Play Around With The Spooky Buddies|
On 06/10/2011 in Art & Craft
Get colouring, spotting and dotting with Disney’s cute canine crew
Lovable talking doggie detectives, The Buddies, have embarked on a new action-packed adventure, and this time its spooky! Just in time for Halloween, the Buddies’ latest caper will take them to a mysterious mansion, with no less than the fate
Fun and Spooky Events|
On 21/10/2009 in Fashion news
and decorating a spooky haunted house!The events will take place at their Ledbury Road, Pavillion Road, Brompton Road and Richmond stores between 12pm and 4pm, so be there and prepare to be scared...
Spooky Skeleton Hallowe'en crafts|
On 15/10/2012 in Art & Craft
Alas, poor Yorick! Create this spooky skeleton – the perfect prop for a hip Hallowe'en
You will needBalloonOld newspaperPVA craft glue, diluted with waterWhite spray paintBlack felt-tip penTo makeThis project will take a week or so to finish as the papier mache can take some time to dry completely, so allow yourself plenty of time. To make your papier mache skull, ...
Spooky snacks for Hallowe’en|
On 06/09/2010 in Recipes
Enjoy a frightful feast with these devilishly delectable treats
-to-roll white icing1 tube of black writing icing MethodDariole moulds are the ideal shape for these spooky little cakes, but you could cheat and use a mini chocolate Swiss roll under the white icing. Beat together the butter, sugar and vanilla essence until
A spooky children's app for Hallowe’en|
On 24/10/2012 in Leisure
The Witch of the East is an olde worlde ghost story with a 21st century spin
The thrill of listening to a spooky story at Hallowe’en is one that stays with most of us long beyond childhood, but in many households this year ghost stories are set to become an altogether more modern affair.Ogres, goblins and ghouls abound
Hallowe'en spooky spider cookies|
On 15/10/2012 in Recipes
Cute creepy-crawlies your child will adore
drops onto the buttercream eyes. Cut the liquorice strips into spider-leg lengths, 8 for each cookie – and tuck under the top half of each spider to serve. Adapted from Halloween Treats by Annie Rigg (£9.99, Ryland Peters & Small)More spooky recipes
On 01/10/2008 in Recipes
Sausages look remarkably like fingers buried in worms in this scary recipe!
Serves 2–4Ingredients1 onion, peeled and chopped2 tbsp olive oilA knob of butter8 ripe tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and cut in quarters200g (7oz) spaghetti50g (13/4oz) butter Mini sausages, cookedGrated Parmesan cheeseSalt and pepper, to tastePlastic spiders, to serveMethodFirst, m...
Five spooky books for Hallowe'en|
On 24/10/2012 in Books
Curl up with your child and a creepy read this half-term
Winnie The Witch by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul (Oxford University Press, £12.99, 3+)It’s been 25 years since the adventures of the mishap-prone Winnie and Wilbur her cat began. Always great fun for younger children, but with a humour that never dumbs down, Winnie The Witch boo...
A spooky stateside Hallowe'en|
On 18/08/2011 in Long-haul
Experience trick or treating the US of A way
Hallowe’en in the US coincides with half term in the UK, and what better way to celebrate it than in Washington DC? The capital lays on a host of events children will love, such as a Boo at the Zoo trick-or-treat evening where you can enjoy animal encounters and haunted trails. B...
Spooky books and movies for children who like a thrill|
On 27/10/2010 in Psychology
Nothing thrills like a good Gothic tale, be it a book or a film
Gothic booksInto The Forest by Anthony Browne (Walker Books, £5.99)A fantastic book to put the fear into young children, while older ones will enjoy reading it for themselves. Playing on a young boy’s anxieties, Children’s Laureate Anthony Browne takes readers on a journey where ...