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Easy, No-Sew Halloween Costumes for the Craft-Challenged Mom


You ignored the telltale signs of the season: pumpkin-spiced lattes, costume pop-up stores, a bowl of candy corn on the receptionist’s desk at your office. But there’s no denying it any longer. Halloween has arrived, and your child needs a costume ASAP for all of the spooky parties and ghoulish events happening between now and October 31.

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Sweet Treat to Beat the Heat – Gummy Bear Popsicles

Gummy bears and popsicles, what’s not to love?! These popsicles are made with only two ingredients and are a refreshing summer treat. The kids will have just as much fun making these as they will eating them!

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Sweet and Crunchy Homemade Graham Crackers

Make these yummy snacks from scratch! These graham crackers are healthy and more fun than regular rectangles. As an added bonus, they don’t have any of the preservatives found in the store-bought versions (which you can kiss goodbye). This recipe is also a great way to introduce the kiddos to the basics of baking. 

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Classic Science Experiment with a Twist: Foaming Dinosaur

Check out this prehistoric twist on a popular science experiment. All you need are some common household items to put on a fantastic show with this foaming dinosaur project.

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Spooky Pudding Cups: Monsters, Jack-o-Lanterns, Ghosts, Oh My!

Monsters, jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, oh my! These spooky pudding cups are the perfect Halloween treat, enjoyed by kids and adults alike. They’re a super simple Halloween craft even the smallest trick-or-treater will be able to help make. You can choose to make all of one kind, or throw in a little variety. Regardless of which creature you create, one thing is guaranteed: spooky deliciousness!

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