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

Here's this week's Kids Frugal Fun from Mom on Dealz! Each week I bring you a craft or activity to do with your child that is educational and frugal! This week's idea was submitted by Madame Deals do directions will be given for her particular project. Materials: Magazine with pictures of your chosen animal (National Geographic was used ...

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 ...

Kids Frugal Fun

Each week I try to bring you a craft you can do with your kids that is both educational AND frugal. Bubbles are always a favorite with kids but can get costly if you continually purchase them. I've given you a very frugal recipe for bubbles and some educational applications. They may seem a little ...