Make Halloween more than just Trick-or-Treating - start your own neighborhood costume or pumpkin carving contest.
Have each parent bring a pumpkin, small grab bag present and a small snack.
You can bob for apples or play other party games, tell kid-friendly ghost stories, and try out these Halloween crafts for kids.
Decorating and Party Ideas
Do-It-Yourself Decorations Kaboose - kids games, recipes and crafts to scare up some fun!
HGTV - Tips for throwing the most "spooktacular" bash Pumpkin Nook - Halloween party games King's Inexpensive Halloween Ideas for the Home
The Famous Dead Person's Ball - "A Halloween party like no other!"
Fun for the whole Family - Freakishly awesome ideas for all ages.
E-cards, Invites and more!
123Greetings.com - send free greetings to all your friends - all cards are FREE!
1001 Postcards - virtual digital egreetings, ecards and greeting cards - all FREE!
Kids Turn Central - having a Halloween party? Print, clip and send these fun Halloween party invitations
Tips for Successful Carving
Carving with Stencils
Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Templates
Costumes are key for Halloween fun.
You can buy, rent, or make them yourself.
Kids Costume Ideas
Check out the Costume Idea Zone!
Wearing a Halloween mask can limit or block eyesight, and can sometimes make it difficult to breathe as well. Instead of masking up this year, consider face painting.
Face Painting Designs
Make Your Own Face Paint
Face Painting How-to's