Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Games to Keep Little Horrors Entertained

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Games to Keep Little Horrors Entertained

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T'S Halloween, the time of ghosts and ghouls and things that go bump in the night!

i Not everyone wants to go out trick or treating but youngsters will love a party at home where they can dress up in their favourite spooky costumes and you can create some great games for them to play. Here are a few suggestions: MAKE A MONSTER A GOOD party ice- breaker. Divide the guests into groups. Each group has 20 minutes to create a really fearsome monster from a collection of craft odds and ends. Give each team a large piece of card. For decoration, provide sheets of coloured paper, magazines, fabric off-cuts, googly eyes, glue, markers, loo paper, bandages, wool and so on.

When they're finished, you can award prizes for the scariest.

DUCK APPLE THIS is an old favourite. Place apples in a bowl of water and get the children to dive in - no hands allowed - to see if they can take a bite out of one.

PUT THE WART ON THE WITCH A TWIST to pinning the tale on the donkey. …

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