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If you're having a Halloween party you need to play some games! Whether it's to fill the time ahead of the food is ready or to keep the kids dominated beforehand their parents accumulate them, here are some ghastly games to play.

1) Pin the Wart on the Witch's Nose: Draw or photocopy up a big conceive of of a witch; get lumps of green play-dough, blindfold each child and let them put a green wart on the witch's face.

2) Apple bobbing is the accepted Halloween game. Float apples in a bowl of water, each player must try to get an apple with their teeth while their hands are held after their backs. (This can get messy)

3) Traditionally on Halloween night, if you peel an apple and throw the skin over your shoulder and it will form the first of the character you are to marry. You could peel the child's apple once bobbed and see if it resembles a letter.

4) Another alteration is to hang the apples on filament and the players have to eat the apple again devoid of affecting it. Problem: Except you grow your own apples they on the odd occasion have stalks still attached. You could try this game with ring doughnuts, bagels or ring biscuits.

5) Musical Zombies: Find some apt Halloween Music - Saint-Saens' 'Danse Macabre' goes down well with children, but if the kids are a bit young you could use 'Fossils' from his 'Carnival of the Animals' - and play this edition of musical statues. As an alternative of dancing the kids pretend to be zombies then stand still when the music stops.

6) Wrap the Mummy: tear up strips of an old sheet and see who can wrap up their alone the fastest.

7) Sleeping vampires: Quieten equipment down with this adaptation of sleeping lions, they all have to lie noiselessly in the crypt; the one who stays still the best ever is the winner.

Have a Happy Halloween!

Jacqui O'Brien is the editor of eParenting. co. uk, the online parenting magazine and in order store for parents, with free printables and enlightening software. Visit eParenting at http://www. eparenting. co. uk/



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