Frugal Crafts

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Summer is almost here and what could be better then free summer activities, right? My two girls who love to create, play and explore are always asking me what they can do next so each year I gather all the national Summer Events such as free bowling, cheap movies, reading […]

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Frugal-Kid-Crafts

Here is a project that is perfect for this week’s Summer Camp At Home: Independence Day theme brought to you by Sharon at Mom on Dealz. Patriotic Napkin and Utensil Holder Materials: 3 Empty Toilet Paper Rolls Red and White Construction Paper Cardboard Glue Gun with Glue Glue Stick Markers […]

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Summer Camp At Home: Ocean Explorers

by Mackenzie on June 21, 2013

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Each summer thousands of children head to different summer camps throughout the country. This year create your own summer camp at home through themed weeks that include learning, projects and just plain fun. Each week I will showcase a few ideas for educational and fun projects along with great reading […]

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Simple Smocks {Frugal Crafts}

by Jess on June 13, 2013

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Always ready for an art project, we go through A LOT of smocks around here.  I used to buy smocks for the girl until I realized how many we had on hand!  This is sort of a no brainer, but if you have any old oxford shirts or business shirts […]

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Hanging Birthday Number {Frugal Crafts}

by Jess on May 30, 2013

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I love to celebrate my little one’s milestones all day long.  Birthdays are special days so why not start the celebration as soon as they wake?  I love to see my children’s eyes as they awaken to a special surprise in their room on the morning of their birthday! Materials […]

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Mini Party Hats {Frugal Crafts}

by Jess on May 22, 2013

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If you’re looking for an inexpensive and creative option at your next birthday party or Summer camp, mini party hats are a great option.  These economical and adorable little hats coordinate with a variety of themes including American Girl Doll parties, any stuffed animal parties (we recently had a Beanie Boo […]

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Balloon Faces {Frugal Crafts}

by Jess on May 15, 2013

Balloon-Faces

We celebrated my daughter’s 9th birthday this past weekend and had some fun and simple crafts that turned out to be huge hits!  I think when it comes to kids and parties, keeping it simple is the best bet.  These Balloon Faces resulted in tons of creativity, giggles and fun.  […]

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Glitter Stones {Frugal Crafts}

by Jess on May 9, 2013

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Having two girls means that we go through a lot of glitter around here.  Craft time that incorporates extra shimmer means extra smiles!  These glitter stones are used to make magnets or as a beautiful candle centerpiece.  They are fun and fancy!  Materials Need: River stones or glass marbles (found at the craft […]

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