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Halloween

Halloween inspiration including crafts, activities and recipes to do at home plus Halloween What’s on Guides in Berkshire.

October Half Term and Halloween What’s On Guide in Berkshire

October Half Term and Halloween What’s On Guide in Berkshire

(AD Disclaimer) You will see (AD) next to the paid advertisement features in this blog post. Businesses marked with a * are businesses I have / am working with by being gifted tickets. There is absolutely loads going on this October Half Term and Halloween in Berkshire, hopefully you will find this What's on Guide 'October Half Term and Halloween What's on Guide in Berkshire' a useful resource for helping to keep the children busy during the school holidays, scroll down and take a read. If you find this post useful makes sure you join the Berkshire Mummies mailing list and follow…
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Halloween and October Half Term Trails in Berkshire

Halloween and October Half Term Trails in Berkshire

There are some fantastic 'Halloween and October Half Term Trails in Berkshire' taking place in October 2021. I have also included at the bottom of this post some permanent trails in Berkshire which you can also explore. If you would like to PYO Pumpkin this blog post gives you information on where you can pick one. If you find this post useful makes sure you join the Berkshire Mummies mailing list and follow Berkshire Mummies on Facebook and Instagram. Also, share with friends and family who might find it useful. Where are the Halloween and Half Term Trails?  First Days Hot…
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Pick Your Own Pumpkin

Pick Your Own Pumpkin

Pumpkin picking is becoming more and more popular each year. Here are some places in and near Berkshire where you can go and pick a pumpkin. Some of the venues have not release tickets yet, so make sure you keep an eye on their websites so you don't miss out - all websites are linked below. If you have found this blog post useful make sure you join the mailing list, follow Berkshire Mummies on Facebook and Instagram and share with friends and family who might also find it useful. If you would like to have a go at some…
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Halloween Mini Sensory Tray

Halloween Mini Sensory Tray

Sensory trays are a great way to get your child using there fine motor skills and also using there imagination. This Halloween Mini Sensory Tray is a bit of seasonal fun. What do I need to make the sensory tray? A tray or box Recycled pots and containers (I used 3 that would fit inside the tray)Black Permanent Marker Pen (adults only)Split Red Lentils Children's tweezers and spoon How do I make the sensory tray? Sprinkle lentils so that they cover the bottom of the tray or box. Decorate your recycled pots for halloween using a the permanent marker (adults…
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Halloween Cardboard Tubes

Halloween Cardboard Tubes

Halloween Cardboard Tubes allow you to make fun novelty decorations for the Halloween season. I had a go with my eldest at making a few which included a cat, pumpkin, vampire and monster. Read below to see how to make them.  What do I need to make the Halloween Cardboard Tubes? Cardboard tubes Child friendly paints - I used orange, black, green and purple. PVA Glue SellotapeBlack felt tip pen Googly eyesPipe cleaners (1 x green and 3 x black) 1 x orange pom pom A sheet of Black, white and purple card or paper How to make Halloween Cardboard Tubes Plan what you are going…
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Ghost and Bat Puppets

Ghost and Bat Puppets

Here is a step by step guide to making Ghost and Bat Puppets. The puppets are great for flying around, using the imagination and make a great halloween craft and decorations. What do I need to make Ghost and Bat Puppets? White and black card or thick paperSmall round stickersLolly sticks Black felt tip pen Sellotape How do I make the Ghost and Bat Puppets Draw the outline of different shaped ghosts on to a sheet of white card and bats onto black card (see picture for inspiration)Cut out the shapes. Add the features - for the ghosts add two…
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Monster Chocolate Drops

Monster Chocolate Drops

These Monster Chocolate Drops are super quick and easy to make, especially if you are looking for a Halloween activity to do at home or an tasty treat for your Halloween party food table. What ingredients do I need? 100g chocolate (dark, milk or white) Sprinkles and Edible Eyes (available at supermarkets) A sheet of tin foil / baking paper  How do I make the Monster Chocolate Drops? Break the chocolate up into small pieces into a bowl and melt the chocolate. I melted our for a minute on high in the microwave and then a further 10 seconds at a time until…
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Bottle Top Spiders

Bottle Top Spiders

Here is how I made some bottle top spiders from plastic milk bottle tops. What do I need to make the Bottle Top Spiders Plastic Milk Bottle TopsBlack card or paper Round stickers Sellotape Permanent black marker pen How to make the Bottle Top Spiders Colour in the plastic milk bottle tops with the permanent black marker pen. I recommend an adult doing this bit and I pre-prepared this part of the activity. Make sure you leave drying time. Cut lengths of black paper or card so you have 4 pieces in total, approx 10cm each and 1 cm wide.…
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Cardboard Tube Monsters

Cardboard Tube Monsters

How cute are these little Cardboard Tube Monsters? See monsters don’t need to be scary! What do I need to make a Cardboard Tube Monster? A cardboard tube. Coloured child friendly paints and a paint brush. Googly Eyes. Pipe Cleaners and / or Pom Poms. Coloured paper or card. Sellotape. How do I make a Cardboard Tube Monster? Paint the cardboard tube the colour that you would like your monster to be. Let the tube dry.Once dry, stick your googley eyes onto the the top 1/3 of the cardboard tube using PVA - you might want to use between 1-5…
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What’s On Guide – October Half Term & Halloween 2020

What’s On Guide – October Half Term & Halloween 2020

Disclaimer: This blog posts contains some collaborations which have been marked with (AD) - I have either been gifted items and/or paid to work with these brands. I have marked businesses I have previously worked with in a paid partnership and/or gifted capacity with a *. If you have found the What’s on Guide - October Half Term 2020 useful, don’t forget to join the Berkshire Mummies mailing list. The What's On Guide Halloween Haunted House Experience, Daniel Department Store, Windsor, 24th - 31st October 2020, Open all day, Free entry. Halloween face painting, Daniel Department Store, Windsor, 31st October 2020, 12noon…
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