My Favorite Fall Kids Craft EVER

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This has to be the cutest idea ever. I had two kids do this craft in preschool and all the parents were nuts about it. The only problem is that you can’t keep it since it is all organic material, but the pictures of them will last forever.

Each child received a small pumpkin and they had all sorts of food, ribbon and material to decorate with but mostly food. Each child got to pick out what they wanted to use for eyes, a nose, mouth, ears and hair if they wanted. Then the teacher attached them to the pumpkin for the children with corsage pins.

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This is a great idea to do at home and then use as your halloween table decoration!

Easy Water Game You Can Make for Your Kids

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Year’s ago I made these sponge balls for the kids and they have been a family favorite ever since! We’ve had hours of fun throwing soaked sponge balls at each other on a hot summer’s day. We think it’s really fun to pelt each other with “water bombs”. We have played dodgeball with them, war, and then just see who you can get the wettest!

We are in the middle of planning a “messy birthday party” for one of the kids and it was no surprise that this game was on the list. While getting ready for this party I dug up some of our old ones and quickly declared them unusable. They were nasty-gross from years of play. Time for new ones!

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You will need: small sponges, ties, buckets, scissors

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What you do: Cut each sponge into 4 strips.

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Put 8 strips together to make a cube of sorts.

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Take a tie and cinch it very tightly around the cube’s middle and then twist some of the “arms” to create the sponge-ball.

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When you are ready to play, put them in buckets of water and let the kids have fun with soaking wet sponges.

Always lots of fun.