I have probably said it many times, but I love Halloween. I always have loved it since I was a child and looked forward to it enormously. I grew up in the 70’s and costumes were not as readily available in the shops as they are now, so I made my own. Like with so many things, I am envious of my children growing up now with so many possibilities open to them.
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When the makers of Fruit Shoot got in touch with me recently asking if I would like to throw the kids a Halloween party if they sent me a hamper of Halloween goodies and a load of Fruit Shoots, of course I said yes! The children were very excited when it all arrived. I ration Fruit Shoots normally as they are ideal for packed lunches and if I don’t ration them, they are gone before I can blink, so their eyes lit up at the abundance!
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There was all sorts of great things included like creepy spiders webs and spiders. Miss H once had a set of tiny plastic spiders and decided to prank her dad by taking a log from the fire basket and covering it in said spiders. She ran to him ‘Daddy! This one is covered with spiders!’. Without giving it a second glance he threw it out of the window, tiny spiders and all! We never found them all and she still holds a grudge!
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We got some great vampire teeth which Master T loved and a glow in the dark skeleton, which he thought was hilarious to do this to (my apologies for the macabre nature of the photo!):
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We were sent a booklet of Halloween games which had some great classics like apple bobbing in, as well as more novel ideas like ‘pin the heart on the skeleton’. We were also sent a ‘splat the spider’ game which had a gooey sticky spider that you threw at a chart with scores on. They loved that!
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After the party, we carved the pumpkins and have saved the seeds to plant for our own pumpkin patch next year!
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Fruit Shoot: Fruit Shoot is made with real fruit. There’s real fruit in every drop of Fruit Shoot and each and every one is filled with multi-vitamins. Better still, no added sugar, artificial colours or flavourings.
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