Mad Scientist Party Ideas

By October 2, 2015 DIY Parties No Comments
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For a fun twist to a regular Halloween party, consider these fun ideas for a Mad Scientist Party! From bubbling concoctions to gory details like bloody body parts and slime. For a more kid friendly party, you focus on bright décor and science experiments. For a darker twist you can channel your inner horror movie director and dial up the gore.

Whether your party is friendly and science filled or gory and slime filled, you are sure to find some great inspiration to make your party a spooky success!



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From cute skeletons to scary severed fingers, here are some unique ways to announce your mad scientist party:



There is something delicious and exciting about decorating a table with severed body parts, isn’t there? For a mad scientist table, consider some syringes, chemistry beakers, a skull and a rat for starters. Glow sticks will be a major asset in this gruesome tablescape!


You don’t have to just do the usual bobbing for apples or other Halloween games, you can incorporate some actual science activities that can be fun and educational too!



There are some absolutely disgusting looking food ideas out there that would be perfect for a mad scientist party. Pretty much anything made to look like bloody body parts is a safe bet. Other options include anything resembling insects or biohazard experiments gone wrong.

Party Favors


Who doesn’t like a collection of eyeballs, witches fingers and rubber bats? For Mad Scientist parties you can make your favors science themed, and giving slime is usually the norm. Consider putting a collection of spooky appendages in a clear plastic paint can favor and add a couple red rock candy sticks to complete the look.




Don’t forget about your costumes! For kids you could pain a men’s white pocket t-shirt or order a costume to wear and have everything they need to look the part!