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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Paper Plate Dinosaur Craft

Paper Plate Dinosaurs are the perfect craft for toddlers...especially if you have a friend over to play. They allow for creativity, individuality, and they aren't too frustrating for little hands to finish.

All you need is:
  • Paper plates
  • Scissors
  • Paint or markers
  • Construction paper
  • Glue stick
  • Googly eyes
  1. Cut the paper plates in half and hand each kid a half. 
  2. Get them painting or coloring and cut out legs, tails and heads in coordinating colored construction paper. I just free-handed these.
  3. When the plate is dry, have them glue the head, legs and tail to their dinosaur.
  4. Add googly eyes and draw on a mouth.
  5. You're done! Admire the cute little dinosaurs :)
Thank you I Heart Arts and Crafts for the fun idea! I'm linking up to the Happiness is Homemade link party.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Parenting Hacks for Road Trips


Are we there yet? How much longer? When will we get there?

These questions. I’ve heard them. Over and over again. I’m not alone. Every parent out there that has attempted a cross country trip has faced these questions.

The key to a good road trip is games, creativity, books, food, and exercise. Check out these hacks for ideas on each.

Games to Pass the Time

Monday, May 13, 2019

Pikachu Cake

When I made a bunny cake for my 2 year old's birthday, my son said I could make his cake the same way...but a Pikachu cake! I think it turned out quite well, and my little Pokemon fan was happy.
DIY Pikachu Cake #pokemon

The steps for making a Pikachu cake are the same as a bunny cake...you will need white frosting, yellow frosting, Fruit Roll-Ups, mini marshmallows, and chocolate frosting.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Recycled Turtle Craft

My boys got a pet turtle last fall, so turtles have been a popular topic here. One day, my 4 year old asked if we could make a turtle craft so I looked through my stash and we made these:
Recycled Turtle Craft
Here's what you'll need to make your own cute little turtles: applesauce cups (washed and dried), green craft foam (or construction paper), googly eyes, scissors, permanent markers, glue sticks.

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