Parenting: Jobs for toddlers, preschool kids 2-6 to help at Thanksgiving holiday

Parenting is challenging at any time, but especially around the holiday season. Are your children more of a hindrance than a help at Thanksgiving? Do they tend to get a little greedy and entitled at Christmas? Be a good parent and put kids to work helping. Don't let them lounge in front of the TV watching Black Friday ads telling them what they must have and being waited on by already too busy parents. The perks are that children learn unselfishness, community spirit, and job satisfaction. Here are some holiday jobs for kids from 2-6. Each task has a job title (kids love titles--they make children feel like valued contributors.   Parenting: Jobs for toddlers, preschool kids 2-6 to help at Thanksgiving holiday

Free printable Halloween masks, color your own masks for trick-or-treat costumes

Halloween isn't just for little children. Adults can dress up too. Here are free printable Halloween masks of Star Wars, politicians, celebrities, zombies and famous people. Use political masks in fun, educational government current events activities. Or use your Halloween costume to make a statement! Students will love making masks of world leaders, politicians and famous persons. Teachers might assign students to stage mock debates or elections. They could write speeches, debates or dramatizations of historical events and wear masks. Use celeb masks for for creative writing inspiration on satire, parody or essay writing. Use 3D animal masks in science.
Visit Wonder How-To for 100+ free printable Halloween masks. The site compiles printables from all over. Print cool steampunk masks that are vintage tech fun. Print Star Wars masks, Doctor Who masks and artsy creature masks. Wear your Star Wars mask when you see the new movie! Print, cut and assemble awesome 3D Halloween masks of animals. There are cool printable masks to color yourself. Traditional Trick or Treaters will love the assortment of free printable monster masks. Print Frankenstein, witch, zombie, skeleton, mummy, vampire, bat and more. There are Fox cartoon Halloween masks from King of the Hill and the Simpsons.

Star Wars masks come from Filth Wizardry. Political Halloween masks come from Forbes which published masks of those they deem the scariest people of the year. Forbes features politicians, especially those in scandal, notorious celebrities, world leaders, religious leaders and high profile criminals, and prominent society figures for that year. Included are Donald Trump, O.J. Simpson, Sarah Palin, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, Martha Stewart, Ben Bernanke, Hilary Clinton, Borat Sagdiyev, for example. You can access archived free printable masks from 2002 to 2009. This list includes NewsGroper's free printable political masks that are similar to MAD magazine illustrations. Print masks of Barack Obama, Vladmir Putin, Ron Paul, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Fred Thompson and Britney Spears.

Marilyn Manson weight loss, gay jokes. 'Salem' role stuns more than shock rock

Shock rocker Marilyn Manson is sporting a new look, and it's startlingly normal. Not surprisingly, the rock icon is against President Donald Trump. But the singer (born Brian Warner) does have more shocks under his leather and chains, too, including major sex appeal, weight loss, and an unexpected homophobic side. What's behind all these changes for the Pale Emperor?   Marilyn Manson weight loss, gay jokes. 'Salem' role stuns more than shock rock

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