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20 Hacks for the House - Kids Activities Blog

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No carve pumpkin ideas for kids

Cinnamon in the Sandbox - It keeps the bugs away! I knew cinnamon repelled ants... but I never thought of this! Brilliant!

Thanksgiving - make a sugar cookie recipe, divide dough and add food coloring, roll together and cut out with leaf cutters. CLEVER!

Baking Soda Clay. This is like Crayola's Model Magic.

treasure rocks! coffee grounds, sand, salt, flour, and water! bake your treasures inside! Perfect for fossil lesson. #SMMS

Use an egg slicer for instant and perfect strawberry slices! So smart!!!

Here is homemade febreeze for $.15! And I love when I already have everything on hand!

Indoor masking tape games; hopscotch, bulls-eye bowling, tic-tac-toe, guard the eggs, long jump, balance beam - RAINY DAY/COLD DAY fun!

"Cover a pumpkin with glue and epsom salt for a sparkle that's more classic-looking than glitter ." - Cute for mini pumpkins on tables and such..think I will do this with plastic fruits as well for Christmas time instead of glitter.

Cut open glow sticks & pour them into bubble solution. Glow in the dark bubbles. Summer nights have never been the same.

Cut open glow sticks & pour them into bubble solution. Glow in the dark bubbles. Summer nights have never been the same.

five pillowcases sewn together insert pillows

DIY Magnet Board idea for home office.

Cork Board in Cupboards. Great for pinning recipes, lists, cooking and cleaning tips.

Miracle stain remover! Even removes yellow stains on white tshirts.

ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) Done this, works super well and leaves everything smelling amazing.

How to clean your garbage disposal. Start by running hot water through your garbage disposal for a minute. Pour about 1/4 c. baking soda into the drain. Flip the garbage disposal on for 2 seconds, just to whirl the baking soda inside, and then leave it alone for 10-15 minutes. Follow with 1 c. of vinegar. Watch the bubbles erupt out of your drain. (Yay!) Rinse through one last time with very hot water and run your garbage disposal for 5 seconds.

How to clean your TOP LOADING washer

Homemade Laundry detergent. Worth a shot, but be cautious of the ingredients with little ones.

DIY instant oatmeal packs

QUIT buying easy mac, people! (cuz its gross anyways!) Instant Mug o Mac Cheese in the Microwave: 1/3 cup pasta (whole grain), 1/2 cup water, 1/4 cup 1% milk, 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Make your own cooking spray -- without the nasty additives! One part olive oil to five parts water. Shake before each use! SIMPLE!