Halloween activities for kids based on a book.
We have been having good fun this season thinking up many Halloween crafts and activities for kids. Today’s Halloween activity is a fun book related activity.
Have you read Princess Pigsty? If not you should. In a world where the possibility of companies“princessifying” even a single button exists, books about non-princesses are very essential. After checking out No Time for Flash Card’s books about positive princesses, we borrowed a few from the list and Princess Pigsty instantly became my daughter’s favorite. It’s about a princess who wants to be independent and follow her own path and not just marry a prince and be served by her servants all day. I agree the kids immediately pick up on the princess’s misbehavior towards her own parents. You could easily avoid that by editing the story a wee bit while reading it to them.
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- Brown acrylic paint
- Tinker Toys stems
- Bead strings
- A wooden crate with dirt
- Horse and Pig
- Princess Pigsty 3D puppet
We painted our pumpkin with brown metallic acrylic paint. [ If you want to keep your Halloween activities nature based, check out our other nature pumpkins post]My younger one is very eager with the paint while the older one is eager with small world play.
Here is our golden pumpkin.