Halloween fun for kids with special needs takes a great deal of planning and ingenuity to keep them comfortable, happy and safe. These tips can make your job easier.
Celebrations and Traditions
As many advantages as adults reap from exercise, our kids may benefit even more. How can you encourage your child to get moving? Here's one fun way you can use at Halloween!
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The trick or treaters are long gone, but a pile of candy remains. What can you do with it, besides munch and consume it all? See how these ideas "taste" to you!
Samhain marks the end of the "wheel' and represents the Pagan New Year. It's the end of harvest season and the beginning of the "darker half" of the year. Celebrate with these nature-centered activities. They offer your kids a closeness with the season and the chance to reap a bundle of family fun.
Don't let your Halloween decorating stop at the front yard. Bring it right up onto and into the house! Creepy crawlies and Halloween designs can dress up those windows and invite trick-or-treat kiddos in for goodies.
Give yourself a "treat" to last a lifetime! Preserve Halloween memories in a special scrapbook. You'll be able to "revisit" them again and again, for years to come.
Does that costume need a bit of enhancement? Is your child unable to find the duds to dress up perfectly? Face painting can finish up "the look."
Add an extra "boo" to your family's Halloween decorating one this year and create a table centerpiece that is both fun and edible! What will it look like? A haunted gingerbread house!
On the web, discussions about the Halloween fright factor are as plentiful as leftover candy corn. We asked our own parenting experts, our members what they think.