Gratitude prayer flags :: Thanksgiving craft for kids

Here’s a Thanksgiving craft for kids that’s fun to make, looks beautiful and sends out positive wishes to the world: Thanksgiving prayer flags.Gratitude prayer flags - a wonderful Thanksgiving craft for kids

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Pumpkin games

Quick to set up, lots of fun to play: try these pumpkin games for some seasonal maths and literacy practise.

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Make a pumpkin house! :: imaginary play

Having the right things, in the right places can really help to spark children’s imagination. Pulling in play dough, art and imaginary play, here’s how to turn a pumpkin into a house!

Fantastic idea - turn a pumpkin into a play house! {Love the play dough recipes too.}

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Fun and funky pumpkin decorating ideas

pumpkin decorating with children

Whether you are celebrating Halloween, harvest or the coming of autumn, now is the time to do some pumpkin decorating with your children. We didn’t want to make anything too scary but we did want lots of hands-on, creative fun. We bought some small pumpkins, so everyone could have one each, and set up a decorating station with lots of interesting materials the kids could use to customise their pumpkins.

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One potato, two potato

One potato, two potato, three potato, four

Five potato, six potato, seven potato more

It’s easy to include some maths in your garden if you’ve been growing your own fruit and vegetables.

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Count how many potatoes you have. Draw up a chart to record the harvest from your garden and add up the grand total of what you’ve grown.

Rank your produce by size from biggest to smallest.

Measure your spuds – ours went from 1cm up to 10cm.

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