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HalloweenTrick-or-TreatBag

Trick-or-Treat Bag


Spend a fun fall afternoon with your child creating a trick-or-treat candy bag for her to use on All Hallows' Eve.

Materials:
  • Canvas tote bag (sold at local craft stores)
  • Tempera paints (Halloween colors)
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper plates
  • Scissors
  • Wiggle eyes, felt, glitter, buttons, or other decorative materials
  • Fabric glue
  • Newspaper
Directions:
  • Lay newspaper over your work area in case of spills.
  • Pour a bit of paint on a paper plate.
  • Have your child decorate the bag with paintings of witches, black cats, pumpkins and ghosts, using her fingers, handprints or paintbrushes.
  • Add any other designs or decorative items on the bag.
  • Let the bag dry completely - then fill it with treats on Halloween!

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.