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Michele Aucello

Start your new year with a bang and some fun trinkets with a traditional Christmas craft. more

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From peppermint-chocolate popcorn to fizzing sidewalk chalk, five budget-friendly and fun gift ideas for everyone on your list. more

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Personalize your entryway with colorful, handmade window clings. more

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Capture your child’s Christmas wish list in his or her own handwriting as a priceless keepsake. more

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No more boring crudite. These carrot and celery sticks will dress up your table with tasty dip kids will enjoy. more

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Make your guests feel special at Thanksgiving with cute, keiki-created place cards. more

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Pumpkin-shaped rolls can create a fun, interactive “thankful” game for the entire family. more

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Make It: Fall Paper Pumpkin Patch

Photo: Odeelo Dayondon

Here are some pumpkins that will last for weeks. It's a simple craft even little kids can get into. more

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Get into the holiday spirit by turning your thankful thoughts into a cute tree and turkey decoration. more

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Use a toothpick and melted chocolate chips to create a tray of Halloween-ready cookies for parties and class gifts. more

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Recipe: Strawberry Ghosts

Photo: Odeelo Dayondon

Need a berry good idea for a classroom snack? These little ghosts are quick, easy, and cute! more

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Keiki Treat: Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites

Photo: David Croxford

Learn how to make these mini cheesecake treats with your kids. more

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Make It: Ghost Necklace

Photo: Michele Aucello

Remember playing with glue as a kid?  All you need is that and some string to make a hauntingly cute necklace. more

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Make It: Three Halloween Decorations Using Toilet Paper Tubes

Photo: Michele Aucello

Grab your toilet paper tubes and get ready to make three Halloween-inspired decorations with the kids. more

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Recipe: Frankenstein Pudding Cups

Photo: Odeelo Dayondon

We slipped a bit of spinach and other healthy ingredients into this frightfully good Halloween snack. more

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Make It: Shrunken Heads

Photo: Michele Aucello

Looking for unique Halloween decorations? All you’ll need is a few apples, salt, lemon juice and some pumpkin carving tools. more

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Make It: Skeleton Hands

Photo: David Croxford

Finding ways to surprise people with these scary hands is fun. Making them is simple. more

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Make It: Muslin Mummy

Photo: David Croxford

Strike a spooky pose with this moveable mummy you can wrap up in just four steps. more

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Countdown to Halloween Tree

Photo: Michele Aucello

Are the kids excited for Halloween? Have them make a countdown tree to mark the days until they go trick-or-treating. more

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Make It: Backyard Bat Mobile

Photo: Odeelo Dayondon

There is no caped crusader in this bat mobile. Just a branch, make-your-own bats and cobwebs create a cool Halloween piece of hanging art. more

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