Halloween & Fall

Candy Corn Centerpiece & Favor

Candy Corn Centerpiece & Favor

Children love to help make things for a party so if you're having a Halloween or Autumn party let your grandchildren help make this candy corn centerpiece. When it’s time for everyone to go they'll have a fun treat to take home. You’ll need: 1 container (I used a clay...

Autumn Tree Art

Autumn Tree Art

Directions: 1. To make the tree truck and branches, trace your grandchild's arm and hand on a piece of paper. I used brown paper but you could use white and color it brown. 2. For the leaves, cut up yellow, red, orange, and brown construction paper or tissue paper. 3....

Fall Bird Feeders

Fall Bird Feeders

This is a fun fall activity to do with your children and you're helping the birds. Directions: 1. Gather various sizes of milk cartons. 2. Cut out an opening. 3. Decorate with paint or permanent markers. 4. Make a small hole to push a dowel through so the bird can...

New Name for Chili Fest

New Name for Chili Fest

This is the 9th year of my annual Chili Fest but the problem is the last 3 years we haven't had chili. It got too complicated when everyone had a different idea about what kind of chili they wanted - no meat but beans, no beans but meat, meat and beans, or no chili at...

Ghost on a Lollipop

Ghost on a Lollipop

Here’s a fun and easy treat that you and your grandchildren can make. It can be used as a favor for an October party or given to someone special for a spooky treat. You will need: Lollipops, white tissues (Kleenex), yarn or string, and markers. 1. Cover a lollipop...

Halloween Treat Holder

Halloween Treat Holder

Easy to make. 1. Use any size can and take off the lids on both ends with a can opener that doesn't leave sharp edges. 2.With a hammer, pound the bottom of one end so it comes together. 3.Use a screwdriver to make the holes for the handle. 4.Paint and decorate. 5.For...