There are so many things you can make from an empty cereal box! Instead of throwing them away or recycling them, carefully break down the top and bottom enclosures so you can flatten the boxes and save them for future projects. These monsters are a perfect example of how to easily turn an ordinary cereal […]
Crafts are a great way to introduce kids to different cultures and traditions. Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is celebrated on November 1st and is a holiday to honor deceased loved ones. Older kids can research the holiday along with making fun new crafts. Tissue Flowers Tissue flowers are easy and fun. […]
These chocolate monster pops fittingly rely on the spooky Monster cereals (Franken Berry, Boo Berry, Fruity Yummy Mummy, Count Chocula and/or Fruit Brute) haunting supermarkets this time of year. They are easy enough for even the youngest of hands to help make and just cute enough to shake the creeps. Choose just one monster cereal, or […]
Felt boards are a lot of fun for kids to play with. It’s a great way to foster their imagination and keep them thinking creatively. With this board they can make all different sorts of monsters by switching out eyes, mouths and eyebrows! When they are all done, store the pieces in a zip top […]
Pumpkins are often the centerpiece of Fall decorations. Carving a pumpkin is fun but not always easy for kids (especially the little ones). Here are 5 pumpkin decorating ideas that don’t require any carving at all! Thumbtack Studded Pumpkin All you need is thumbtacks (you can buy a large set at the dollar store) and […]
This Halloween, scare your kids into smart snacking by turning vegetables into monsters. You can use any combination of vegetables, both raw and cooked, that you can imagine. Vegetables have such variety in color and shape–not to mention their peculiar, misshapen beauty–that their haphazard mixings will produce the best monsters. And if the kids munch […]
Help your kids give your Halloween decorations a little more creepiness by adding a little DIY LED light to them. It’s super easy, quite inexpensive, and all you need to do to get the lights up and running are to take a quick trip to an electronics store. To add LED’s to your Halloween project, […]
Pull out the construction paper as it’s time to create some fun works of art using paint and bubble wrap! It’s easy for your kids to create their own designs using basic shapes and then embellishing to their heart’s content. Here’s how to make ghosts and pumpkins, but there’s no limit. They can make a […]
Construction paper and colored tissue paper is what you’ll need to create this fun and pretty faux stained glass candy corn from CraftsbyAmanda.com. With autumn in full swing and Halloween quickly approaching, this easy craft is great for an afternoon of fall fun. So get the kids together and make several to adorn your windows!
Whether you’re inspired to dress up as something specific or just want to invent it as you go, creating a Halloween costume from scratch is one of life’s great artistic adventures!