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  • Word Matrix: Pumpkin
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    Word Matrix: Pumpkin

    <pumpkin> alteration of earlier pumpion, from obsolete French pompon, via Latin from Greek pep┼Źn “large melon” Words Sums Pumpkin Pumpkin + s = pumpkins Pumpkin + y = pumpkiny Pumpkin + Like = pumpkinlike Pumpkin + ish = pumpkinish Pumpkin + Seed = pumpkinseed Pumpkin + Seed + s = pumpkinseeds Pumpkin + Head = […] More

  • Deco Mesh and Burlap Ribbon Autumn Pumpkin Wreath Craft
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    Deco Mesh and Burlap Ribbon Autumn Pumpkin Wreath Craft

    Autumn is here, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner! I love making wreaths with supplies that I mostly find at the dollar store. Although I have crafted more than enough wreaths to hang around my own home during the autumn season, I still enjoy making more that I donate to various wreath sales for […] More

  • Apple Print Pumpkin Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Craft
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    Apple Print Pumpkin Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Craft

    My kiddos and I love apples and pumpkins, especially when cool autumn weather rolls around. Help celebrate the Halloween holiday with your young child by making an adorable apple print pumpkin Jack-o-lantern craft using apples, paint, and markers. Materials Apples Black construction paper Nontoxic orange and green paint Scrap cardboard Black marker Instructions Cut an […] More

  • Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes for Pregnant Women
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    Easy Homemade Halloween Costumes for Pregnant Women

    When I was pregnant with my daughter six years ago, I was thirty weeks into my pregnancy at Halloween. I was absolutely thrilled for the opportunity to dress up my pregnant belly. I had so many fun and safe Halloween costume ideas in mind. Unfortunately, Halloween fell on a Monday that year. Because I worked […] More

  • P Is for Pumpkin Paper Plate Craft
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    P Is for Pumpkin Paper Plate Craft

    P is for pumpkin! Make a fun pumpkin craft to help your preschooler learn about the letter Pp using paper plates and construction paper. Materials White paper plates Orange and brown construction paper Scissors Glue Instructions Cut the orange construction paper into small squares. Glue the orange squares all over the front of the paper […] More

  • J Is for Jack-o-Lantern Handprint Craft
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    J Is for Jack-o-Lantern Handprint Craft

    J is for Jack-o-lantern! Help your toddler learn about the letter J by making a fun Jack-o-lantern handprint craft. Materials Orange, brown, and black nontoxic paint Blank paper Paper plate or scrap cardboard Cotton ball Cotton swab or paintbrush Instructions Pour some orange paint onto the cardboard. Use a cotton ball to spread a thin […] More

  • Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft
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    Pony Bead Pumpkin Craft

    From the beginning of fall through Thanksgiving, I decorate my home with pumpkins. I love making crafts with my two young children to place around my house. For a recent homeschool lesson, my kids and I made pumpkins using pipe cleaners and pony beads. My kindergartener made hers all by herself while my toddler practiced […] More

  • Toilet Paper Tube Pumpkin Jack o' Lantern Craft
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    Toilet Paper Tube Pumpkin Jack o’ Lantern Craft

    P is for pumpkin! Pumpkins are my favorite symbol of autumn. My kids and I are hosting a homeschool Halloween party in two weeks, so we have been busy putting supplies together and making some handmade decorations. For a fun fall craft with your child, try making pumpkins or Jack o’ lanterns with toilet paper […] More

  • Deco Mesh and Ribbon Autumn Wreath Craft
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    Deco Mesh and Ribbon Autumn Wreath Craft

    Happy autumn! With the new season comes new wreaths around my home. I have been absolutely obsessed with making wreaths for the past few months. A recent trip to the dollar store bought me some deco mesh and wire-edged ribbon in fall colors and patterns. I also picked up some artificial autumn leaves, acorns, pumpkins, […] More

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