Kids Frugal Fun: Father’s Day

Each week Mom on Dealz brings you a craft to do with your kids that is fun, educational, and frugal. Since Sunday is Father's Day, I couldn't let that holiday pass without a cute and inexpensive craft made just for dad! This craft is combination of 2 other crafts I have seen done before. **Flag Day is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kids Frugal Fun

Each week I bring you a craft that is fun, frugal, and educational! This week I chose to share one that can help with discipline. As an early childhood educator I believe very strongly in positive reinforcement. Some may feel that this is "bribing" but the reality is that by reinforcing your child's good behavior ...

Kids Frugal Fun- Mother’s Day

Thanks to Mom on Dealz for sharing! Each week I bring you a craft you can create with your child that is both frugal and educational. This week I want to focus on Mother's Day crafts. You may be thinking, "I don't want to create my own gift!". If this is how ...

Kids Frugal Fun – Earth Day edition

Thanks once again to Mom on Dealz for bringing us Kids Frugal Fun each week! Each week I bring you crafts to do with your child that are both frugal and educational. With Earth Day this week, I thought it would be appropriate to have that as a theme. Craft #1 Coffee Filter Earth Materials -coffee filters -green and blue markers -water Directions: 1. ...

Kids Frugal Fun- Play Store

Each week I bring you a craft/activity that is both educational and frugal. Last week's focus was on making change and I received some requests for more money crafts. Enjoy! Materials: Construction paper Magazines/Internet Glue Scissors Play Money (can be printed HERE) Markers Directions: 1. Talk with your child about what kind of store they would like to open (Will chose a dinosaur store). ...

Kids Frugal Fun

If you're the parent of a school-aged child, you know that a major skill most children struggle with is learning how to make change. This is also a challenge for some teachers to teach. When I was teaching 2nd grade I came up with a game that really helped my children understand a little better. Children ...