Halloween at Warwick Castle

skeleton heads at warwick castle

We have previously visited LEGOLAND Windsor for Halloween but this year we used our Premium Merlin Annual Passes to visit Warwick Castle for their Halloween offerings – as I thought it would be better suited for their age. We arrived early to ensure a parking space and to book our tickets for additional Halloween attractions … 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

Top Tips for Fright Nights at Thorpe Park 2017

actors at fright nights

Thorpe Park prides itself on being the Merlin Attraction with the most thrills – aimed at the teenage and above market, and this is more apparent than ever when it comes to Halloween! Their scare nights branded Fright Nights are not for the faint-hearted (the pregnant, claustrophobic, epileptic, asthmatic, those with a heart-condition – and … 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

Frightmare at Overfarm 2017

frightmare overfarm

Step into your worst Frightmare this Halloween Locals will know that Frightmare at Over Farm, Gloucester is a spine-tingling place to visit at Halloween. Now in its sixteenth year it is the south west’s largest Halloween scare festival. In the daytime there is lots of family fun with Spookyard – which runs through October Half … Read more

Halloween Entertainment ideas

HARIBO Halloween giveaway

October Half term is just around the corner but what I like about these school holidays is that it is also Halloween – which means there’s always lots to do. Indoor Halloween Fun If you do not fancy going out then there’s a wealth of ideas online for activities to do indoors. They can be … 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 Holidays

PYO Pumpkins

It’s been a busy old week which started off with me being really ill, this meant that I was not able to do much on Monday. Tuesday we put to good use my youngest’s visual aid book, trying to recreate the school day as close as possible (we even put in a milk break and … Read more

SkylandersSWAPForce FREE Halloween Download Activity Pack & STABILO #Review

SkylandersSWAPForce FREE Downloadable Halloween Activity Pack

Skylanders SWAP Force is the latest big thing to hit our house and definitely going to feature on the top of many children’s Christmas lists. I know my son definitely wants to add to his SkylandersSWAPForce Character collection this Christmas. We had eagerly awaited the launch and were just thrilled when the big day arrived. My … Read more

Halloween Alternative to Trick or Treat Ideas

Halloween party marshmallow game

Trick or Treating isn’t for everyone. 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 Halloween alternative … Read more