It’s half term and Halloween, and there are tons of events on locally during the holiday. I usually avoid anywhere public during half term, prices go up and it’s always too busy for taking a little baby out. Soft play is a special kind of hell during the holidays. Except now he’s not a baby anymore, he’s a very bright and energetic toddler who would enjoy the chance to join in some activities.
I wanted to do so much, and visit so many places during this half term. In fact my biggest problem was going to be how we’d fit in all the activities, places and crafts into just one week. I was prepared to face the crowds (too many people give me anxiety) and I know G would love it.
Now, due to some ill health, it doesn’t look like we’ll be doing half as much as I’d planned. But instead of sulking about it, I’m planning a load of crafts and activities that we can do at home instead. I’m still going to try and get out a bit, because it would be nice for G to be able to join in and have some company his own age, but the week won’t be as jam packed as I thought it would be.
I’m hoping we can have a little party in the house at the end of the week too, so all these activities can help with decorations too!
I don’t know how many of these we’ll get through, but here are some of the activities we’re hoping to do this week (thanks Pinterest!)
Potato ‘pumpkin’ printing
Happy Halloween bunting
Toilet roll Bats (I need to use up the million and one loo rolls I’ve been hoarding!)
Bloody window clings
Spiced pumpkin seeds
Paper plate black cats
Spooky sensory bins (spaghetti worms, jelly eyeballs etc…a classic game!)
Do you have any trips planned this half term? Or will you be getting crafty too?
Mrs H xxx