Halloween is one of our favorite times of year because families can have so much fun together with—and without—media. From spooky movies, music, and games to fun crafts, snacks and parties, October offers a month packed with family pleasures.

We culled the web for inspiration to get kids and families learning, doing and having fun together.

Cool Pumpkin Ideas

Costume Inspiration

Food Fun


Spooky Crafts and Activities

Scary (and Not-So-Scary) Media


More Halloween Fun


Written by Sierra Filucci and originally published on Common Sense Media.

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