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 […]
When you think about it, every word was made up at some point. So why not have your kids add a few of theirs to the lexicon to celebrate Dictionary Day? It’ll be klarrippatastic!
A light caramel glaze makes this mix of popcorn and Kix a fast favorite. Good thing it’s so easy and quick—you might be making a second batch on short notice! Planning a fall harvest party? Scoop this delicious mix into small food-storage plastic bags, and tie with orange ribbons to make fun favors! How to […]
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!
Dressing up is fun for kids no matter what time of year it is. Get the kids involved in creating their own costumes using materials and craft supplies you already have! Here are 3 costume ideas using a cereal box as the base. Owl (or any type of bird): Cut a chest piece out of […]
There’s something eerie about this chocolatey house… almost like someone is watching. Always watching. No matter where you try and hide, these eyes are always watching. All you need to create a spooky scene for your Halloween table are some monster cereals and a few supermarket and craft store supplies. Don’t you wonder who lurks […]