Ideas for your Half-Pint

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This is helpful but how do kids eat free at IKEA? Super comprehensive list of restaurants where kids eat FREE! You might be better served to eat at home, but if you do need to eat out, here's where it can help your budget. Check locally before going. Info Board, Baby Led Weaning, Kids And Parenting, Parenting Hacks, Kids Eat Free Restaurants, My Little Kids, Baby Lernen, Just In Case, Just For You
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A Comprehensive Guide to Kids Eat Free Restaurants

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Temporary tattoos for kids.when you are on vacation, or amusement park. Provides ID/contact info if lost. - I think I'd have a heart attack if I ever lost sight of my children, but good idea! Just In Case, Just For You, For Elise, Tattoos For Kids, Kid Tattoos, Tatoos, Tattoos Children, In Kindergarten, My Children


Crib mattress upcycled into reading nook. My kids.are so going to have this! Dear Lord in Heaven, this is going to happen in my future kids bedroom! Old Cribs, Crib Mattress, Kid Spaces, Girl Room, Child Room, Kids Bedroom, Little Ones, Baby Kids, Kid Bedrooms
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This flow chart to cleaning out your closet clutter makes me laugh. 34 Ingenious Ways To De-Clutter Your Entire Life

25 Lifehacks For Your Tiny Closet.use soda tabs to use one hanger for multiple items! Tiny Closet, Closet Space, Double Closet, Clever Closet, Small Closets, Dorm Closet, Closet Rod, Cheap Closet, Double Wardrobe
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Pop bottle top -- Hangers?

I had a Big problem My Beautygirl needed to be able to hang "whole" outfits up for school. If we do not have complete outfits, there is a fight in the thank you! So I wanted to attach a skirt/pant hanger to a regular wooden hanger. But I could not find any good solutions. I looked on line and they wanted a buck each for the connectors.... again, no thank you! I found my solution. The top of a soda can.... You know, the little pop top tabs. They worked like a charm! See how they…

10 fun things to do with your kids for every month of the year - they are easy to do yet you don't think to do half of them! Some of them are geared toward smaller kiddos - but a fun idea non-the-less Craft Activities For Kids, Family Activities, Toddler Activities, Projects For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Preschool Games, Toddler Fun, Activity Ideas, Toddler Crafts

Ways to Play Monthly Downloads

Each month, I am providing you with a free download for simple, creative play inspiration. Print it out, hang it up, and have fun! The 10 activities each month don’t require a lot of special supplies or preparation and can be enjoyed by a wide variety of ages. Happy playing! Monthly Download Posts: January February March April May June July August September October November December

Kids Clothing Best kid fort ideas - make magical memories with amazing forts, plus a flashlight reading fort party. So easy and special.: Kids Clothing Source : Best kid fort ideas - make magical Projects For Kids, Diy For Kids, Cool Kids, Crafts For Kids, Kids Fun, Children Crafts, Time Kids, Fun Time, Toddler Fun
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13 Awesome Fort Ideas To Build With Your Kids––Any Time, Any Place

Try making one (or more!) of these awesome fort ideas with your kids to chase away the boredom blues! Perfect for a rainy day or quiet time!

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Make A Bird Feeder From An Old Children’s Toy

I’ve had birds on the brain lately. I can’t help it – the weather gets cold and suddenly I worry that every bird in America is starving in the frost and snow. We talked about how to feed them on the cheap, but today I’d like to talk about making this cool circular feeder. Can you guess what toy would make this an easy DIY?This feeder is made from a Slinky!

Globe Pendant Light - such a cool use of an old globe. All it would take is cutting the globe in half (sometimes they just unscrew) and attaching it as a shade to a pendant light.

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Here’s an item to add to the global “Why didn’t I think of that?” file. (via Apartment Therapy Ohdeedoh) Want other things-repurposed-as-lighting ideas? See earlier Unconsumption posts here.

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LEGO Star Wars C3PO Building Instructions - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

The other day we posted instructions for making a LEGO® R2-D2, and I said that Aidan was working on a C3Po design. Well, he managed to come up with one! This C3PO is not the right scale compared to the R2-D2, but it was the closest we could get with the amount of yellow pieces […]

Restore Old Shoes with Toothpaste.if toothpaste cleans shoes this good, what is it doing to my teeth? That's why I make my own toothpaste.

Restoring Old Sneakers

Restoring Old Sneakers: Like many people, I don't like to throw away perfectly useful shoes, especially not Vans that I found second-hand for seven bucks Canadian. This is how I restored them. The right-foot shoe was my control, and the left-foot shoe was my first tes…

If you are looking for easy kids crafts, you’ve come to the right place. No special supplies will be needed for most crafts. You’ll find free printables, recycled crafts and projects you can make with supplies already found in your house! Plastic Bottle Crafts, Plastic Bottles, Plastic Milk, Plastic Containers, Plastic Bottle House, Empty Bottles, Diy And Crafts, Craft Projects, Crafts For Kids
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25 DIY Ideas to Recycle Your Potential Garbage - BeautyHarmonyLife

We live in time when daily we create different garbage. Different plastic bottles, kitchen tools or the empty cans are the things we throw them at the moment when we overuse them. Sometimes if we put the finger on our heads and contemplate a little more, then we can realize that we can give those items a second life by a simple operation. With the recycling process we can help first the nature, to avoid the pollution. Secondly, we will create usable objects that can help save us some money…

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50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Life hacks are little ways to make our lives easier. These low-budget tips and trick can help you organize and de-clutter space; prolong and preserve your products; or teach you something (e…

Spelling Pin Repurpose your Lego blocks to make a fun spelling activity! Label the Lego blocks with different letters and either have the children free spell, or give them a list of words to spell and stack with their Lego blocks. Word Work Activities, Literacy Activities, Activities For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Literacy Centers, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Fun Learning, Learning Letters
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DIY spinny spellers and repurposing Duplo bricks

Almost a year ago I made a couple of DIY spinny spellers for my kids, because they were learning to sound out letter combinations and blend...

Hacks - Make a Pallet Bike Rack. Have old pallets that you need to get rid of? Why not make a bike rack to get your garage organized?

BikeHacks - Your Home For Everything Biking

We all know how difficult it is to carry your bike around everywhere without risking losing or damaging it. Similar to how it’s important to do your research when you’re buying a bike, it’s also just as important to do your research before buying the best bike rack for your car. Since there are countless…