Slightmare at Overfarm Market

Slightmare at Overfarm Market

Overfarm Market in Gloucestershire is well known for its scary Halloween Attraction Frightmare – which happens after dark and is aimed at adults. But did you also know that there is a one-off toned down version called Slightmare. This is so that younger children who feel too old for the Spookyard (or adults who are … Read more

Halloween Make-Up Effects

halloween make up

Halloween is a great time to get creative and dress up. It doesn’t have to be expensive to get into the spirit of things – and you can get really effective looks with make-up. This does not need to be by a professional and can be done at home. Eleven year old Katie Long loves … Read more

Walking Dead at Fright Nights

Walking Dead at Fright Nights

Thorpe Park Resort Fright Nights 2017 is going to be the biggest in history – bringing two new live action horrifying mazes based on the TV Series The Walking Dead. These will join returning mazes including: SAW Alive, Big Top and Platform 15. As well as riding attractions in the dark such as THE SWARM, … Read more

Halloween Candy Cones – PartyDelights

Halloween Candy Cones PartyDelights

Halloween is one of the few times my children are given sweets. It’s not that I stop them from having them at other times it’s just that I do not really buy them. I love nothing better when the days get shorter and the nights are so dark than to craft with the children. For … Read more

Halloween Alternative to Trick or Treat Ideas

Halloween party marshmallow game

Trick or Treating isn’t for everyone at Halloween. We tend to only go and visit people we know, but even then some people  just consider it begging. For those of you who visit my SensorySeeker blog you will know that recently we had some good sensory fun with dinosaurs. Well I thought what a good … Read more

Halloween Cakes & Other Spider Creations

Spider cakes @pinkoddy

I love this time of year, me and the boys we get a lot more creative. The boys really enjoyed making spiders so we extended this theme to cakes. The boys love Sweet crafts – even more so as they don’t get regularly given sweets. I simply cut up some blackcurrant laces, cut jelly beans in … Read more

Halloween Spiders Creations

Money Spider - Halloween Spider craft for kids #Pinkoddy

I wanted to create something with the children along a Halloween theme. I started going through my craft cupboard and spiders just jumped out at me. Not literally you understand, but just everything I pulled out I just felt inspired of how we could make Halloween spiders – or friendly ones at that. See Halloween … Read more

Halloween Lanterns RedTedArt #GuestPost #MotivationalMonday

Halloween Lanterns from Jam Jars RedTedArt Guest post on Pinkoddy

As the days draw shorter and wetter, more attention is played to indoor activities. I particularly like having Halloween and Christmas to get the kids excited about. Craft is perfect for keeping them entertained and/or for making those extra special cards and presents. With this in mind, this month the Motivational Monday theme changes along with … Read more


Hedgehog craft @pinkoddy

We keep on seeing a lot of hedgehogs at this time of year. They are so fun and easy to make too. For me they are a good way of introducing hibernation to the children (although I have yet to convince one to sleep all winter with me!) as well as talking about hedgehogs. The … Read more