I am so excited to finally start a Halloween tree in our house this year! And that has led to the inevitable – DIY salt dough Halloween ornaments!
We are such a huge fan of salt dough ornaments in my house, so this was so much fun for both of my kids.
One of the things I love most about salt dough ornaments is that it is a really great activity for the kids that can be broken down into different phases and spread out over days or even weeks. It’s also a great way to get them in the Halloween spirit without needing candy!
Are you ready to blow your kids’ mind? Want the best October yet? You can actually get a Halloween Advent calendar to savor every single spectacular day of October…plan every single Halloween-ish activity…and truly savor the weirdest, most bizarre holiday ever.
I am a huge holiday person, but Christmas has always taken center stage once the weather starts cooling off. But as my kids get older, Halloween has become more and more exciting! So when I discovered these Halloween Advent calendars (also called Halloween countdown calendars), I felt like I hit the jackpot!
Before having kids, Halloween was just a so-so holiday that really only served to pave the way for Christmas (in my biased opinion, at least ;-)). But AFTER having kids, Halloween became so much more! Kids LOVE Halloween and it can easily turn into one of those holidays that is never forgotten…regardless of the time of year. And that’s exactly the case with these fun Halloween books for kids.
They’re perfect for getting excited in September and October, but really you’ll probably find yourself reading them all year long!
There are appearances from a lot of the regular favorites – the Berenstain Bears, the Little Blue Truck, and Pete the Cat. And also some new favorites that are great enough to stand on their own.
No matter which of these Halloween books you pick, your kids will love them and they will certainly elevate an already fun and exciting holiday!
The holiday season is finally upon us and one of the best ways to help usher in the first big day is with these fun Halloween movies for kids!
Nothing makes Halloween more fun than a bunch of kids that are really excited to celebrate and Halloween movies are such a great way to get the holiday started early.
Some of these movies are creepy (but still good for kids) and others are just cute and fun…but all are Halloween-themed!
So update your Netflix queue with these great Halloween movies for kids and cozy up with some popcorn. This is a great way to spend a rainy October afternoon (or weekend).
I have to admit, I get sick of pumpkin spice flavors pretty quickly once Fall hits. But when a friend made me this pumpkin pie martini in early November, I LOVED it. It’s perfect for this time of year, especially as Thanksgiving starts to approach, and is amazing if you’re a sucker for creamy martinis (even though there’s no added cream!).