Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’
The weekend before Halloween my family and I visited the Oregon Zoo for their Howl-O-Ween event! Never having been before, my kids and I were pretty excited about the Zoo’s celebration of the Halloween season and for good reason! This event ran from Oct. 26-27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m and was completely free with zoo admission. So if you were planning on paying to come to the zoo anyways, this fun little extra totally would add to that experience during those select dates in October!
As we entered the gates of the zoo, a friendly staff member offered each of my children a scavenger hunt paper for the event. The paper had six separate animal question clues to solve. Once you figured them out you’d then locate that area of the zoo to find a station to get their papers stamped. The stations were very educational sharing much information about that specific animal and the habitats they reside in. The stations had many fun activities for children to enjoy. My kids especially loved the over sized animal puzzles! Read the rest of this entry »
Trick or Treat! It’s time for a Wiggly Halloween! Anthony, Emma, Lachy and Simon will entertain your little ones with this Halloween special filled with new and favorite Halloween tunes! Sing along with “A Friendly Little Spider,” rattle your funny bones when you do the “Skeleton Scat,” and move and groove with new friend Mumbles the Monster! It’s a real treat to join in on this Halloween celebration with the Wiggles, Dorothy, Wags, Henry and Captain Feathersword. Let’s have a Wiggly Halloween! Read the rest of this entry »
Celebrate Halloween with 14 stories perfect for early and pre-readers! Encourage creativity and music appreciation with the classic sing-along Dem Bones, learn about Latin American holidays with The Day of the Dead, and delight in the not-so-scary stories of Teeny-Tiny and the Witch-Woman.
This is definitely a collection you’ll want to make sure to invest in whether for at home, school, or to use at a library. The age this collection is geared toward children 3-9 years old. My daughter age 5 and my son whom is nearly 3 quite enjoyed every story to be found on this collection sitting through them all from start to finish.
I am a homeschooling mother and I use DVD’s from the Scholastic Storybook Treasures Collection all the time. I appreciate the well put together offerings and the bonus features are are always very inspiring. In this collection, I found that the Day of the Dead story was a great way to teach children about cultures perhaps different from their own. I appreciate the fun stories as well as the informative and educational ones. Read the rest of this entry »