We have been so busy lately – I haven’t planned much Halloween fun. Although, I have proof that we have had some fall themed fun. OH – just incase you were wondering, the girls were riding bikes while I was raking leaves.
Looks like I have a few days left anyways before Halloween.
Here is a round-up of fun Halloween things that are also eco-friendly. Clicking on the pictures will bring you to the websites with tutorials.
Paper Mache Spooky Houses:
Make a spooky Victorian looking house out of newspaper and a flour/water mix. This would make a truly cool decoration that we could pull out year after year. Hope those aren’t candles inside…
Make your front yard look super scary with these cool tombstones.
Add Fun (or Scary) Color to Your Hair:
Actually, I am planning on adding very light whitish-green streaks to Jane’s hair for her costume as ‘Frankie-Stein’. This might be fun for any occasion. All you need is chalk and some water – when I did this with Jane’s hair, I didn’t bother with gloves or a hot iron and it turned out fine.
For Spooky-Time After the Kids Have Gone to Bed
Super-fun – martinis that look like they are dripping in blood! They use red cake decorating gel here – but you could also make a simple syrup with sugar and add some red food coloring. I like the nice touch of the raven stamped on the napkin… although this being a green site, I would suggest cloth napkins (o;
Yeah, seriously – right? This is a viable option for me because I’m too impatient to get the caramel just right for dipping a whole apple. Also, this is good for grab-and-go at a party. However, I think this is sprinkled all over with peanuts… we would go no peanuts for our peanut-free home.
Hope you enjoyed these fun ideas. What kinds of things do you have planned for Halloween?