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  • Halloween
    Top 8 Retro Halloween Costumes for Kids
    Halloween is tomorrow! Yikes! Still haven't figured out your child's costume -- or your own, for that matter? We've got eight retro costumes that are easy to make and require no sewing. We say these throw-back costumes of the 80s and 90s are for...
    Laurie Mega
  • 2017 Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
    Halloween
    2017 Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
    Don't just throw an old sheet over your child's head before you hit the streets to trick-or-treat this year. Give your kiddos a Halloween experience to remember with these top Halloween costume ideas for 2017.  Star Wars Rey Costume Your child...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Mask Patterns Printables
    Blank Mask
    This mask can be made into a personalized craft for each student by coloring and gluing objects onto it. The decorated mask can be used as a Halloween mask, for Mardi Gras, or any other celebration involving costumes. ...
  • Group costumes for Halloween
    Halloween
    Top 10 (Easy) Group Costumes for Families
    Halloween costumes for groups always seem like a good idea, until you have to figure out an doable theme. Are you casting about for group costume ideas for your family? Look no further than our top 10. You can make these yourselves -- no sewing r...
    Laurie Mega
  • Zombie Costumes for Halloween
    Halloween
    7 Zombie Costumes for Undead Family Fun
    The Walking Dead is back this month, and Halloween follows right behind. Instead of the cutsie costumes of years gone by, this year think zombie. Enjoy an undead Halloween with zombie costumes perfect for the whole family. Your whole family will ...
    Kelly Sundstrom
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    Costumes
    Easy (And Cheap), Last-Minute Costume Ideas
    Did Halloween sneak up on you this year? If you're racking your brain for a quick and easy costume for you child, don't fret. These get-ups are simple, cheap, and can be made with materials you probably already have on hand. ...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Halloween Masks
    9 Halloween Masks Kids Can Make
    Get creative with your costume this Halloween by making your own one-of-a-kind Halloween mask with these craft instructions and printable templates. If you're looking for something a little scarier for Halloween, check out our favorite "zombie co...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
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    Costumes
    2016 Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
    Every year, certain children's Halloween costumes take center stage because of new movies, TV shows, video games, and other trends. See which costumes will be a hit with kids in 2016. Also, consider these great group costumes for families. ...
    Erin Dower
  • CatHalloweenMask
    Halloween Masks
    9 Halloween Masks Kids Can Make
    Get creative with your costume this Halloween by making your own one-of-a-kind Halloween mask with these craft instructions and printable templates. If you're looking for something a little scarier for Halloween, check out our favorite "zombie co...
  • Black Cat Halloween Costume
    Costumes
    16 Parent-Submitted Halloween Costume Photos
    We asked parents to submit photos of their kids' best Halloween costumes. Take a look at these cute, spooky, and creative costumes our readers' children are wearing to celebrate All Hallows' Eve! You can submit your child's photo by emailing feed...
  • Costume Patterns Printables
    Crown Costume Pattern
    Easily create a crown with this printable pattern -- perfect for a school play or Halloween costume. ...
  • Costume Patterns Printables
    Wing Pattern 7 and 8 Costume Pattern
    Children will love making these wings for their Halloween costumes. ...
  • Costume Patterns Printables
    Wing Pattern 5 and 6 Costume
    Children will love making these wings for their Halloween costumes. Just print, cut out, and have fun! ...
  • Costume Patterns Printables
    Wing Pattern 1 and 2 Costume Pattern
    Children will love making these wings for their Halloween costumes. ...
  • Costume Patterns Printables
    Basic Vest Costume Pattern
    This basic vest pattern will be the perfect addition to any child's Halloween costume. ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

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  • Costume Patterns Printables
    Wing Pattern 3 and 4 Costume Pattern
    Children will love making these wings for their Halloween costumes. ...