“Class Of” T-shirt project

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"Class of" T-shirt Project   My little girl is entering Kindergarten in just 2 short days, so I wanted to do a t-shirt project to help create some fun first day memories! I think this project is a great way to shake up the classic first day of school pictures each year. I'm looking forward to seeing my little girl grow into her Class of 2025 shirt over the years, until one day (gasp) she will be in a senior in Highschool wearing that same shirt she wore on her first day of ...

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Kids Play Dough Recipe

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Kids Play Dough Recipe   Kids Play Dough Recipe- Looking for something fun to do with your kids on a rainy day this summer? How about making some homemade playdough? All you need is a few ingredients and about 15 mins and you can make your own playdough! This play dough looks and feels just like the kind you get in the store, and costs very little to make! It's a great project to make with your kids too! Here what you will need to make this Kids Play Dough Recipe: 3 Cups of ...

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Crafting with Kids: Why Waste a Baking Fail?

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Crafting with Kids So this week was my step-moms birthday. Trying to be sneaky my daughter and I made cupcakes to surprise her with. Cute Right?? First, let’s start at the beginning! So we got everything measured out and mixed together and my daughter helped me scoop the batter into the cupcake tin so we could bake them. Somewhere in-between turning the oven on to what I swore was 350 and filling the cupcake liners my oven got bumped up to somewhere around 600 degrees!!! Yup…you read that ...

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Make your own Bubble Refill Station!

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Make your own Bubble Refill Station!   Make your own Bubble Refill Station just in time for spring and summer! I don't know about you, but my little girl loves bubbles, in fact, bubbles was her first word! In the spring and summer you can find us outside blowing bubbles, and we have all kinds of different bubbles. I found this awesome Bubble Refill Station and I knew I just had to make one! This would be awesome if you have more than one kid blowing bubbles, and it can save you some ...

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How to make a Tutu

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How to make a No-Sew Tutu do you have a little girl that loves to dress up? I sure do, and we have a huge box of dress up clothes, most of them made by me! It's so much cheaper (and more fun!) to make your own stuff! My little girl loves it because she can pick out exactly what she wants as far as colors and fabrics go! This Tutu took me about an hour to make, and there is no sewing, so anyone can do it! ...

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Kid Friendly Easter Craft: Skip the Eggs and Color the Cookies

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Don't Decorate Easter Eggs instead create this tasty Easter Craft.   Easter Craft-Decorated Great Value Sugar Cookies My kids and I love to decorate Easter Eggs but I am the only one who eats Hard Boiled Eggs so it is usually a waste of money. I decided since the kids bailed on our Easter Party we would create a fun Easter Craft that was tasty and fun. We decided we would swap coloring Easter Eggs for Coloring Easter Cookies. My daughter wasn't too keen on the idea but once she ...

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Easter Bonnet: Crafts

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Easter Bonnet I know this isn't your typical Easter Bonnet but my daughter didn't want a hat. What is the mom to a diva to do? Well, make her something fancy. The best part is this is a craft that kids can do. Easter Bonnet Materials Ribbon, Scissors, head band, ribbon, tulle, imagination This is the famous bowdabra ... I love mine but you do not need one for this craft. It is for those of us that need help with this stuff. It also is helpful when you have little crafters working ...

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Decorating with Peeps : $5 Easter Centerpiece

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Create a $5 Easter Centerpiece that looks Delicious!   We were issued a challenge to create a $5 Easter Centerpiece. I will be honest and admit that I lack the creative gene. I am the person who pins stuff on Pinterest because it looks cool but never gets around to doing any of it. To be honest,I don't see why I need it because I have my mom. Don't worry I don't have her locked in a closet making crafts all day.  I let her out for meals and to sleep a few hours. Seriously though, ...

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Easter Centerpiece: $5

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Easter Centerpiece   I had a challenge from my team can you create an Easter centerpiece for $5. I am Madame Deals so here is my entry. I used the items below with the help of three assistants to create an amazing centerpiece or hostess gift. Here is what I had peeps $2, $1 lollipop sticks (I still have some left), cookies $1.00 (I bought the mix at the $1 store), glass bead $1 , scrapbook paper $.15, $.25 floral block the egg and oil $.20. The vase was from an orchid I got last year. I ...

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Crafting with Kids: Compromising

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Crafting with Kids My daughter is 3 ½ and has recently started shall we say, inserting her independence. This as you can imagine is making doing art projects with her very difficult. We struggle with everything from her grabbing everything under the sun to ‘add to the project’ to her not wanting to do the project I chose for us to do. There are many ways to approach this and to be quite honest: I haven’t been approaching it in the best of ways lately. First of all, you could get fed up and ...

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