Memories: Game On

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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.   We are a sports family. We love to watch sports. I have to say I have geared our children towards one team. If they decided not to attend that school I would only cry for four years if they didn't attend our University. It is where I met their dad. We make memories by watching our favorite teams play. We make finger foods and we do the … [Read more...]

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.   Making Memories-Leaving Your Kids With Someone Else-Seems like a contradiction uh? This week I wrote about traveling without my kids and how hard it was for me since it was my first time away from them. However, it gave my children some valuable time with their dad and grandparents. They were able to make some crafts, play outside, … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: Two Brids, One Stone

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Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!!! Check out all of Crafting with Kids article here! Now, that the warmer weather is once again upon us we can take things outside. Just being outside is enough after being cooped up … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: How to Make a Sombrero

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Here's a fun Cinco de Mayo craft project that you and your kids can make for this fun holiday. How To Make a Sombrero Materials: Newspaper Masking Tape Paint String Pom Pom Balls (or other desired decor) Directions: 1. Stack 2 sheets of newspaper and lay them on your child's head or a small bowl. 2. Using masking tape, tape around to create the top of the hat. 3. Roll the edges to create a circle and the brim. 4. Paint your desired color. 5. Punch holes in the brim and … [Read more...]

Memories: Building a memory one bead at a time

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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.   I am a firm believer that jewelry is memorable. I have my grandmother's wedding band. That is why I started a Chamilia bracelet for my daughter. I am going to give it to her on her 16th birthday. She is only three but she knows each story associated with each bead. I got the purse bead when I knew I was going to have a girl because daddy said … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: The Same Old Same Old

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Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! Check out all of Crafting with Kids article here! I know I posted a couple weeks ago about having your ‘go to’ projects…the easy ones like coloring or play dough but we all know that can … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: Recycling Craft

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Arbor Day is April 27th, here's a fun frugal craft idea that will teach your kids about recycling and creating a beautiful piece of art featuring your child's precious handprint at the same time! Newspaper Art Materials: Cereal Box Newspaper Mod Podge Paint Directions: 1. Grab those leftover newspapers and allow your child to rip or cut it into pieces. 2. Cover the empty cereal box in Mod Podge. 3. Lay the pieces of torn newspaper to completely cover the Mod Podge. … [Read more...]

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. As a certified teacher and avid reader myself, I am always looking for a chance to have some fun reading with my kids. One type of reading material that many parents forget about is a magazine. Magazines can be used for crafts, reading, and kids LOVE them! My students always felt like reading magazine were a special treat and my own children … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: Using Sensory to Maximize Experience

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Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! Check out all of Crafting with Kids article here! Sensory projects are a huge deal in our house. In fact, I try and incorporate some sort of sensory into each project we do. This can … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid: High Five Jars

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Each week I bring you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. April 19th is National High Five day so this week the crafts are centered around hands! Handprint Crafts High Five Jar Materials: Cleaning Wipe Canister Card Stock Mod Podge Directions: 1. Clean and dry the canister. 2. Create a label for the canister. Ours says "Will's High Five Jar". 3. Trace your child's hand and cut out several of them for your "high fives". 4. Write rewards on each hand. These can be … [Read more...]