Make your Halloween easier with these low-cost DIY Halloween décor ideas, party ideas, and sooky good Halloween hacks and tips to make your October fun! Enjoy these family traditions for at home and ways to save money on Halloween decorations, parties, and more.
Halloween is one of the best holidays. The temps start dropping and it’s the first holiday in a trio of seasonal excitement. After the back to school bore, it’s easy to go overboard when it comes to Halloween decorations, entertainment and excitement. Instead of splurging, we have some amazing ways to have fun at home this Halloween without blowing the budget.
What are Fun Ways to Save Money for Halloween?
The best way to save money for Halloween is to create activities and crafts with things you have around the house. Create small crafts you can use year after year by doing many of these Dollar Tree Crafts for Halloween. Or if hosting a Halloween Party, make it incredibly memorable by incorporating these 19 Halloween Party Games using many of the supplies you have at home, on hand. For an incredibly low-cost, you can keep your ghosts, goblins and witches entertained with engaging kids games for Halloween. To save even more money for a Halloween celebration, have each guest bring their own Halloween party food quickly filling your food table with tasty treats.
How do I make Halloween Fun at Home?
Halloween can be fun at home when you participate and activities outside the normal routine. The day to day mundane doesn’t not create impressions in your mind, but adding exciting seasonal events can create new family traditions. Create new Halloween traditions with your family using our Halloween Bucket List. Over 31 exciting fall activities to do at home and out of the home.
31 Halloween Hacks & Tips
Enjoy these 31 exciting Halloween Tips and hacks. I can’t get over how cool these are! From the most frightening plate of spaghetti to spooky porch décor, gobs of candle inspiration and so many pumpkin ideas your head will spin. Check out the best ways to carve and preserve your pumpkin too! You’ll be set for a Halloween to remember!
1.) Have fun with an October or Halloween dinner with this Spooky Spaghetti from 36th Avenue.
2.) Instead of carving your pumpkin, create a Glow in the Dark Pumpkin from Steve Spangler Science.
3.) Another way to decorate a pumpkin is to Decoupaged Lace Pumpkins from Honestly WTF.
4.) These Tomato Cage Ghosts from Princess Pinky Girl look great for the yard.
5.) Go to the Dollar Store and raid the Christmas villages and makes a Halloween Village from The 36th Avenue.
6.) This is a fun and up-cycle way to decorate for the season, we love these DIY Milk Jug Ghosts from i Save A to Z.
7.) For the kids, this is a Homemade Edible Blood Recipe from Homemaking Hacks.
8.) Grab some old glass vases and have fun with this craft, Candy Corn Vases from The Swell Designer.
10.) Make your carved Pumpkin last longer with this Pumpkin Carving Hack on Frugal Coupon Living.
11.) These Black Lace Candles from Big Ang could be fun for other times in the year!
13.) Real easy craft, great for a classroom. Make these Juice Box Mummies from The Peanuts Gang.
14.) Don’t use a real chain, this pool noodle hack is awesome. Make a Faux Pool Noodle Chain from Ribbons and Glue
15.) Simple and fun for a Halloween Party, freeze spider rings for Spider Ice Cubes from Monica Wants It
16.) Another great classroom treat, these DIY Spider Suckers from I Heart Naptime are so easy!
17.) Another easy craft, how cute are these DIY Gauze Mason Jar Mummies from Crafts Redesigned.
18.) Take old Easter Eggs and make these Skeleton Head Halloween Eggs from Tallys Treasury.
20.) Get creative, we love these DIY Halloween Mason Jars from Our Best Bites.
21.) A awesome and easy classroom treat, Jack O’ Lantern Treat Oranges from Pimp My Dinner. (Unavailable)
22.) WHO KNEW – make these homemade Floating Ghosts from Every Day is a Craft Thing. (Unavailable)
23.) These are spooky, decorate your porch with Floating Head Ghosts from Simply Designing.
24.) I heard this was a great way to carve a pumpkin and easily scoop out the inside. Take a look a this Alternative Pumpkin Carve from Makezine.
25.) I love how cheap these Halloween spider webs are, look at these Trash Bag Spider Webs from How About Orange.
26.) Who knew making Bloody Pillar Candle from Vicki O’Dell is so easy?
27.) How creative are these Halloween Solar Lights from Tracy’s Trinkets and Treasures (there are more ideas than just the spiders and web.)
28.) Who loves a good festive light, these Halloween Ping Pong Ball Ghost Lights from Unoriginal Mom are so creative!
30.) Another fun ways to carve pumpkins, Carve Pumpkins with a Drill from The Garden Glove.
31.) Want a spooky home, we love these Glowing Eyes in the Bush from Rush and Shine (Unavailable – put a glow stick in paper towel rolls. Cut out fun eye shapes. See more in our Halloween Lighting Ideas)
More Halloween Ideas
If you are going out for a night on the town collecting candy, you have to have the cutest backdrop for your Halloween photos. Take a look at these Boo-tiful Porch Halloween Ideas and Patio Inspiration. Pin to Pinterest.
WHAT’S TRENDING? Take your kids on a HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HUNT for candy or fun non-spooky goodies.
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