Fun & Fantastic Favor Ideas For a Pirate Theme Birthday Party

If your little swashbucklers are looking for some sea -worthy fun then a Pirate theme birthday party is the most thrilling theme. A pirate party is all about spooky invitations, some ghastly fun, cute& creepy favors. Therefore, here is a treasure trove of favor ideas for you to make your party memorable for your guests.

Pirate Bounty Hat- Send lil sea lovers home with a pirate bounty hats and let them feel like true pirates. Pirate hats are the most loved accessories and kids love wearing it. These hats come with a crossbones and skulls logo in classic black and brown color and make a great party favor. Let the kids don this hat and stand in queue for a perfect pirate picture.

Pirate Bounty Hat

Pirate Bounty Hat

Pirate eye patch- Let the kiddies hide their evil eye behind an eerie and elegant eye patch. Eye patches are easy to wear and can jazz up any Halloween attire. Eye patches come in various shapes from regular oval, round shapes to heart shape at an inexpensive price.

Pirate Bounty Hat

Pirate Bounty Hat

Pirate Hook Hands- These pirate hook hands make a fun accessory and is a great fun favor too. These hooks look classy and are easily available in many styles like silver or gold finish hooks. Kids can have hours of fun wearing this accessory even after party is over.

Pirate Hook Hands

Pirate Hook Hands

Pirate Sword- Every pirate needs a pirate sword to conquer adventures. So include it in the favor bags to give away to aspiring pirates. This will keep them entertained throughout the party and they work great for games like pirate bounty party game and more. These swords are made of plastic and are safe for kids. You can also look for inflatable swords.

Pirate Sword

Pirate Sword

Gold Coins- How about giving some edible favors? Fill it in your pirate party favor sacks and wow taste buds of lil pirates attending your party. You can also look for pirate gummy candies, lollipops, pop guns etc. You can also use gold coins for filling your treasure chest Piñata.

Gold Coins

Gold Coins

Apart from these favors, you can also give away pirate theme blowouts, hats, tattoos, sticker sheets. So, select any of these favors to keep the swashbuckling spirit alive! To let your party have a smooth sailing, we have all pirate theme supplies from coordinated tableware to invitations, to balloons, piñata and favors we have it all at an affordable price.

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DIY Adorable Bunny Costume for Halloween

Costumes are the most exciting part of Halloween celebrations and kids simply love it. If you are still pondering, which costume to pick for your kid this Halloween then here is the cutest costume idea for your little one. You can make an adorable bunny costume at home for your kid with little creativity and some inexpensive crafts.

So let your creative juices flow and make this fun & festive bunny costume within no time.

 

DIY bunny costume

Material Needed:

  • White shirt & pants or white sweat suit
  • Set of bunny ears
  • Sheet of pink felt
  • Black eye pencil
  • Giant white pom pom
  • A round plate ( to make bunny’s tummy)
  • Hot pink thread
  • Embroidery needle
  • Fabric glue
  • Pink lipstick and cream blush (for face make up)
  1. Grab a clean white shirt or pant and if it is still cold then sweat suit is a better idea.
  2. Pick the plate or any round object that fits the size of your bunny to be’s tummy.
  3. Now place this plate on the pink felt and use it as a template to cut the circle.
  4. Now bunny’ tummy is ready, attach it to fabric using a fabric glue or if you are comfortable with stitching you can Embroidery hot pink thread over the edges of pink felt to give it an attractive finishing while attaching the tummy.
  5. You can use a blanket stitch that will give a pretty outline pattern or if you want it simpler, you can do a running stitch to attach the tummy.
  6. Now, next step is to sew the giant white pom pom onto the back of the pants making a tiny bunny tail.
  7. Your kid’s bunny costume is ready; make him/her wear bunny headbands with ears to complete the costume.
  8. Do a little make on your child’s face to complete the look, a pink lipstick for lips and make whiskers using black eye pencil, applying cream blush on tip of nose will make a perfect bunny nose.
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Give a Fright to your Guests by Making this Flying Bat Pinata for Halloween

This Halloween host a spooktacular party with homemade decorations that will keep the lil witches and warlocks talking through 2014! A Halloween party decor is incomplete without creepy spiders, frightening bats, skeletons and skulls. Therefore, here are some simple steps to make this flying bat pinata at home and set a scary scene for the party. This pinata is made of paper mache and is perfect to give your party guests a fright…

Flying Bat Pinata for Halloween

Supplies Needed:

  • Black Poster board
  • Black Tissue paper
  • White card-stock
  • Bat face Template
  • Paint brush (medium size)
  • Scissors, craft knife
  • Clothespins & clothesline
  • Black duct tape
  • Craft glue
  • String
  • Candy
  • 2 Blown Balloons (large & small)

Directions:

  1. Begin by, covering balloon with layers of tissue papers. Then, place the balloon on an empty jar. Take some craft glue and dab it on some section of the balloon. You can mix small quantity of water in the craft glue to dilute it.Flying Bat Pinata for Halloween
  2. After applying glue, cover it with two complete layers of newspaper. Before covering with 2nd layer of newspaper, brush on some more glue. Once you are done with two layers of newspaper, tie a long string around the center to hang your pinata later.
  3. Then add 2 more layers of newspaper followed by black tissue paper, covering the entire balloon from its crown to its knot. Repeat the same process for small balloon, but do not add string as this will become face of the bat.
  4. Hang both the balloons from the clothesline using clothespins by their knots, as shown in the picture. Let it dry for 7-8 hours or overnight.
  5. Make a hole in top body of large balloon using knife and you can save this piece for making ears of bat later. Now grab your scissors and carefully make a slit next to the knot of balloon and remove.
  6. Cover the cut edge using tissue, fill the bat’s body with candies, and remove the popped balloon from smaller piece too.Bat Pinata DIY
  7. Now, it’s time to assemble bat, place the smaller piece (head) over the large one (the body). Drape numerous layers (at-least 3-4) of black tissue paper over the head towards the body and around the neck.Flying Bat Pinata for Halloween
  8. Keep brushing it with diluted craft glue until you feel neck is secured. Let it completely dry. In the meanwhile, take a white card-stock, using bat face template trace it onto card-stock. Then, carefully cut features and attach to the bat using diluted glue. Make ears from reserved piece.
  9. Draw large wing shapes on black poster board and cut them out. Attach wings to the both sides of the bat using black duct tape. Then, paste black tissue paper over the joints to cover the tape.Flying Bat Pinata for Halloween
  10. Next, attach a length of string to the end of each wing using tape. Again, cover the tape using tissue paper.
  11. Lastly, to hang the bat, suspend it from body string and tack the two wing strings to the ceiling to make the bat look as if it is flying.
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Spooky Graveyard Pudding Recipe for Halloween

Bewitch your party guests by serving them this graveyard pudding on Halloween. This pudding is best for delighting the taste buds and setting a scary scene at your house of horror. Pudding contains some gravestones, bugs, worms and a little dirt to raise the dead! Eerie…..

Graveyard Pudding Recipe for Halloween

 

Ingredients:

  • Large Bowl
  • 3 ½-Cup Cold milk
  • 2(3 oz) instant pudding packages (vanilla or chocolate)
  • 12 oz container of whipped topping (thawed)
  • 1 pack of chocolate sandwich cookies
  • Some cookies or crackers in (rectangular or different shapes)
  • Candy corns & candy pumpkins
  • 1 can of vanilla frosting
  • Large & small mixing bowl
  • Clear containers
  • Gummy worms & bugs
  • Mixer
  • 1 cup heavy whipped cream
  • 8 oz. pack of cream cheese
  • ¾ cups of sugar
  • Can of pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 tsp. of pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 Bananas sliced into ¼ inch pieces

Instructions:

  1. To start with, take a large bowl and add pudding mix to milk. Mix it using a mixer until well blended.
  2. Put chocolate sandwich cookies in a lock seal bag and crush them using rolling pin to make dirt.
  3. Stir half of the crushed cookies and add a whipped cream into the pudding. Let it refrigerate for minimum 1 hour.
  4. Decorate pudding with different shaped cookies & crackers using frosting to make them appear like gravestones. Place them in standing positing in the pudding and sprinkle left over crushed cookie crumbs.
  5. Place one or two gummy worms or bugs in the pudding in a way that top half of the worm sticks out and looks scary.

Another way of serving the pudding, by making it even more deadly

  1. To make it even more deadly, whip cream in a large mixing bowl until stiff.
  2. Next, beat sugar & cream cheese in small mixing bowl until fluffy & creamy.
  3. Add canned pumpkin pie filling & pumpkin pie spice. Fold it in whipped cream mixture & pour in sliced bananas.
  4. You can Spoon graveyard pumpkin pudding into clear containers and sprinkle some crushed cookie dirt.
  5. To give it a dramatic finishing, place gummy worms or bugs on the top.
  6. You can also place some cookies in rectangular shape and write fun Halloween words like RIP, BOO etc..

It is time to serve your guest this spooky Graveyard pudding & cast a spell on them!

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Some Spooky DIY Halloween Party Invitation Ideas

Eerie… Are you planning to host an exciting and frightening fete on this Halloween? Well Spooky bashes call for equally spirited invitations. So, here are some spook-tacular party ideas to wow your nocturnal guests.

Spider Web Invite

 

Spider Web Invite Halloween

A creepy spider web invite will surely set the stage for a wicked party.

Material Needed:

 

  • Spider punch
  • Spider silhouette
  • Black, white card-stock
  • Patterned paper in Orange
  • Craft knife
  • Adhesive foam dots

Instructions:

Cut a piece of black card-stock to 12-by-5 inches. Fold it in the card style and punch the corners using the spider web corner punch, on three sides of the card. Cut a piece of white card-stock to fit the front of the card. Let it dry then mat a piece of orange patterned paper on the white front of the card, so that a small white border is visible as shown in the picture. Stick a spider silhouette and adhere it to the front of the card with an adhesive foam dot and your creepy spider web card invite is ready. Fill in the party details and have ghostly fun.

Pumpkin Invite

Pumpkin Invite

Send smashing pumpkin invites to your party guests and set the mood for party.

Material Needed:

 

  • Orange card-stock
  • Red card-stock
  • Green & golden rickrack (for detailing)

Instructions:

Cut a piece of orange card-stock to 12-by-5 inches and fold it in card style. Trace a pumpkin on a red card-stock and carefully cut it with scissors. Glue a length of green rickrack to the back of the pumpkin to represent stem of the pumpkin. Form eyes, nose and mouth of the pumpkin using golden rickrack, stick it with craft glue. Then, glue this pumpkin to the front of orange card-stock and write down a sweet and spooky message for your guests.

Creepy Finger Invite

 

Creepy Finger Invite

Send a plaster cast of your own index finger, snuggled on a bed of reindeer moss to invite your party guests. This will surely make a thrilling & scary invite.

Materials needed:

 

  • Reindeer moss
  • Mold rubber
  • Paper Cup
  • Natural sponge
  • India ink
  • Paper
  • Water
  • Tiny Cardboard box
  • Quick-drying plaster

Instructions:

Mix mold rubber as per the package instructions and pour it into a paper cup. Insert your finger into the cup and remove finger when it dries. Then pour quick dry casting plaster into the mold and let it set overnight. Cut the mold and carefully remove the dried plaster finger. To make your invitation truly ghastly, mix ½ teaspoon of India ink to 1-cup water and dab this ink onto the finger using a natural sponge. Now place this finger inside a tiny cardboard box, you can set the base of the box with some reindeer moss. Write down party details on the inner flap of the box as shown in the picture.

These out-of the-box, handmade invites will surely tempt witches and warlocks for attending your ghastly party. If you are looking for more hilarious and horrifying Halloween party ideas, explore this page.

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