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Halloween ideas from our bloggers

bat chocolate rolls halloweenWe've been ooh-ing and aah-ing (in an amazed, rather than spooky way) over our bloggers' brilliant Halloween creations. Check out some of the fright-tastic ideas they've been posting. 
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Where better to start than with some tasty treats? 

A Mummy Too has made cobwebbed cupcakes while Keep Up With the Jones Family shows us how to fashion vampire bats out of chocolate rolls!


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If your little ones (and you) can handle a little more gore at the dinner table, try these frightening food ideas: oozing eyeballs and worms from Kate on Thin Ice or dead man's fingers courtesy of Yum Yum Bubblegum's kitchen. Eugh!

 



There's some great ideas for jazzing up your pumpkins over on Pinterest – from mosaicing and painting, to bejewelled decorations as shared by Craftulate. Plus Mumsnetters have been showing off their best carving creations. Who knew vegetables could be so attractive? 

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If you're feeling particularly creative, why not *knit* your pumpkins – just like Mack and Mabel

And if you're really handy with the yarn, Pickle-Lily shows you how to make some cute spooky friends to go with them.

 

 

Let kids have a hand in their own Halloween costumes with great, and simple, ideas like these mummies and zombie bride from Red Ted Art

Or how about spookifying a simple black outfit by pulling out these bat wings as modelled by Conquering Crafts' DD.

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Halloween theme sensory tubIf you don't fancy wandering round neighbours' houses on a cold October evening, fear not - there's plenty of fun to be had indoors with these fab activities.

 

Little hands will love this Halloween themed sensory tub from Jennifer's Little World, while this pumpkin piñata cake filled with ghoulish goodies from Little Button Diaries is sure to raise a squeal - of delight, rather than terror...

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If you've got any more great Halloween ideas for us - do tweet your posts to @mumsnetbloggers and we'll pop them on our Halloween Pinterest board.

 

 

Last updated: 17-Oct-2013 at 10:01 AM