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Free Printable: For this is Halloween

Melissa Bastow

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Free Printable: For this is Halloween

This is an 8x10" printable to put in a frame and make your walls spooOOOOOooky. _____________________________________________________________ To Print Download the  file using the pink “Click Here To Download” button or by clicking here Your computer will automatically download the file The image is now on your computer ready to print!


Halloween Topiary Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, tutorials

Halloween Topiary Tutorial

Halloween is my favorite holiday because you get to decorate with things like eyeballs and plastic spiders.  What you'll need to make your own spidery eyeball topiary: Not pictured: plastic eyeballs I got at the dollar store, double sided tape, scissors, a spoon, toothpicks and a thumbtack.  Also, I watched Netflix while I made this, but that's not really required. First, decorate your pot (I used ribbon and double sided tape): Your styrofoam cone should fit into the bottom of your pot once it's trimmed, and you can make the hole with your wooden dowel: Cut the bottoms of the...


Free Printable: Halloween Jokes

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, printables

Free Printable: Halloween Jokes

These Halloween Joke Printables are sure to be a hit with your grade schooler! Slip one into their lunch box or binder and they’ll be sure to have a Spooktacular day! ________________________________________ To Print Download the  file using the pink “Click Here To Download” button or by clicking here Your computer will automatically download the file The image is now on your computer ready to print!


Cheesy Mummy Snacks

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, snacks

Cheesy Mummy Snacks

These snacks are great because you can get creative with the toppings (as in, you don't have all the things you thought you needed so you must improvise with things like frozen peas for eyeballs). To make the Mummy Pizza: Smear pizza sauce (or if you're lazy, like me, a premade jar of spaghetti sauce) on english muffin halves. Use olives, scallions, pepperonis, or WHATEVER for eyeballs. Pull apart some string cheese and drape the pieces over the english muffins so they look like wraps.  You can even have your wraps go over some of your eyeballs, just for kicks...


Monster Bookmark Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, tutorials

Monster Bookmark Tutorial

Monsters are great year round, but with Halloween approaching it makes me like monsters EVEN MORE.  So here's a simple tutorial on how to make monster bookmarks with your kids (or if you want to do it by yourself, that's good too). First, you need to cut a piece of thick paper so that it looks like this (the size is totally up to you, as long as it looks like this): Then you need to fold it so that it makes a triangle.  The big flap folds like this: The little flaps fold on top of that, and they...