With the sudden onset of winter we are going a little stir crazy over here.
Combine that with the shorter days, and we are taking advantage to get outside any chance we get.
Did you know outdoor play is known to help improve sleep in children?
A festive way to make sure everyone gets an equal number of treats is Poke A Pumpkin. Insert the treats inside of each orange tissue paper covered cup. Each child in your class or party will get a turn for a fun surprise.
Fun, Fresh and Upbeat Music created for families to enjoy.
Every parent who loves Dance music needs this album! You will not mind putting this album on repeat in your car.
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A fun twist to a piñata is attaching candy and toys to a bright-colored shirt and have someone be the piñata.
A fun way to incorporate a game of tag with your piñata. Keeps everyone moving and laughing.
You can create costumes like an Astronaut, Alien, viking and a Hershey Kiss with Aluminum Pans and Foil.
Elizabeth Hashagen and Anne Caminiti (Momee Friends of Long Island) show you how to make your own costumes with items around your home and that are inexpensive to create.
My girls love Moana and I knew I had to come up with my own costume for my oldest daughter to wear.
Of course, I used items I already had to make an inexpensive version of Moana’s outfit in the movie. I even made a cardboard oar to complete the costume.
We love going Pumpkin Picking and there are so many great farms on Long Island where you can pick your own.
There is nothing better then seeing your kids out in the field finding their favorite pumpkin. With so many great farms to choose from where will you go?
*This list is not in any particular order, whether the farm is listed on top or on the bottom it does not reflect the quality of the u-pick*