Halloween – How to Plan a Party for Kids

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Party planner Paula Ross demonstrates how to throw a fun Halloween party.

    Paula Ross

    Andy and Paula Ross are the founders of Andy’s Parties, a full-service theme party and enrichment company. Andy’s Parties has run well over 1,000 parties in its first 3 years of operation – everything from Pirate Parties to Princess parties, Superhero and Spa parties. Andrew Ross (Guy in the Monkey Suit) is an entrepreneur with substantial experience with small businesses. After graduating with a degree in business from the Wharton Business School, he spent seven years in the private equity and consulting industries, helping grow many businesses. However, since he graduated from high school, Andy has longed for his previous years as a camp counselor and child's party planner and entertainer. He has leveraged his business knowledge and experience with kids to start Andy's Parties! Andy is primarily responsible for the Andy's Parties Franchising initiative and with growing the corporate locations. Paula Ross (Chief Creative Officer) is primarily in charge of developing new theme parties and enrichment programming. As part of her experience as a communications consultant to corporate clients, she has many years of planning and facilitation experience for social and business events - from huge company holiday gatherings to smaller and mid-sized town hall meetings and open houses in communities where her clients are doing business. Paula is also our Custom Event Specialist and can help you plan weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, Sweet 16 parties, anniversary and retirement parties, as well as corporate and charity events! Please call her for information about our Custom Event Planning Services.

    Paula Ross: Hi, my name is Paula Ross. I'm the Co-founder and Chief Creative officer at Andys Parties. Andys Parties is the DC areas premiere full service theme party company for kids. In the three years, since Andys Parties was founded we have done nearly 1500 theme parties for kids including dozens of Halloween parties at peoples home.

    Today, I'm going to show you how to plan and execute a terrific Halloween party for your kids and their friends at your home. You're going to need some terrific invitations, some goolish craft, some ghostly treats and some wonderful activities to keep all of the kiddies entertained. Before we get started, remember that safety is always very important. So, if your little ones are helping you in the kitchen to put together those treats or are helping to decorate the party space by cutting out some terrific craft decorations, make sure they're well supervised. So, now we're ready to get started.