Looking for a festive and fun kids Halloween party theme this year? Throw a black and orange themed party, complete with pumpkins, spiders and witches – oh my! Here are few tips on how to get started:
Invitations: Send perfectly themed Halloween invitations that feature the black and orange color scheme and will appeal to kids. Don’t forget to remind your guests to wear their costumes! Free online invitations are the easiest, fastest way to invite guests to your party.
Treats: Serve up some delicious black and orange snacks and desserts that kids will love! Make pumpkin shaped Rice Krispies treats with orange frosting, Oreo cookie spiders using thin pretzel sticks for legs, or dark chocolate-dipped apple slices.
Drinks: No Halloween party is complete without a signature punch! This black-colored punch goes well with the overall black and orange party theme, and can be served over dry ice for an extra spooky effect. Try this quick recipe to impress all your witches and goblins!
Witch’s Brew Punch
• 1 packet grape Kool-Aid (or equivalent)
• 1 can frozen orange juice
• 1 cup sugar
• 1 liter of ginger ale
• 3 quarts of cold water
Mix all ingredients together, and serve over ice in a large punch bowl.
Games: Incorporate black and orange themed games into your Halloween party! Play Pumpkin Ring Toss, Pin the Spider on the Web, or have a Monster Mash costume parade around your neighborhood or backyard!
Decorations: Use creative Halloween decorations that complement your color theme. Pumpkins are a natural choice to incorporate orange into your party, and they provide both decoration and an activity.Encourage guests to decorate them with markers, paint, glitter glue, and more. No carving needed! You could also draw spooky faces on orange and black balloons with black and white paint markers! Place them around your party space at various heights for an easy way to decorate. If your party is in the evening, hang orange glow sticks from the trees for a creative backdrop to all the fun!
This classic Halloween theme allows for a lot of creativity as your plan your child’s next Halloween party. Use these spirited ideas to help bring your party theme to life, and enjoy the haunts and thrills with your little ones this Halloween season!