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Decorate with Apples for Fall


Decorating your house for the fall season has a variety of options. However since the autumn season is the season for apples, many people try to decorate with apples. Since crafting has grown in popularity over the past couple of years through the economies struggle, there are many different crafts your can do yourself to […]

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How to Paint Gourds


Painting gourds has become a popular craft for kids and adults to participate in. You can decorate a gourd for Halloween or you can turn it into a masterpiece. Your imagination is the your only limit. If you do not feel that you can create a master piece you’re incorrect. Painting gourds is a simple […]

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Macaroni Animals for Fun

Macaroni Noodle

Macaroni Animals are a fun and easy craft for kids of all ages to make, specifically children of preschool age. The different kinds of Macaroni Animals you can make are as broad as your imagination. Any kind of pasta can be used, just make sure the pasta is hollow in the middle so it can […]

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Gourd Painting Basics

Gourds with Googly Eyes

When people think of gourds, they think of Halloween or autumn decorations. This is a true fact gourds can be a great accent for decoration outside or inside. Gourds are not limited to just squash, but pumpkins, and more. But similar to other crafts and decorations you can add to them by painting a design […]

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Ideas for a Halloween Craft Party

If you are planning a Halloween party you may be wondering what you can do to fill those hours between the end of school and the time to begin trick or treating. Kids can be especially excited to get out there and begin collecting Halloween goodies. If you are hosting a Halloween party you can […]

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Holiday Placemat Crafts

Placemat crafts are easy and a lot of fun for children to create using basic household supplies like paper, scissors, glue, crayons and contact paper. You can make fun placemats that your children will cherish for many years to come. When you are creating placemat crafts, let your children come up with ideas and designs […]

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Halloween Candy Math

While parents may see at first glance a just a huge pile of non-nutritional sugar and possibly some future dental work a closer glance at your child’s Halloween candy stash can provide you with some unique and fun ways to teach math. Kids are highly motivated to do just about anything when candy is involved. […]

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What is Extreme Halloween Pumpkin Carving?

While your childhood Halloween pumpkin with the triangle eyes and the toothy grin was certainly charming today pumpkin carving has literally gone to a new extreme. Halloween revelers are turning their pumpkins into genuine works of art. These masterpieces are often carved with power tools and some are even taking hours and days to complete. […]

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Tips for Extreme Halloween Pumpkin Carving

As you look at Halloween pumpkins that have been carved with extreme designs you may be thinking that you could never do that. But the truth is that with some practice and a few tips you too can master the art of extreme Halloween pumpkin carving. While the designs, the tools and the techniques are […]

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Halloween Projects Using Real Pumpkins

Halloween is a great time of year and young children look forward to eagerly. However there are limitations on what the youngest children can be involved in. Carving and decorating pumpkins is a lot of fun (and mess) but often excludes the youngest family members. So if you are looking for a new way to […]

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Paper Mache Pumpkin Lantern

Young children love Halloween, crafts and Paper Mache and these crafts combine all three. For a fun time you can gather your kids together (even the youngest can participate) and craft some fun Halloween pumpkins with these Paper Mache ideas. Here are some Halloween pumpkin projects made with Paper Mache- Paper Mache pumpkin lantern craft-This […]

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Halloween Tissue Paper Magnet

These magnets will add a scary new dimension to your Halloween celebration. Keep in mind that they are gooey and messy to make but dry hard and long-lasting.What you will need:Tissue Paper White Glue Halloween Cookie Cutters Petroleum Jelly Scissors Plastic Plate Disposable Bowl Wiggle Eyes-10mm Magnetic Strips Instructions for the project: Begin by lightly […]

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Painted Pumpkin Faces and Lollipop Ghosts

This is another easy Halloween craft that is going to be simple even for the kids to do, no scissors, knives, or glue involved. For this you will need the following supplies: Small or miniature pumpkins Pumpkin paint Paint brushes or sponges A drop cloth To do this craft you are going to want to […]

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Halloween is a holiday most kids get really excited about. Why not? They get to dress up, they get to stay up late, and they get to eat candy. So, while you may not need to do much to get them in the spirit and mood of Halloween, a few easy Halloween crafts can never […]

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Gluey Ghosts

Halloween is the holiday for goblins, ghouls, and ghosts. The following are a few fun crafts for making Halloween ghosts: Glue Ghosts: These are a lot of fun and can be used to decorate windows and other surfaces. They are easy to make, really cute, and only require some glue and some patience. What you’ll […]

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Fall Party Invitations

The fall season is a great time for many people to spend time with each other and to do things that really only come around once a year. Thanksgiving dinner is one of those things and the party that goes along with it takes a lot of time and planning to make it happen. So […]

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