Frugal Kid: Nature Art

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Each week I bring you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. The first day of Spring was 3/20 so I thought it was a perfect excuse to go on a nature walk with my son. While walking we searched for "treasures" that we could use to create pictures. If you’ve missed any previous crafts, check out Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun page. If you enjoy my crafts, please be sure to share them on Pinterest! Nature Art Materials: Cardstock Mod Podge Sticks, Rocks, Flowers, Grass, other ...

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Making Memories: Creating T-Shirts for Holidays

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    I have a family tradition that is unique to our family according to my husband. I run out every Valentine's day and buy the children shirts. I am sad to say this will be the last year that I can buy shirts at a store because my son is in their largest size. I guess big boys do not wear Valentines day shirts. I decided that I am going to make our own summer camp shirts to wear when we go out this summer. It will make it easier to find the children and provide a memory that ...

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Memories

This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. Take your child to a construction site. Granted I have 2 boys, but girls can love this activity too! You can hang out in the car and watch all the machines and vehicles working and talk about what you're seeing or just talk about the weather! Taking a short amount of time to observe the world around you can really have a positive effect on ...

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Memories

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  This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. Take pictures. You see a picture is worth a thousand words. It is our record of a memory that we wish to preserve. We often forget to take pictures of the most mundane activities. I started documenting our life and the things that we do on a daily basis. I took a picture of the messy van because it reminds me of the way it got ...

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Crayon Hearts

Crayon Hearts

Here's a fun and easy craft that you can do for your kids this Valentine's Day courtesy of my loyal reader Christi! Instructions: Prepare a silicone heart shaped baking dish Cut crayons into small pieces and fill each heart about half full Bake at 250F for about 12 minutes Let totally cool Comes out like a perfect colorful crayon heart! Christi is  using this as Valentine Favors for her daughters daycare part. She's attaching them to a red colored paper heart and writing a little ...

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Frugal Kid Valentine’s Hooked on You Plastic Water Bottle Craft

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  Valentine's "Hooked on You" Plastic Water Bottle Craft Materials: Plastic water bottle Construction paper or tissue paper cut into small pieces and 2 "fin" pieces Glue or Mod Podge String Lollipops Directions: ...

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Bubble Valentines for Your Kids

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Are you looking for a great, non-candy alternative for your kids to take to hand out for Valentine's Day? My friend at Coupons Are Great created a cute Valentine bubble tag and attached to bubble necklaces for a super fun twist on Valentines this year. Head over to her site to grab the printable PDF so you can easily recreate this craft. If you have a Walgreens you can pick up these bubble necklaces for 33¢ each through Saturday February 4th. That's a very budget friendly price! Thanks ...

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