Many of our favourite Halloween activities will not be the same this year (bobbing for apples, anyone?). It’s time to get creative and spend some spooky time with our loved ones at home or in small groups. Here are 7 fun and festive ideas to try (and taste!) this year at home. If you’ve already carved a pumpkin and roasted some seeds, and thought “Now what?” then this list is for you!
Squash Ring Toss
Pick up a few squash from the farmers’ market and decorate with tape or paint to make a pretty ring toss game.
DIY Fall Leaf Luminaries
A jack-o-lantern doesn’t have to be the only festive light show in your home this year. Head out on a walk to find fall leaves for your materials, and spend an evening arranging them perfectly for these gorgeous luminaries. Check out the full tutorial here for DIY Leaf Luminaries.
Pumpkin Devilled Eggs
Who doesn’t love devilled eggs? Transform your farm fresh eggs into tiny pumpkin snacks! Get the recipe for Pumpkin Devilled Eggs here.
Hot Apple Cider with Shrunken Apple Skulls
Your market cider just got a little spooky, and a little boozy! We love this idea for transforming your market apples into little shrunken skulls to add some drama and fun to this tasty drink. For full instructions, see the recipe for Hot Apple Cider With Apple Shrunken Skulls here.
Homemade Caramel Apples
Have you ever had a homemade caramel apple? It’s a very delicious thing, and elevates this nostalgic snack to a whole new culinary level. A tart, crisp apple paired with the chewy and sticky caramel coating is sure to leave an impression. Ask your farmer which apple variety they would choose! Get the recipe for Homemade Caramel Apples here.
Potato Leaf Prints
Need to keep some small hands busy? Try this Fall Leaf Potato Stamping tutorial with your market potatoes. Stamp away!
DIY Cardboard Seed Ghosts
Have some extra cardboard lying around, and some dried beans in your pantry? Make these cute DIY Cardboard Seed Ghosts!