It’s simple to create a warm, cozy fall atmosphere in your home with these 8 decorating tips! Continue reading 8 Delightful Decorating Tips for Fall and Halloween
What do you love about fall? Here’s my top ten reasons! Continue reading 10 Reasons I Love Fall
Rook No. 17 has a great Halloween Scavenger Hunt Eighteen25 has a free printable of 31 activities and a Halloween countdown. Clever Classroom has a free Halloween Vocabulary printable. (you will need to create a free account.) Like a Pretty Petunia has a tutorial on how to make these! Better Homes and Garden has 25 different crafts for Halloween. Craft Interrupted has many printables for decorations. … Continue reading Halloween Activities and Crafts!
Fall has long been a season of celebration. Harvest parties have been in existence for centuries. Why not have a party this year using suggestions from “The Penny Whistle Halloween Book” by Meredith Brokaw and Annie Gilbar? We’ve excerpted a few of our favorite ideas. PUMPKIN DECORATIONS Hollow out and fill with dried flowers, leaves, and branches. Make a “family” by using pumpkins of different sizes. As … Continue reading Kids Korner: Harvest Time
We’ve found some simple and fun crafts for children as young as 3 or 4. Older children can cut their own shapes. Most importantly, remember this is supposed to be fun! There is no right or wrong way to make a pumpkin! Creativity is limited only by your child’s imagination. The colors are suggestions, however, ask your child what color pumpkin they want to make! … Continue reading Fun Halloween Crafts and Games
FALL CENTERPIECE: Start with a wicker plate used to support paper plates. Supply bump chenille, hay, styrofoam, silk leaves and flowers, ribbon, small decoration, glue, scissors. Let imagination go! Will you have a pumpkin patch, a scarecrow, a candle in the middle? This is a great family night project. Also a good ice breaker for groups. Easy PAPER BAG Decorations from HIGHLIGHTS Creative Crafts Series: … Continue reading Kid’s Korner: Harvest
Picture Credit: Vernon’s Blog Go to a Pumpkin Patch. Pick your favorite. Take it home and decorate or make pumpkin seeds and pumpkin bread. Go on a hayride! Stuff a scarecrow. Do leaf tracings. Find out what types you’ve collected. Have your children rake up leaves (for money?). They jump in! Have a harvest party. Include scarcrow making. Everyone brings an old shirt and pants. You … Continue reading Ideas for Fall Both Indoor and Out
Fall is a great time to go outdoors and LOOK. Teach your children to notice things- patterns on the ground, the sun shining through the leaves, the many shades of leaves, various bark trees. A nature walk could include taking a book along to identify birds, trees, leaves, and bugs. Best medication for TEETHING TODDLERS crushed ice! Give child spoon and little dish of ice. Really … Continue reading This Works for Me!