My daughters get very excited for Halloween. Last year they really enjoyed the "countdown to Halloween" we used. For something new this year we are using this paper pumpkin countdown.
On our painting day (watercolors) we painted with red and yellow. After the paintings dried I cut out some pumpkin shapes. The following day I left the pumpkins out on the art cupboard for them to draw faces whenever they wanted. Soon we had all the pumpkin faces ready for stringing.
The pumpkins are strung up behind the nature table and each night after dinner one is removed. We count how many are left until Halloween! If you have a countdown to share, please do. Do you have other Halloween traditions in your home?