Tag Archives: Halloween

Day of the Dead Face Paint!

Day of the Dead Face Paint- Kid World Citizen

How cute is my little guy sporting Day of the Dead face paint as a “calavera” (skull)?? Here are some simple step-by-step instructions to create your own unique Day of the Dead face paint design! Whether you’re going for cute or creepy, you can complete your Day of the Dead or Halloween look with Tulip® Body Art®! Continue reading

Using Pumpkins for Learning in Every Subject

Pumpkin Learning Activities for Every Subject- Kid World CitizenDid you know that pumpkins are thought to have originated in North America, and scientists have found pumpkin seeds in Mexico from 7000 and 5500 BC!? Most often pumpkins are planted in the summer, and are ready for harvest in the fall. In fact, pumpkins were an important food source for indigenous people in North and South America (and later the colonists), crucial for their survival through the hungry winter months. Originally symbolizing the harvest, but now associated with Halloween (October 31st), families carve them into jack-o-lanterns: silly faces that light up when a candle is placed inside. During Thanksgiving pumpkin pie is a common dessert. To celebrate “pumpkin season” here are more than 10 ways parents and teachers around the world can teach using pumpkins across subject matter. Continue reading