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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sensory Play

Sensory Play

Edible Sensory Play Materials Needed Graham Crackers Candy Melts Silicone Candy Mold Tupperware Container Food Processor Directions: Break apart your graham crackers and place them into a food processor until they are turned into a fine, sand-like texture. PRO TIP: Buy a box or two of graham cracker crumbs and skip this step. Place half of the “sand” into your Tupperware container and set to […]

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