Halloween has arrived at Molly's - time to get party planning!

Posted by Molly's Mixtures on 13th Sep 2023

Halloween Party Planning

Are you ready to throw the ultimate Halloween party? Halloween is the perfect time to gather your friends and family for a night of spooky fun. But planning a Halloween party can be a bit daunting, especially when it comes to deciding on the perfect theme and decorations.

First things first, choose a theme that will set the tone for your party. Whether you go for a haunted house theme or a classic monster mash, make sure to incorporate it into every aspect of your party. From the invitations to the decorations, everything should scream Halloween!

Next, plan your menu. No Halloween party is complete without some delicious treats. Consider making spooky desserts like graveyard brownies or witches' finger cookies. You can also serve up some savory snacks like mini mummy pizzas or bat-shaped sandwiches. Don't forget to fill up some party bags with  gummy snakes and other ghoulishly-good sweets for your guests to take home.

Lastly, don't forget about the games and activities. Set up a Halloween scavenger hunt or a costume contest to keep everyone entertained throughout the night.

With these tips, you're well on your way to planning a spooktacular Halloween party that your guests will remember for years to come. Happy planning!

Trick or Treat Sweets Ideas

Looking for some spooktacular ideas to satisfy your trick-or-treaters' sweet tooth? Look no further! These Trick or Treat Sweets Ideas are sure to delight all the ghouls and ghosts who come knocking on your door.

First up, create a "Witch's Potion Bar" with a variety of jellies, gummies, and other gooey goodies up. Set out different flavours and colours of jellies in cauldrons or jars, and let the little trick-or-treaters mix and match their own concoctions. They'll have a blast creating their own magical treats!

Another idea is to give our  Halloween themed party bags you can be sure they include a mix of spooky and sweet treats to satisfy every palate. Or make up your own using our Halloween Mix!

For an extra special touch, consider adding a personalised note or small toy to each party bag. This will make the trick-or-treating experience even more memorable for the little goblins who come to your door.

With these Trick or Treat Sweets Ideas, you'll have all the inspiration you need to create a ghoulishly good Halloween experience for everyone who visits your house. Get ready for a night of sweet surprises and spooky delights!

Create a DIY Halloween Candy Buffet that will have your guests howling with delight! A candy buffet is not only a fun and interactive way to display your treats, but it also adds a decorative touch to your Halloween party.

To start, gather a variety of Halloween-themed sweets and treats. Fill jars and bowls with  colourful jelly pumpkinsgummy eyeballs, traditional dracula teeth and other spooky goodies. Choose candies in different shapes, sizes, and flavours to add visual interest to your buffet.

Next, create personalised labels or tags for each sweet, labelling them with fun and festive names like " witches' warts" or "ghostly gummies". This will add a playful touch to your display and let your guests know what they're in for.

Arrange your candy buffet in an eye-catching manner. Use tiered stands or risers to add height and depth to your display. You can also incorporate props like  jelly spiders, skeletons, or marshmallow pumpkins to enhance the Halloween theme.

Finally, don't forget to provide containers or treat bags for your guests to fill up with their favourite sweeties. This way, they can take their spooky treats home with them and continue the Halloween fun.

With a DIY Halloween Candy Buffet, you'll have a frightfully fun addition to your party that will keep everyone buzzing with excitement. Get ready to satisfy those sweet cravings and create a memorable Halloween experience!

Safety Tips for Trick or Treaters

Trick or treating is one of the most exciting parts of Halloween for kids. They get to dress up in their favourite costumes and collect all sorts of delicious goodies. But it's important to keep safety in mind during this fun-filled activity. Here are some safety tips to ensure a spooktacular and safe trick or treating experience for everyone.

First and foremost, make sure your child's costume is safe. Choose costumes that are flame-resistant and have good visibility. Add reflective tape or glow sticks to the costume so that your child can be seen in the dark.

Plan a route in advance and stick to well-lit areas with pavements. Avoid shortcuts through alleyways or unfamiliar neighbourhoods. It's also a good idea to accompany younger children while trick or treating and have older children go in groups.

Remind your child to never enter a stranger's home or accept rides from strangers. Teach them to only visit houses with porch lights on and to stay on the doorstep or front yard.

By following these safety tips, you can ensure a fun and worry-free trick or treating experience for your little ghouls and ghosts. 

Happy Halloween!