Like so many other things, Halloween is likely to be a more sombre affair this year. While we may not be able to take the kids trick or treating, there’s still plenty of seasonal treats, toys and gifts around. Read on for our top 5 Halloween Treats and Gifts

Top 5 Halloween Treats and Gifts 2020

  1. Build Your Own Pleesecake

How cool is this? Create your own limited Halloween edition Pleesecake (no bake) cheesecake. You can get the DIY delivery kit, delivered to your home. It comes filled with themed goodies from ready made ‘witches ashes’ – Oreo biscuit base topped with a frozen chocolate and raspberry ‘dirt and blood’ cheesecake, plus slime ganache created with white chocolate and green food colouring, and an assortment of scary sweets and chocolates to decorate with.

Each cake serves 8-10 and is priced at £32 (excluding delivery). The limited-edition Halloween BYOAH! cake is available until 31st October. A minimum of 72 hours’ notice is required.


    1. Halloween HARIBO

Always a fave in our household, HARIBO has come over all Spooky for 31stOctober. HARIBO Trick or Treat (available in 160g or 512g multipacks) are a colourful mix of bat, broomstick, frog and spider shaped pieces, these tasty gums and jellies have been brewed up in a choice of two suitably scary multipacks.


  1. Weird Science Ultimate Slime Putty Mixers 

Is your little one slime mad? Who’s isn’t! This brilliant kit incorporates slime and science – masking education in a sticky, gooey mess of fun. The pack contains five pots of putty, sequins, beads, foam, big chunky glitter and pom pons. Perfect thing for your mad little scientist at home this Halloween.

Price: £7


  1. Ghost Hunters

Ghost Hunters is a scary good time for players young and old. Featuring 60 multi-level challenges, light up all of the ghosts in each task by placing all the flashlight puzzle pieces correctly.  The game helps develop concentration, logic and problem solving. It’s compact and fully portable so great for trips away too.

RRP: £14.99 


  1. The Scary Book

This brand new lift the flap book by Thierry Dedieu will show children wha’ts hiding inside some creepy creates. It’s a perfect blend of silly and scary and designed to help young kids overcome their worries with laughter. Snakes, bats and spiders aren’t that frightening – but just wait till you see what they’re like on the inside! Whether it’s a big bad wolf or a skeletal ghost, each monster is hiding its really horrible side beneath a foldable flap.

Available from all good bookstores.
Price: £9.99