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Decorative Halloween Garland

Yeah, yeah, I know – it’s actually spring where I live. But with an abundance of fluoro orange and black plastic Halloween decorations threatening to overwhelm my decor (Who am I kidding? My home looks like the inside of Toys r Us after the Boxing Day sales), ahem, I thought it would be pleasant to incorporate… Continue reading Decorative Halloween Garland

Craft and Activities · halloween

Baby and Toddler Finger Painting Halloween Craft – set your OCD aside.

Hi and welcome to day three of Creepy Craft week! Today's craft activity is suitable for babies and children right up to school age (and beyond!), and it's really, really messy! Grab those baby wipes or face washers. Tape out some newspaper and get out the paint! This activity is a wonderful, engaging sensory experience… Continue reading Baby and Toddler Finger Painting Halloween Craft – set your OCD aside.

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Textured paper rainbow collage (Fine Motor Skills)

This one was great, and the final way we got to use our rainbow colour vocab chart. My preschooler helped collect the things we needed: coloured paper from our collage materials collection, scissors and a glue stick, and set to work gluing the paper shapes onto the board. He discovered that it was difficult fishing… Continue reading Textured paper rainbow collage (Fine Motor Skills)