Don’t let the global pandemic take away your Halloween mood. This year, celebrate it from within the comforts of your homes
Halloween is here and it may feel and sound scarier than ever before owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. To be frank, it has flushed every festival plan down the drain everywhere around the world, forcing people to stay indoors.
However, you can still celebrate Halloween in many ways that promise to keep it as exciting, entertaining and spooky as before.
Just a fast fact check here – many countries around the world are still experimenting with their lockdown regulations like wearing of masks, social distancing, zero tolerance for crowds and gatherings and many such norms.
That being said, it is clear that Halloween celebrations and many others, won’t be the same as before. There won’t be any trick-or-treating or visits to haunted houses or even neighbourhood visits as people around the world are trying best to keep their kids safe.
Nevertheless, there is a lot of spooky business that you can carry about inside your homes.
So let’s get going with our list of pointers to make this Halloween as exciting as always.
Here are some exciting ways to celebrate Halloween indoors:
1. Make spooky lanterns to be hung or kept outside
Well, making spooky lanterns to be hung outside your windows and doors is just the thing to be done this Halloween. Make those lanterns in any shape that you like – goblins, ogres, witches, werewolves, the classical pumpkin or any other shape. Pour out your creativity on making such lanterns to brighten up the night and spread Halloween vibes.
2. Make scary masks or paint your face
This Halloween spend time on making some spooky masks yourselves. Draw the scariest of faces on chart paper to be cut into a mask or sew different materials to create creatively scary masks. Be creative and make some new characters of your own.
3. Carve a pumpkin or make your kids do it
Well, nothing can be termed as classis a pumpkin for Halloween celebrations. Carving one yourself is even better. Grab a pumpkin if you can and carve those spooky eyes, nose and mouth. And while you are it, don’t forget to take a few candles to light it up and you are all set to go. Sounds easy or boring? Well, try carving for once and you will realize how exciting and funny an activity it is.
4. Go ahead with the Halloween decorations
Halloween decorations should not be stopped for any reason. You don’t need expensive and classy decorative materials to decorate your house. Grab any and every decorative material that you can and turn our house into a little Halloween world of your own. Even a set of candles, toys, flowers or other such materials put together can be perfect for Halloween.
5. Let some Halloween music fill the air
Music is a mood booster and it goes without saying that playing Halloween music on Halloween, especially when going out is ruled out, is a great mood lifter. Play some classic hits to make it sound all spooky and Halloweeny!
6. Have a Halloween movie marathon with the family
Nothing comes close to enjoying a movie with the entire family and there is something about watching Halloween movies together. From real spooky movies to some of the funniest Halloween classics, there are plenty to be watched. There are some new Halloween movies playing online this month – do watch them.
7. Grab your Halloween costumes and wear them at home
Staying home doesn’t mean that you can’t wear those Halloween costumes tucked in your wardrobes. Don’t have costumes? Don’t worry! Wear anything that makes you look scary or funny, paint your face, wear the masks that you must have made. If not, make some.
8. Dress your pets up for the Halloween celebration
Having pets at home? Then you should try simple ways to celebrate Halloween with your pets. Now, don’t be forceful but do involve your pets in your the Halloween celebrations. Make costumes and masks for our pets or simply paint their faces. Let them feel a part of the spooky celebrations.
9. Roll out the Halloween games
Put all your Halloween games on the table and play them all. If you don’t have any, check online, there are plenty of spooky and funny games that can be played with materials available at home.
10. Prepare some creative Halloween treats, dinner and drinks
Let the spirit of Halloween show in your Halloween treats. Trust us, it will help set your mood. Make strange looking cookies, pancakes, pastries, sandwiches, a huge spooky cake or a complete Halloween dinner. To add a little zest to the whole eating and partying event, try out some simple and spooky looking Halloween drinks to go along with the treats.
Don’t let your Halloween celebrations be limitd by resources or opportunities, be creative and devise plans of your own.
Last Updated on October 29, 2020 by lp@admin