Host a spooky sleepover
Why not ask mum and dad if you can host your very own kids' night in and have sleepover with a few friends. Ask your friends to dress up as witches or ghosts and you can decorate your room with broomsticks, cobwebs and rubber spiders. Here are some ghoulish gags and spooky stories for your spooky kids' night in.
'Mummy, mummy, the kids at school say I look like a werewolf.'
'Be quiet, son, and comb your face.'
What do you get when a monster steps on a house?
Why doesn't anyone want to kiss a vampire?
Because they have bat breadth.
Where do ghosts put their mail?
In the ghost office.
What do you get when you cross a hairy monster with a dozen eggs?
A very hairy omelette.
What do you call a wizard from outer space?
A flying sorcerer.
Where do vampires keep their savings?
In the blood bank.
Spooky stories to read by torchlight
Turn off all the lights and take turns reading these spooky stories by torchlight with your sleepover friends!
- The Witches by Roald Dahl
- How Hedley Hopkins Did a Dare... by Paul Jennings
- The Twilight Ghost: Aussie Chomp by Colin Thiele
- Witchsong by Kim Wilkins
Jokes and gags from the book What a Joke! The Puffin Book of Kids' Jokes $7.95, Puffin by Phillip Adams and Patrice Newell, c Phillip Adams and Patrice Newell 1998