Halloween Archive

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Activities to go along with “Haunted Castle on Hallow’s Eve” (a MTH book) … and the Virtual Chapter Book Club for Kids

Jack and Annie, the main characters from The Magic Treehouse series (MTH), by Mary Pope Osborn, are favorites around our house.  We’ve been reading through the series (on & off) for about a year now.  It was just pure luck that

My Halloween Tree

Last spring I created an Easter tree of my very own … and so I decided to re-use it to make my very own Halloween tree.  It was super simple … but ended up looking quite classy and perfect for my

More Halloween Reading for Kids

Last year wrote this post on our favorite Halloween books.  But this year we have some new favorites … The Halloween Play by Felicia Bond Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman The Night Before Halloween by Natasha Wing Room on the Broom

Playing with My Food: Halloween 2011

Along with all the fun projects, I’ve also been playing with my food … Halloween style.  Here’s some fun we’ve had … … just a PBJ on a sandwich thin … with 2 eyes and a mouth! … Halloween cheese and

Creating a Cuckoo Clock (and Bird) Costume

Thanks to an episode of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (Mickey’s Adventures in Wonderland … where Mickey & Donald chase after a runaway cuckoo bird), Honor has been quite interested in cuckoo clocks.  Also, one of her favorite songs is “Tick tock tick

Special Treats For Extra Special Trick-or-Treaters

With all the great Halloween ideas I am finding this year on blog sites and Pinterest, I found some that I really wanted to do for all my favorite trick-or-treaters. Mummy Bars (Hershey Chocolate Bars wrapped in bandages and given google

Playing with Pumpkins!

I was inspired this year to get lots of smaller pumpkins to decorate a bunch of ways … rather then getting just a couple to carve like we normally do.  Here are some ways we played with our pumpkins this year

Ghastly Gourd Goblins

I got this idea from a couple of different posts (from mom websites) and “pins” (on Pinterest).  We’ve had tons of fun taking small pumpkins and gourds and turning them into our own little gaggle of goblins.  All it took was

Halloween Reading

One of the areas that I have REALLY been wanting to blog about are children’s books. I LOVE reading to my kids’ … and I never have (and never will) regret the time I spend reading to them. And, since the