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How to Paint a Pumpkin

Autumn and children go together like peanut butter and jelly. From the apple orchard to the pumpkin patch, falling leaves to Halloween, there are many activities for children of all ages to enjoy during the crisp fall season. Front lawns adopt the seasonal hues through cornstalks, potted mums, and pumpkins. Kids enjoy carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns in the days leading up to Halloween. But why wait until the end of October? Painting pumpkins is a safe, fun craft enjoyed weeks before the holiday. Step 1

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Easy Halloween Crafts for Preschool Kids

Halloween means candy, pumpkins and a lot of fun for preschool-aged kids. Since a lot of the things commonly associated with the holiday — ghosts, jack-o’-lanterns and spiders — are simple geometric shapes, there are several craft projects easy enough for a preschooler to make. Remember, Halloween can be fun, not frightful, so when choosing crafts, stick with the silly instead of the scary so that nobody gets upset! Egg Carton Spiders