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Are there any educational benefits associated with an online Halloween coloring book? If you are asking me I will say "yes". Children seek many different forms of entertainment. Many are content to indulge in a good store bought coloring book while others enjoy the entertainment that an online Halloween coloring book has to offer. Many parents may not realize it but coloring - whether it is online or offline - offers numerous educational benefits. First this type of activity encourages children to be creative in many ways. Creativity is the basis of all educational experience. If a child can be creative they can easily open themselves up to a number of educational experiences. Not many parents would believe an online Halloween coloring book could have this type of effect.
Halloween Wreaths - Horrible Halloween Art! Do you dare to make some horrible art for Halloween? We dare you! Nothing Cute allowed! UGLY or CREEPY is what we re after here... as in HALLOWEEN! This is creative fun for a family a scout troop a classroom afterschool program. It s a good idea to partner an adult with children 6 and under.. Get all the materials collected about a week ahead of time and do the project a few days before Halloween... paint-drying time is needed as you will see below so you may need three sessions to complete the project. Every wreath will be unique... it s a very creative project. You could make one ahead of time so you have a sample but remind the kids to do their own design. Materials: 3 wire hangers per wreath Newspaper or packing paper Hot glue gun - low temp is OK. Scissors Black and or Orange Spray paint (a kind that holds up outside) Decorations - such as plastic eyeballs rubber bats plastic spiders and some more ugly ugly stuff: fake worms plastic peanuts with googly eyes plastic cockroaches torn up egg cartons. straw... nothing cute allowed! How to do it: Straighten out the hangers.
Vampires Vampire masks with fangs can be easily made with paper plates. More imposing ornamental life size vampires however can be made out of coat hangers and black garbage bags. UFO UFOs are not typical Halloween figures but stories about alien abductions sure make scary Halloween tales. Make UFOs out of paper plates that you can hang from the ceiling. You might also want to complement the ships with cookies shaped like stereotypical aliens instead of ginger bread men. Worms Worms in cans can be made of brown crepe paper. They can seem yuckier to the touch though if you use gummy candies and cooked spaghetti. Ghosts Just like spiders ghosts can also have a lot of variations. You can make ghost Halloween arts and crafts for kids made of socks packing foam old cloths crepe paper helium filled balloons white painted jars tissue and clay. The Mummy For a mummified figure you can wrap a jar with tissue paper or gauze.
Is it that life imitates art? Or that art imitates art? It seems that whichever is the case licensed costumes for Halloween follow blockbuster movies. Like many toys books and other consumer goods Halloween costumes often style themselves after movie characters. Some manufacturers choose to carry licensed Halloween costumes; others choose to create "knockoffs" that closely resemble the licensed products without paying the licensing fees... but they are not allowed to use the characters names on their costumes. For the past few years Pirates of the Caribbean (POTC) costumes have been a huge success. With three big pirate movies there have been six major characters to create: Captain Jack Sparrow costumes Elizabeth Swann costumes William Turner costumes Hector Barbossa costumes Davy Jones costumes and Tia Dalma costumes. With everything from Elizabeth Swann s Aztec gold necklace to Jack Sparrow s rings and Barbossa s sword pirate costumes offer many styles sizes and choices for Halloween parties and contests. In addition to licensed Pirates costumes there are numerous unlicensed pirate costumes for women and men and even kid s pirate costumes. These are likely to cost a little less that an official Jack Sparrow Halloween costume but may be just as attractive and well-built. Another perennial favorite: Spiderman costumes. Again with three hit movies the webslinger is available as adult Spiderman costumes kids Spiderman costumes and even a Spidergirl costume. "Spiderman costumes have been one of our best sellers for four years in a row " said James Burke co-owner of SpookShop.com. "My sons both have Spiderman costumes and wear them as pajamas and even during the day. They have each gone through two sizes already." Other hits such as The Simpsons movie are likely to bring more interest to Simpsons costumes. "We carry Simpsons masks and costumes but expect manufacturers to add more Simpsons Halloween costumes to what they currently offer " Burke said.