Leaf Stamping with Cookie Cutters

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Halloween lingers in the two buckets of candy we still have sitting on the counter but I am excited to welcome November by jumping into fall and Thanksgiving crafts!  Our first post-Halloween activity this year was a super simple leaf (and acorn) paint stamping craft.  This craft takes less than 5 minutes to set up and I love that the kids can decorate their papers however they choose. Read More


Marble Painted Mummies

Marble Painted Mummy Halloween CraftThese little mummies are as easy to make as they are cute!  No matter how many times we do marble painting, it’s always a hit with my kids.  It’s just so much fun to shake and roll the marbles through the paint and watch as the paper gets covered with painted lines! Read More


Gooey Ghosts

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After our footprint ghosts, the kids were eager for more ghost art so I decided to try out this Puffy Paint Ghost from No Time for Flash Cards.  Our mixture ended up more like goo than puffy paint, so we dubbed this craft “Gooey Ghosts”.  The kids had a blast and I love how they were involved in every step, from mixing up goo to painting their ghosts to adding googly eyes.  And even though I consider this “process art” (and wasn’t concerned with how the ghosts ended up), I think they turned out awfully cute. Read More