In America or other countries, Halloween itself is one of the most anticipated celebrations. Because there are many things you can do when Halloween arrives. Halloween, which is celebrated every October 31 every year, is always closely related to everything mystical. Because of that, the way to celebrate it, even though it varies, still intersects with scary things.
Want to know what can be done when Halloween arrives? Here are some Halloween activities that you can do to celebrate this spooky season!
Watch movies – Many activities are usually done to celebrate Halloween. One of them is by watching horror genre films. This moment can also be used to gather together with family or closest friends.
Wear costumes – Western-style witch or Dracula-style clothing and ghosts are popular when Halloween arrives. But nowadays, Halloween clothes are not limited to the ghosts mentioned above or just basic ghosts costumes, now those who celebrate Halloween can wear scary clothes adapted from movies or books, you know. For example, dressing up as the mysterious clown Pennywise in the IT movie. Also, you can dress up as anything you want, from a princess to a sandwich!
Fun cooking – Nowadays there are lots of cakes made especially with scary Halloween friends. For example, small cookies that are made to resemble pieces of fingers complete with artificial blood. Or, cook special Halloween menus in various countries. One of them is candy apples, a typical Halloween food from North America. This food is very easy to make, as you only need apples that have been handled and dipped in icing or caramel.
Decorating – Decorating here, of course, with the warm tones of autumn. Because in his home country, America, Halloween is celebrated to coincide with the arrival of autumn. Besides that, decorations are usually creepy too. One of them is the Jack O'Lantern decoration, which is a Halloween symbol in the form of a creepy face made of an orange pumpkin.
Games, games, and games! – There are tons of fun Halloween games that you can play with your friends or loved ones, like trick or treat, Halloween skeleton game, bobbing apples, and many more!
So this time I will discuss some fun games for kids that are often played or even played during the Halloween season, let’s see the following list!
Donut O’ Race – Your little one and his friends must be excited about participating in a donut eating competition. To make it even more exciting, hang each of these donuts with a clean rope on a pole or tree branch that runs across and cover each participant's eyes with a cloth.
Mummy Wrap – Your little one has a hobby of pulling toilet paper rolls but you often get mad at you? Now, this is the time for him to channel his "hobby" without being scolded. Divide the participants into two groups, and give 2-3 rolls of toilet paper to each group. As soon as the music was turned on, the participants had to start wrapping one friend in their group in the tissue, from toe to neck. Once the music stops, everything has to stop wrapping up. The winner is the fastest and the neatest result. Oh yeah, if you don't have toilet paper, you can also replace it with crepe paper.
Mr.Skeleton’s Race – This Halloween skeleton game takes a little bit of craftwork before the party starts. Draw a simple skull on thick, stiff cardboard, then cut each bone section into separate pieces. Later, all the pictures of the parts of the bones will be distributed to the group (one group gets a set of pictures of parts of the bones). Now, their job is to compile the image of the bones into one complete skull shape.
During Halloween, people would love to place any scary decoration to represent the spookiness of this day. If you want to turn your house into a haunted house, here is what you can do.
On Halloween eve, kids would go trick or treat. So, make sure you turn the outdoor and entrance into the spooky vibes too. Placing a large ghost with a veil along with any spooky jack-o-lantern around your house.
More standing decoration would be creepier. For the front porch, you can choose different Halloween symbols. A witch standing while holding the broom would scare the kids.
To make it creepier, make sure you only have a tiny light on your house, outdoor and indoor. You can use candles indoors, while Tumblr lamps outside.
If you want to arrange a game for kids on Halloween, a skeleton scavenger hunt might be a great option. Therefore, you need to prepare the materials first before kids continue the gameplay. Provide the fake skeleton in separated pieces, scavenger hunt form, and the pen.
Before playing the game, make sure you already hide the skeleton pieces in the place the game will hold. The best choice is outdoor. After being done hiding all of the pieces, continue to bring the kids to the place. You can divide them into groups.
Explain the rules of the game while also explaining to the kids about the scavenger hunt form. In this game, kids have to find all of the skeleton pieces and then mark them on the list if they already found them. It is such a great adventurous game to hold on Halloween.
Halloween is always related to the spookiest thing since the root traditions do so. During this celebration, many kinds of exceptional things you need to know which include the spookiest of Halloween world records.
The world’s heaviest pumpkin found weighed 2.702 pounds. The creepiest and largest haunted dolls island is located in Mexico. This place contains thousands of mutilated and broken dolls hanging on the trees around this place.
There is a story where there are dolls that were used to calm a girl's dead spirit and believed to come alive at night. In 2013, 1.607 people in Spain dressed as a witch which make this event become the largest witch gathering in the world.