Frugal Kid: Toilet Paper Roll Monsters

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    Each week I bring you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. Halloween is quickly approaching so I will be sticking to this theme for a couple of weeks! Don’t miss the rest of the Halloween themed crafts! Toilet Paper Roll Monsters Materials: Empty Toilet Paper Rolls Various Colors of Paint Decorations of Your Choice (i.e feathers, pom poms, googly eyes, etc) Hot Glue Gun and/or Glue Stick … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: Toilet Paper Pumpkin Decor

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  Toilet Paper Pumpkin Decor Materials: 1 roll of toilet paper 1 sheet of orange tissue paper Black construction paper Green construction paper Brown construction paper Directions: 1. Cover the toilet paper roll with the orange tissue paper by laying the sheet flat, putting the roll in the middle and then just lifting and tucking the tissue paper in the roll's hole. 2. Take one piece of brown construction paper and roll it horizontally. Then take the roll and fold it in half … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: Jack-o-lantern Door Sign

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Each week I bring you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. Halloween is quickly approaching so I will be sticking to this theme for a couple of weeks! Jack-o-lantern Door Sign Materials: Popsicle Sticks Orange Paint Black and Green Construction Paper or Sticky Felt Yarn Small piece of cardboard Hot Glue Gun … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: Edible Pirate Ship and DIY Pirate Hook

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Talk Like A Pirate Day is September 19th and since my sons are pirate fans, I just had to do some pirate crafts! Edible Pirate Ship Materials: Ice cream bowls Ice cream or sherbert 2 Toothpicks and 1 Straw Marshmellows Directions: 1. Fill the bowl with ice cream or sherbert. 2. Put one marshmellow on each toothpick. 3. Cut the straw so that it is longer than the toothpicks. Put 2 marshmellows on the straw. 4. Insert the toothpicks and straws into the ice cream or sherbert and … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: Grandparents Day Hand and Finger Paint Cards

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Each week I bring you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. Grandparents Day is this weekend and since I love personalized cards and the boys love finger and hand painting, I decided to combine these things and create hand and finger print cards! Grandparents Day Hand and Finger Paint Cards Materials: Finger Paint Construction Paper Directions: 1. Decide on your design. If you check out Pinterest, you can find a gazillion handprint art designs! We chose a heart shape … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: Doggie, Doggie, Where’s My Word Family?

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Each week I bring you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. August 26th is National Dog day and Will and Zachary really love dogs so I decided to make a learning game with a dog theme. Will really enjoyed it, Zack just kept trying to eat and tear up the dog bones! Doggie, Doggie, Where's My Word Family? Materials: Dog and Dog Bowl Clip Art Dog Bone Cookie Cutter(or just do a google image search and trace that) Construction Paper Plain Folder With Pockets Directions: 1. … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: Ice Cream in a Bag

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Each week I bring you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. National Ice Cream Day is always the 3rd Sunday of July so this year that will be 7/21! Remember, if you love any of my crafts, be sure to Pin them on Pinterest! I used to make this with my students all the time and they always loved it! Materials: Rock Salt-6 tablespoons Vanilla-1/4 teaspoon (we also made some with lime juice and it was yummy) Ice Cubes Sugar-1/2 tablespoon Milk-1/2 cup Big Ziploc … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: Making a Cow Costume

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Cow Appreciation Day is 7/13 so I thought it would be fun to show you a super easy way to get some free food at Chick-fil-a. If you don't have a Chick-fil-a nearby, you can always use this idea for Halloween! Materials: White or light colored shirt and shorts Yarn Peel and Stick Foam (black) Scissors Construction Paper (white and brown) … [Read more...]