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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Try these tools and tips for a sweet, safe, and not too-scary Halloween.

Costumes You Can Make From a Cardboard Box

This is one rain cloud you want on Halloween! This kid's costume is easily made with a cardboard box and polyfill stuffing.
Your kid's Halloween costume will take off with this fun take on RocketMan. The best part: It can be made with a cardboard box.
This unique kid Halloween costume is made with two surprising household items: egg cartons and a cardboard box.
If you've got a cardboard box, you can make this sweet unicorn kid costume for Halloween!
With a cardboard box and few craft items, you can make this freaky Frankenstein Halloween costume!

Halloween Crafts and Treats

We’ve got seven spooky ideas for family-friendly Halloween decorations — with directions that won’t scare you.
These scary easy crafts for kids will keep your little monsters busy with Halloween decorations, party activities, and quiet play.
We’ve got the lowdown on the good and the bad in your kiddo’s Halloween candy haul. (Don’t worry, there’s plenty of sweet among the treats!)
Try these spook-tacular Halloween recipes to delight your little ghouls and goblins at dinner, dessert, or your next Halloween bash.
Set a Halloween mood with games and activities that will have kids howling for more.
Make a Halloween pumpkin with your baby.
Add some spooky homemade fun to your family's Halloween.
Boost your Halloween's spooky factor with these flying friends.

Fun Family Costumes

What's a more perfect pair than a parent and child? Dress up together for Halloween with these cool costume ideas!
Simple templates create an endless variety of costumes.
For Halloween or any time of year, bring books alive with these cute outfits.
Top off your child's Halloween costume with some hilarious hair.

Halloween-Inspired Book Lists

At Halloween or any time of year, feast on these not-so-frightening tales.
Boo! These Halloween and horror tales are just right for beginning and independent readers who want a terrifying (but not too terrifying) tale.
Get your 5-7 year old in the ghoulish spirit with these fun tales.
If your middle-schooler has a penchant for spooky stories, try these terrifying titles.
Hook your child on books with spooky tales.
Have a spooktacular Halloween with these Storia eBooks for ages 3-6.
Scare up some fun with these Storia eBooks for ages 6-13.

Printable Halloween Coloring Pages

Get kids into the Halloween spirit with this freaky Frankenstein coloring page.
No need for a carving knife! Kids can color any silly or spooky face they want onto this fun pumpkin coloring page for Halloween.
What color should a werewolf be? Kids can have fun deciding with this fun Halloween coloring page.
Is she a good witch or a bad witch? Kids will have a spooky fun time decorating this Halloween coloring page!
Dracula "vants" you to have a spooky Halloween! It's easy to celebrate with this fun, free printable coloring page.

Your Halloween Questions, Answered!

Share fun facts about Halloween history with your kids before the spooky holiday!
Costume woes and friend drama don’t have to ruin your family’s Halloween. We have scary-easy advice for your trickiest situations.
Author and performer Donna Washington shares age-appropriate storytelling tips.

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