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The Teal Pumpkin Project with Two Pumpkins

8 Creative and Fun Ideas to Support the Teal Pumpkin Project

While picking out pumpkins, buying treats, and setting up decorations, consider promoting allergy inclusion by turning teal this fall. The Teal Pumpkin Project promotes Halloween inclusion for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or other conditions.  Here we have eight ideas to make sure everyone can enjoy a fun and safe Halloween.
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Trick or Treat Doodle with Candy

Bullet Journal Doodles: Halloween Trick or Treat

I think we can all agree that candy is AMAZING! You know what else is amazing? Going door to door in a costume as a child and having people give you treats! Here, Faber-Castell USA and I are showing you how to create 6 different candy doodles!
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Watercolor Fall Wreath and Pitt Artist Pens

Fall Watercolor Wreath with Pitt Artist Pens and Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Pencils

I love that feeling when fall finally hits! There are so many ways you can create a fun wreath to add to any project you might be working on. 
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Recipe Doodles with Spoon and Herbs

Recipe Doodles with Faber-Castell Mixed Media

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a doodled recipe page using Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers, Pitt Artist Pen and Polychromos Color Pencils. Around fall, we have some neighborhood potlucks and my favorite dish to cook is a simple chicken curry.  So I created a recipe card to celebrate my cooking and coming together with friends!  
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Autumn Hand Lettering with Watercolor Flower Wreath

Floral Wreath using Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens®

Something I absolutely love to create around the holidays is wreaths. Especially floral wreaths. As intricate as they might look at first glance, they don’t have to be difficult and can actually be easy and fun to do. This wreath is easily created with Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens® for details. 
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Spooky Creature Doodle with Bat, Moon, and Spider

Bullet Journal Doodles: Spooky Halloween Creatures

October is right around the corner, so it's time to doodle some spooky creatures! Using these 4 simple steps, create 5 doodles to add some Halloween flair to your journals! I love the holidays and find it so fun to decorate my journal for the remainder of the year.

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Spooky Spider Bookmark Halloween Craft

Spooky Spider Bookmark Halloween Craft

I love Halloween- it’s a chance to get silly AND spooky! With these spider bookmarks, you can hold your place AND make a craft that is sure to be a hit. It’s perfect for our friends with food allergies who might not get to enjoy trick-or-treating. 
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Scarecrow - A Mixed Media Art Lesson Plan

Scarecrow - A Mixed Media Art Lesson Plan

Scarecrow is an enchanting and beautifully illustrated picture book about the beauty of leading a simple life and being appreciative and content. It is about a kind and gentle scarecrow who finds good things in his world; the friendship of the birds and animals, along with the joy and happiness of the seasons. In this lesson plan, students explore use of texture by putting together a mixed-media collage using paint, paper, fabric and buttons.
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Basket of Apples Doodle

Bullet Journal Doodles: Fall Fun

One of my favorite things about Fall is the FUN! Fun can mean different things for different people... but for me, it's cozy socks and a good book. For others, it could mean festivals and apple picking... while other people dedicate their Fall Sunday's to football!
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Oh my Gourd Watercolor Pumpkin Doodles

Oh My Gourd...Fall Pumpkin Doodles

OH MY GOURD! I love Fall! Also, did you know it is almost National Doodle Day? I always like to add a bit of loose watercolor to my doodles! I used the watercolor connector set as well as a Medium tip Pitt Artist Pen.
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Pumpkin and Nature Doodles

Bullet Journal Doodles: Fall Nature

Hi there, creative souls! You didn't think we'd create a series of doodle tutorials for the Fall without touching on nature, now did you? Here, I've shown you 6 different Fall nature doodles and how to build them in just 4 simple steps!
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Monster Face Painted Rocks

Halloween Painted Rock Faces Craft for Kids

Ghosts, Goblins, and Ghouls! OH MY! Halloween is a BIG deal in our house. We go all out with costumes, parties, treats, and decorations! These painted rock faces are the perfect front porch pumpkin companion or non-candy treat for your little tricksters.
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Haunted House Lesson Plan

Halloween Art Lesson - Draw a Haunted House

This lesson is offered in the spirit of Halloween fun! Halloween Art Lesson Objective: Students become acquainted with Hundertwasser’s art and architecture, then create a Hundertwasser-inspired haunted house in the spirit of Halloween.
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Grandparents Day Painted Pot Holder

Grandparents Day Painted Pot Holder

If your family is anything like mine, Grandparents are always there to save the day! Whether near or far, they can always make kids feel extra loved and special – no matter how many grandkids they have. Show them they are appreciated with these super cute custom painted potholders!
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