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If you can believe it, it's time to start thinking about Halloween! With the summer behind us and the leaves starting to fall, it's candy corn and costume time!

Related: Recipes and crafts for a Halloween kid party

With the help of several awesome kids activities and cute threads to boot, we're throwing a DIY Halloween party with crafts and games that will help the kids entertained for hours!

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Throw a DIY Craft Halloween Party

First, you must send out these daring tombstone DIY invitations. We used construction paper to make these.

For little aspiring chefs, Foodstirs is a DIY food craft kit that comes with everything you need to create yummy and creative edible treats. Check out these adorable witch cupcakes!

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Witch Cupcakes

For Halloween, they've whipped up a "Witchcraft Cupcake Kit" that's perfectly festive! All of FoodStirs kits come with easy to follow, step-by-step directions and pictures. (As with all cooking activities, an adult should be present to help with the baking process.)

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Set up an easy work station for kids with labeled paper placemats for simple cleanup and fun Halloween decor using candy corn.

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This activity was so much fun and Foodstirs does a great job of providing the essentials to create these yummy cupcakes! Kids love getting in on the DIY action

It also helps to have the kids sporting festive Halloween shirts from Old Navy! They're so cute they're "scary"!

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Halloween Friendship Bracelets

Another great craft for DIY Halloween party is the Choose Friendship Brand My Bracelet Maker. With 8 awards from parent organizations and the toy industry, My Friendship Bracelet Maker is always a crowd-pleaser for creating wearable, friendship bracelets that can be shared!

The Choose Friendship Brand bracelet maker is for a more advanced group and suited for those 8 and above. Even the young teenage crowd would love creating friendship bracelets. Their candy corn pattern is perfect for Halloween. It is an intermediate level pattern, so it's best for older kids to try this one!

The My Bracelet Friendship Maker comes with a butterfly loom and a whole box of colored string.


Halloween Board Games

If playing games is more your thing, Blue Orange Games has several great games for all age levels with Spot It.

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The festive game Halloween is the perfect Halloween party game and you'll be bewitched that there is ALWAYS a match between any two cards. This one is good for ages 7-12

Get crafty, have fun and enjoy the Tricks, Treats and BOO! this Halloween!


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