I will also post a picture everyday of our activities in case they don't fully make sense in my description.
Here is my Halloween alphabet that I came up with
H- Haunted House
Q- Quivering Queen
U- Ugly Face
Y- Yucky Yummies
27- Halloween wreath
28-Flying purple people eater
29- corn maze
31- Halloween breakfast
And here is the explanations
A- Apples Stain glass apples*, apples faces, pull and peel for hair and mouth and m&ms for eyes and nose stick together with peanut butter
B- Bats Stain glass bats* and bat cups but use children’s hands for the wings bat puppet http://www.craftjr.com/halloween-crafts-finger-puppets/ http://www.thebestkidsbooksite.com/craftdetails2.cfm?CName=1758
C- Cats and costume Stain glass cats* Cat finger puppet http://www.craftjr.com/halloween-crafts-finger-puppets/
D- Donuts play the donut on a string game
E- Eyeballs edible eyeballs http://familyfun.go.com/recipes/edible-eyeball-treats-685115/
F- Frankenstein Frankenstein Paper plate http://www.dltk-holidays.com/halloween/mplatefrankenstein.htm
G- Ghost Ghost Foot print trace foot and cut out two hot glue them together but leave enough space to stuff with cottonballs then seal it up and hang and ghost suckers
H- haunted house Build a ginger bread haunted house
I- Icky Icky game. Blind fold children and have these things in a plastic bag and have the kids guess what “body parts ” they are touching Hot dog chucks: nose, Peeled grapes:eyes, Cooked spaghetti: guts Pistachio shells: finger nails,
J- Jack-o-Lantern Jack-o-Lantern egg carton http://www.allfreecrafts.com/halloween/egg-carton-pumpkins.shtml Felt jack-o-lanters Make a pumkin and small shapes out of felt. Let the kids put the shapes on the pumkin to make a jack o lantern, Jack o lantern puppet http://www.craftjr.com/halloween-crafts-finger-puppets/
K- Knights Make Knight customes out if paper bags from the grocery store and a shield from cardboard and helment from an empty gallon milk jug
L- Lanterns Make black and orange paper Lanterns
M- Mummies Glue two googly eyes on a toilet paper roll(if you don’t have white toilet paper rolls paint them white first.) wrap in white streamers fill with some yummy mummy treats. Make hotdog mummies http://familyfun.go.com/halloween/halloween-recipes/halloween-dinners/hot-dog-mummies-715031/
N- Night paint empty milk jugs black poke some small holes all over the jug if you are going to put these outside, put some dirt in the jug. Place a tea candle or the little fake tea candle lights inside of the jug.
O- Owl Build an owl out of shape http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mshapesowl.htm
P- Pumpkins Stain glass Pumkins* and visit a pumkin patch make pumkin snacks http://familyfun.go.com/halloween/halloween-recipes/halloween-dinners/pumpkin-roll-ups-684822/
a. Gumdrop pumkins- get two orange sliced-shaped gummies and trim the semi straight side on both gummies to make straight sides so that you can put the two together to make a full circle. Now get a green gumdrop and trim the bottom off and press it on top of the candy pumpkin.
Q- Quivering Queen Quivering Queen game. Have the kids dress up as queens or kings and fill a plastic teacup with jelly beans or other small candies and they have to quiver until their cup is empty. When they quiver they cannot have their feet leave the ground because that would be jumping and also they can’t move their arm they have to quiver with their bodies
R- Raven Hand and foot Raven. Trace one foot and both hands on black paper. Use foot for boy and hands for wings glue googly eyes on and glue a yellow triangle on for beak
S- Spiders Trace two hands on black paper and overlap the thumbs for the spiders head and glue on googly eyes Egg carton spiders http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/insects/mspidercarton.htm spider finger puppet http://www.craftjr.com/halloween-crafts-finger-puppets/
T- Tombstone Paint empty cereal box gray to make their own tombstones
U- Ugly faces- Make a felt face with separate facial pieces that the kids get to put together to make ugly faces
V- Vampire Vampire suckers http://familycrafts.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ/Ya&sdn=familycrafts&zu=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.craftster.org%2Fforum%2Findex.php%3Ftopic%3D272046.0
W- Witch Make witches brew (homemade root beer made in a cauldron) Make witch hats http://4crazykings.blogspot.com/2009/09/halloween-kids-craft-witches-hats.html
X- X ray x ray gingerbread men http://familyfun.go.com/halloween/halloween-recipes/halloween-desserts-cakes/gingerbread-skeletons-929720/
Y- Yucky yummies- Make Halloween treats to share and to save for movie day.
Z- Zombies Make zombie silhouettes. Get a large piece of cardboard and trace your childs body in a zombie position . cut out and paint it black. We will be sticky these in our window.
27-Hand print Halloween color wreath
28-Recite the Flying purple people eater poem then play game Draw a large one eye one horn flying purple people eater on cardboard and cut a big mouth out of it. Make circle bean bags out of white fabric or felt and let the kids draw faces on the bags. Now toss them into the purple people eaters mouth.
29- Go to a corn maze
30-MOVIE DAY! Watch Kid Halloween movies all day
31- Happy HALLOWEEN have a Halloween breakfast http://hoosierhomemade.com/halloween-breakfast-food/
*Instructions to make stain glass
-Metal cookie cutter in the shape you need cats, pumpkins, etc
-Canola or safflower oil
Pre heat oven to 350* F
Line the bottom and interior sides of the cookie cutters with aluminum foil and brush lightly with oil, set on baking sheet.
Arrange the jolley ranchers in a single layer in the cookie cutter and bake until the candy is melted about 10 min.
Remove from oven, let cool for 1 min. then poke a hole in the top with the wooden skewer. Cool then pop out the stain glass shape and peel off the aluminum foil. Thread some thin ribbon through the hole, and hang where ever you would like.