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Have a Spooktacular Time This Halloween (and Help Spread a Smile)

Four halloween cookies – two smiling orange pumpkins and two white ghosts
Four halloween cookies – two smiling orange pumpkins and two white ghosts

Oct 24, 2023

Oct 24, 2023


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This Halloween, why not spread a little joy as well as saving some cash?

Pebble is working with charity Spread a Smile, who bring hope and laughter to thousands of children and teenagers and their families every year, through hospital visits, outings, events and art initiatives. 

Through in-person and virtual visits, Spread a Smile’s entertainers – from magicians to face-painters, musicians to therapy dogs – generate moments of distraction and excitement, helping young patients and their families cope with the pain and anxiety of serious illness and hospitalisation.

And this month, when you book at one of our special Halloween activity providers, you can help spread those smiles: proceeds from the following special offers go straight to the charity…

Save money on four eerie-sistible activities

We’ve teamed up with four of our amazing activity providers in Wandsworth and Richmond so you can (trick or) treat the kids to a choice of four fun classes – all for just £2 per session. 

Take your pick from Halloween-themed live music and dance classes, bring-your-baby bingo or an arts-and-craft workshop. Or book all four!

Book your Halloween activity today!

You can enjoy all these spooky activities for just £2 per session. So, don’t delay – make sure to boo-k your place today!

Amanda’s Action Club | Thursday 26 October, 10:15 - 11:00

Samara’s Treat Holder Workshop | Friday 27 October, 12:00 - 15:00

Bring Baby Drag Bingo – Hallokween! | Tuesday 31 October, 11:00 - 13:00

Tin Pan Annie Music | Tuesday 31 October, 15:20 - 15:50

Pack your Halloween with more fang-tastic fun

Halloween is the perfect time to get active and creative with your little monsters – and it doesn’t have to cost a zombie arm and a leg! From pumpkin crafts and spooky games to sustainable costumes and ghoulish party food – we’ve got you covered.

Prepare for pumpkin messy play!

Pumpkin carving is a great way to channel creativity, with age-appropriate safety tools that can be easily bought from retailers like Hobbycraft and Asda. Using stencils for a bit of artistic inspiration and guidance can make your pumpkins the snazziest on the street (check out our free downloadable templates).

And for some sensory play, don't forget to let the kids pull out the sticky, stringy innards. (Yuk!) 

You could finish off the fun by turning the flesh into a tasty soup and roasting the seeds for a healthy snack – or just chuck them in the garden for the wildlife to enjoy.

Or make some squelchy pumpkin slime. The I Heart Arts n Crafts blog has a great recipe for  Halloween slime, made from easy-to-find ingredients. 

If you can’t stand the thought of all that mess, get the kids to do some pumpkin colouring-in!

Need more ideas? Check out this blog on Halloween crafts for kids for more inspiration. And if your kids love to cook or get crafty, keep an eye out for kids’ cookery and craft classes near you.

Look frightfully good in a cheap and sustainable Halloween costume 

No Halloween is complete without a dressing up costume for the kids (and for you too!) – but don’t feel you have to buy brand new outfits every year. has some great tips on how to make your Halloween greener, from using outfits you already have to borrowing, swapping, or bagging charity shop bargains. 

You could even try your hand at making a home-made Halloween costume. Check out these top ideas from Netmums to help you transform your kids into a whole host of creepy characters. And, if your kids love fantasy role play, why not enrol them in a drama class near you today?

Throw a Halloween party with ghoulish games and snacks

Kids love to party, and they’ll be screaming with laughter – and disgust – at these Halloween- themed party games and snacks.

Halloween activities: hair-raising fun for all the family

From pumpkins to parties, spooky song and dance to creepy crafts, Halloween activities will have you and the kids howling with laughter.

Fly over to our activities page to find fang-tastic things to do in your area. Happy Halloween!