How to Carve a Pumpkin

Learn how to carve a pumpkin! Our easy tutorial takes you through the clean-out and the carving, with time-tested tips on using pumpkin stencils.

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Halloween Cupcakes

Create a creepy cupcake creation that is sure to dazzle your Halloween party guests by decorating store-bought or homemade cupcakes. Our Halloween cupcake monsters, black cats, witches, and ghosts are all magic to make and decorate!

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Disguises for Halloween Treats

Dress up everyday packaged candy in silly disguises for trick-or-treat night or to use as Halloween party favors. Our sweet candy embellishments and party-favor costumes transform chocolate bars, popcorn, and more into creepy-crawly spiders, ghostly treat bags, and batty boxes. Get started with these fun and easy projects today!

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Halloween Drink Recipes

No goblin or ghoul will go thirsty at your Halloween party with these delightful party drinks and punch recipes. Concoct a kid-friendly beverage, or experiment with adults-only cocktail creations.

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4 Incredibly Cool Halloween Ideas

These must-see ideas are super fun accessories for your Halloween party. From a vampire place setting to a fresh spin on caramel apples, you'll be inspired to start creating.

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Halloween Door Decor

Welcome trick-or-treaters and party guests this Halloween with front-door accents that cast just the right spell. Our ideas for wreaths, door decorations, and entryway accents are sure to give your porch spook-tastic flair for Halloween.

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Creative Pumpkin Crafts for Halloween

From paper pumpkin crafts to pumpkin pillows, these Halloween decorations offer a great alternative to jack-o-lanterns. Cut, sew, and glue your way through our easy pumpkin craft ideas.

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Fun Halloween Games

A great Halloween party should be crawling with creepily clever Halloween games. Scare up some Halloween fun by trying your hand at some of these haunting games that are sure to elicit gasps and giggles.

Make Your Own Halloween Games

Preparing for a kids' Halloween party can be just as fun as hosting it. Get creative and make spooky games kids will love. See our ideas below for homemade games that will make children scream in delight and scare up endless hours of Halloween fun.

Candy Corn Guessing Game: For this sweet guessing game, fill a large clear bowl with candy corn, counting the pieces as you go. Download and print the sign provided and adhere it to a black paint stick using glue. Ask each kid to write his name and guess on a slip of paper. Award the kid who guesses closets to the amount with a special prize.

Get the guessing game sign.

Boo-Ready Bingo: This simple do-it-yourself Halloween game can be sweet or spooky depending on your party's theme and children's ages. Use a computer to print cards that feature words or images in a 5x5 grid; remember to add, subtract, and rearrange what is in the grid on each child's card. The children can use crayons to mark off the various spaces as you draw the corresponding words or images from a hat.

Spook-tastic Scavenger Hunt: Start this Halloween-theme scavenger hunt with a riddle and lead kids through a series of clues that will help them find a hidden treasure. When coming up with clues, consider the ages of the kids -- a younger crowd will fare better with simple and direct clues, while older kids will love more challenging ones. If you're hosting a Halloween party for a mix of ages, pair younger kids with older ones and vary the difficulty of the clues.

For more free and easy Halloween games you can make yourself, check out these hauntingly fun Halloween games and free downloads:

Fun Halloween Party Games for Kids

Halloween Coloring Games

Classic Ghoulish Games

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