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Nursery Storage Cart

Nursery Storage Cart

Looking for an easy way to keep all of your most-used products in one place? Watch this tutorial and learn how to make your very own nursery storage cart to make your life with a newborn a little more organized. What You’ll Need: Three-Tier Rolling Cart Organizer Baskets Newborn Essentials (Diapers, Wipes, Swaddles, Burp Cloths, etc.) New Mom Essentials (Breast Pump, Water Bottle, Milk Storage […]

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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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Shape Sorting Suncatcher

Shape Sorting Suncatcher

Materials Needed: Contact Paper Construction Paper Sheets of Foam and/or Felt Scissors Tape Create shape outlines using scissors and construction paper. Cut out 8-10 inch shapes in contact paper. Place the cut out construction paper around the borders of the contact paper to create an outline. Cut out matching shapes of various sizes in felt and foam and place in a bag or bowl. Use […]

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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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Outfit Organization

Outfit Organization

Make the mornings easier and your closet cleaner by creating this weekly outfit organizer for your child. Plan their outfits out in advance and empower them to dress themselves using this organizer! What You’ll Need: 5 sheets of colored cardstock paper Hanging closet organizer with at least five cubbies Marker Scissors Directions: Cut down your cardstock to fit inside the openings in the hanging closet […]

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Creative Fruit Snacks

Creative Fruit Snacks

Getting your child to eat healthy can be challenging sometimes. Get creative by making these picturesque snacks that will excite any child to eat their fruits! Beach Scene What You Need: Banana Tangerine Kiwis Slice a banana in half long-ways. Split apart a tangerine into individual pieces and arrange at the bottom of the board as sand. Place the two banana halves on the board […]

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Taste-Safe Activities

Taste-Safe Activities

As most parents and caregivers know, little ones love to put everything in their mouths, which can create safety concerns when it comes to playtime. Learn how to make some taste-safe activities for your children on this new episode of “Parent Hacks” to give yourself some peace of mind. Taste-Safe Kinetic Sand Ingredients: 1 cup Baking Soda 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Cornstarch 1 tbsp […]

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Kids in the Car

Kids in the Car

From an over-the-seat activity organizer to snack bins and trash cans, your car has never been so organized. Make riding in the car with kiddos a little easier with these simple hacks! What You’ll Need: Travel Hanging Organizer Variety of Activities Snacks Flat Tupperware Container Plastic Cereal Container Small Garbage Bags Activity Organizer Snack Bin Trach Can

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Crafty Math Tray

Crafty Math Tray

Skip the screens and help your child strengthen their math skills with this Craft Math Tray! This DIY activity is perfect for helping children understand beginning math concepts and you can make the problems more difficult as their skills grow. Material’s Needed: Cupcake Liners Marker Popsicle Sticks Jar Pompoms Tray Write different numbers on the inside of 9 cupcake liners. Write different math problems on […]

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Stress Balls for Kids

Stress Balls for Kids

Help your child learn to navigate their emotions by making these kid-friendly stress balls with them! Not only are they a blast to make, but they also can help your child in frustrating situations. Materials Needed: Orbeez Balloon Small Funnel Large Bowl Directions: Fill a large bowl 3/4 full with water. Add in 2-3 tablespoons of Orbeez and sit them aside for 4 hours. Using […]

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