Plan a spooktacular Halloween! Check out our ideas for easy pumpkin carving and decorating, Halloween cupcakes, and homemade Halloween costumes.
How to Make Ghostly Gourds
There's no carving necessary to make a ghostly gourd. For this Halloween craft, you'll need a butternut squash, paint and paint brushes, and some fun accessories to bring the gourds to life.
How to Make Pumpkin People
This craft transforms pumpkins into people. With just a few supplies and a little imagination, you can create some new friends for your front porch this Halloween.
stack well. Paint white circles onto the top pumpkin for eyes. Let paint dry completely. Paint a black swirl onto the white circle of each eye. Cut or break twigs to size. Push into the sides
How to Make Silly Yarn Spiders
If you're looking for some Halloween décor that is more cute than scary, these silly yarn spiders should do the trick. You'll need Styrofoam balls, yarn, felt, and pom-poms to make these creepy crawlers come to life.
How to Make a Wicked Witch's Wreath
When you're getting ready for Halloween, don’t forget to decorate your front door. Trick-or-treaters will love this wicked witch's wreath, made with plastic frogs, stuffed mice, berries, and more.
How to Make A Wicked Witch's Wreath. For this craft, you'll need: plastic frogs, stuffed mice, leaves, floral wire, wire cutters , large grapevine wreath, berries, and apples. Start by placing the larger items on the wreath, distributing them evenly. Attach them to the
How to Make A Kooky Pumpkin Caterpillar
Did your children get a little eager at the pumpkin patch this year? Use those extras to create an adorable and kooky pumpkin caterpillar to greet your Halloween guests.
to Make a Kooky Pumpkin Caterpillar. For this craft, you'll need: pumpkins, paint brushes , black and white paint, and wooden skewers. Paint on white eye shapes. Let eyes dry. Mix the black and white paints together
Kids' Favorite Halloween Costumes
Kids describe their most memorable Halloween get-ups—and their dress-up plans for trick-or-treating this year.
of Oz. I wore the dress and [unk] the purse. -I was candy cane . I had a candy cane body and then it was a hat going like that. -This year I was Annie and I like it. I like the Annie costume. I had the Annie dress and the belt and I have freckles too. My mommy didn't think I should dye my hair red. -I was a ninja last year. It was like a jumper suit and it had these hooks and like a belt where you could put your stuff. -My favorite costume is a Harry Potter . I like the Harry Potter robe and the glasses and I had a wand. -I was a knight for a Halloween and I also had a sword
Mini Monster Cupcakes
These monster-headed cupcakes will be a sweet surprise for your little goblins.
green melting candy, marshmallows, skewers, chocolate frosting, chocolate sprinkles, frosted cupcakes, mini chocolate chips , vanilla frosting and black icing. For the complete recipe, visit familyfunmag.com. Microwave one cup of green melting candy according to the directions on the package, spear a large marshmallow with a skewer and roll it in the melted candy coating the sides. Set it on a wax paper line baking sheet . Once you've coated all your marshmallows, place the sheet in the refrigerator to harden the candy. When the coating is set, apply a bit of frosting to the top of a chilled marshmallow and dip it in a bowl of sprinkles. Remove the marshmallow from the skewer and stick it on the cupcake. Use vanilla frosting in a piping bag to add eyes and place many chocolate chips for pupils. Use black icing to creating the mouth. These monsters headed cupcakes will be a sweet surprise for your little goblins.
Daddy Longlegs Cupcake
This creepy crawler of a cupcake is popular with web slingers of all sizes.
make daddy long legs cupcakes. For this recipe, you'll need chocolate cupcakes, chocolate icing , chocolate sprinkles, black lace licorice, mini marshmallows, and chocolate chips . You can also find this recipe on the familyfunmag.com. Frost and cover it with sprinkles. To make an eye, squeeze the marshmallow
Scrumptious Skeleton Cupcakes
-Hi, I'm Debbie way from Family Fun here to show you how to make Scrumptious Skeleton Cupcakes. For this recipe, you'll need chocolate frozen cupcakes, mini marshmallows and black and white icing and pastry bags fitting with small round tips. You can also find this recipe on familyfunmag.com. Top a cupcake with a mini marshmallow head. Use black icing to create eyes and a mouth. Use the white icing to draw the skeleton's body. These scrumptious skeleton cupcakes are Halloween treat that will tickle your funny bone.
body. These scrumptious skeleton cupcakes are Halloween treat that will tickle your funny bone .
Sweet Skull Cupcakes
Make no bones about it, partygoers will get a scream out of this playful treat.
need cupcakes, whit frosting, marshmallows, Junior Mints, black lace liquorice and white Tic Tacs . You can also find this recipe at FamilyFunMag.com. Cut the marshmallows in half with wise using kitchen shears. Carefully pull the liner