Archive for October, 2010

Pumpkie Pumpkin and Pumpkina Pumpkin Wish You A Happy Halloween!

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Print Us Out!

Use Us As a Decoration!

Check us out in the new coloring game. Just click on the Club House and then on games, then click on the Halloween game!

It Must be Halloween….

Monday, October 25th, 2010

It Must Be Halloween, for when I passed him by

A Jack o’ Lantern smiled at me and winked his yellow eye

He grinned with all his teeth, from high upon the shelf

I didn’t feel afraid because I’d cut him out myself!

Author Unknown

World Neighbors Handprint Poem Craft

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

October 24th is UN Day. This craft was created by The FreeKidsCraft Team, to encourage all of us every day to reach out to our neighbors around the world and here at home.


Construction paper: White, light tan, brown, dark brown.

Printable globe and poem




Trace around hands on construction paper and cut out. Click on printables and print and cut out Globe Poem on white construction paper. Put down a piece of construction paper to act as the base for the piece and glue hands in a circle using the above picture as a guide. Glue Globe Poem on top of hands.

Note: This project was created by Terri, Betty, Jamie or one of the talented staff members at It was created exclusively for publication on with supplies found around the house.

Can You Name The “Can Do”Kids?

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

Can you name the “Can Do” Kids?

A “Can Do” Quiz:

Who rides a bike?

Who is best at ping pong?

Who plays the saxophone?

Who loves to skateboard?

Who is the best at jumping rope?

Who plays a great game of basketball?

What is the dog’s name?

Does the dog have a job?

Does the cat have a name?

A Wonderful Surprise

Monday, October 11th, 2010

“Class, I have a surprise for you,” said Miss Pat. “I love surprises,” said Kathy.

“Yeah, a surprise,” shouted Hector.

“Settle down children so I can introduce Mr. Dooley, Willlie and Nellie’s grandpa who is bringing the surprise ,” said Miss Pat.

Just then Mr. Dooley rolled a big cart full of pumpkins into the room. All the “Can Do” Kids were jumping around in their seats and yelling,” I want a pumpkin.” Miss Pat said,” No one gets a pumpkin until there is quiet in the room so Mr. Dooley can tell you what we are going to do and how we are going to do it.”

Mr Dooley smiled and waved to his grandchildren Willie and Nellie. “Hello boys and girls,” he said,  “I brought some pumpkins for us to decorate and some decorations. I  have markers to draw a nose and mouth and eyes right on the pumpkin or you can use these paints to decorate the pumpkin. Another way we can decorate is to draw eyes, a nose, a  mouth and hair and color them, cut them out and  glue them to the pumpkin.”

“I want to carve my pumpkin,” yelled Hector. Mr Dooley answered, ” Your too young to use a knife by yourself to cut out a pumpkin and I can’t help everyone who would want to carve out a pumpkin.  Besides, your pumpkin will last longer if you don’t carve it, but decorate it instead.”

“Alright children, form a line, no pushing or cutting in front of one another and go up to the cart and pick out your pumpkin and your decorations. When you get back to your seat you can start decorating your pumpkin. If you get started right away, you will be finished in time to take your pumpkin home with you today,” said Miss Pat.

The children were working on their pumpkins and Mr. Dooley was starting to leave. What did they need to do? That’s right they needed to all say,” Thank you Mr. Dooley for the wonderful surprise!”pumpkin