Category: Halloween Activities

Oct 31

Halloween Fun at the Annual Portland Zombie Walk!

One of the many cool things about living in Portland is the annual Zombie Walk! Each year hundreds of Portlanders gather to show off their zombie skills and scare the masses on Halloween. The big finale of the walk is when a deadly horde of Portland Zombies crawl from their graves for a dance performance to …

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Oct 19

Halloweentown is St. Helens, Oregon!

Many people are familiar with the movie “Halloweentown”, which is a 1998 Disney Channel movie about a 13 year old girl named Marnie Cromwell, which is a must-see kid and family friendly watch.  In the movie, the main character, Marni learns that she is a witch.  After finding this out, she helps save a town …

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Oct 02

Halloween Felt Ghosts

Felt is one of my favorite mediums to work with, and these Halloween felt ghosts are adorable and fun to make with the kids. They’re also incredibly inexpensive! Use them as Halloween decorations or ornaments. Here’s how to make your own Halloween felt ghosts. Halloween Felt Ghosts What you need: One or two sheets of white …

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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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Sep 26

Planning a Halloween Party That Elementary School Kids Will Love

Every family celebrates Halloween differently. Some parents are too busy to prepare a grand party and simply carve out a pumpkin face, put a candle inside and position the scary pumpkin in a window facing the street. However, if your child is attending a school Halloween party and you’re going to participate, you have to …

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