Tissue Paper Jack-O-Lantern Preschool Craft

Tissue Paper Jack-O-Lantern

Ever since my son started Kindergarten and is there 5 days a week and my daughter started to go to preschool full time three days a week, I’ve found that I’m at a loss for what to do on the Tuesday I have my daughter at home with me.

Now normally we have a scheduled activity or playdate planned away from the house but I’ve noticed more times than not we come to find ourselves with nothing to do on Tuesdays. So I’ve decided to start doing fun crafts and activities to help keep her busy.

With Halloween right around the corner I decided to have her make a fun tissue paper jack-o-lantern to help decorate the house that was similar to the paper plate pumpkin we made last year. We’ve been working on fine motor skills and the steps taken to make this craft definitely helped her practice those skills. Plus, she loves crafting with glue! [Read more…]

DIY Candy Corn Candles Perfect for a Halloween Centerpiece

DIY Candy Corn Candles

One of my favorite times of the year is coming up! Halloween time! I am so excited for Fall to be right around the corner and Halloween to be here. So much so that I busted out my craft supplies and made these awesome DIY Candy Corn Candles in anticipation of my fall tablescape.

Since these candles are oh-so-simple to make and pair perfectly with this cute orange candle holder I just scored at Target for $4 I figured why not get this up and posted now in case anyone else is as crazy as me about Halloween and Fall decor.

And how great do these look with my Halloween centerpiece? [Read more…]

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