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DIY Movie Snack Tray – Using a Cereal Box!

DIY Movie Snack Tray – Using a Cereal Box!

Your kiddos will love movie night at home with their homemade movie snack tray! This DIY can be done in minutes and uses supplies you already have at home. What could be better than that?! You’ll Need: Cereal Box Tape Knife Parchment Paper Cup Snack of your Choice Popcorn Directions:

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Homemade Playdough

Homemade Playdough

Did you know you can make your own playdough using common ingredients? This recipe is super easy to follow and yields the softest and squishiest playdough in just a few minutes! You’ll Need: 1 cup All-Purpose Flour 1 cup Water 2 tsp Cream of Tartar 1/3 cup Salt 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil Food Coloring

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Beaded Friendship Bracelets

Beaded Friendship Bracelets

Looking for a fun craft to do with your kiddos? Help them make their friends beaded friendship bracelets by following along to this super easy tutorial. You’ll Need: Assorted Beads Elastic String Super Glue Scissors

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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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Snowflakes Two Ways

Snowflakes Two Ways

Get crafty with your kiddos this winter! Break out the watercolors and markers to create your very own snowflake art together! Salty Snowflakes Materials Needed: Watercolor Paper Watercolors White Crayon Salt Draw out your snowflake design using the white crayon. Add your watercolor on top of your design to reveal it. Sprinkle a small amount of salt over your watercolor while wet to create a […]

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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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Homemade Baby Food

Homemade Baby Food

Looking for organic baby food without the sticker shock? Check out these simple recipes to make your own baby food at home! Roasted Banana & Cinnamon Baby Food Ingredients: Bananas Cinnamon Instructions: Slice bananas in half long-ways and place onto a lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven at 325 degrees for 12 minutes. Blend the roasted bananas and a dash of cinnamon together in […]

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Kids’ Choice Crockpot Dinner

Kids’ Choice Crockpot Dinner

Making something for dinner that everyone loves is challenging, but this crockpot recipe is sure to be a hit with the whole family – even the kiddos! Ingredients: 2 lbs. Hamburger Meat 8 oz. Cream Cheese 1 cup Ricotta Cheese 1/2 cup Sour Cream 1/2 tsp Parsley 1 clove of Minced Garlic 2 jars of Spaghetti Sauce 1 box of Rigatoni Pasta 2 cups Mozzarella […]

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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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