Category: Fall Fun

Oct 01

Happy October!

The dust was antique spice, burnt maple leaves, a prickling blue that teemed and sifted to earth. Swarming its own shadows, the dust filtered over the tents. -Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes

Jul 30

Mister Ghost’s July 2017 Parcel – Monsters at the Movies!

This month the theme from Evil Supply Company for Mister Ghost’s Highly Enviable Monthly Parcel of Simple Yet Amazing Wonderments is “Monsters at the Movies”.  I love this theme because before my husband and I had an adorable little goose of a child, who is now 2 years old and totally awesome, we would go to the movies weekly.  No …

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Jul 11

Mister Ghost’s June 2017 Parcel – Kitschy Mermaid Beach Party!

This month Mister Ghost’s Highly Enviable Monthly Parcel of Simple Yet Amazing Wonderments is mermaid themed!  Ironically in the last month, Mermaids have been circling around me.  I recently stopped in a shop called “Columbia Mermaid” and met a real life mermaid.  Laura, who runs said mermaid shop, has been surrounded by mermaids her entire life.  …

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Oct 15

Halloween Is In The Air!

I recently went on a trip to Seaside, Oregon during the fall.  I love being near the ocean during the cold Autumn months!  The rain over the waves crashing on shore is just magical and perfect for the Halloween season.  I’m back home now and decorating my sweet humble abode with Halloween candles and lights.  …

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Oct 01

How to Make Frankenstein Cake Pops

These little fellas are sure to please trick-or-treaters and they make great Halloween party treats! Here’s how to make them. Frankenstein Cake Pops What you need: 1 box of cake mix with recipe 1/4 to 1/3 cup of frosting, depending on the cake size White candy melts Green food coloring 1 small tube of black …

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Sep 30

Felt Halloween Craft: Pillow Monsters

These pillow monsters are fun to make, and they are a great way to let you and your child’s creativity flow, because you can make them any way you like. If you’re wondering where to start, follow the design in the picture for your first pillow monster, and then, once you’re more comfortable with working …

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Sep 29

Simply Healthy Halloween Treats: Banana Halloween Ghosts

When my daughter was young, she was a fruit fanatic. I was so happy that she craved fruits and didn’t care too much for other sweets, and I like to think that I contributed to that a little by encouraging healthy habits. Making good food fun is a great way to keep kids on track with …

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Sep 27

7 Quick And Easy Halloween Decorations To Make For Your Classroom

Here are seven Halloween decorations you and your students can make quickly and easily. In most cases all you will need is some paper, glue and felt pens or paint. 1. Ghosts! Draw a large ghost on a piece of poster size card. This can be as simple as an upside down U shape with …

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Sep 27

Halloween Games Make Math Fun

We all know how excited children become as Halloween draws closer. But instead of Halloween being a distraction to kids, why not harness this Halloween energy into some Halloween math practice. Halloween gives parents and teachers a wonderful tool to motivate kids to do math. These Halloween math activities can be used at school with …

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Sep 26

Bringing Halloween Into the Classroom

When Halloween comes kids get excited, very excited. So why not use that excitement to enhance their learning at school? Halloween provides a wonderful opportunity to motivate kids in the classroom. Halloween activities and Halloween games can be used in different subjects and will get kids performing enthusiastically in math, spelling, writing and reading. Listed …

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