Oct 242017

Carving pumpkins has been a family tradition since Bubbles was just little. She loves to look through pumpkin carving stencils and choosing just the right design for that year’s pumpkin. She cleaned out all the seeds and pulp, then hubs and I would do the transfer and carving.

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This year my sister-in-law, Kate, invited us all up for a family pumpkin carving party. Bubbles thought long and hard about her pumpkin carving stencils choices and finally decided on a dinosaur.  Or as she constantly reminds me – “Mama, it’s not just a dinosaur, it’s a velociraptor.” Certain things are very important when you’re six. Continue reading »

Oct 312012

Fun Halloween activities from Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph.

Here are a few free printable Halloween activities from Wreck-It Ralph.  Click each image for a larger, printable version.

If you were waiting until today to carve up your pumpkin, you’re in luck!  This Wreck-It Ralph would make for a smashing jack o’lantern.

Free Halloween activities from Disney's Wreck-It Ralph

And there are two more free printable Halloween masks for you.  Add them to your Frankenweenie mask stash and the kiddos will always have an alter ego for pretend play even after Halloween is over.

Free Halloween activities from Disney's Wreck-It RalphFree Halloween activities from Disney's Wreck-It Ralph

Click here to print Van’s ponytail to complete the look.

You can also play the games from the Wreck-It Ralph movie.  In between Trick or Treaters why don’t you check out Fix-It Felix, Jr. (featuring Wreck-It Ralph), Sugar Rush Speedway (featuring Vanellope von Schweetz) and Hero’s Duty (featuring Sergeant Calhoun).

Oct 122012

Free Pumpkin Carving Templates

Tim Burton's Frankenweenie movie

If you’re looking for some cute Halloween pumpkin carving ideas here are four free templates!  They are from Disney’s Frankenweenie (which is in theaters now – go see it!).  The designs might look more challenging than a basic toothy grin but they actually have step-by-step carving instructions and tips to make it easy.

We’re heading back to the pumpkin patch next weekend for more pumpkins so I imagine we’ll be up to our elbows in Frankenweenie jack o’lanterns and roasted pumpkin seeds!

Click each image to open up a full size printable template. Continue reading »