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Halloween Buying Guide

As the spookiest day of the year approaches, you don't want to find yourself ill-prepared. There are so many items and decorations to choose from, so don't be skimpy when it comes to buying for this very scary holiday. 

Fun Activities

There are so many activities to do on Halloween, some traditional, some not. Here are just a few suggestions: 

 
  • Trick or Treating- Of course everyone knows about trick or treating and you've probably don't it since you were a kid. Be sure to buy candy  for all those children that will stop by your house or apartment. 
  • Carving the Pumpkin- From choosing the perfect pumpkins to picking out which scary face to use on it, carving pumpkins is always a fun activity. Be sure to pick up some pumpkin carving tools  and some candles  to put in them at night.
  • Painting Pumpkins - If you don't want to deal with all the mess of carving pumpkins, you could try painting them instead.
  • Roasting Pumpkin Seeds- When you're done carving, instead of throwing out all those seeds, try putting them in the oven until they're browning. With some added salt, they make great snacks. 
  • Halloween Crafts- There are tons of Halloween themed crafts  that are fun and easy for kids to do.

Costumes

One of the best aspects of Halloween is that you can dress up as whatever you want. You get to change your identity for one whole night. While traditionally Halloween was mostly about going out as ghouls and other scary creatures, costumes get more and more diverse each year, so don't wear the same tired outfit year after year. Whether you're an adult attending a party or trick or treating with kids, there are tons of costumes that work for any age. If you want to save some money you may want to try out a costume making kit  instead of purchasing one that's pre-made. Take a look at these costume guides to find the perfect outfits for you and your family this year! 

Costume Guides

Infant Costumes

Kid's Costumes

Adult Costumes

Dress-Up Costumes

Throw a Spooky Party!

Halloween is a great time to celebrate! It's the perfect time to have a ton of fun with family and friends! There's no way to go overboard either, so don't hesitate to go all out! Whether you're having a haunted house or just want to be festive, there are tons of items to choose from. Take a look at these helpful guides and be creative when decorating this Halloween!

Haunted House Decoration

Halloween Party Necessities

Halloween Crafts

Halloween Gifts

Always Be Safe

Better safe than sorry! When you're out trick or treating, you'll want to keep track of your kids. Why not pick up some of these product suggestions to be extra safe this Halloween. It always better to be overprepared than underprepared. Keeping first aid kit  handy is usually a good idea too.

For the Dark 

Its easy to get lost in the dark and its hard for cars to see kids running around in the streets. Keep track of your kids with these helpful products.  

Glow Sticks 

Reflective Tape 

Flashing Lights 

Glow-in-the-Dark Face Paint 

Halloween Flashlight 

For Small Injuries

Injuries can occur anytime and anyplace, and become more frequent when kids are all hopped up on candy. Always be prepared for anything and everything.  

Fun Bandages 

Instant Cold Pack 

All-Purpose Stomach Aid 

For Party Safety

Luminaria 

Fish Bowl 

Snacks 

Fire Extinguisher 

International Resources

For this resource in your home country, please see:
NL: Halloween Shopgids