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Halloween Fine Motor Activities: Build a Spider Web Spiders! Ahhhh!! Do spiders get big reactions from your or your child? Both my kids are very curious about critters and don't usually shy away from them. But if your child is not very keen on these furry 8 legged creatures, this Halloween activity that builds fine motor skills while building a...
Halloween Fine Motor Skills and Writing tray Writing doesn't always have to be with just with a pen or a pencil. In fact I have had the best luck with sensory writing right when my kids were much younger. They were always eager to write with anything other than their pencils. We have tried flour sensory writing, rainbow sensory writing,...
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Halloween Sensory Activities : Make a Ghost Patch Move over pumpkin patch small world! Kids over here are knee deep in building a fabulous ghost patch. This Halloween sensory activity comes straight from the head of my 7 year old whose first instinct was to build a Halloween themed small world when I set out some new sensory materials for them...
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Fall Art Activities: Pumpkin Fizzy Art for Kids You can't help by smile looking at these pumpkin fizzy art. How about a bright and vibrant dose of orange to brighten up our homes to fight the loss of sunshine during this fall season? Our fizzing apple art project was super popular in our home { and on Pinterest }  and that encouraged...
Origami for kids : Halloween Craft Witch Fingers I have been trying really hard not to resort to electronic gadgets as an escape route while waiting at after school activities with one child. It seems like almost a given that the said child expects a device while waiting for her sibling at {insert any class} Now this one particular week I...
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Halloween Crafts for Kids : Spider Medallions Are you one of the parents hoping that your child receives pencils, stickers and tattoos instead of junky candy on their annual Halloween trick or treating? I certainly am one. I'm all for letting the kids have fun with their candy hunting mission on Oct 31st but a few non-candy Halloween treasures don't hurt...