The weather is finally cooling off, which means it’s the perfect time to snuggle up and watch a fun, Halloween movie! This week in the blog, we are bringing you our top 5 picks for movies with the kids, including a “Scary Factor” to help pick the movie that’s best for your family!
Scary Factor: ⅖ pumpkins
Parents who grew up in the 90’s or early 20’s will remember this one fondly! Halloweentown is a good pick for kids 7+; there are some mildly scary scenes involving the villain, but nothing too scary! Overall, it is a cute tale involving a brother and sisters trying to find their home.
Spooky Factor: ⅕ pumpkins
This is another slightly older movie, but still a good one nonetheless! There are some mild moments of bad language, but the material itself isn’t too bad. Young and older kids alike can enjoy this sweet tale about a ghost and his human friend.
Monster House (2006)
Scary Factor: ⅘ pumpkins
This fast-paced movie might be better for older kiddos and preteens who enjoy a thrill! There are several darker elements and scares, but nothing too intense. Parents will enjoy the fast-paced plot and funny characters!
The Addams Family (2019)
Scary Factor: ⅕
This light-hearted tale has many good themes like acceptance, family, and love. It isn’t too scary, and young kids will enjoy the animation and funny characters. Overall, a great pick for family movie night!
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Spooky Factor: ⅕
This film is also more recent, but still a great one. It features a hotel full of fun, wacky monsters, and a sweet storyline about love. Not too scary, this movie is good for small kids, but older kids and parents will also enjoy the funny writing and jokes.
Grab your popcorn and settle in with one of these cute films this week!
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