5 Creative and Safe Trick or Treating Alternatives for Halloween

Halloween DecorationsTrick or treating is a staple of Halloween celebrations for children. However, it also does not work for many families. Some people avoid it because of religious preferences. Others live in neighborhoods that are not kid-friendly, and some worry about the safety of going door to door with their kids.

If you find yourself reluctant to engage in door to door candy collecting this Halloween season, you are not alone. Nor are you doomed to a boring night indoors. There are a number of trick or treating alternatives that are both safe and fun.Here are 5 creative and safe trick or treating alternatives that can keep Halloween fun even without going door to door.

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Classic Arcade Games

Air HockeyThe arcade has been thrilling gaming lovers for almost 50 years. From Pac Man, Pong, and Space Invaders to pinball and golf, to more recent releases based on superheroes, like Iron Man and Spiderman, arcade games offer exciting opportunities to play a wide variety of games in a fun setting.

The video game arcade also offers players a sense of nostalgia, a throwback to its glory days of the 80s, when children grew up going to the coin-operated arcade with friends. Many arcade games today are based on the ones released during that time period (New versions of Pac Man and Mario Bros. are still being released, for example).

These games have provided fun across multiple generations, and they are still in high demand among video game arcade players today. Here at iT’Z, we offer a number of these classic games, along with exciting newer releases. Here is a look at 4 classic and time tested arcade games that you can play at iT’Z.

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6 Simple Tricks to an Epic Laser Tag Birthday Party

Lazer MazeA laser tag birthday party can be the perfect (and easy) way to put on a truly memorable bash for your child. With laser tag comes built-in entertainment for boisterous kids (and maybe the adults too!). Many laser tag party packages include pizza, drinks, space for cake and ice cream, as well as, of course, lots of time playing laser tag.

However memorable a birthday party is when held at venues such as indoor fun centers (like iT’Z), there are a few simple ways you can make the celebration even more epic. To help you bring a laser tag birthday party to the next level of fun for your child, with a minimum of work on your part, here are 6 easy tricks to try.

Send out printable themed invitations to the laser tag birthday party.

Invitations don’t have to be handmade to be great. Before your laser tag birthday party, find a set of printable themed invitations (or electronic ones for even easier distribution). Simply fill them out with relevant information and mail them to the friends and family you want at the celebration.

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Easy Indoor Birthday Party Places for Kids

Monkey JumpBirthdays offer a one-of-a-kind opportunity to celebrate your child and make them feel as special as you know they are. They can also feel like high pressure events: Kids want to keep up with the parties their friends throw, and you want to give them a celebration they will enjoy and remember.

But, you may also not have the time or space to create a stunning party at home. A small house or apartment, a nonexistent backyard, or a packed schedule mean many parents simply cannot manage to put together a party themselves.

This is one of the reasons that many parents today are opting to take their children’s parties to other venues. Not only do these birthday party places for kids provide everything needed for a fun time, but there is no set up, no clean up, and very little activity planning necessary for the hosts.

If you want an easy but fun spot to hold your child’s next birthday party, check out these 7 easy indoor birthday party places for kids. They offer you a range of options to tailor the party to your child’s interests, while making the entire experience easy for you.

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5 Popular Kids Bowling Games to Try at Your Next Birthday Party

Kids Bowling

Look no further for birthday party places for kids than bowling alleys like the ones provided by iT’Z. With bowling birthday packages that include kid-friendly features such as lightweight balls and gutter bumpers, you can set yourself up for a successful and fun birthday party for your child and their friends.

While bowling in and of itself offers lots of entertainment for both kids and adults, you can spice up the party by introducing games into your next kids bowling party. These games are simple, inexpensive, and fun. If you also offer prizes (such as trophies, candy, or bowling-themed favors) you can ensure a memorable and hilarious good time for everyone.

Funky Bowling for kids makes bowling a silly event.

Kids love to be silly, and Funky Bowling lets them be just that. This game forces players to throw the ball in a different, silly way for each frame. For example, on one frame, they may need to throw the ball between

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