The pumpkin carving party theme was inspired by the following quote:
Pumpkins are a curious thing,
They don't dance and they don't sing.
They don't have hair, they don't meow,
They don't look much like a cow.
They just sit around all day,
Out in the fields among the hay,
Sometimes they gather by the stable,
Sometimes they end up on the kitchen table.
But what brings a pumpkin to full life,
Is a guided hand with a carving knife.
~ Suzy Wolf
Look for an invitation with a pumpkin to reflect the pumpkin theme.
There are lots of pumpkin invitations to choose from.
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If you live on a farm, you'll be all set with decorations for the pumpkin themed party, like a barn, silo, fences, and LOTS of PUMPKINS.
For the rest of us, you can garner a fall harvest farm affect through the use of a mural.
This is a must for any Pumpkin themed party.
You can have people bring their already carved pumpkins to the party for judging in various categories such as: Spookiest, Most Artistic, Most Unusual, etc.
Or you can make decorating / carving of the pumpkins part of the activities at the party.
Here are some good videos to get you started:
Bizarre Pumpkins - great to watch to get creative ideas for pumpkin creations.
Are you Pumpkin Carving Challenged?
This is a great Pumpkin 101 tutorial will teach you all you need to know. Great for novices!
Easy No Carve Pumpkins – Great for Kids
Here are some easy NO carve pumpkin decorating ideas, to allow children in on the fun of decorating a pumpkins without the risk of using a knife.
I think pumpkin stencils are just the greatest way to have the most amazing pumpkin.
Want the Coolest Pumpkin in the Neighborhood?
It's Easy with Pumpkin Stencils!
All stencils are rated by difficulty level.
Even the easiest stencils, looks like a master pumpkin carver created your masterpiece.
Great selection of stencils include:
• Disney characters
• Twilight cast
• Harry Potter
• Michael Jackson
• Ghosts ... and so much more!
Order your pumpkin stencils NOW!
How to Use Pumpkin Stencils
Watch this cute video on why you need pumpkin stencils and how to use them.
The tracing of the outline can be done by using any long sharp pointy object like an awl or thin nail. The carving can be done with an exacto knife or pumpkin carving tool kit.
As for the menu you can be sure if the recipe has pumpkin has an ingredient it will definitely be a fit for this party.
Here are some ideas to get you started:
Pumpkin Seeds - check out this collection of pumpkin seed recipes. A great way to use the seeds from your pumpkin!
Pumpkin Soup - see lots of savory pumpkin soup recipes.
Desserts - There are so many good choices:
Feel free to add any of your favorite salad or main dish recipes to complete your menu. I just got you started on the pumpkin related recipes. Enjoy!
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We've taken the Classic Game of Bingo and pre-filled the card with Halloween items.
Second and third versions included which allows you to customize the game and choose your own words or have blank squares! And with our Game Card Generator, you get a different Halloween Bingo Card for each guest - even if you have 200 players! Generator will scramble items for unique cards. Call card included.
Halloween Charades and Pictionary
Two favorite games combined – Charades and Pictionary - for 100% Halloween Party Fun! Over 150 cards covering everything from TV and Movie Costumes to Creepy Things!
Two different illustrations included; one for those who prefer a ghostly themed Halloween game and the other with a variety of background Halloween images.
You can’t get any cuter than a Halloween Word Scramble game all dressed up for a pumpkin themed Halloween party! It’s a perfectly spooktacular Halloween game to play at a kids Halloween party, classroom party - and yes - an adult Halloween party as well! Halloween words are all mixed up and players race to unscramble them.
Answer key included.
As another family fun option, you can watch the classic Charlie Brown "Great Pumpkin" classic.
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