Halloween Magic Stunt

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Halloween Magic is a stunt that small boys particularly will enjoy to the fullest.

Several persons are sent from the room and are brought in again blindfolded. Two plates are placed on a table directly in front of the victims.  One is empty and the other Read more

Ducking for Apples

Here is a different twist on the classic Halloween Game “Dunking for Apples”.

This does not involve any water.

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If you are so unfortunate as to lack a wash tub, use a chair, or better still a stool.

A stemless apple should be placed in the center and a boy and a girl, each with hands tied tightly behind them, should, with their teeth, try to capture the apple.

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Halloween Pumpkin Exchange Game

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For older children, Pumpkin Exchange is a good starter, because it gives the guests a chance to mingle with one another.

Seven orange colored cardboard pumpkins are required for each guest. You may purchase them already printed, or, if you prefer, you may cut them out yourself. One letter P-U-M-P-K-I-N should be printed on each pumpkin.

The pumpkins should be shuffled and dealt into as many piles of
seven as there are guests. Each seven should be placed in an envelope. Put the envelopes in a hollowed out pumpkin and, when all the guests have arrived, allow each one to select
one envelope.

Explain that the object of the game is to collect seven pumpkins that will spell the word “Pumpkin.” To accomplish this, it will be necessary to exchange undesirable letters for others. Only one letter may be exchanged at a time, and if a person is asked for a letter that he cannot supply he may not be asked for another, but the questioner must go to someone else to try his luck.

The first person who gets the complete word should announce the fact and should receive a small prize. The last two to complete their words may receive some sort of consolation prizes.

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Decorated Crepe Costume

Decorated Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed (adult size)

1 Fold No. 362 Decorated Crepe
1 Fold No. 21 Heliotrope Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 22 Violet Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 23 Purple Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 11 White Crepe Paper

This easy costume can be made for virtually any theme.

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Easy Imp Costume To Make

Easy Imp or Devil Costume to MakeIf you have not asked your guests to come in Hallowe’en costume, start off your party by presenting each guest with some sort of simple costume and cap. You can slap them together in no time if you use some of the designs of crepe paper printed in Hallowe’en patterns. They will add so much to the enjoyment of your guests that you will be more than repaid for your efforts.

Costumes that are called “slip-over” will answer beautifully if you must make enough costumes for the whole crowd. You
can make two from one fold of crepe paper, and it will not take more than ten or fifteen minutes to make one, so the  expenditure of either time or money will be negligible. A .
piece of crepe paper twice the length from shoulder to the waist line or below, with an oval piece cut out for the neck, is the foundation.  To it you may fasten two extra gathered pieces for the skirt, a bit of fringed paper on either side for trimming, or the slip-over may be perfectly plain and held in place with a crepe paper sash.

For the boys, slip-over jumpers may be made, or some simple
ruffles that may be tied around neck and wrists to form imps’ costumes.

Before making the Imp Costume you may want to read the Basic Instructions for Making Crepe Paper Costumes and How To Make Slip-Over Costumes at our other site – www.CrepePaperCrafts.com

Pansy Costume

Pansy Crepe Paper Costume

Materials Needed (6 year old size)

1 Fold No. 23 Purple Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 61 Light Amber Crepe Paper
1 Fold No. 22 Violet Crepe Paper

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Skeleton Hand Invitation to Make

Skeleton Hand Halloween Party Invitation

How To Make the Skeleton Hand Halloween Invitation

The Skeleton Hand Invitations are easy to make.  Lay your hand down on a sheet of writing paper so that the wrist comes diagonally across the fold at the lower left-hand corner.  Spread out your fingers and trace around them.  Cut out, following the pencil lines, being careful to keep the folded sheet from slipping.  Outline the bones of the hand with water-color paint.  Print the invitation on the inside of the folder.

How To Deliver the Halloween Party Invitation

The invitations should be delivered in a mysterious fashion.  On a dark night some week or more before Halloween, a dull thud on the front door will bring the occupants out with haste to discover what caused the scary sound.  A large white skeleton hand will be found lying on the door step.

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