My 8 year old son loves Halloween so I wanted to do a kid friendly Halloween party for him and his friends. I wanted the party to be fun and colorful so I used a lot of orange, green and purple. I ordered the treat bags from Oriental Trading and found most of the favors at Target and Walmart. When the kids were leaving, they picked which color treat bag they wanted and filled it up with favors and candy from the candy buffet. For the long table on the patio, I made a runner using wrapping paper from Michaels. The bat chandelier came from Target. Most of the food ideas came from Pinterest and friends who wanted to bring treats. The Frankenstein pudding is vanilla jello dyed green with crushed Oreos on top. I drew the Frankenstein faces on the cups with a black permanent marker. I did the same with the ghostly marshmallow treat bags. I put ghost peeps on sticks which served as both decor and a yummy snack. I filled the pumpkin candy corn bags with goldfish.
What People Ate
7 layer dip, chips, veggies and ranch, fruit, marshmallow ghosts, zombie eyeballs, chocolate covered pretzels, jello Frankenstein pudding, candy buffet, deviled eggs
What People Drank
Lemon lime punch/witch's brew and cauldron water
Sticky skeleton hands, vampire fangs, pencils, eraser tops, stretchy skeletons, notepads, large trick or treat bags, spider rings
Activities / Games
Find the skeleton pieces, witch hat toss, musical pumpkin, pass the pumpkin, guess how many candy corn game, crafts, make a bracelet
Helped me for hours the weekend before prepping for the party. She came the night before and helped set up, helped during the party refilling the beverage jars, food, etc. She stayed for several hours after the party helping clean up.