This Is the Ultimate Nostalgic Halloween Bucket List to Complete With Your Kids




Although Halloween is technically just one 24-hour day, prep and excitement for the holiday begins after school starts faster than you can say "Boo!" Whether your family is already planning out their coordinating costumes or hasn't even started coming to terms with the fact that there will soon be pumpkins to carve, candy to buy (and devour), and decorations to be hung, it's never too early to start thinking about the long list of Halloween activities that make the Fall so fun (activities that were no doubt staples during your own childhood).

Read through for the ultimate nostalgic Halloween bucket list that you need to complete with your kids this season.

The Ultimate Halloween Bucket List For Families Based on Children's Ages

  • Go pumpkin picking
  • Carve jack-o'-lanterns
  • Bake the pumpkin's seeds
  • Make no-carve pumpkins with little kids
  • Visit a haunted house
  • Go costume shopping
  • Binge-watch age-appropriate Halloween movies
  • Host a themed party
  • Go on a haunted (or nonhaunted!) hayride
  • Decorate your front door, yard, and stoop for trick-or-treaters
  • Visit your local Halloween parade
  • Read Halloween books
  • Make a Halloween-inspired meal together
  • Bake Halloween cookies
  • Visit a cornfield maze
  • Make toilet-paper-roll mummies
  • Attend a local zombie walk (for teens)
  • Create Halloween crafts to decorate the house with
  • Make pumpkin pie
  • Go trick-or-treating
  • Tell ghost stories

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