Canvas Painting Ideas for Kids

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Simply Crafty Sunday "Love" Hand and Footprint Canvas Painting Ideas for Kids   Valentines Day is almost here, and if you are looking for a super sweet present to give (or keep for yourself), then you will love this DIY "Love" Hand and Footprint Canvas Painting Ideas for Kids! This is a great gift to make for grandparents, aunts and uncles, or to hang in your own living room! My little girl loved helping me make this, and other than having to buy the canvas, we had all we needed at ...

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Free Printable for Kids 2015 New Years Resolution Ideas


Free Printable for Kids A new year is fast approaching and one thing my family always does is to write down our new years resolution ideas and display them in the house so we can always keep them in mind. My little girl is old enough to write her own resolutions this year, so I wanted to make her a special Free Printable for Kids that she could fill out and hang in her room. I thought this would be something I could share with all of you to print out and use for your kids! It's great motivation ...

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Handprint Snowman Ornaments

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Handprint Snowman Ornaments   Handprint Snowman Ornaments-I love this time of year, and all things Christmas! It's a special time that people seem to slow down a bit (when it doesn't come to shopping that is) and really appreciate  your family and friends around you! Crafting is a favorite pastime in my house and today I'm going to show you how to make an oh-so-cute Handprint Snowman Ornament! This would but a great ornament to break out every year to put on the tree, or a great ...

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DIY Snow


DIY Snow   Being from the south, I am a huge fan of DIY Snow, and make it every year for my little girl! This project is easy to do, and your kids will love it! We use this DIY Snow for craft projects, or just to play around it! It's a great holiday sensory activity for younger kids too! I also love that it is easy enough for the kids to do all on their own!  ...

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Gifts In Jars: Jelly Belly Beans

Use this Gifts In Jars:  Jelly Belly beans for Hostess Gifts! Get seasonal packages of Jelly Belly beans to package in Gifts In Jars! Jelly Belly beans are low fat, gluten free, and "OU" certified (though the mints are not Kosher).  Don't forget they are available in sugar free, sports recovery, high energy, protein and many more! There is an option for each person on your list! Buy your Autumn, Winter, and Holiday sets now and take advantage of the November Sale TURKEY13 code for $15 ...

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EEK-ologist Halloween Project: Spider Web of Facts


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Orkin Ecologist for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. EEK-ologist Halloween Project: Spider Web of Facts This post brought to you by The Orkin Ecologist. All opinions are 100% mine. I will be the first to admit, spiders scare the crap out of me! But I have always been one of those people that wants to know all about what I am afraid of. That was my fear is justified! So when I was approached to do a fun bug themed (or in my ...

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DIY Craft: Finger Mitts Potholders

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DIY Craft:  Finger Mitts Potholders Ever think that potholders are too bulky for carrying that hot item whether it be a mug or a casserole?  Try these Finger mitt potholders! Several years ago I was given some odd shaped potholders at a wedding shower. I had no idea why they were so odd shaped. I have now come to truly appreciate the size, shape and usefulness of these finger mitt potholders. The two pockets serve to protect your thumb and a couple other fingers as you grip a hot pot or ...

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DIY Craft for Kids, Gift idea: Horse Lead Rope

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DIY Craft for Kids, Gift idea:   Horse Lead rope Need a craft for you kids?  This craft project makes  a Horse Lead rope or a shorter version can be made for a Dog Leash.  These make wonderful gifts for family and friends. Supplies: piece of cardboard, plate (saucer for a dog leash, dinner plate for a horse lead rope), pencil, scissors,  12 yards 1/4 cotton rope,  snap, OPTIONAL: dye ...

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Cooking with Kids – How to series 4


Cooking with Kids- How to series 4 What first? -Cooking with Kids The best way to get children interested in cooking is to give them easy recipes that they can have success with quickly.  Cooking with kids is really quite easy once you get the hang of it.  You just assess your child, their interests, and the recipe.  It is true that any recipe will have something a child can help you do to make an awesome dish.  However, we want to have the children learn the skills as well as experience ...

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Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookie ‘Lasagna’

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Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'Lasagna'   This recipe kids can make - dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'lasagna' is considered a level 1 a Cooking with Kids- How to series recipe. There is no mixing or heat involved. This Chocolate chip cookie 'lasagna' makes storebought cookies taste homemade! I remember the first time I ever had this dessert recipe.  My sisters and I were shocked at how good it was because we knew who had brought it to the covered dish ...

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