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The Monstore

Book: The Monstore  Author: Tara Lazar Illustrator: James Burks A monster story for anytime of year. Tara Lazar’s clever plot combine with James Burks’ appealing illustration to make a delightful read that spooks without scaring. Poor Zack, our hero, has trouble with his Monstore purchases and his problems snowball as he runs up against a […]

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Ghoulishly Good Green Smoothies

What you need: ~ A blender for smoothies ~ Milk or almond milk, banana, spinach/kale (I know, I know – I swear you won’t taste it and neither will your kids), peanut butter (or almond or soy butter), ice ~ eyeball sprinkles (found at a grocery store this time of year!) ~ optional: halloween-ish sprinkles […]

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Pumpkin Paintin’

We were feeling kinda fall, so what a better way to celebrate the start of October than with a little pumpkin paintin’ (Another easy Wactivity for WhyNotters of ALL ages!) What ya need: – Pumpkins (any size will do, we worked with those cute, mini ones) – Finger Nail polish (we grabbed the ones from […]

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Magic Beans

Beans can seem boring but, like most things, they can be magic in the right light. The wow in this wactivity is how crazy easy it is. What you need: ~ Glassware (think vases, pint glasses, mason jars, etc). ~ A selection of different colored dried beans (here you see green and red lentils and […]

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Tasty Truffle (with a Halloween spin!)

Did I mention these are OREO truffles? Yep, even yummier. Note: If you google or pop “Oreo Truffle” into a Pinterest search, you will see examples of perfect, smooth, spherical truffles. Ours didn’t turn out that way. Ours are lumpy and amoeba-like and a teensy bit ugly. Like life, they are perfectly imperfect. However yours […]

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