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21 Oct, 2008

Roundup of Fall/Halloween kid-friendly crafts for kids

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Easy ways to make kids happy|File under crafty

Kids and crafts go together like peanut-butter and jam. There is a lot to love about crafting.

a) Kids are free to be creative and work without constraints
b) Kids love to make a mess

I have been browsing some websites for small crafty projects that caught my eye.

Here’s my list so far:

Fall crafts

Halloween crafts

I’m still looking, but in the meantime, if you have any fall crafty ideas you’d like to add, add ’em!

4 Responses to "Roundup of Fall/Halloween kid-friendly crafts for kids"

1 | BeachMama

October 21st, 2008 at 8:56 am


Ooh I love those ideas. I was hoping to make paper maché pumpkins a là Martha Stewart, but I am not sure I will have the time. If I do, I will be sure to post about them :).

2 | Shan

October 21st, 2008 at 4:13 pm


Thanks for all the great ideas!!

3 | ScatteredMom

October 24th, 2008 at 1:18 pm


I’m making a milk jug skeleton and will be posting it on my blog. :)

Great way to recycle and it’s cheap!

4 | Jennifer

October 27th, 2008 at 10:40 am


I am so looking forward to when my 3 year old is a little older and we can actually sit and do crafts like this!

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