Animal Paper Plate Crafts

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You will have so much fun with these animal paper plate crafts!  With some paper plates and paints you can make your own zoo for your kids! So fun!   Animal Paper Plate Crafts Tropical fish – We love the bright colors and variety in these adorable fishies! Frown clown fish to polka dotted and everything in […]

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10 EASY Ways to Save

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Are you looking for easy ways to save money as a family?  We have 10 simple things that can help get you started on your journey to saving money and spending less.   Drink Water. When you go out to restaurants, skip the sodas and go with water.  If you are a family of four and you […]

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Cinnamon Roll French Toast Preschoolers Can Cook

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Last week we did a series on playing with our food, we made kale smoothies, played dress-up with collard greens, in the past we have painted our pancakes, and have made spider bananas. But, the thing my daughter loves to make the most is Cinnamon Roll French Toast. This is such an easy breakfast idea. […]

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25 HOT Breakfast Ideas

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Do you ever get into a breakfast rut where you are making the same thing for breakfast every morning? We have found that having a solid first meal helped my kids endurance as they did school and the other activities of the day. Start it right with one of these Hot Breakfast Ideas. Breakfast Ideas […]

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{Hilarious} Kids Game Toca Kitchen 2

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Kids games – it seems I find my kids playing online games non-stop, especially games that are hilarious and make them laugh.  The newest app from Toca is sure to make your kids giggle hysterically.  It is all about playing and experimenting with food in the kitchen, Toca Kitchen 2. Thanks Toca for the gift […]

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30 Baby Food Recipes – That are Tasty!

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Here are some baby food recipes and tricks that will make transitioning to from baby food to table food MUCH easier and tastier! I wish I had found these resources a couple of years ago.  We love hacks to make snacks easier and kitchen tips.  Homemade baby food can take awhile to prepare, or can […]

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How to Make a Budget – that works

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Are you looking for ideas on how to make a budget?  Saving money is one step, but we need a budget to know where we can start saving. With all of the money saving tips floating around the internet these days it can be hard to find tips that will really work. We have pulled […]

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The Best Dads

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The year 2014 was a year of many firsts, many tears and many surprises… and through all of these events with our kids their Dads were right there as champions and guides. This post is dedicated to all of you out there who are the best Dads to your kids.  We love you and your […]

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How To Be Frugal {Save Money}

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Would you love to know 50 ways to save money? Here are some general tips on how to be frugal, ways to save money in your household, with your kids, and when feeding your family.  Do you have a tip for frugal living? Please share your ideas here at Kids Activities Blog in the comments or […]

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Rainbow Sugar Scrub

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This Rainbow Sugar Scrub is whimiscal.  The colors (and smells) of the rainbow, bottled up and ready to soften even the roughest hands! Like our Candy Corn Scrub, You can’t go wrong with this colorful treat for your hands. How to make a Sugar Scrub Supplies Needed to make your scrub: (contains affiliate links) Fine […]

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Scented Sensory Play with Rainbow Beans

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Sensory play is one of the themes in the new book from Asia Citro, 150 Screen-Free Activities for Kids – 238 pages of play!  This book is great for preschoolers, so many ideas and recipes for open-ended play.  Our three year olds loved browsing the different activities. We settled on page 169, Colored Beans.  Our […]

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3 Ingredient Dairy Free Cream Pie

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Are you searching for a Dairy Free Cream Pie.  Our kiddo has a dairy allergy, so we know first hand how difficult it can be to find “dairy free” and “cream pie” used together in one recipe. While she loves the idea of an ice cream pie the rashes and tummy sicknesses just aren’t worth […]

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Salted Marshmallow Recipe

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Marhsmallows.  They are the perfect treat to top a cup of tea or coffee – or even to eat by themselves.  These salted marshmallows are super light and airy – the recipe is a hit with the kiddos! This is a mom-made-it recipe – inspired by Imperial Sugar, one of our blog sponsors.   Salted […]

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Homemade Candy Treats

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There is something about Christmas that makes me want to make and eat tons of treats!  We love Christmas Cookies and Home Made Candy.   These are two dozen (plus) recipes of candies that you can quickly make to add something sweet to your holiday.     There is just something extra special about mint-y […]

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Chemical Free Air Freshener

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I love having a fresh smelling home, but hate using chemical additives (like those plugins and scented candles) to achieve a fresh scent.  This is a fun little home hint on how to make a chemical free air freshener that will keep your house smelling great, whenever you want to add a hint of a scent. […]

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Totally Awesome Kids Science Kit {You can make it!!}

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Looks can be deceiving.  This box might look small but it holds a whole afternoon of science experiments your kids will love. It is a DIY Science Kit that has three different experiments in it and you can make it and gift it using items you most likely have lying about the house! Kids Science […]

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50 Amazing Pancake Recipes

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There is nothing like a delicious pancake first thing in them morning. Unless it is 47 delicious pancakes! We have found the best of the best pancake recipes to share with you today! Almost as tasty as our Happy breakfast Balls!   Pancake Breakfast Ideas Red velvet pancakes – Use cake mix, milk, egg and flour […]

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Homemade Lotion Balls

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Today we have a fun recipe for Shea butter lotion balls for you. We love Essential Oils and this is one of our go-to recipes.  This lotion is perfect for dry chapped skin. It’s surprisingly easy to make and your friends will be amazed that you are able to make lotion balls from home! Homemade Lotion […]

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DIY Lego Storage

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Are you looking for a new Lego Hack or some Lego Storage Ideas?  I swear our legos are taking over the house and multiplying when I am not looking! This Lego stool doubles as a kiddo chair, a step to reach things that are high on shelves, and has a storage well under the lid.  It is […]

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Unique Gift Idea: Mermaid Tails for Kids

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Do your kids miss the hot days of summer?  Mine do!  Help your kids daydream of warm days even more with a unique gift this Holiday, Mermaid Tails! Swimming is one of our favorite summer activities – really, in Texas we swim from April to October, so it’s not to far in the future before […]

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22 Creative Money Gift Ideas

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Do you want to give a money gift this year, but are looking for a way to make it more personal? We have a whole list of creative money gift ideas! These are unique ways to give a kid what they really want, while wrapping it in a unique way that will make them smile! Creative […]

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Ivy Kids – Monthly Activity Kits for Kids!

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We have triplets.  They are three and we are doing preschool at home with them this year.  It is so much fun watching them learn and explore the world with the enthusiasm that only tikes can have! This week “for school” we have been learning all about frogs with the help of Ivy Kids Activity […]

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30 Ways to Fill Ornaments

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Does anyone else love those little glass ornaments that you can fill?  I love how you can fill them with memories and adapt them to your family’s personality! Every Christmas these ornaments tell a different story.  Like this collection of glass ornaments?  Check out our other collection of homemade ornaments.   Get your own glass […]

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Superfood Smoothie

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Do you ever go to the grocery store with your kids, just so you can find something new that you’ve never tried before?  We did that this past week.  So fun!! And we came home with Red Chard.  According to WebMD chard is a “nutritional powerhouse — an excellent source of vitamins K, A, and […]

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26 Homemade Ornaments

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Homemade ornaments are the best.  They fill your tree with memories that you can unwrap and decorate your tree with each year.  We have a family ornament-making day each Christmas as part of our “Countdown to Christmas” activities.  Memories! Here are some of the best DIY ornament ideas we’ve found. Easy Ornaments Adorable!  Capture your […]

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13 Things You Never Thought You Could Mail

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The best things come in small packages.  That’s what my mother always told me (I’m short, very short), but I know I am not alone in getting a big smile when there is something fun in the mail. You can put that smile onto someone’s face by mailing something so unique – it will be […]

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3 Super Hero Coloring Pages

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Join your favorite Super Heros in these coloring pages.  My boys love to color superheros – they are really the only coloring pages the kids will sit down and color without prompting.  Coloring is great for kids to develop pre-writing skills – how to hold a crayon/pencil, how to control your hand’s movements, even the […]

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20 Peppermint Dessert Recipes

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Peppermint.  There is something about snuggling up in a cold day with a peppermint treat.  It’s the flavor of winter!! Here are some peppermint desserts that we are drooling over.  Looking for a dessert that is NOT mint?  Check out our 75 Cookie Recipes.   . Dessert Recipes Chocolate Peppermint Bundt Cake.  This momma makes […]

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Holiday Hair Ideas

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Get some holiday cheer with a fun and festive hair style. These are perfect for the last day of school before the holiday starts, or to wear to grandma’s house. Looking for something more traditional?  Check out our collection of Hair Style Ideas for Girls.   Make a Santa’s face from a bun – super […]

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Gift Kits You Can Make and Your kids Create

Gift Kits that you can make for kids to build and create with

Gift kits are great for creative kiddos.  The list below isn’t like our list of DIY gifts, these are groups of objects that you can gift to your kids so THEY can create. Gift Sets for Kids You can gift your kid a collection of objects that they can use to explore and engage in […]

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