50+ Awesome, Quick, and Easy Kids Craft Ideas For Fall

I simply cannot believe that summer is just about done. It amazes me how fast summer goes by every year, it seems to go by faster then any other season. Maybe it's because of the warm weather, late nights, bonfires, beach trips, swimming, sleepovers with cousins and neighbors, festivals, and all the other fun that happens most during this great season. During the summer our house is filled with at least 1 extra kiddo at least every day and often nights, but usually multiple extra kids. Our house … [Read more...]

Halloween Sensory Bin ~ DIY Moon Sand

Sensory bins is something the younger boys and the bigger boys love using. So I decided to make a halloween sensory bin using DIY Moon Sand. We have tried to make "cloud dough" before using flour and baby oil which worked, but made a very big mess!! So this time I decided to add sand to it hoping it would be less messy. I was right, and we will be using this recipe in the future for other batches of Moon Sand. I will give you the measurements we used to make our Halloween Sensory bin with DIY … [Read more...]

Our Halloween Ideas For Kids #Halloween

For the last couple of weeks we have been doing some misc Halloween fun through out some of our days and have also added some new Halloween work to the little boys shelf in our school room. I am doing things differently this year with our trays instead of adding many new trays each week, I am choosing a few of them and adding them to our shelves and only changing the other activities once or twice a month. Making these changes has helped me be more accountable for getting the trays out and … [Read more...]

10+ Hershey’s Halloween Ideas #HersheysHalloween

**This is a sponsored post by Global Influence with product provided by Hershey's ** With Halloween right around the corner we have been enjoying some Halloween fun and treats. Hershey's is a company that we have been eating our candy from for many years, so we were happy to review their festive Hershey's Halloween Candy. These were the goodies we received from Hershey's. Most of their regular candies come with festive Halloween or fall packaging as well as flavors. Some of the … [Read more...]

Halloween Sensory Bin

Halloween Sensory Bin Idea I decided to pull out our Halloween Sensory Bin from last year and just changed things up a little bit. For anyone interested in where we got our Sensory Table head over and read my DIY Sensory Table post, my hubby made it for me!! Inside The Halloween Sensory Bin: Orange and Purple dyed rice Black Beans Halloween colored bracelets Spider and Skeleton rings Halloween colored Pom Poms Yellow and Orange Spikey Balls Pirate Coins Small Pumpkin … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Halloween T Shirts

Easy DIY Halloween T Shirts While I was at the local crafts store, I noticed they had their t-shirts on sale for really cheap and their Halloween Iron Ons were on clearance for 75% off. So I decided to pick some up a bright orange shirt for each of the kids and let them decorate their own Halloween T-Shirt. Materials Needed: Puffy Paint for fabric Fabric Markers Stensels, or cookie cutters Iron On T-Shirt Decals Any Color T-Shirt Step 1: Paint your t-shirts using puffy paint for … [Read more...]

50+ Halloween and Fall Ideas For Kids

Through the years we have enjoyed lots of different Fall/Halloween projects so I thought it would be fun to put together a list of Halloween and Fall ideas, they are all things we have done through the years with our kids. I hope you find some fun new ideas to try with your kids! 1. Learn about the Skeletal system and make "noodle Skeletons" 2. Make flubber. All you need is borax, glue, and food coloring. 3. Glue pieces of tissue paper to a leaf cut from construction … [Read more...]

Glowing Halloween Decorations

With Halloween coming up soon, the kids and I made some super easy, cheap, and fun Halloween decorations. They turned out so festive and look great around the house as Halloween decorations. Glowing Halloween Decorations Materials Needed: Clear glass cups (check your local thrift store if you don't have any, we used some short and some tall glasses) Newspaper to cover your work area Orange tisue paper ripped up into about 1inch by 1 inch pieces Modge Podge (bowl to pour some … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Learning Activities

Pumpkin Learning Activities So I figured it was time to get the rest of our Pumpkin Learning activities posted so I can share all the fun Christmas stuff that has been added to the shelves for this month I know it's a little late, but maybe someone can use them next year :-) We started out our Pumpkin unit with a trip to the Pumpkin Patch. Ethan carrying around the pumpkin he found. The kids accessing the pumpkins to see what one would be the best one.  Gabe was amazed at … [Read more...]

Fall Playdough

2 Different Homemade Fall PlayDough Ideas We have 2 choices of Homemade Fall PlayDough to rotate for the next month or so. Cinnamon Scented Fall Play Dough Our first is Cinnamon scented Play Dough in a cute apple container, with a pie pan, cutting knife and pretend apples (really mini apple christmas ornaments), to create "apple pies."     Pumpkin Spice Fall PlayDough Our second batch of PlayDoh is orange, with pumpkin spice, it smells just like Pumpkin Pie, … [Read more...]