Costumes, Creepy-Crawlies and Candy. The three “C”s of Halloween. My kids love dressing up and they love being scared, but if you ask them, October 31st is all about the candy. I remember when I was young, holding tight to my parents’ hands and scrambling from door to door, ringing doorbells, shouting “Trick or treat!” at the top of my lungs, and waiting for enthusiastic reactions to my costume. Oh, and the candy. Of course, the candy. And when my siblings and I got home, dumping out our pillowcases onto the dining room table and comparing our loot. That was the best part of all!
Halloween is my family’s absolute favorite holiday of the year. We love coming up with creative, unique costumes – often with a family theme – and we take advantage of every opportunities we get to make a fun Halloween craft for kids. With Halloween just a few weeks away, my family has been busy making all sorts of paper crafts and Halloween decorations. I thought this witch craft was particularly adorable.
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Sequin Bouquet Mother’s Day Craft I’ll bet you make tissue paper flower bouquets with your class every year for Mother’s Day, don’t you? This year why not have your students make a different kind of Mothers Day craft? One Mothers Day gift idea I like to make with my class is this floral picture frame. […]
If your kids are itching to start dying eggs and hiding them around the house, check out the Easter crafts blog for a fun kids craft that will keep your kids busy and get them into the spirit of the holiday.
As it gets closer to Easter, you’ll be doing lots of crafts for kids that are centered around eggs. But what to do with all those egg cartons? I hate the thought of filling up our landfills with materials that could easily be re-used to make fun crafts for kids – my own children as well as my students. So start saving those egg cartons because in today’s Easter crafts blog we’ll make a wreath that is surprisingly simple yet unique for your classroom or front door! These also make great spring crafts for anytime before or after Easter.
Welcome back to my Easter crafts blog! Today’s Easter crafts are simple, adorable and fun. Each child will make a mask and become a little Easter bunny. My kids love to hop around the house wearing these Easter bunny crafts.
I’ve got lots of adorable Easter crafts for kids in store this season. Here’s one that’s sure to get your kids excited to pull out their books and start reading! Each child will make a bookmark – their very own Easter bunny crafts complete with Easter basket.
St. Patrick’s Day Silly Snake Craft As legend has it, when St. Patrick went to convert the Irish to Christianity, he also banished all snakes from the island. Experts say there were never any snakes there to begin with, but that’s not the point. It’s a memorable legend and the basis for the connection people […]