Halloween Safety

It’s not long until the 31st October, Halloween. Children everywhere will be getting dressed up, either for trick or treating, Halloween parties or just for fun. The safety of my children and everyone else’s is paramount on such occasions. When it comes to dressing up and having some spooky fun children get very excited (well E does) and keeping safe is not something they think about, but that’s where us parents come in! We are the ones that need to be aware of how to keep our little ones safe. Smiffys the fancy dress company online have produced a document with Halloween safety tips for Parents, its worth a read as there are a few tips mentioning things that I hadn’t even considered. What every you do for Halloween this year I hope you all have lots of  fun and more importantly stay safe and have some fun!  

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Pencil Eraser Ghosts

Yesterday we made bat silhouettes and today we decided to make some ghosts! E enjoyed yesterdays craft so much that she was really keen to try the ghosts. What you will need Two different coloured paint – we chose black and purple Pencil with flat eraser Black Felt tip / marker pen Scissors Blue tack or decorators tape Printable Ghost Sheet or you can make your own. Firstly you will need to cut out the ghost template sheet, cut around them and attach them to a white piece of paper using blue tack or decorators tape, the ghosts need to be easy to remove. Pour out your two different colour paints into a paint tray and then turn your pencil upside down so you can dip the eraser into paint. Firstly dab paint around the edges of the ghost covering them completely. If you don’t have a pencil with an eraser… View Post

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