This project had to be approached very carefully because of
the parents’ opposition to many of the themes of the Halloween holiday. Instead of constructing Halloween gift baskets
in black and orange I decided to use red and white. I chose these colors for a specific theme.
Instead of making formal Halloween gift baskets,
I made "night out at the movies" gift baskets. The items I chose included popcorn balls arranged in movie theater popcorn
I added some of their favorite soda pops, as well
as other several movie theater treats. Under all of the treats were nice, comfortable fall pajamas for each of the girls.
I also made sure to include a fun movie in the Halloween gift baskets as well.
The girls were thrilled with the "night out at the
movies" theme and they seemed to forget all about missing out on dressing up in costumes for the holiday when they found their
Not everyone celebrates every holiday. I have made
many Halloween gift baskets over the years of all shapes
and sizes. The "night at the movies" gift baskets were just as much fun to make.
I had a great opportunity to share a little bit of
the Halloween holiday spirit without celebrating the actual holiday and made a couple of little girls AND their parents
very happy indeed....