October is just around the bend and that means lots of parents will soon get info on all the class parties happening for the holiday. Every year there is an unspoken obligation to provide treats and snacks for your kids whole class and for those of us with more than one child in school this can turn into quite a task. You don’t want to be that parent who brings nothing, but you also don’t want to loose your mind trying to create 30+ uniquely themed Halloween treats. You need something inbetween, simple but looks impressive and we have 7 for you to check out!
Halloween Ghost-Lollies from PTO Today
Coffee Filter Ghost-Lollies from PTO Today
In our world of Tassimo’s and Keurig’s many of us have discovered we have a massive stockpile of coffee filters that may never see the light of day again. But I have found a way to use them up and make a classroom of kids happy. These coffee filter ghost-lollies are perfectly easy to put together the kids can even help out AND you will finally be using up that coffee filter collection. Simple, cute and affordable!
Marshmallow Web Cupcake Topper from Handmade Charlotte
If cupcakes are your go to when it comes to classroom treats, but decorating isn’t your strong suit then this is perfect. Handmade Charlotte shows you have to create an incredibly simple marshmallow web topping. This topping trick is so good and it basically does the work for you, and the kids will love how it looks!
Marshmallow Boo Treats from Keeper of the Cheerios
If you need something super simple to do for LOTS of kids, but your kids are insisting on helping with the whole thing then this is perfect. This is simple to do and the kids will have a blast making different faces for all your little marshmallow ghosts. If you wanted to go a step further you can call them bags of ghost poop – this goes over inherently well with the younger kids.
Tangerine Pumpkins & Banana Ghosts from Flo & Grace
If you want to supply your kids class with something a little healthy to mix it up from all the candy and treats they will be getting then this great fruit idea might be perfect for you. As easy as 1, 2, 3 this pumpkin ghost combo is a great way to be festive but get some fruit into those kids of yours.
Pumpkin Patch Brownies from Mom Endeavors
Looking for something you already love to make but also manages to give the kids something to do in the crafting department? Then you’ll adore these Pumpkin Patch Brownies. While you bake and tidy up your kids can get busy with the glue and Popsicle sticks to make the signs! These are so cute everyone will love them and outside the signs and some strategically placed pumpkins you don’t have to do anything too crazy.
Ghastly Candy Bark from The Simple, Sweet Life
If you didn’t even know you were supposed to be making things for your kids class, and they have sprung this on you last minute look no further. This Ghastly candy bark will get you out of the woods and into the hands of happy little ghouls. She even shows you how easy it is to make the cute ghost faces all over it!
Halloween Sugar Cookie Cake from Lil Luna
If you want something that has never been done for a class Halloween party I have the perfect idea. This Sugar Cookie cake is so much fun to make and is just like a fun dessert pizza making it a huge hit with any group of kids. This is a nice spectacle to see for the older grades who are tired of spooky ghost themed desserts and want something a little more jazzed up. A definite way to be labelled the fun mom at school!
Any of these recipes are perfect if you are short on time but still want to wow a crowd.