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October 2012

Designing Your Own Halloween Party

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. October 1, 2012 120 Views No comments

If you ask a child what their favorite holiday is, they are very likely to be torn between both Halloween and Christmas. While both of these holidays may revolve around gift giving, no other holiday is as centered around children as Halloween. For this very reason, many kids spend most of the year dreaming of their costume for the next Halloween, trying to decide which superhero or princess they are going to dress like this Halloween. One of the most fun things to do with children is having a fun Halloween party designed for them and their friends. While planning a party can be stressful, just remember that planning a fun and spooky party for your kids can be fun for everyone involved.

Party Favors

While it may be easy to forget, don't forget to take your child's age into account when planning your Halloween party. Some content that is meant for older children can be frightening for small children, making their nervous and scared during the party. For this reason, it is better to plan a fun Monster Bash party if little ones are going to involved. If you are planning this party for Tweens or teenagers, however, you may want to consider the Nightmare skull set.

Both of these Halloween paper sets include plates, cups, napkins, and tablecloths, allowing you to decorate your kitchen or dining room for the holiday. If children or all ages are going to be involved, it is best to plan the party around your younger guests.

Costumes

Fun costumes for children of all ages can be found right here on Designed 2B Sweet Inc. For an especially fun party theme, don't forget that its always fun to have the entire family dress in the same theme, giving you great family pictures that you can look at later. Some of the most popular costumes that can be found here are the pirate themed costumes, as well as many fantasy themed weapons, props, and costumes, allowing everyone in your household to be a prince or princess.

Crafts and Games

Probably the most fun part of a Halloween party to most children is the fact that they can make many unique crafts that they are able to personalize or give to their favorite adults. One of the most popular craft items found right on this site is the Black Cat Paper Plate Craft Kit. These adorable black cats can be hung in windows or on refrigerators, allowing children to have a fun Halloween item that can be displayed every Halloween.

Another popular craft project done at many Halloween parties is designing your own Halloween mask, using a plastic black mask as a base. By using feathers, glitter, and other fun craft items, each child or teenager can make a fun, unique mask that can be used again on Halloween night

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Halloween Candy Alternatives

By Designed 2B Sweet Inc. October 1, 2012 140 Views No comments

With Halloween soon approaching, many of us are busy thinking about our yearly Halloween costume and where we are going to find the best costume for our children for trick-or-treating. Looking at the raising costs of candy, however, it is not too surprising that many parents are trying to find cheaper and healthier alternatives to the typical sugary treats that are found at most houses. As much as we may like the tradition of giving our children candy, the next day we are typically left with a large bag of candy that is more sugar that a child should eat in a year.

To the surprise of many adults, there are actually cheaper alternative to candy for Halloween that are enjoyed by children. As would be expected, many of these toys are relatively cheap and fun, giving each child in your neighborhood some enjoyment that will last more than ten seconds. Even better, a bag of fun party toys that are great treat for boys and girls alike can be bought cheaper than a bag of name brand candy.

Most toys that are bought for goody bags can be as expensive or cheap as you decide, giving you a minimum of a dozen toys, going all the way up to bags that contain over 144 toys, allowing to handle a large number children this Halloween. One popular item that is great as a Halloween treat are the Camouflage Airplane Gliders. With over 144 little gliders, you can expect to see these little planes flying around your neighborhood for quite some time. Even better, you can get these fun little gliders for $12.99.

If you do not want to give out this many toys, you can also get smaller sets of toys, such as the mini porcupine balls. Six dozen of these fun rubber balls can be purchased for $8, allowing you to have some extra toys left over that can be used as treats later, such as stocking stuffers. Below, you will find some amazing toys that are great candy alternatives for kids this Halloween. With the variety of different fun toys that are available, why would anyone want to buy candy again?

Examples:

  • Neon Colored Bounce Balls - 12 dozen
  • Rubber Cool Saying Rings - 6 dozen
  • Mini Clear Putty with Glitter - 4 dozen
  • Religious Hexagon Shaped Bubbles - 4 dozen
  • Hi Bounce Ball Assortment - 50 pieces
  • Zoo Jungle Animal Paratroopers - 4 dozen
  • Stretch Flying Bugs - 12 dozen
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