DIY Storybook Character Costumes- News 12 Long Island

It is so much fun creating your own costumes. It is more fun when you can turn into one of the beloved characters in one of your favorite storybooks.

We have teamed up with local Momee Friend, Elizabeth Hashagen to show you how to get crafty and make some great costumes without spending lots of money to make them. Check out the Fall Fun segment on News 12 this morning.

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Inexpensive DIY Costumes – News 12 Long Island

We are getting crafty for Halloween with some fun DIY costumes that we hope you get inspired by to make your own costumes this Halloween.

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 and so much fun to wear.

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The Gateway Halloween 2018 Fun – Review

We spent the weekend enjoying all that The Gateway is providing this Halloween season and we had the best time.

During the day we enjoyed the Not So Scary Kids Adventure with our girls and then my husband and I had a fun date night with friends for the Haunted Playhouse at night.

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DIY Pumpkin Playdough

I love to use items I already have in my pantry to make something the kids can play with and that will be a great sensory activity. It is Fall and we love the smell of pumpkin. I tried a few recipes and this recipe worked best to make a pumpkin play dough.

Best thing is you only need 4 pantry items to make it and there is no cooking involved. Your toddler can help mix it up and I love when my daughter gets to be part of the DIY process from beginning to end. However, it is a recipe that is good for one day of playing fun. The play dough does not store well in a Ziploc container wrapped in parchment paper. Just one day later it was not good anymore. But, the initial one day of play was amazing and smelled amazing. 

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The Gateway Playhouse Halloween Events 2018

Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse and Not-So-Scary Adventure for Kids Returns for the 2018 Halloween Season!

There is fun for kids during the day and the ultimate haunt for those (at least 13 years old and up) who dare to be scared at night!The Gateway in Bellport knows Halloween and they NEVER disappoint. We encourage you to attend these events and let us know what you think. 

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Fall Fun at Hicks Nurseries

Since I was a little girl going to Hicks Nurseries has been a family tradition. In the Fall we all know that Hicks will have the animated story  walk through of one of our favorite ghosts, Otto. But, there is a lot of Fall family fun happening this Fall you have to see it for yourself. We had so much fun.

There is Fall Fun happening all week but, there are special features happening on the weekends, only!

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2018 Scarecrow Building & Contests on Long Island

Fall Fun is happening across Long Island and we love events that incorporate some crafty fun.

Will you build your own scarecrow this fall? Maybe even put yours in a local competition?

We have a list of places in this post who are providing scarecrow fun on Long Island.

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