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Halloween

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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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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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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What’s on Guide, Halloween 2018 in Berkshire

What’s on Guide, Halloween 2018 in Berkshire

Saturday 20th October 2018 – 28th October 2018, Hallo’Welly’Ween, Wellington Country Park, Riseley, Admission Charges Apply. Click here for more details and the programme of events. Monday 22nd October 2018 – Sunday 28th October 2018, Halloween Ghost Train and Creepy Crafts, The Lexicon, Bracknell. Pre-book tickets via The Lexicon's website and click here for more details. Monday 22nd October 2018 – Sunday 28th October 2018, Cobbs Pumpkin Carving at Cobbs Farm Shop, Hungerford. Pick Your Own Pumpkin from Cobbs Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch or from the Cobbs Farm Shop and then carve the pumpkin in the carving tent. Monday…
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