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5 Little Pumpkins Fingerprint Cards for Halloween

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Today we made some cute and simple pumpkins fingerprint cards for Luke and Lilah’s grandma and aunt for Halloween.  These were inspired by Make and Takes’ Sweet Little Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Cards – Aren’t they darling? – and our favorite Halloween book, Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino!  I especially love them because we finally found a way to […]

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Perfect Painted Pumpkins for Halloween!!

We have done it!  We have perfected the art of painting pumpkins…in this case, mini pumpkins!  The process is so simple that toddlers can do it, yet it’s so mesmerizing and beautiful to watch how the art unfolds — or should I say drips and runs — that adults will not want to stand on the sidelines […]

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{Fun Food} Jack O’ Lantern Pancakes

Here’s an easy way to jazz up your little one’s pancakes for Halloween: make them some Jack O’ Lantern Pancakes!  These “pumpkin” pancakes can make a healthy alternative to candy while remaining festive.  My kids definitely saw these as a treat!We had leftover pancakes from breakfast one morning, so later I whipped up these Jack […]

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5 Halloween Paper Plate Crafts on Tuesday Tots! #linky

Let me start this week’s Tuesday Tots post with a confession: I have never, ever done a single paper plate activity with my two little ones!  Aren’t paper plate crafts a requirement of childhood?!?!  Maybe I can remedy this apparent lack of traditional crafting this week so my kids can one day look back and […]

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Painting WITH Pumpkins: Art Exploration with Preschoolers

Remember last week when I told you we spent a whole afternoon painting WITH pumpkins?  Well I was so excited then to tell you about the Rolling Pumpkin Paint Stamp we invented that I didn’t get into the other fun ways we experimented with paint and pumpkins, but now I’m back to tell you all about them! […]

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Pumpkins on Tuesday Tots! #linky

‘Tis the season for PUMPKINS!!   And there were some GREAT pumpkin activities shared last week on Tuesday Tots!! Here were some I added to my own must-do list:1.  Fist (Knuckle) Print Pumpkins from Putti’s World2.  Mr. Pumpkin Head from Loving My Nest3.  Halloween Favors: Pumpkin Play Dough from A Mom Not a Professional Nor […]

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{Simple} Homemade 3D Puffy Paint & Project Ideas

If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest, you may have seen my WRAL: Go Ask Mom guest post about making your own 3D Puffy paint for arts and crafts projects yesterday.  This homemade paint is super simple to make and you probably already have the supplies on hand to try it out! For full directions, click […]

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{Super Simple Pumpkin Decorating} Coloring Pumpkins

The kids and I are in full pumpkin decorating mode this October!  We started our fun by painting big pumpkins.  It was so entertaining to us all that I knew our pumpkin decorating adventures were just beginning, so I picked up a bunch of mini pumpkins when I was at the grocery store to let […]

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