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[29 Apr 2016 | No Comment | 342 views]
Fun Outdoor Water Play Ideas for Kids (with Dollar Store Supplies)

If your kids are like mine, you hear the phrase “I’m bored!” waaaay too often! When that happens, I either kick my kids outside, or let them do a chore to alleviate the boredom, but here are some great water play ideas that will occupy them for quite awhile outside! Get all the instructions for Bubble Snakes, a Pool Noodle Sprinkler, and a Magic Plastic …

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[21 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on 16 Ways to Save Kids’ Worn Out Clothes | 465 views]
16 Ways to Save Kids’ Worn Out Clothes

Face it, kids are hard on clothes. Some clothes get stained, or ripped way before they are totally worn out. Here are 16 ideas for saving kids clothes that I have personally done myself — I can stand behind these ideas! Check out my full article at eBay: [how to save worn out kids clothes]

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[11 Apr 2016 | 2 Comments | 841 views]
Make Useful Teacher’s Gifts from School Supplies

Want to show your children’s teachers that you care, by giving them useful items they actually need for their classrooms? I have shared three cute (and practical) ideas for teacher gifts over at eBay, that incorporate materials from the dollar store, and new packages of school supplies that teachers desperately need. Find my ideas and instructions here: [Three Teacher Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week]

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[8 Apr 2016 | One Comment | 550 views]
Make Perler Bead Butterflies

As a child of the 80s, perler beads will always hold a very special place in my crafty heart. Over at Room to Grow, see how you can use a heart-shaped perler bead pattern and a wooden clothespin to make these cute butterflies that are the perfect project for spring! You could even make a whole collection of them and string them ¬†up as a …

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[1 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Make No Sew Felt Crowns | 318 views]
Make No Sew Felt Crowns

These fabric crowns are such a simple no-sew project that your little princes and princesses can create their own with minimal assistance! Jess at Let’s Do Something Crafty shares just how easy it is to whip these up yourself! It’s a great way to use up random odds and ends of supplies – put out a pile of embellishments and let your littles go wild! …

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[25 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Make Paper Cookies | 169 views]
Make Paper Cookies

No tea party is complete without some treats, right? That’s why you need these paper cookies from Kate at The Craft Train! “Bake” them up once and nibble on them over and over. These would also be great for your favorite little baker to have in their play kitchen, or for any kid who loves both sweets and imaginative play!

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[23 Mar 2016 | 2 Comments | 645 views]
Make a Toilet Paper Easter Bunny

I’ll admit it: when this post from Diane of Homan at Home popped up in my RSS reader, I did a quick double-take, and then clicked out of a combination of equal parts amusement and curiosity. I mean, an Easter Bunny centerpiece made out of a roll of TP? It’s kinda brilliant, and pretty hilarious. She even provides a printable of the ears and nose, …

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[17 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Mother’s Day Cards for Kids to Make – Ideas for Any Age | 586 views]
Mother’s Day Cards for Kids to Make – Ideas for Any Age

Nothing is cuter than a handmade card for Mother’s Day, especially when it features keepsake elements like hand prints, finger prints, and kids’ adorable handwriting. I’ve shared three cute keepsake card ideas for kids to make, one for each age group — toddler, preschooler, or grade school — over at eBay. Instructions: [mother’s day cards for kids to make]
Project Materials:

Paper, on hand
Paint, on hand
Markers, on …

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[9 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Make a 30 Minute Doll Blanket from Scraps | 544 views]
Make a 30 Minute Doll Blanket from Scraps

Bust into your scrap pile for supplies you can use to make this doll blanket in just 30 minutes! If you are a beginning seamster, you just need a bit of fabric to make your very first sewing project – this project is a fantastic first project for anyone! And best of all, you can use this tutorial to make a blanket in any size, …

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[15 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Cardboard Box Road | 161 views]
Make a Cardboard Box Road

Is there a cardboard box in your recycling bin? If you also have a little one who loves to play with cars, turn that box into a cardboard road, complete with a neighborhood! Stef at Non Toy Gifts shows how to make this quick, cheap project with just a box and some paint. What will line your streets? Trees, houses, a farm, maybe even an …