Inspirations for an indoor spooky season!

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Inspirations for an indoor spooky season!

With lockdown restrictions in place preventing the usual Halloween celebrations – here are some alternative activities or ways to adjust your usual Halloween favourites so you can still enjoy some spooky fun this weekend.

Indoor trick or treating or treasure hunts

As it is advised that you can’t take the little ones knocking around the neighbours for sweets and chocolates this year, get creative with this traditional activity and do your own indoor trick or treat route with members of the household behind each door. If you don’t have enough members in your household to be the mystery bodies behind doors then you could swap this for a fun treasure hunt throughout rooms in the home with sweet treats, toys, or healthy alternatives to be won. Looking to save money? You could swap a prize with a fun game or activity to keep costs low.

 

Mini monsters’ disco

Just because households can’t meet with others outside of support bubbles doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy throwing some spooky shapes as a family, especially if you have some little monsters running around. Dress up and put on some good tunes to truly get into the Halloween mood.

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Bake some ghoulie goodies

Get stuck into some Halloween baking and make some spooky inspired snacks to enjoy over the weekend. Whether you make eyeball marshmallow brownies or stick some jelly fingers out of your goodies, have fun with the red food colouring and make your baked goods scarily delicious! For some inspiration of some Halloween bakes, try some of these BBC Good Food inspirations. 

Link Here; https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/halloween-recipes.

 

Halloween games and activities

There are some fun and creative games you can play throughout the Halloween weekend with some slight adaptions where necessary.

 

Individual Apple Bobbing

Apple bobbing was created in the merging of Roman and Celtic traditions used to signify the next single member of the community to wed, but not is a fun childhood game where spectators are filled with delight watching participants attempt to grab an apple out of a bucket filled with water. Whilst this year special attention needed for hygiene, you can adapt this to each participant having individual buckets of water and racing to get an apple first.

 

Murder Mystery Games

If you are willing to invest a little money into your Halloween activities, you could invest in a murder mystery kit where participants all dress up in character and look to solve a mystery. A great family evening or if you have the appropriate outdoor space, a fun way to spend the evening with friends.

 

Watch scary movies

There are so many scary movies around that you will certainly be able to find one suitable for all in the home based on taste and scare factor! You could make a game out of your jumpy moments or just gather the popcorn and blankets and enjoy the slightly tense movie night in. Don’t forget to set the mood if it’s not yet dark outside by closing your shutters for room darkening and add that extra spooky atmosphere during the film.

 

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Witch-Crafts

Bring our your creative side and make some scary crafts as a fun activity and cheap way to decorate your house for Halloween. Good Housekeeping.com have some great examples of crafts you can try your hand at.

Link Here; https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/g22062770/halloween-crafts-for-kids/?slide=11 .

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