Halloween Archive

Halloween EQ: Sensitivity Training for kids AND ADULTS

Since Halloween is just a couple days away, I thought it was the PERFECT time to discuss the importance of being mindful about children’s feelings.  Actually, ANYTIME is good to discuss this .. but I have a

3 Simple (& FUN) DIY Halloween Decorations

The kids and I LOVE decorating the house for Halloween, but recently we came up with these three super simple DIY Halloween Decorations. Window Ghost It can’t get much easier than this one.  Especially if you already

The ABCs of Halloween … and The Weekly Kids Co-Op

I just LOVE Halloween … so putting together the ABCs of Halloween was a TON of fun.  Here’s a round up of my own ideas, plus ones from around the internet that I just love. A –

Pumpkin Playdough: A special Halloween treat

As part of the celebration at my daughter’s preschool last year, all of the kids from the entire school go trick-or-treating through the halls.  Parents line the path and pass out NON-FOOD-ITEMS … 100 of them (there’s

Pour Paint Pumpkins

These are so easy and SO much fun to make.  All you need is a pumpkin and lots of paint.  And all you have to do is pour the paint on the pumpkin … and let it

Simple Halloween Garlands

Here are my 3 super simple Halloween garlands.  They were easy and fun to make with the kids … plus, they add some festiveness to our family room. The one at the top, the Yarn Pumpkin Garland,

Noodle Ghosts

One of the very first posts on this blog was on a super fun Noodle Monster project the kids and I did.  Ever since then I thought that redoing the project would be great for Halloween and

13 Fun Halloween Apps for Kids

Just for fun the other day I went on a search for fun Halloween Apps for Kids for my iPhone.  I was amazed at how many turned up and downloaded a bunch, almost all of them free.

A Round-Up of Halloween Reading for Kids

I really amazes me how many wonderful children’s books there are about Halloween.  I keep on finding more … and more … and more.  So, I decided to do a round-up of Halloween reading for kids! Here’s

What’s in the Witch’s Kitchen? – a Fun Menu activity to go along with Nick Sharratt’s book

This month the Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring Nick Sharratt!  Once again I collected all the books I could by him at our library … and a couple that we had around the house.  Here

Halloween Movies for Kids

One of the things that really sets the mood for any season for my family is sitting down together and watching some holiday related movies.  Here are some of my favorite Halloween movies for kids … Mickey’s

Halloween Party at School

Calling all Room Parents!  If you are in the same position I was last year when undertook being a room parent for the first time and searching for fun, simple, and inexpensive ideas for a Halloween Party