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Ages 2-5

You probably aren't going to want to test the waters with anything too scary just yet if your child is a toddler. Halloween at this age should be about picking a fun costume and decorating the house with pumpkins and friendly ghosts.

These are a few of the fun things you can do with them and as a family:

The Ultimate Halloween Bucket List For Families Based on Children's Ages

Haunted hay rides, pumpkin picking, and scary movies, oh my! As Halloween approaches, the opportunities to plan fun and spooky activities with your kids will be endless, but based on their ages, you may not want to jump straight into a horror movie marathon as a family activity.

Read through for Halloween activities you can plan with your kids based on their age.

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