Arts and Craft Projects
Homemade Bleach for Cleaning makes 1 quart 2 cups hydrogen peroxide (3% solution) 2 tablespoons lemon juice OR 1/2 teaspoon citric acid 2 cups water (or skip to make it more potent( 10 drops lemon essential oil Store in dark or covered bottles, as exposure to light will weaken the solution! Lasts up to 1 month in a clear bottle, 2-3 months in a dark bottle.
Sun melted crayon candle. Love this idea! Kids love watching things grow or change shapes! I've got tons of jars and broken crayons!!
Rainy Day Umbrella: Every Friday our Friday Playgroup (basically storytime for little kids) has crafts... which means I have to come up with a lot of simple things they can do within 15 minutes. Yeash. Not easy. I have not done these yet, but have them on the schedule for March 2013. I'm going to have them use stampers to decorate the plate (something we don't get to use often).
pick up an old coffee table and paint with chalkboard paint... Playroom!!
How to make your own decals to apply to anything you can imagine!
Button Tree. I could make this with the boys for the baby's room
Tree of Hearts collage made of old magazines. Trace hand and arm for the stem. Valentine's Day?
DIY Coat Rack :) TOO cute!!
toilet paper roll bunnies. cover with scrapbook paper, add googly eyes, and fabric for the ears, nose & feet
Super easy Valentine Craft for you and your kids!
Valentine's Owl Craftivity (boy and girl owls) $
DIY: Dress up a cheap frame by decorating is with glue, let it dry, and then paint over it with one solid color and it looks like a specialty carved frame!