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DIY Busy Bags

DIY Busy Bags

Looking for educational ways to keep your kiddos busy while traveling or out to eat? Make these busy bags for them to play with at home or on the go! Materials Needed: Zipper Pencil Pouch Bags Assorted Activity Cards Paint Swatches (Two of Each) Printout Activity Sheets Laminator Velcro Dots Scissors Clothespins Double-sided Tape Instructions: Cut small squares of each paint color and attach to […]

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Acrylic Pour Paint

Acrylic Pour Paint

Looking for a fun date night activity? Visit your favorite crafting store and then settle in for a night of creativity as you create your very own pour paint artwork using two techniques taught in this “Hobby Hunting” video! Materials Needed: Canvas Disposable Gloves Disposable Cups Acrylic Pour Paints Gold Flecks Popsicle Stick Disposable Tray Garbage Bag Flip-Cup Technique: Bullseye Technique:

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On-The-Go Sight Words

On-The-Go Sight Words

Looking for a fun game to keep in the car for your kiddos? This “Parent Hacks” episode shows you how to make a lunchbox filled with a fun sight words activity! What You’ll Need: Metal Lunchbox Popsicle Sticks Magnets Marker Magnetic Letters Write the words of your choice on popsicle sticks. Attach one magnet to the back of each popsicle stick. Place the popsicle sticks […]

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Holiday Special: Witches’ Brew Fluffy Slime

Holiday Special: Witches’ Brew Fluffy Slime

Looking for a fun activity to do with your kiddos around Halloween? Try out this fluffy version of slime that is super easy to make! What You’ll Need: 1 bottle of Elmer’s Glue 1/2 teaspoon of Baking Soda 1/4 cup of Water 3 cups of Shaving Cream 5 drops of Matte Acrylic Paint 2 tablespoons of Contact Lens Solution Combine the glue, baking soda, and […]

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Experiments with Mister C

Experiments with Mister C

For the next installment of our Kids Edition of Hobby Hunting – and with school back in full swing – we wanted to highlight a few fun science activities you can do with your family. These are all experiments from our good friend, Mister C, and they are great for children of all ages, although some may require some adult help. Check them out below: […]

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Puffy Sidewalk Paint

Puffy Sidewalk Paint

Ready to up your sidewalk art game? Try out this homemade puffy sidewalk paint! What You’ll Need: Flour Water Shaving Cream Food Coloring Squirt Bottles Plastic Bag Directions: Combine one cup of flour and one cup of water. Add in 8-10 drops of food coloring and mix well. Fold in approximately two cups of shaving cream. Transfer to a plastic bag, cut a hole in […]

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Hand-Poured Candles

Hand-Poured Candles

Looking for a new hobby? Candle-making is extremely satisfying, fun to do, and smells amazing! What You’ll Need: Electric Burner Metal Pot Wax Melts Candle Wick Metal Jar Essential Oils Colored Dye Block (optional) Digital Thermometer

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Red Velvet Truffles

Red Velvet Truffles

Make a sweet treat with your sweetheart or have a fun night with your kiddos by making these red velvet truffles for Valentine’s Day! Ingredients: Red Velvet Cake Mix Vegetable Oil Eggs Cream Cheese Frosting White Chocolate Chips Red or Pink Candy Melts Sprinkles

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