard of The Candy Fairy (also known as the Switch Witch) who visits overnight to swamp Halloween candy with some little toys and healthier treats? We have “official” free printables!
Halloween Party Ideas:
For a Halloween themed ladies night, we have a fun Witches’ Brew Party – delicious desserts, tasty drink potions and more!
Dawn has gathered a fun collection of Hotel Transylvania party ideas perfect for Halloween.
This collection of Halloween food ideas for kids would be great for an adult Halloween arty as well.
Planning a Halloween dinner party for your family or your child’s little friends? Here are some easy Halloween dinner party ideas.
For a more grown-up party, check out these pretty Black, White & Gold Halloween Party ideas by Dawn.
I love this collection of Cute Halloween Party & Treat Ideas and I hope to use several of them this year!
So many great ideas here for Halloween party favors.
Here are some more free printable for Halloween favors or special treats for your child’s lunchbox.
Teen and tween girls will love this Glamoween Party that we had featured in Calgary’s Child Magazine.
Halloween just wouldn’t be the same without a spooktacular party! Here are some fun Halloween party ideas that all ages will enjoy.
Haunted houses can sometimes be scary for some guests (like myself!) so here are some family-friendly ideas for setting up your own haunted house for family and friends.
Our contributor Carolyn tackled the task of helping to plan her community’s Halloween Scavenger Hunt last year and has lots of great planning tips to share with us.
Halloween Fun – Pumpkin Carving Ideas:
I have a lot of fun planning our pumpkin displays each year and I love searching for free printable carving templates. This Jake & The Neverland Pirates pumpkin display turned out really cute.
We love Doc McStuffins and all her toys so we put together a Doc McStuffins pumpkin display along with a fish tank like the one in her clinic and suckers for good patients.
We love reader requests so please contact us if you’d like some help brainstorming ideas for an upcoming party, event or just a night of family fun.