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I am excited for this year’s Halloween celebration. We don’t attend any Halloween parties because I find it challenging to handle two babies with lots of people around. So it was my eldest daughter’s first time to do trick or treating – and it was in her school. IMG_1056One of the main events in my daughter’s preschool is the Pumpkin Patch party. This year’s theme is Storybook Characters wherein the students will dress in their favorite storybook character. My daughter loves Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Little Red Riding Hood. Since it was easier to dress her up as Red Riding Hood, I decided to go for that costume. 

My initial idea was white top, red tutu, white stocking, red shoes, and hood. It was so hard to look for red tutu since most stores sell pink. I just checked my daughter’s closet and saw this never worn red and white combo dress and decided to use it. As for the hood, I just asked someone to sew it. Then I bought red shoes from Payless (it’s on sale!) since I’m not really into red shoes and white stockings. She’s in character naman, don’t you think?

My Little Red Riding Hood
My Little Red Riding Hood

Going back to the Pumpkin Patch party. The school was like a storyland. There were respective stations showcasing a specific story with specific activities for kids. Then, the party started with games. IMG_1055The kids were able to play with different games based on stories like Three Little Pigs where they have to pretend they are the big bad wolf and must blow the houses down. IMG_1047Cat in the Hat, where they have to shoot three cats inside the hat. IMG_1041Lorax, where they have to put “plants” in the corresponding pails.  IMG_1042Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, where they are digging for gems.  IMG_1043Then, there’s the signature Parachute Activity, which was a surefire crowd-pleaser among kids. IMG_1049After the games and activities, the kids went around the Kid Zone to do some trick or treat-ing. They went inside various stores and the people in charge of the stores gave them candies, chocolates, and other treats. IMG_1050IMG_1051

After filling their respective lootbags, the kids went back for some afternoon snack. CDO was there to grace the event and provided us free hotdogs, sausages, and sandwiches. The teachers also set up a food and dessert buffet, which was also a hit among kids and kids-at-heart. 

This is the best pic I can get. LOL
This is the best pic I can get. LOL

Before the party ends, each student got to take home loot bags courtesy of Florsheim Kids. The teachers also asked us, parents, to contribute something for the loot bags in addition to what was given by Florsheim. Me and the other parents gave something other than sweet treats like pencils, erasers, crayons, puzzles, coloring books, and clay. My daughter was extra giddy and told me how happy she was.  IMG_1054I surely can’t wait for next year’s Halloween Party. 

Ayi

A former law student turned stay-at-home mom of two. Join me and read my adventures as I go through this crazy world called parenting and mommy-hood.

24 Comments

  1. Aci Girl

    Nice, StoryLand theme. I bet kids loved it!

    09 . Nov . 2015
  2. arra odeza (@acodeza)

    wow the kids must have enjoyed the party. looks fun and exciting

    09 . Nov . 2015
  3. nilyncartagena

    Aw! She looks really cute on her costume! Nakakatuwa! โ™ฅ

    09 . Nov . 2015
  4. nhessie a.

    Cute kid!!! Im sure she had a fab time at that beautifully themed party!

    09 . Nov . 2015
  5. mamaspeaksagain

    #Sugaroverload my youngest hoarded candies last Halloween as well.

    10 . Nov . 2015
  6. Melisa Sanchez

    So cute, why kids are cute pag na costume noh? Looks they really enjoy the event and having so much fun.

    10 . Nov . 2015
  7. Mommy Rockin' In Style

    The event looks so much fun. And for sure nag enjoy din ang mga parents na kasama. I hope in two to three years time makaattend din kami ng ganitong event. Thanks for sharing!

    10 . Nov . 2015
  8. Celin Mendoza

    The little red riding hood costume is too cute!!!

    10 . Nov . 2015
  9. Kat Rodriguez

    She’s too cute as Little Red Riding Hood. She has a basket, hihi.

    10 . Nov . 2015
    • Ayi

      Pink basket nga eh. LOL. I can’t find a red basket kaya pink nalang. Close enough naman :))

      10 . Nov . 2015
  10. Gerilen

    i love everything that is childhood fantasy including Alice in Wonderland and the little red riding hood. ๐Ÿ™‚

    10 . Nov . 2015
  11. sarah tirona

    aww so cute and well thought of

    10 . Nov . 2015
  12. May De Jesus-Palacpac

    Oh how cute! And may I say, that little dress doesn’t go out of style diba? I remember having one like that before. ๐Ÿ™‚

    11 . Nov . 2015
  13. Mommy Queenelizabeth

    she looks cutie on her red hood!

    11 . Nov . 2015
  14. Maan Laxa

    OMG so cuuute — both the party and your daughter! Now this is my kind of Halloween party!

    11 . Nov . 2015
    • Ayi

      Thank you Mommy Maan ๐Ÿ™‚

      11 . Nov . 2015
  15. Mamanee San Luis

    That is the cutest red cape ever! The party looked like so much fun!

    12 . Nov . 2015
  16. Rowena Wendy Lei ๆž—้œฒ่–‡ (@animetric)

    I like the litte red riding hood costume!

    14 . Nov . 2015
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    14 . Nov . 2015
  18. Pearliza Paguio

    She looks cute and happy with her costume. ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve been meaning to try that for my daughter. Hopefully next year.

    18 . Nov . 2015
  19. Janice

    Your daughter looks so cute! It’s great that there were a lot of other activities instead of just a simple trick or treat.

    24 . Nov . 2015
    • Ayi

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

      24 . Nov . 2015
  20. MrsMartinez

    Ang cute naman ng costume ng daughter mo ๐Ÿ˜Š

    Xoxo
    MrsMartinez

    27 . Nov . 2015
    • Ayi

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

      29 . Nov . 2015

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