How to make a God’s eye with 2 sticks

Learning how to make a God’s eye craft is a great way to introduce weaving to young kids! The results are impressive and the God’s eye crafts can be used as festive ornaments for any holiday. These can be as simple or as complicated as you would like, however, to keep things easy for this […]

Spider Web Ornaments Halloween Craft

These spider web ornaments are perfect for a last-minute crafting activity for Halloween! They are very quick and easy to make. Why not craft up a bunch of these and string them together to make a festive garland for your next Halloween party? Scroll down for a materials list and a detailed step by step […]

The Best Spider Crafts for Kids

These spider crafts for kids are so much fun to do for Halloween! These projects are sure to add an element of spookiness to your Halloween decor. They would be a spooktacular addition to any Halloween party too! Here are some of our favorite spider crafts for kids: Creepy Crawly Placemats Here’s a festive Halloween […]

Spider Legs and Eggs – Halloween Party Treat

Spider legs and eggs are quick to make for a Halloween party treat! They are sure to add a creepy yet silly vibe to any Halloween party. The best part is that these spider legs and eggs do not require any baking at all! You probably already have everything you need in your pantry. Below, […]

Halloween Pretend Play – Witch’s Workshop

This Witch’s Workshop is an easy way to foster lots of creative Halloween pretend play! You can use vinegar and baking soda to create potions, measure and weigh toy spiders, or read Halloween stories together for “research”. Here are a few ideas to create a spooktacular witch’s workshop of your own! To make a witch’s […]

Candy Apple Bar – an easy DIY party treat

This DIY candy apple bar is so simple and quick to prepare! You probably already have everything you need in your pantry. You can easily whip up this candy apple bar in just a few minutes! It would be a great treat for a last-minute party. As an added bonus, no baking is required! To […]

Easy Spider Craft for Kids to Make

Here’s an easy spider craft for kids using chenille stems and soda tabs! These spiders are quick and fun to make. This spider craft would add a bit of creepy and spooktacular decor for any Halloween party. Or use them as a prop to act out the Itsy Bitsy Spider song. Since this spider craft […]

Easy Halloween Treats Kids Can Make

Looking for super EASY Halloween treats kids can make? Here are three fun ideas that use items you probably already have in your pantry! These treats would be perfect to give to family or friends. They would make spooktacular Halloween party treats too! To make Snot on a Stick, you will need: pretzel rods green […]

Easy Halloween Art Project for Kids

Here is an easy Halloween art project for kids using chalk pastels and black construction paper. You could use several different Halloween-themed subjects for these silhouettes, including bats, cats, spiders, witches, and more! Use pre-cut shapes available at any craft store, or cut out your own creations. Here are instructions to make this easy Halloween […]

Spider Art Project for Kids (EASY)

This spider art project for kids is quick and easy to do! Kids can enjoy the process of making a simple stamp for block printing, and later adding details to their designs. Great fine-motor practice for little ones! To make this spider art project, you will need: Foam Plate – easily found at a dollar […]

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

This pumpkin art project incorporates so many fun art techniques for kids ages 8 and up to explore! The kids can make simple stamps for block printing, create a collage with their prints, and later add further zentangle details. Scroll down for easy ways that this pumpkin art project can be adapted for younger children as […]

Favorite Halloween Books for Kids Ages 4-8

Here is a list of our favorite Halloween books for kids ages 4-8! Be sure to take a look at the list below for a fun and festive Halloween story time. My own kids have personally requested these books for story time again & again! Maybe these will become some of your favorite Halloween books […]

Zombie Portrait Banner for Halloween

Disclosure: This creative Halloween activity is sponsored by our friends at Melissa and Doug. All opinions are my own. This zombie portrait banner would be a fun group craft activity for a Halloween party! The kids may enjoy creating some of their own party decor! It is easy to set up and the craft paper […]

Pretend Play Ideas for Halloween

These pretend play ideas for Halloween are sure to provide hours of imaginative playtime fun! These ideas are simple to set up and can be made using dollar store items or other supplies you probably already have on-hand. Lots of spooktacular creative play activities to explore! Here are 5 of our favorite pretend play ideas […]

Paper Haunted House Lanterns for Halloween

These paper haunted house lanterns are such a spooktacularly fun craft to decorate for Halloween! I love how the template can be customized with lots of spooky details. Build a village of haunted houses to display proudly in your home or classroom! This would be a great craft to do together with your teen or […]

Play Dough Pumpkin Pie Shop!

After making our own pumpkin spice play dough and a second batch of cinnamon play dough, the kids were ready to make a pretend pumpkin pie shop! Our house smelled like an Autumn café, and this activity kept the kids happily entertained for a long time. I love that they were able to practice some basic […]

Acts of Kindness — Halloween Edition!

This post is sponsored by our friends at Socialstars and Minute Maid as part of the #doingood #minutemaid campaign. All opinions are my own. A few years ago, during the week of Halloween, I missed attending one of my kid’s costume parades at school. It felt like a huge parenting fail. I had planned to […]

Netflix Halloween Family Movie Night

If you are considering a Netflix Streaming subscription, I highly recommend it as an excellent ad-free alternative to cable television. The most difficult aspect of Netflix Streaming is deciding which of the many movies or television series to watch because there are so many different options! Having instant access to such a large library of films […]