My daughter decided she wanted to get a Super Girl Costume this year for Halloween. I grew up in a home with a very creative and talented Mom who encouraged us to have homemade costumes. So, purchasing a costume was a foreign concept to me. However when your tween gets an idea in her head and you’re a busy Mama, sometimes you tweak your ideal plan. A Busy Mom’s Big Sigh of Relief After brainstorming how to make our own Super Girl Costume, I came to the realization that this year especially (because I’ve been so busy organizing She Succeeds, … Continue reading →
I love Halloween, but only the cute and fun aspects, not the horror and gore. I remember being terrified as a young child to visit certain houses at Halloween. To this day, I don’t love staring at the scary decorations. In my adulthood, I have embraced what I term the “fun part” of Halloween for ME and that is the pumpkins, black cats and creative costumes. Our neighbour across the street always brings over fun and delicious Halloween baking for the kids to enjoy. It has become part of our Halloween tradition. Do you have any Halloween traditions that you … Continue reading →
Teaching children about Halloween Safety including tips like never trick-or-treat alone (get your free safety tip printable here) is extremely important. Children need to understand that when it is dark outside, there are additional safety hazards that present themselves. Many people light up their Jack-O-Lanterns with real candles. This has never sat right with me! When I was a Kindergarten teacher, I came up with the idea to light up our pumpkins with a battery-powered flashlight instead of a candle. This way, you don’t have to e concerned with children (you know, the little ones who aren’t watching where they … Continue reading →
Halloween is rapidly approaching. Excitement is in the air! I would like to share with you some Halloween ideas with you…. Ghost Favour Bagalope Halloween Decoupage Jars Toilet Paper Tube Mummies Peek-a-Boo Ghost Ghost Pencil Toppers Link Up Your Child Friendly Posts Below… BLOGGERS: Please feel free to link up your FAVOURITE crafts and activities for children from YOUR blog. Thank you for sharing your amazing posts with our large audience of readers on three blogs. By doing so, you are also giving us permission to use your link and an image from your post in future Artsy Play posts. … Continue reading →
This past weekend, my children and I decorated for Halloween. I absolutely LOVE to decorate for Halloween. The kids get SO excited and the fun decorations bring such joy and excitement into our home. One of my favourite stores that make such fun and CUTE (because I’m not all about the scary side) decorations is Hallmark. Hallmark always has such a fun variety of decorations for every holiday. While the children and I LOVE decorating for Halloween, I know my husband starts to cringe a wee bit inside. Halloween brings EXTRA excitement and noise to our home, which sometimes…..well, watch … Continue reading →
There is no denying it now, it is definitely Fall! During the fall, there are apples, leaves and pumpkins absolutely everywhere we look. Today, I would like to feature a few of my favourite pumpkin ideas for kids from crafts to fun food and even a game! Pumpkin decorating doesn’t have to be just left for Halloween. Why not consider giving your child a pumpkin early and let their imagination go wild! Click on the image above for more kid friendly pumpkin decorating ideas. It is no secret, that I really do love to see fun food ideas! While we … Continue reading →
Wishing all of you who celebrate, a very Happy and SAFE Halloween! Consider printing this list off to share with your children before they head out Trick or Treating. Click on the image above to print! Also – if you have babies in your house, feel free to head on over to the MommiesFirst Facebook Page to enter a Halloween giveaway!
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With Halloween quickly approaching, I thought I would share some fun Halloween ideas with you to put you in the spooky mood…. Halloween Printables FREE Printable Halloween Tags Halloween Themed Food Hotdog Mummy Rice Krispie Treats – Halloween Style Deliciously Moist Pumpkin Cake RECIPE Halloween Snack and Math Activity How to Bake and Puree Fresh Pumpkin Halloween Healthy Snack Mummy Oreo Pops Spooky Turkey Potato Pie Monster Munch Halloween Crafts Pom Pom Spider Craft FREE Personalized Halloween Colouring Pages FUN Halloween Musical Shakers Ghost Pops Baby’s FIRST HALLOWEEN Craft – Foot Prints Glow in the Dark Bat Canvas Halloween Educational … Continue reading →
Hosted by: Capri + 3Multi-Testing MommyShannon’s View From HereBaby Giveaways Galore Welcome to Artsy Play Wednesday, a weekly post featuring activities, crafts, recipes and more wonderful ideas to share with your children! Each week, we will have a Featured Activity for you to check out along with an opportunity for you to link up your child friendly activities or to check out ideas for you to do with your children! If you are a blogger and you have a post that you would like to be featured, please fill out this Featured Post form. I look forward to seeing you … Continue reading →