31 Simple Family-Friendly Halloween Ideas You’ll Love

by Melissa

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Celebrate Halloween simpler with these 31 simple Halloween ideas including  food, decoration, and family activity and Halloween party ideas. #CelebrateSimpler

Celebrate Halloween Simpler

You want to celebrate Halloween with your family, but feeling stressed about it? Don’t you worry! I’ve rounded up 31 of our favorite simple Halloween ideas to make your celebrating simpler.

There is no pressure to do them ALL! Just pick a few of your favorite ideas to incorporate into your October this year. A little effort can go a long way in creating fun, family memories! Creating memories is what celebrating is all about.

If you find an idea you like here, just click on the title for all the details! 

Halloween Food

Candy Corn Jello Shots


10 Clever & Simple Halloween Lunch Ideas for Kids


How to Create a “Pick Your Poison” Halloween Ice Cream Sundae Bar in 15 Minutes!  

Halloween Dessert Idea- Ice Cream with Spooky Toppings

How to Make Halloween Monster Munch

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How to celebrate National Chocolate Covered Insect Day


How to Make 5-Minute Mummy & Jack-O-Lantern Pizzas


How to Make Really Yummy Halloween Sugar Cookies

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No-Fail Halloween Pumpkin Roll

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How to Make a Delicious Dinner in a Pumpkin


Halloween Jello Spider Shots

Easy Halloween Spider Jello Shots

How to Make Frankenstein Floats- 2 Ways!


Halloween Traditions & Activities

The Ultimate List of Halloween Pumpkin Patches & Activities in Utah


How to Start the Phantom: A Friendly Neighborhood Ghost Activity 

The Neighborhood Phantom Ghost Halloween Tradition

Our Favorite Halloween Night  Family Tradition


It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Family Movie Night


Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Grab a copy of this family-friendly Halloween scavenger hunt in our FREE resource library. Get access here.


The Best Children’s Halloween Books to read in October


Favorite Family Activities to Do in October

Reverse Trick-or-Treating: A Fun Family Service Activity


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Halloween Party Ideas

How to Throw a Tricks or Treats Halloween Party


How to Make Ghost Sucker Party Favors


How to Throw a Hocus Pocus Themed Halloween Party

How To Host a Halloween Mystery Dinner 

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3 Free Halloween Music Playlists For the Whole Family

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Tricks or Treats?- A Fun & Simple Halloween Party Game

Easy Hanging Ghost Halloween Decorations

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Adorable Halloween Pillowcase Tradition + 15 Minute Tutorial!

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Fall Porch Ideas & $2 DIY Rug


Donuts on a String Halloween Game


DIY Paper Straw Spiders


Show off your Simple Celebrations! 

Tag your simple Halloween celebrations with #CelebrateSimpler on Instagram! Let’s show the world how simple celebrating can be! I can’t wait to see how you celebrate simpler.


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