Fun Places in Houston for Kids

Pinball machine and arcade games at iT'ZChristmas break is coming up for the kids, and we know that, as a parent, the pressure is on to keep them occupied (and your house intact). Fortunately, the Houston area is chock-full of great ideas for keeping the whole family happily occupied for an afternoon, an evening, or even a whole day. What follows is a look at some of the fun places in Houston for kids that won’t bore the adults either.

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Throw a Halloween-Themed Kids Bowling Party to Remember

Adults in Costumes at IT'Z Halloween Party 2017‘Tis the season for spookiness, and there is nothing kids love more than a slightly scary, candy-loaded excuse to party. Take advantage of the season’s natural theme and throw your October-born a Halloween-themed kids bowling party. Is it possible to combine the awesome creepiness of Halloween with the awesome family fun of bowling? Absolutely. Here are just a few ideas.

 

Invite guests to wear costumes to the kids bowling party.

At the heart of Halloween are costumes (and candy), so invite everyone to wear their favorite costume to your kids bowling party. They can wear the outfit they plan to wear on Halloween, or you can ask everyone to dress according to a theme, such as their favorite superhero, monster, or sports player.

Make the party even more fun by having everyone act “in character” during the party. Just imagine how fun it will be to watch Darth Vader try to use the Force to guide the bowling ball down the lane, or listen to a monster roar with joy at a good score.

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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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