FRIGHT NIGHT: Gladstone Multicultural Playgroup opens its doors to a horde of monsters for the Halloween bash on November 30.
FRIGHT NIGHT: Gladstone Multicultural Playgroup opens its doors to a horde of monsters for the Halloween bash on November 30. Welcoming Multicultural Neighbours

Creepy crawly Halloween affair at Mutlicultural Playgroup

IT WAS a breath of ghoulish air when the children of the Gladstone Multicultural Playgroup stepped away from their usual activities and got to dress up as their favourite spooky characters.

The playgroup opened its doors to a horde of excited little monsters for their Halloween bash on October 30 and celebrated with fistfuls of glitter, goop and a witch's cauldron full of fake insects and eyes.

Much to the children's delight, there was also slimy spaghetti worms to be squished and a small haunted house to explore.

A few children even added to their costumes with face paint while even mums and dads couldn't resist joining in the gooey fun.

The celebration, arranged by WIN's project officer Marie Daix and Playgroup QLD's Debbie Flaherty, went down just as well as the tasty featured treat banana-ghosts that were quickly made, and eaten by little hands.

Ms Daix said it was a great night celebrated and enjoyed by all and was delighted to see families of all cultures get involved.

"Though each celebration contains its own unique style, each is celebrated for the similar purpose at the same time of year," she said.

"This makes Halloween a frighteningly fun way to break down cultural barriers by engaging in a little harmless horror."



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