Halloween category

  • Iron Craft ’13 Challenge 19 – Snake Candleholders

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to create something for Halloween… Halloween is such a great time to shop at the Dollar Store for craft and decoration supplies. C’mon, last yea...
    Sep 24, 2013 7 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’13 Challenge 19 – Monsters and Witches and Ghosts, Oh My

    Halloween is just over a month off and I am itching to get started on decorating. Ideas are popping up all over Pinterest and the dollar store is full of good cheap supplies. So, that is our theme thi...
    Sep 11, 2013 No Comments

  • Halloween 2012: Word Girl

    In our early discussions of costumes, Jambi said “I want to be a super hero.” I jumped on that and said “What about Word Girl”, which rendered her momentarily speechless with a...
    Oct 31, 2012 5 Comments

  • Preschool Project: Paper Strip Pumpkins

    I have seen these pumpkins on the internet, and I decided to try them with the kiddos. Supplies: Orange construction paper green or brown pipe cleaners scissors hole punch I cut the construction p...
    Oct 30, 2012 1 Comment

  • Tomato Cage Ghosts

    We are busily raking up leaves and cleaning out our gardens here in the midwest, but before I store those tomato cages for the winter I have one more use for them. They’ll make a great form for ...
    Oct 29, 2012 7 Comments

  • “Scary Snack”

    We took the plunge and made the spooky hot dog monsters. Here is how we did it. It only involves the obvious ingredients: hot dogs, and spaghetti noodles. Take hot dogs, and slice them up. Best to kee...
    Oct 26, 2012 5 Comments

  • Project: Zombie Baby Head

    One of the things I knew I wanted to try making for Halloween decorations this year was a zombie baby head. My first stumbling block was actually finding the head. My plan was to get one at the local ...
    Oct 22, 2012 8 Comments

  • Little Black Owl Revisited

    Let’s revisit another of our favorite Halloween projects. This time it’s the knitting pattern for the Little Black Owl. This little guy is a cinch to knit up in the round with added fel...
    Oct 19, 2012 2 Comments

  • Project: Yellow Brick Road to Dorothy Dress

    She has already been Dorothy before. Dorothy, at 8 months. Scarecrow (TINY! Gasp!) Then, we were invited to the San Francisco Symphony night with The Wizard of Oz! And it was time for another Doroth...
    Oct 19, 2012 2 Comments

  • Easy Halloween Costumes

    It’s coming down to the wire to get those costumes made for Halloween. Here’s a couple Susi did over the last couple of years. This easy bacon and eggs costume requires no sewing, cost le...
    Oct 18, 2012 No Comments