Spooky Season activites

As Halloween jumps out from around the corner amid quarantine, students are finding themselves with limited options of things to do. Here is our guide to some Halloween activities that are both fun and safe:

1. School Halloween Drive-by

To facilitate school spirit, Diamond Bar High School is hosting a drive-by on October 31 during which students have the opportunity to pick up a bag of candy. To sign up for Trunk or Treat, students must RSVP on the DBHS website for a certain time slot to ensure social distancing. At this event, they’re able to enter raffles, collect goodie bags, participate in a Halloween scenic route and take pictures in optional photo booths. Participants are encouraged to wear their costumes and decorate their cars to celebrate Halloween as well. 

2. Movie Night

A fun way to spend this holiday with your friends is to have a spooky movie night. Students can use extensions such as Netflix Party, Watch2gether and Scener to stream their favorite films simultaneously from different devices. Some Halloween classics include “Frankenstein,” “Goosebumps,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas” and “Hocus Pocus.” Additionally, students can snack on foods like candy corn, popcorn, pretzels and frosted cookies so students can experience eating together while still social distancing. This activity allows students to socialize with their friends in a fun and safe way.

3.Pumpkin Carving and Painting Contest

Carving and painting pumpkins has always been a popular Halloween activity and can still be practiced while social distancing. Students can finish their own pumpkins and share them with others through social media. For the more creative, you can try designs such as turning the pumpkin into certain animals, carving faces on them or transforming them into bird feeders. Friends can also work together in parks with gloves and masks to create their pumpkins. This activity is a good way to keep students creative and engaged, all while staying safe.