Halloween Blog Posts

  • Kids’ Halloween Spider Craft Halloween craftAre you looking for a last-minute Halloween kids’ craft? This spider paint print art activity is super-simple, and fun for children of all ages. Your kids can add to it, making it more elaborate. Or, they can stick with the basic idea. Materials: Card stock paper (or another thick paper) Tempera paint (use black and orange for Halloween-themed ...
  • Halloween Candy Alternative Ideas Halloween candyThe kids just came home from trick-or-treating with pillowcases filled with candy—literally! Halloween is here and the sweets are totally out of control. Don’t stress. You can celebrate the holiday while still helping the kids stay healthy. How? Check out these Halloween options, activities and ideas that make it easier to stop the candy craze. The ...
  • Kids’ Halloween Pumpkin and Ghost Paint Prints Pumpkin craftsKids can create cute Halloween paint prints to decorate cards, gift bags, trick-or-treat bags or almost anything else. This is an easy art activity that lets the kids get in on the holiday action, and create their own décor. Add the prints to crepe paper, cardboard, card stock, tissue or even fabric. Make pumpkins or ...
  • Candy Corn Recipes for Halloween Halloween candyWhat says, “Halloween” more than candy corn? The super-sweet fall treat is a holiday staple that kids know and love. Sure, you could serve a bowl of the white, orange and yellow treats for your next Halloween party. Or, you could use the goodies as part of a completely creative holiday recipe. Check out these ...
  • Halloween Pumpkin Picking Tips Halloween activityHalloween is quickly approaching. That means costumes, candy and picking pumpkins! You’re looking for the perfect pumpkin to put out on the front porch this Halloween. Before heading out the door to the pumpkin patch, check out these pre-picking tips! Select Your Space Are you planning on putting a few pumpkins outside of your front door? Maybe ...
  • 3 Easy No-Carve Pumpkin Crafts for Halloween Halloween craftCarving pumpkins is a Halloween tradition. That said, your very young child can’t exactly use a knife to make his very own jack o’ lantern. That’s okay. Instead of actually carving away, your preschooler can decorate a pumpkin without having to use anything sharp. How? Check out these no-carve Halloween pumpkin crafts! Glitter and Glue It’s artsy—and, ...
  • Kids’ Halloween Pumpkin Puppet Craft Halloween craftCelebrate Halloween with a cute kids’ craft! Your child can make pumpkin puppets, and then use them for hours of pretend play. These are easy enough for preschoolers to make—even with minimal help from you. Not only is this an artsy activity, but it also helps your child to develop fine motor skills and learn ...
  • Halloween Pumpkin Print Card for Kids kids' craftHalloween is coming, and your family and friends can’t wait to see your child dressed in her super-creative costume. But, grandma lives in another state, Aunt Ethel can’t come over on Halloween night and your sister is out with her own kids. Your child can craft her own Halloween greeting card that features pretty painting ...
  • Halloween Candy Recipes Holiday chocolateAlong with trick-or-treating comes the obligatory mountain of Halloween candy. While letting the kids snack on some of it is part of the celebration, you can also use the sweets to make a few creative goodies! Halloween S’mores You’ve already got the chocolate covered. So, why not add in a marshmallow and two graham crackers? Pop the ...
  • Halloween and haunted houses from Spooky Town spooky-town-haunted-villageHalloween and haunted houses go hand-in-hand. That said, you don’t have to head out into the autumn evening to catch a look at one of these super-spooky attractions! Whether you want to visit the real deal or stay home and set up your own mini version, we’ve got some of the hottest haunted houses for ...