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Homemade chalk paint recipe

By | April 30th, 2019|Categories: Creative Fun|

This homemade chalk paint recipe is ever so easy to make and gives a great sensory play material for kids art – indoors or out. If your children are familiar with using chalk, or used to painting, this is great recipe to try to stretch them. The only two ingredients you need to make this DIY paint [...]

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Flower Pretzel Bites

By | April 9th, 2019|Categories: Making & Baking|

Flower Pretzel Bites would be great for Easter, Mother’s Day, or any spring party. You can switch up the colored M&M’s for different holidays too. Think of all the possibilities! Have fun with it! Ingredients Pretzels Candy Melts - White Easter/Pastel M&M's Instructions Arrange pretzels on a PAPER plate. Place a candy melt in the center [...]

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Egg Carton Bunny – Easter Craft for Kids

By | April 9th, 2019|Categories: Creative Fun|

Your kids will love painting egg cartons fun shades of spring colors and putting together these silly little bunnies. Find some small candies to put inside and place them on your spring table or as part of an Easter basket.   All you need is an old egg carton and a few other supplies to whip [...]

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Threaded Heart Paper Plate Craft

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: Creative Fun|

If working with younger kids, you will need to cut the heart and punch the holes, older kids can do that on their own. You can also color the paper plate pink or read before you start threading. What you need paper plate sheet of paper hole punch pencil thread (red and white twine works out [...]

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Fluffy Slime Recipe Without Borax Made with Shaving Cream

By | April 20th, 2018|Categories: Creative Fun|

 Ingredients 2/3 Cup White Glue 1 TSP Baking Soda 1/4 Cup Water 2-3 Cups Shaving Cream 1.5 TBSP Contact Lens Solution **Important: your brand of contact lens solution must have boric acid and sodium borate in the ingredient list. This is what interacts with the glue to form the slime. Liquid Food Coloring Instructions Add your white glue to a bowl. Add you water and [...]

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How to make a Paper Chain Snake

By | April 20th, 2018|Categories: Creative Fun|

SUPPLIES: Green Card Stock (2 sheets) Yellow Card Stock Scissors Stapler and Staples Glue Googly Eyes Red Balloon   DIRECTIONS: Fold one sheet of the green card stock in eighths.  I had my children fold the paper in half and then fold it in half again.  Then, they folded the piece of paper in half again [...]

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Spinach and Feta Casserole

By | April 13th, 2018|Categories: Making & Baking|

Ingredients 3 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups cream-style cottage cheese 3kg package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup butter, melted 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons dried minced onion Dash ground nutmeg Directions Preheat oven to 180 C. Grease a 1-1/2-quart casserole; set aside. In a large bowl combine eggs, cottage cheese, spinach, feta cheese, melted butter, flour, [...]

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Glowing Campfire Craft for Kids

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: Creative Fun|

Kids love making and playing with this glowing campfire craft! It’s super easy to make and perfect for imaginative play! Materials for Glowing Campfire Craft Clear plastic cup Tissue paper in red, orange, and yellow Liquid glue LED tea light Twig or thin craft stick Cotton balls Brown construction paper Scissors Directions 1. Cut your tissue paper up into little squares (or you [...]

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How To Make A Stress Ball

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: Creative Fun|

This is a low cost project that kids of all ages will love. To make this project you will need: 3 balloons 1/3- 1/2 cup of flour empty water bottle (with thin sides that you can squish) funnel and pencil or chop stick scissors wet wash cloth  Start with putting about 1/3 off a cup flour [...]

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Light up Mason Jar Aquariums

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: Creative Fun|

You can totally make these with your kids in an afternoon.  It is so much fun!  Here are the supplies needed: Aquarium gravel Small seashells Cheap aquarium plants Plastic sea creatures Mason jars Water with blue food coloring Start by adding the plant before the gravel.  Push the plant to the side as you fill the [...]

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