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If you’re planning on skipping this year’s Halloween costume party, then you could at least make the effort of decorating your lawn or the interior of your house with spooky details. You don’t want to be the Halloween Grinch, now, do you? Sure, you might be able to get away with great DIY tips, but you can only do so much, especially if you’re a busy person with not a lot of time on your hands. If you’re worried about getting the right props to get your Halloween decorations started, then I’ve got your back. Here’s a list of cool Halloween props that you can use to whip up a kickass Halloween decoration.
It’s time to let out the skeletons in your closet – literally. Halloween is all about the dead, undead, and everything in between. So, you better believe there’s going to be skeletons all over your neighborhood this year. Why get left out? I’ve got you covered with this lifesize posable skeleton as an addition to your Halloween props.
This 5-foot tall skeleton will surely not leave you hanging on All Hallows’ Eve. You can have it standing around your front porch to scare the trick-or-treaters away, have it sit down in front of the piano to entertain your guests, use it for an anatomy class, or even keep it around after Halloween – call it ‘Jim’ or whatever tickles your fancy. Just don’t get too attached. I hear it doesn’t talk that much.
Swings are great. No matter how old you are, you are never too old to sit on a swing and feel the wind brush against your skin. Sometimes, even supernatural folks need to experience that. Now, I heard that being a reaper is tough, so who’s to say a reaper can’t take a break from reaping souls and enjoy a moment sitting on a swing in your front yard?
We won’t have that this year. I’ve got a 60-inch swinging reaper for you, which makes for a great Halloween prop. It’s definitely spooky, and I wouldn’t be surprised if the kids decide to skip your house for trick-or-treating altogether.
Speaking of trick-or-treating, don’t you just hate it when your Halloween candy is placed in a mundane platter? No? Just me, then. Well, if you’re looking to add an extra spooky factor to your Halloween candy, then this is exactly what you need. This zombie head with the top of the skull chopped off to make way for all the sweets you’re planning to give away to trick-or-treaters is a great addition to your Halloween props.
Mind you, though, it doesn’t look exactly like the picture, but it’s still a scary piece to have around the house. Word on the street is that the poor owner of this head – who was supposedly a genius at all things Halloween – met a guy who was trying to figure out where to put his Halloween candy, so he decided to…pick the genius’ brain.
On All Hallows’ Eve, the scarier the Halloween props are, the better. Now, I can’t think of anything scarier than a corpse literally hanging about your front porch, can you? This 72-inch cocoon corpse sure adds to the spooky element of any house. To start off, it’s a green foam corpse wrapped in silky web. You can hang it either from the feet or the head, but upside down’s the way to go, if you ask me.
One of the best things about this prop is that it is collapsible for easy storage. I know plenty of folks who have been discouraged from putting up Halloween decoration because they were deterred by the idea of cleaning up after everything is over. This one’s much easier to put away, so grab one now and be the envy of your neighborhood!
Have you ever experienced shaking hands with the undead? Silly question, I know, but have you ever wondered what it would be like, shaking hands with the undead? The answer to that question is not that far from reality. With this zombie hand door knob, you and your guests will be able to experience firsthand chumming it up with a zombie. Simply slap this onto your door knob and let madness unfold. I doubt anyone would be trying to open your door on their own. It’s lifesize and quite comparable to an adult man’s hand – except it’s more zombie-like.
Who would’ve thought that when they crash landed on Oz, Dorothy and Toto would accidentally kill none other than the Wicked Witch of the East? Well, no one, really, but it still happened. Everything that followed sure was a great adventure though, with the good guys coming out on top, so it’s all good. After all, The Wizard of Oz is a classic tale. The 1939 movie sure was great, and it was so ahead of its time, there were a lot of mishaps during production.
If you’re planning on making your Halloween more child-friendly, then you might want to consider these legs prop. The Wicked Witch’s legs were all that was seen at the scene of the crime, visibly showing her striped tights and ruby red shoes. Paint your pavements a bright shade of yellow and have a merry time with an Oz-themed Halloween party.
With scary things lurking on the night of Halloween, it’s important that you not only dress the part of a character straight out of a horror movie, you gotta have the right Halloween props, too. Especially if you’re playing the part of a vampire, a little bit of blood seems mandatory, don’t you think? You can’t get away with just goth makeup and some high quality costume.
Now with this pint of fake blood, you can make a gory scene out of your house, or even use some for your scary costume. It’s a dark shade of red that seems realistic, so you might as well pull a prank or two on your friends this year. Don’t let anyone catch you in your bloodless costume if you want to look as convincing as possible!
I know you’re itching for more great ideas for some great Halloween props, you can check out some of the animatronics props that I’ve come up with, or you can check out these other cool options.
Head in a Jar Halloween Props
Terror Television with Lights and Sound
Scary Props Headless Zombie
Realistic Feathered Crows
Scary Pumpkin Halloween Prop
Vampire Demon Halloween Tombstone
Inflatable Creepy Clown Decoration
36-inch Nocturnal Bat Skeleton
Light Up Reaper Stanchion
Collapsible Wood Grain Look Coffin
Images from HalloweenCostumes.com, Amazon.com