Halloween

The roots of Halloween go back far beyond the Modern American Traditions. At Brisbane Kids we are very aware that lots of families not only enjoy Halloween, but would like ideas on how to celebrate it. To us it’s just... Read More


12 of the best family friendly Halloween Movies

Halloween has grown in popularity here in Australia over the past decade. From decorations and parties, to costumes and trick or treating, Halloween can be a lot of fun for families! Getting out and about for Halloween does not suit everyone, especially if you have young children at home, but a great alternative family Halloween …

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Kids Halloween Party Music List

We’re super excited to be able to share our top family friendly kids’ Halloween party music picks with our community on Brisbane Kids Radio! These songs will get your party guests in the spooky mood. We have carefully chosen every song to ensure that it is suitable for kids of all ages – they’re all …

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18 Magical Ideas for a Harry Potter Party

If your little muggles dream of being witches and wizards, they will love these awesome ideas for a magical Harry Potter party! 1. Invitations Give your invitations an authentic wizardy feel by making your own Hogwarts seal stamp! You can find out how to make this at Cut Out + Keep. 2. Floating candles Set …

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What is Halloween Really About?

Brisbane Kids love this night of treats, fun, thrills and chills, but how much do we really know about Halloween? Here are some fun facts about this popular festival that is steeped in amazingly rich and interesting history, traditions and practices. 1. Halloween has been around for a very long time The word ‘Halloween’ is …

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17 Ideas for a Spooktacular Halloween Party

It’s official: Australians have embraced Halloween, and no more so than our beautiful Brisbane Kids! They love carving pumpkin lanterns, dressing up and going trick or treating. Now it’s our turn to embrace the spooky celebration, and what better way to give our kids a fun-filled night to remember than by throwing an amazing Halloween …

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Halloween Monsters | Halloween Craft

This is a simple Halloween craft idea that Brisbane Kids of all ages will enjoy. You will need: Cardboard rolls Paint and brushes Googly eyes Foam stickers Pipe cleaners and wool (optional) Glue How to make Halloween Monsters from cardboard rolls Step 1 Paint the cardboard rolls in some fun Halloween colours. We’ve used orange, …

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Ghosts and Ghouls Garland | Halloween Craft

Here is a cute Halloween decoration you can whip up with the kids. You will need: Paper, the thicker the better Paint Googly eyes, and anything else you’d like to decorate your garland with String Scissors Sticky tape How to make a spooky garland for Halloween Step 1 Spread a thick layer of paint on …

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Jack-O-Lantern Rocks | Halloween Craft

It is that time again when the spooky spirits and creepy ghouls rise in the neighbourhood—it’s Halloween!!! We have some frightful craft ideas that will keep the children busy and entertained… Step 1. Organise all of your materials. What you will need: Orange Paint Masking Tape A Smooth Rock Step 2. Cut the masking tape …

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Dancing Ghosts | Halloween Craft for Toddlers

It is that time again when the spooky spirits and creepy ghouls rise in the neighbourhood—it’s Halloween!!! We have some frightful craft ideas that will keep the children busy and entertained… Step 1. Organise all of your materials. What you will need: A large piece of white paper (A4 or bigger – you can also …

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Spooky Black Bats | Halloween Craft

It is that time again when the spooky spirits and creepy ghouls rise in the neighbourhood—it’s Halloween!!! We have some frightful craft ideas that will keep the children busy and entertained… Step 1. Organise all of your materials. What you will need: Black paint Black craft paper Small piece of white paper An empty toilet …

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Scary Egyptian Mummy | Halloween Craft

It is that time again when the spooky spirits and creepy ghouls rise in the neighbourhood—it’s Halloween!!! We have some frightful craft ideas that will keep the children busy and entertained… Step 1. Organise all of your materials. What you will need: Empty Toilet Roll Glue Craft Eyes Strips of white paper Step 2. Cover …

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How Can We Trick or Treat for Halloween in Brisbane?

For a list of Halloween Events in Brisbane for 2015 head to http://www.brisbanekids.com.au/halloween-events-for-kids-in-brisbane-2015/ Not all your neighbours are into Halloween but there are some ways that you can ensure Halloween Trick or Treating goes more smoothly….If you have a close neighbourhood then it would be great to think that everyone would get involved and even take …

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