Monthly Archives: October 2012
Re-create this scary simple vampire pumpkin design idea with a white “casper” pumpkin or paint your own pumpkin white. We used Sharpie Paint Pens to add the vampire face and features. Be sure to share your Vampire pumpkin with us on our facebook page SEE MORE PUMPKIN DESIGN IDEAS HERE!
Re-create this super simple Frankenstein pumpkin design with a green pumpkin (I believe this variety is called Blue Max) or paint your own pumpkin green. The trick here is really getting the right shape for your Frankenstein head. To decorate, we used Sharpie Paint Pens. We sketched many face options but stuck with a simpler […]
When I first started as a contributing writer for Mom Trusted, I asked my son if there were any projects he specifically wanted to do with me. Of all the things to make, create, and do, his mind firmly planted on making homemade butter. For weeks and weeks, that idea has been on the back-burner. […]
I’ve been doing numerous fall activities lately with my preschooler, but not many involve getting outside and actually enjoying the seasonal changes that are taking place right now. So I decided to hand my daughter a bag and take her for a nice outing in search of colorful leaves to make a collage to display […]
While I’m a huge fan of keepsakes involving children’s handprints and footprints, I wanted something different from the standard ghost footprint typically done this time of year. When I came across this idea on the Pinterest, I decided to give it a try. I was worried that my 3-year-old would have a harder time with […]
Get in the Halloween spirit by whipping up some classic tissue paper ghosts! These are a snap to make – you might find your child wants to make a whole colony of them! You’ll need scissors tissue paper (ours had this cute scalloped edge – yours might not, but it’s okay!) light colored thread Cut […]
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I love all things fall. I especially love pumpkins. Pumpkin pie. Pumpkin spice lattes. And, of course, pumpkin decorating. For years my son and I have carved pumpkins this time of year. But now that my daughter is old enough to share in the fun, I’ve been looking around for pumpkin decorating ideas that don’t […]
What’s better than fresh-baked blueberry muffins? CRAZY colored muffins! This activity lets kids play with some wild colors and practice their stirring skills. When you’re done, you and your little chefs will have some beautiful and delicious treats to share! You’ll need a muffin mix (or a good recipe – but for us, “just […]
In order to perfect their writing skills, preschoolers need lots of practice. But all that wasted paper and handwriting workbooks can be a HUGE waste of money not to mention bad for the environment. Here’s a handwriting practice sheet that is not only quick and easy to make but you can customize it with any […]