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Spooktastic Halloween Fun at Gulliver’s

Halloween at Gulliver's Theme Parks, kids with costumed characters and mascots (thumbnail)

This Halloween half term Gulliver’s will have lots of fantastic attractions and activities. Swizzels Trick & Treat Trail will run at all three theme parks. . .
We’ve teamed up with Gulliver’s family theme parks to give 2 lucky Mums&Dads readers the chance to win a Family Spook Special ticket to visit their nearest park for some spooktastic Halloween fun this half-term! . . . → Read More: Spooktastic Halloween Fun at Gulliver’s

British families expected to spend £466 million enjoying Halloween

Halloween 2015 Spending Numbers: Annual spending at Halloween increasing rapidly with millions spent on decorations, pumpkins, costumes, food and entertainment; Britons still spend less than half as much per person as Americans at Halloween . . . → Read More: British families expected to spend £466 million enjoying Halloween

Frightening Family Fun

Halloween is meant to be a freaky festival – but for a lot of parents the fear of being unable to keep their kids entertained can seem a lot more terrifying than ghosts or witches! There’s not much we can do about the undead creatures, but we here at M&D have got your other fear covered. Read on for spectacularly spooky ways to keep your family amused in and around Manchester this Halloween. . . . → Read More: Frightening Family Fun

Festival Fusion

Brief history of Halloween for kids. These days, Halloween may be one coherent celebration, but a whole mix of (sometimes opposing) cultures and traditions has gone into making it the festival we know and love today. . . . → Read More: Festival Fusion

Scary Spider or Christmas Cutie

Halloween Craft | Creepy Pipe Cleaner Spiders

Traditional Halloween scary creature or charming and sparkly Christmas surprise – it’s an easy bit of craft for parents to teach, fun for children to create and a great present to terrify or delight grandparents and other relatives. . . . → Read More: Scary Spider or Christmas Cutie

Happy Halloween 2013!

What are you up to this Halloween? Trick-o-treating? Scary parties? Pumpkin carving? Cooking anything interesting like pumpkin muffins?
Please, share you Hallowing experiences. And Happy Halloween!
Five best commentators will get indexed links to their websites/blogs. . . . → Read More: Happy Halloween 2013!

Pumpkin Muffin for Halloween feast

Kids will love to help making pumpkin muffins for Halloween

Don’t throw away all that pumpkin you painstakingly scooped out, make some muffins. Kids can help with cooking them and definitely with eating. . . . → Read More: Pumpkin Muffin for Halloween feast

Hapless Harry and Wanda the Wicked Witch

Craft Kits for Kids - Harry The Hapless Ghost Puppet Theatre Set

M&D Magazine has teamed up with Little Creative Days, the company which makes craft kits for children, to offer one lucky family a kit that will provide a fun activity for any Halloween party… Closing date: Monday, 8th October 2012 . . . → Read More: Hapless Harry and Wanda the Wicked Witch