RD Halloween – your essential guide for family fun

Halloween costumes, tasty sweet treats to cook at home, trick or treating safety tips plus spooky DIY craft ideas


If you’ve been to any major supermarket lately, you’ll no doubt be well aware that Halloween is coming. Just another chance for companies to take your cash, or a fun excuse to wear a fancy dress costume and eat sugar-loaded food? Well, whatever your opinion of Halloween, we’ve got it covered…


Homemade Halloween

For those keen to avoid the commercial, we’ve got some great DIY home Halloween ideas. Firstly, check out our spooky craft ideas for things to make with your children and tips on how to carve a pumpkin. Then, head to our Halloween recipes, for cool ideas on what to cook with your children. There’s vegetable skeleton dip, mummy meatloaf, monster muffins and pumpkin muffins to try.

If you’ve got a little time to prepare, then try these three decorating ideas to turn gingerbread men into witches, ghosts and green monsters.

Halloween in a hurry

If quick and convenient is your Halloween mantra, see our round up of 10 Halloween costume ideas for your baby, toddler and child. Prices start from just £3.99, we kid you not.

Happy (and safe) Halloween

If you’re going trick or treating, our 10 top tips for staying safe during Halloween is a must-read for parents.


Share your Halloween plans

And it almost goes without saying that we want to see exactly how much fun you had – make sure you share your Halloween photos with us on Facebook, from those wonky homemade outfits to what you baked.. or took out of the packet!

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