Kids Frugal Fun- National Ice Cream Day (plus bonus ice cream in a bag recipe!)

Each week Momondealz bring you a craft that you can do with your children that is fun, educational, and frugal! June 7th is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day so I thought ice cream cones would make a cute craft today. There is also a recipe for making ice cream in a bag HERE. Materials: Construction paper Scissors Crayons Directions: 1. Using ...

Elmer’s Rebate- stock up on crafts for summer fun!

Save $5 when you buy 1 Elmer's Project Popperz and 2 Elmer's Foam Board Sheets!!  What a fun rebate!! I love to have this stuff on hand for rainy day activities :o)[ad#glam between posts]

Kids Frugal Fun- Money style!

Each week Mom on Dealz  brings you a kid friendly craft that is fun, educational, and frugal! June 1st is a little known holiday-"Flip Coin Day". There are so many activities that can be done with coins but I have picked my favorites and listed them below. Piggy Bank Materials: Oatmeal container, coffee container, pringles can, etc sturdy cardboard Knife (for ...

Build A Dream Playhouses Review

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As summer approaches I like to try to build my arsenal of crafts and activities for the kids.  I find that summer is always exciting for the kids for the first 2 weeks and then boredom kicks in.  It's always nice to pull out a brand new activity in the afternoon.  Especially one that can be ...

Kids Frugal Fun- Memorial Day

Each week I bring you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal! Since this week is Memorial Day, I thought it would be appropriate to make a craft honoring the sacrifice of our nation's heroes. Thanks to Enchanted Learning for this week's idea. My educational modifications are at the bottom. Materials: Oatmeal container red and white streamers ...

High value coupon for BIC Mark-It

Like BIC Mark-It on Facebook and get a printable $5.00 coupon! These are FABULOUS permanent markers, and the colors they offer are so vibrant!!  HUGE savings! The $5/1 coupon you can print (with Bricks, so you should be able to print 2 from your printer) is good on both the 24 and 36 count packs of ...

“Show Me How” through reading, crafting & cooking

My college years were spent in Plymouth, New Hampshire studying Early Childhood Education.  I graduated with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Studies with a minor in Child Development.  I did teach infants, toddlers and preschoolers for a while and now, obviously, I have my three kids who all love school, homework, and anything to ...

Kids Frugal Fun- Bird Feeders

Thanks to Momondealz for bringing this post to us! Each week I bring you a fun, educational, and frugal craft that you can complete with your child. Since warmer weather is finally here and bird families are everywhere, I thought this would perfect. Will loves seeing birds at our hummingbird feeder and now hopefully we can ...

Rainbow Rice (Tutorial)

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Are you looking for a super fun, quick and easy craft to do with your kids this summer?  I ran across this idea on Homemade Serenity.  Since the weather is getting nice and we are able to move our craft projects outdoors, I thought I would get brave and try out something with liquid watercolors.  This ...

1-2-3 Textured Products

1-2-3 Textured Products offers hands-on early childhood curriculum products designed by educators.  They are also really fun, easy to do, and adorable ways to enhance curriculum you are already working on or just to pass a rainy day.  My kids and I love crafts, and I was excited to surprise my 3.5 year old with ...