Today's blogmas post is all about music, so I'll only be sharing the YouTube video of the song and its title. I hope you enjoy. Feel free to add these videos to a playlist that you can have running at your get-together or just in the background while you're working.
STUCK IN THE SMOKE HOLE OF OUR TIPI
This game goes by many names, but I know it as a White Elephant game. Each person brings a wrapped gift. Each gift should cost the same, so set a price limit. The common limit is $5 to $10. Tear up pieces of paper and number them to reflect the number of participants. Each person will draw a number. The person with the lowest number goes first. They choose from the pile of gifts.
2. ELF HUNT
3. A CHRISTMAS SPIN ON POPULAR GAMES
No matter if it is charades, Pictionary, or another classic game. You can put a Christmas spin on it and make it work for your Christmas party. The favorite idea I saw was doing a Family Feud Christmas game where you would divide your family and have them answer Christmas-themed Family Feud questions! Winning team gets a prize!
4. CHRISTMAS-THEMED TRIVIA
I LOVE this idea and think that I've suggested it before. It is so customizable! I use a site called Kahoot to create free trivia quizzes. I do this mainly for office parties, and it is always a hit. The best part about it is that people can join by using the web browser on their smartphone or tablet! All you need is connection to the internet, and HDMI cable, and a laptop or computer to hook up to your TV. Winner gets a prize!
After all, Halloween is all about the scares, gore, and spooky creatures. I could totally understand why this would scare a child. So, as a huge fan of movies, I always think a movie night is the perfect way to get into the Halloween spirit. However, watching kid cartoons can be rather boring for you.
To make it easier for my readers who are parents, I wanted to highlight some of my favorite Halloween movies that are kid- and adult-friendly as well as provide a list of movies that I think could work. You can find that list at the bottom of the page! Let's get started!
After hearing a ton of scary sounds, Zach breaks into Hannah's house and finds original copies of R.L. Stine's "Goosebumps" series. But when they open the book to check it out, they unleash Stine's imaginative monsters. Will they return the masters to their books? Watch to find out!
THE HAUNTED MANSION (2003)
Sara goes missing and Jim quickly learns that the creaks in the floor boards aren't the house settling, but are rather the hundreds of ghosts haunting the mansion. He and his kids go on a quest to find his wife and save the ghosts of Gracey Manor!
PLOT: Miguel is a rebel. His family has hated music for generations thanks to his great-great grandfather, a musician who left his family behind to pursue his dream of fame and fortune. When Miguel finds evidence that his idol Ernesto de la Cruz was his great-great-grandfather, he tells his family about his passion and they don't approve. He runs away and finds a contest, but he doesn't have a guitar. So, he breaks into de la Cruz' mausoleum and steels his guitar to compete. But, he quickly finds that he has been transported out of the Land of the Living and into the after life. He then goes on a quest to find de la Cruz, get his blessing, and return to the Land of the Living!
PLOT: Casper, a sweet young ghost, lives in a mansion in Maine with his three uncles. James Harvey, a famous specialist, moves into the mansion to communicate with the ghosts. He and his daughter Kat soon experience paranormal activity via Casper and his three uncles.
Casper, however, begins to have feelings for Kat. How will their love story play out? Will brooding gold-diggers get in the way? Check it out!
HOCUS POCUS (1993)
Max, his sister Dani, and Max's friend Allison spend Halloween night trying to stop the witches with the help of Bynx, a magical cat who was once a boy! Will they triumph over the witches? Watch to find out!
OTHER MOVIE IDEAS
- E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
- The Scooby Doo Movie
- Hotel Transylvania (one and two)
- Monsters vs. Aliens
- It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
- The Shrek Series
- The Addams Family
- Corpse Bride
- Monsters, Inc. and Monsters University
- The Nightmare Before Christmas
- The Harry Potter Series
So, if you need some jokes to tell your friends this season, or you need something to talk about around the water cooler at work, keep reading to check out some funny halloween jokes!
1. WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DOES A MUMMY LISTEN TO?
2. WHAT WAS THE WITCH'S FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL?
3. WHAT IS IT LIKE BEING IN LOVE WITH DRACULA?
IT'S A PAIN IN THE NECK!
4. WHAT IS A GHOST'S FAVORITE RIDE AT THE FAIR?
THE SCARY-GO-ROUND & THE ROLLERGHOSTER!
5. WHAT DO YOU CALL TWO SPIDERS WHO JUST GOT MARRIED?
6. WHERE DO ALL THE ZOMBIES LIVE?
THE DEAD END OF TOWN
7. WHAT'S DRACULA'S FAVORITE FRUIT?
8. WHAT DO GHOSTS PUT ON THEIR BAGELS?
9. WHAT DO YOU CALL A FAT JACK-O-LANTERN?
10. WHY DID THE SKELETON GET KICKED OUT OF THE BAR?
HE COULDN'T HOLD HIS LIQUOR!
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