As my children were busy making Halloween decorations and I was finishing up the last of the costume sewing, I looked at some leftover fabric I had. It really wan't enough to save but I hate just throwing stuff out (it wars with me decluttering self). So, instead, I turned it into a couple of... Continue Reading →
As a little gift for my children and to add some decoration, I pulled out some of the peg people I bought for the purpose of painting storybook characters. A little acrylic paint, some polyurethane coating, and I had eight Halloween peg people: werewolf, skeleton, vampire, witch, Frankenstein's monster, scarecrow, mummy, and ghost.
My children love word puzzles and games. Check out these FREE Halloween Mad Libs, word puzzles, mazes, crossword puzzles, word searches and more at Classroom Jr.
Photo by Vanessa DruckmanPumpkin hunting is serious business around here. Fall, with its cooler weather, apples, pumpkins, and changing leaves is our favorite season. October, being the month in which we were married, is our favorite of all times. In our area, most families head to pumpkin patches that resemble mini-pumpkin themed amusement parks more... Continue Reading →
As with many other holidays, companies have managed to turn Halloween into a consumerist Photo by Yaxzone product. Emphasis is placed on the purchase and distribution of mass amounts of candy, over-priced cheaply made costumes, and non-environmentally friendly packaging. When we celebrate Halloween by taking our children trick-or-treating, it's easy to fall into this mindset.... Continue Reading →
Halloween is almost here, and the hot discussion among parents is how to deal with the anticipated candy from Halloween night. Is it better to let their kids pick out a few pieces and make the rest magically disappear, either by buying it from them or having a mythical Halloween goblin? Would it be better... Continue Reading →