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5 Fun Familiy Activites for Halloween

1. Boo at the Zoo

When: October 25 – 26, 2015

Where: Denver Zoo

The annual Boo at the Zoo event offers more than 25 stations where kids can trick-or-treat for FREE with paid zoo admission, see family-friendly animal demonstrations and enjoy the beautiful fall scenery. Grab your tickets here or at the door.

2. Colorado Corn Maze

When: Every Weekend, starting September 18 – November 1st

Where: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Enjoy this 8-acre corn maze, deemed one of the most attended corn mazes in the country, along with a mini-maze for the little ones and a 15 story tower view of the entire maze.Other activities are available including, hayrides, pony rides and a giant jump pillow for an additional cost.

A variety of food vendors will also be on-hand offering an array of items from kettle corn, lemonade, funnel cakes, hot dogs and more.While you’re there, pick your pumpkins from the garden’s 10 acre patch.

For details and more information visit the website here.

3. Create cardboard window monsters

Grab some cardboard boxes, some mod podge, black paint, a bit of duct tape, a dose of creativity, and you’re in business! These cardboard monsters are friendly during the day and spooky at night when they’re backlit.Read original posting with directions here.

4. Balloon filled hallway

For the younger kids, create a hallway of fun by adding orange and black balloon maze with signs challenging them to enter without touching or beware.

5 Glowing eyes

Need something quick and super simple? This is quite possibly the simplest and quickest decorating detail that you can add to your décor. With some leftover toilet paper rolls, some glow sticks and a little duct tape, you can cut out any shape eyes that you like and display anywhere you like. Move them around during the season to really give them something to think about. Directions can be found here.

Bonus activity – While searching for things to share, I stumbled upon this list of 32 Halloween movies & shows for kids on Netflix. Check it out!

What is your favorite Halloween activity?

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