How to celebrate Halloween in 2020? Many people create exciting and safe ways to spread joy during this holiday without overexposing themselves. The current pandemic won’t stop our spooky spirit, but you better stay socially distance to protect your kids. Here are some safe trick or treating ideas to prevent COVID-19 while enjoying the celebration.
1. Update your pumpkin carving game.
Halloween 2020 is the right time to focus on often overlooked holiday traditions. If you’re spending more time at home, try different ways to carve a pumpkin. You can even invite your kids to collaborate by showing them these fun and creative ideas. Not only that, small children love to do stuff with their hands (not to mention the playing with the gloppy goo from the pumpkin inside), but also you can collect the seeds and toast them to create a healthy snack. Check the recipe here.
2. Decorate to the max.
Many people are directing their attention to Halloween decorations, spending more time at home than exposing themselves outside during the pandemic. This is the best time to haunt your neighborhood with spooky ornaments, either store-bought or DIY. Here are some easy-to-do ideas that you can tackle with your children. Also, turning Christmas trees into over-decorated Halloween ornaments has become a popular trend right now.
3. Set up a candy graveyard.
If you want to take more advantage of your home decoration, consider this new candy graveyard idea. Set up a candy graveyard on your front yard and hide candy and other surprises under fake tombstones. Let the children enter, one by one, to avoid any crowding or close contact. This way, you, your kids, and other trick-or-treaters will remain socially distanced while enjoying the magic of Halloween at your home.
4. Make a glow-in-the-dark egg hunt.
Who cares if it’s not Easter? Egg hunts are fun and neat, especially if you add some Halloween flavor to it. Buy some spooky glow-in-the-dark eggs, and some glow sticks online. Hide some candy inside the eggs, hide them all around the house, turn off the lights, and let your children enjoy.
5. Embrace alternative ways to trick-or-treat.
Besides the candy graveyard, there are many safe ways to celebrate trick-or-treat and remain safe during the pandemic. For example, one of the trends buzzing this year is the Trunk-or-Treat, a safe way to deliver candy using your car. Also, reverse Trick-or-Treat or even creating your candy chute can make an excellent and contactless experience. Get creative!
6. Have a Halloween movie marathon.
Take off your shoes and proudly show your spooky socks, make some tasty popcorn, and gather your kids for a fun Halloween-theme movie night. Here are some recommendations if you want to make sure the films and TV shows are appropriate for kids. Also, you can organize a Netflix Party or put a projector in your backyard.
7. Boo someone with a candy surprise.
Don’t forget the real spirit of Halloween. Boo someone! But not a real scare; it’s better to make a pleasant surprise filled with candy. Stay anonymous and drop a Halloween goodie bag on the doorstep of your friends or relative. Not only will you be spreading unexpected cheer to your loved ones, but you also will be celebrating the holiday contact-free.
What do you think? He sope some of these creative ideas for Halloween are useful for you. If you want some help to sanitize after the celebration, don’t forget to contact Go 2 Girls! Book your professional cleaning service online.