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Pretend "Makeup" that looks real -- save your makeup containers and wash out, then fill with nail polish and let it dry for kiddos to play with -- cute gift bag/stocking stuffers for little girls

This looks hilarious!! "Play this every Christmas, but using gloves, makes it way funnier. Have everyone who is playing get in a big circle, one player gets the tape ball and the player in front of them a pair of dice. The player with the ball removes tape as fast as they can and anything they dislodge is theirs to keep. The player with the dice is trying to roll doubles as quickly as they can so they get a turn. As soon as they get doubles they pass the dice to the person next to them...

This is a cute idea! Make a kids' quote book to organize and save the funny things they say ... free tutorial and printable templates

Doorway puppet theater: Maybe someday I'll get around to digging the sewing machine out...

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Sponge Ball

Great for a game of tag on a scorching hot day, squishy sponge balls are summer's alternative to snowballs. Made from kitchen sponges that are cut up and tied together, they last longer than water balloons and are softer and splashier than regular balls. Best of all, after tossing them around, the kids will be as clean as the kitchen dishes.

the BEST playdough recipe, hands down. and you make it with JELLO! third and fourth graders love it just as much as the little guys, too!

Silky soft play dough for kids using 2 ingredients1 cup conditioner (cheaper the better) 2 cups cornflour/cornstarch Glitter (optional)

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Before & After: Turn an Old Cabinet into a Kid's Kitchen

Convert an Old TV Cabinet into a play kitchen.

Another pinner says: This takes you to the BEST blog I have ever read! Absolutely love, PLAY AT HOME MOM...{makes me want to have more kids just to do all the fun stuff with the little ones!}

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39 Coolest Kids Toys You Can Make Yourself

14. Here's another cool play kitchen. | 39 Coolest Kids Toys You Can Make Yourself