Halloween

Pumpkin Pancakes FREE printable recipe guide for children with step-by-step directions and photos from waddleeahchaa.com

It’s fall and that means it is pumpkin time! Have you ever tasted plain pumpkin straight out of the can (not pumpkin pie)? It is down right horrific. Seriously horrifying. But you mix it into muffins, breads, casseroles . . . and it is amazingly tasty. After I discovered our 2 Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins, I […]

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Halloween Theme Activities from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bones by Steve Jenkins Jack O’ Lantern Following Directions Activity Halloween Arts and Crafts Pumpkin Math Pumpkin, Pumpkins, Pumpkins FREE printables Homemade Halloween Costumes for Kids Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bones by Steve Jenkins Why we love this book: We don’t go for all of […]

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Print this book FREE: I See Pumpkins I See Pumpkins: FREE printable book blank book counting numbers 1 – 10 teaches both cardinal numbers and number words children can draw, stamp or glue pumpkins into book book features simple, repetitive text teaching the high frequency word “see” book features dotted print for tracing and learning […]

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Five Little Pumpkins FREE printable book, poem cards and pumpkin counters from waddleeahchaa.com

Yesterday, I introduced you to our FREE printable Five Little Pumpkins Package including a FREE printable book, pumpkin counters and poem cards. Today we are putting on a Five Little Pumpkins Puppet Show! Miss Enigma invited MacGyver, age 9, to join in on the puppet show fun. Five Little Pumpkins Puppet Show Following Directions Art […]

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Five Little Pumpkins FREE printable book, poem cards and pumpkin counters from waddleeahchaa.com

I know just about everyone knows a version of the Five Little Pumpkins poem. Well, it’s that time of year again and I know everyone is ready for some fun . . . I’ve put together a Five Little Pumpkins FREE printable package for you and your children. Five Little Pumpkins book, Miss Enigma, age […]

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Halloween Book GIVEAWAY: Here Comes Halloween by Caroline Jayne Church My First Halloween by Tomie dePaola Why we love these Halloween books: Here Comes Halloween: What should the little boy be for Halloween? A dinosaur, a pirate, a robot? Join him as he tries many different costumes. Your little one will love following along as […]

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Post image for Halloween Skeleton Craft for Kids: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bones by Steve Jenkins Why we love this book: To say we love Steve Jenkins’ books is an understatement! His nonfiction books for children make learning both intriguing and engaging. His intricate collage illustrations immediately draw-in children (and adults). Furthermore, the facts he weaves into his books are totally fascinating. […]

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Post image for NO Mess Halloween Jack-o’-lanterns for Kids

We’re GIVING AWAY a one year FREE subscription to FamilyFun Magazine When I saw these Junkins Jack-o’-lanterns in the October issue of the FamilyFun Magazine, I knew MacGyver would go crazy over this project. Additionally, when we moved into our home built in 1952, left behind in our garage was 50 years of  junk. PERFECT! […]

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Halloween Book GIVEAWAY: Here Comes Halloween by Caroline Jayne Church Why we love this book: It’s a darn cute book! That’s why! A pirate? A dinosaur? A bat? So many choices! What should this little boy be for Halloween? Young children will adore these costume ideas and bright illustrations. An excellent book for brainstorming Halloween […]

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Post image for Halloween Oil Pastel Art with Children

Yesterday, we introduced our TWO Books of the Week GIVEAWAY and an introductory lesson to Oil Pastels on Black Paper. For a step by step guide visit yesterday’s post: Oil Pastel Art with Children Look close. Look close. What do you See? Do you see the little bats hanging on a wood beam? I tried […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino Why we love this book: Halloween is in the air and we’re ready for some fun! “Five Little Pumpkins” is a well known and loved Halloween rhyme. This board book version, with its bright bold illustrations, is perfect for all the little pumpkins in […]

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Post image for 1, 2, Easy Spice Pumpkin Muffins: FREE printable recipe guides for children

We first tried this Devilishly Delicious and Easy pumpkin recipe with Devil’s Food Moist Cake Mix. The chocolate and pumpkin combination was so yummy it got our creative taste buds going. This time around we traded the Devil’s Food mix for a Spice Cake mix. Once again we’ve hit the jackpot on easy and delicious. […]

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Post image for Very Busy Spider Webs: art by children

This is our requirement for art projects: 1. It must be low maintenance for the teacher!!! Remember our waddlee-ah-chaa philosophy: keep it simple! 2. It must be hands-on and open-ended, allowing the children to be creative and unique. These Very Busy Spider Webs make us smile. Look at this display. Each one is perfect in […]

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Ghosts of Halloween Past

October 12, 2010

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Warning this Halloween post is Scary! Frighting! Down right traumatic! We’ll be visiting Ghosts of Halloween Past. And some of these ghosts are truly haunting! For some people, Halloween is all about horror and terror. Well, the same goes for our family; however, the horror is all of those homemade Halloween costumes we’ve worn through […]

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Post image for Halloween, Creepy, Crawly Spiders: Book GIVEAWAY

Book of the Week: Spiders by Nic Bishop Why we love this book: First, Halloween is quickly approaching. But we’ve decided to skip the traditional arts and crafts Halloween projects and stick to our big theme study on animals and habitats around the world. We’re taking a look at all of the creepy, crawly animals […]

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Post image for Devilishly Delicious and Easy Pumpkin Muffins: FREE printable recipe guides for children

These muffins are so easy two little kiddos can make them. No seriously, they’re that simple. And they even taste good. But we won’t tell the kiddos that the pumpkin is actually good for them! I dare everyone not to take a taste while whipping up these muffins! Look for the FREE printable recipe guide […]

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Post image for Going to the Pumpkin Patch: FREE printable book

We have a family tradition of visiting the pumpkin patch every fall. When the pumpkin patch opens, the countdown to Halloween officially begins. Come with us for a little family fun in the pumpkin patch. At the end of the post you’ll find the link for a FREE printable book. This book is also a […]

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