[Surfnetkids: 13 Oct 2010] Halloween Party Ideas

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#1. October 13, 2010

Barbara J. Feldman
Dear Reader,

In addition to today’s collection of sites about planning a Halloween party, we also have the following Halloween topics:

Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween Recipes

Halloween Games

Halloween Coloring Pages

Halloween Jokes

And one lonely, all by itself, Halloween Dot-to-Dot Puzzle

See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"

#2. Halloween Party Ideas

by Barbara J. Feldman

Halloween Party Ideas Printable (** for premium members only)

Hosting a Halloween party can either be a fun, safe alternative to trick-or-treating, or can be held on an alternate night to double your holiday fun. This week’s roundup of party planning sites are sure to spark your imagination, with ideas for food, homemade invitations and hundreds of Halloween party games.

Birthday Party Ideas: Halloween Party
Although this site specializes in birthday party ideas, this page is dedicated to Halloween parties. It includes dozens of detailed party plans submitted by readers. Each plan includes ideas for invitations, decorations, games, food, party favors and costumes. Some of these are wildly original. How about a Kitty Litter Treasure Hunt built with a kiddie pool, bird seed (because it is re-usable) and melted Tootsie Rolls? Eww! For details, read the Skeleanimal Halloween Party for 11 year olds, submitted by Jennifer of Gettysburg, PA.

Britta: Halloween Recipes
Britta (“Webmistress of the Dark”) reveals recipes for dozens of her Halloween specialities, along with a photo archive of her annual Halloween shindigs. “You can see in the photos that over the years of being a Halloween Hostess, I have not only created more recipes, but also added spooky signs describing what my eerie edibles are, which I think add to the fun. How else would anyone know they were eating scabs, not just dried cranberries? ;)”

Party Game Ideas: Halloween Games
“Fun Halloween party games that haunt, scare, challenge, and make some scream with delight.” This page hosts a mega-list of all their Halloween party games, annotated by age and game type. Sample categories include food games (Eat Your Brains and Gross Food Guess), story telling games (Create a Haunted Story or Spooky Sound Story) and search games such as Broomstick Witch Hunt and Costume Scavenger Hunt. A few of the printable games are for sale, but the rest all free.

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Halloween Party Ideas Printable
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#5. Surfing the Calendar

Martin Luther King Receives Nobel Prize
Oct 14, 1964

Winnie-the-Pooh Published
Oct 14, 1926

Statue of Liberty Designated a National Monument
Oct 15, 1924

Noah Webster’s Birthday, Celebrated Annually as Dictionary Day
Oct 16, 1758

Marie Antoinette Beheaded
Oct 16, 1793

U.S. Population Reaches 300 Million
Oct 17, 2006

Teen Read Week
Oct 17-23, 2010

National Chemistry Week
Oct 17-23, 2010

National Teen Driver Safety Week
Oct 17-23, 2010

Transfer of Alaska From Russia to U.S., Celebrated as Alaska Day
Oct 18, 1867

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“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” ~~ Bertrand Russell ~~ (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) British philosopher, historian, logician, mathematician. Click here for more Bertrand Russell quotes.

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