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Kids Frugal Fun: Weekend Edition!

Kids Frugal Fun:  Weekend Edition!

Welcome to our new weekly feature:  Kids Frugal Fun Weekend Edition!  Find out all the fun and frugal things to do around town this weekend!   All Weekend: EASTER EVENTS! Many FREE activities are planned in Hampton Roads to celebrate Easter, Click HERE for a Full List! Saturday 10am Swamp Stomp at First Landing State Park 2500 Shore Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23451 10am-5pm 2014 International Children’s Festival at Mill Point Park, 100 Eaton Street, Hampton VA 23669 10:30am Pony Pedicures (weather permitting) at Bluebird Gap Farm, Pine Chapel Road, Hampton, … Read entire article »

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Easter Crafts For Preschool

Easter Crafts For Preschool

Are you looking for some fun and easy Easter Crafts for Preschool?  I’ve rounded up some of my favorite crafts and included them below for you.  The Thomas Easter Basket was one of my son’s favorite! Easter Door Decorations Easter Cupcake Decorations Easter Flower Gifts Milk Jug Easter Baskets Uses For Egg Cartons How To Make A Homemade Easter Basket (Thomas Easter Basket Craft) Making Bubbles Edible Bird Nests This round up of Art and Craft Supplies may help you complete some of these … Read entire article »

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Easter Door Decorations

Easter Door Decorations

I love decorating the boys’ bedroom doors for holiday so why wouldn’t I come up with some Easter Door decorations?!  This simple door decor took me minutes and since I had all of the materials around the house, it was FREE!  This Thankful Easter Bunny door decoration can easily be personalized by allowing your child to decorate the eggs, choose various colors of eggs, and even different colored bunnies! Easter Door Decorations: Materials: Construction paper (various colors) Scissors Scotch Tape Marker Directions: 1. … Read entire article »

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Kids Frugal Fun: Easy St. Patrick’s Day Craft-Hand Print Leprechaun

Kids Frugal Fun: Easy St. Patrick’s Day Craft-Hand Print Leprechaun

Each week I bring you a craft that is fun and frugal. With St. Patrick’s Day sneaking up quick, I will be focusing on easy St Patricks Day crafts and recipes for the next month! If you’ve missed any previous crafts, check out Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun page. Just a side note, I laminateas much as I can when doing crafts…it really helps to preserve them. Remember, if you love any of my crafts, be sure to Pin … Read entire article »

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Dr Seuss Activities For Kids

Dr Seuss Activities For Kids

Did you know that it’s DR. SEUSS’s Birthday on March 2nd, and that it’s READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY on March 1st?  Here are some Dr Seuss Activities for kids that you can do to celebrate!   Edible Bird Nests  Read the Book The Best Nest and create Rice Krispie Treats shaped like a bird’s nest.  Fill with jelly beans for the “eggs. One Fish, Two Fish Hand Print Fish and you can find many other Dr. Seuss activities here. Don’t forget about the awesome deal on … Read entire article »

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Art and Craft Supplies

Art and Craft Supplies

  This time of the year when it’s hard to get outside, I am on the prowl for inside ideas.  Most of these need art and craft supplies!  In my mind, you can really never have enough! Here is a list of some of my “wish list” items and some products I always have on hand to complete crafts with my kids: Art and Craft Supplies:  Wooden Treat Sticks, 100 Pcs $5.28 Two craft ideas for these sticks are the … Read entire article »

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New Year’s Memory Jar/Canister

New Year’s Memory Jar/Canister

I’ve seen the New Year’s jar all over Pinterest and loved the idea behind it.  However, jars and my boys don’t mix…all I can see is broken glass everywhere!  So here is my tweak on this popular and awesome craft! New Year’s Memory Jar/Canister: Materials: Christmas Candy canister (or jar) Construction Paper Glue and Scissors Directions: 1.  Cut a piece of construction paper that is sized to go around your canister or jar and glue it on. 2.  Label it “New Year’s Eve … Read entire article »

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New Year’s Eve Activities & Crafts For Kids

New Year’s Eve Activities & Crafts For Kids

I love creating crafts with my sons and love making more traditions as well! Here is a great round up of  New Year’s Ever crafts and activities that can be done in under an hour (some just minutes) and are all frugal to help you bring in 2013!   New Year’s Eve Shakers New Year’s Eve Rocket Boosters-Blast into the new year! New Year’s Eve Bubbles New Year’s Hand Print Comparison-Simply have your children leave their hand prints on paper labeled … Read entire article »

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DIY Gift Idea: Christmas Tree Ornaments To Make

DIY Gift Idea:  Christmas Tree Ornaments To Make

    I love making Christmas Crafts with my children because not only do they help create new memories each holiday season, but they are FUN!  I also try to always pick pretty easy ones! Christmas Tree Ornaments to Make are always top on my list of Christmas crafts because we frequently give these ornaments as gifts!  Here are some of my favorite ornaments we’ve made! Batman DIY Christmas Ornament Candy Cane Christmas Decoration Santa Ornament Craft Elf on the Shelf Ornament Thumbprint … Read entire article »

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DIY Candy Cane Tapers

DIY Candy Cane Tapers

I love Christmas and decorating the house.  The kids love candy canes so I thought…”Why not create some candy cane tapers?” Candy Cane Tapers   Materials: 2 Taper Candles ($ store) 2 Candle holders ($ store) Red Tape, Ribbon, or Paint ($ store)   Directions: 1. Paint candle holders red.  Allow to dry.  You may need to paint several layers on the holders depending on the type of paint you use.  I used acrylic and one coat seemed fine. 2. Apply tape or ribbon to the … Read entire article »

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Candy Cane Christmas Decoration (DIY Ornament)

Candy Cane Christmas Decoration (DIY Ornament)

We love making and giving Christmas ornaments during the Holiday season!  Here is an easy Candy Cane Christmas Decoration that was super easy to make! Candy Cane Christmas Decoration (DIY Ornament) Materials: Round Clear Plastic Ball Ornament Green, Red, and White Paint Paint Brush Directions: 1.  Paint the entire ornament Green to provide a nice background. 2.  Have your child dip one finger in red paint and one finger in white paint. 3. Help your child create a pattern with the red and white … Read entire article »

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Easy Thanksgiving Recipe: Turkey Cookies

Easy Thanksgiving Recipe: Turkey Cookies

These Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies were super easy to make and the boys were able to help create (and eat) them!  They make perfect additions to a class party or your dessert table at Thanksgiving! Ingredients: Pillsbury Refridgerated Cookie Dough (get $1/2 printable coupon here) Chocolate Icing Candy Corn Wilton Candy Decorating Pen   Directions: 1.  Make cookies according to package directions. 2. Spread chocolate icing in an arc on top of cookie. 3.  Press candy corn into the chocolate icing to create tail. 4.  Using Wilton … Read entire article »

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Elf On The Shelf Ideas: How The Elf Returns!

Elf On The Shelf Ideas:  How The Elf Returns!

Do you have an Elf of the Shelf?  We purchased The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition last year and loved every second of it!  We are always looking for new Elf on the Shelf Ideas and when my friend told me about this one, I HAD to do it.  Don’t forget to check out all of our Elf on the Shelf Ideas! The boys and I have discussed the need to clean out the … Read entire article »

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Easy Thanksgiving Crafts-Thanksgiving Candles

Easy Thanksgiving Crafts-Thanksgiving Candles

Looking for an Easy Thanksgiving Craft?  These Thanksgiving Candles are super easy and make beautiful Thanksgiving centerpieces! Thanksgiving Candles: Materials: Taper Candles Orange Ribbon Orange, Red, Brown Paint Masking Tape & Scotch Tape   Directions: For the ribbon candle, directions are very simple.  Wrap each candle with the ribbon and secure with scotch tape. For the painted candle, you’ll need to first cut and wrap thin pieces of masking tape around the candle. 3.  Using your 3 colors of paint, alternate painting the colors the entire … Read entire article »

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Kids Frugal Fun-DIY Trick-Or-Treat Bag

Kids Frugal Fun-DIY Trick-Or-Treat Bag

Each week I bring you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. Halloween is quickly approaching so I will be sticking to this theme for a couple of weeks! Don’t miss the rest of the Halloween themed crafts! If you’ve missed any previous crafts, check out Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun page. Just a side note, I laminateas much as I can when doing games such as this-it really helps preserve the pieces! Remember, if you love … Read entire article »

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