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    She decorated an Altoids tin and put crayons and paper in it. Genius for when you are at a restaurant or Dr.'s office and the kids are not sitting quiet!

    DVD case storing paper & pencils. What a great idea for keeping in your purse, backpack, or in the car.

    Pocket sized anti-boredom kit

    Uses for Altoid Tins

    This is genius! Love this lego travel box!

    33 Genius Hacks Guaranteed To Make A Parent's Job Easier

    Prevent slips and falls by hot gluing bottoms of kids dress up shoes. -- I'll probably need to be investing in a hot glue gun......

    DIY Travel Coloring Case: a parent life saver!

    Another Pinner said: "This kept my 2 year busy for an entire hour and my 4 year old busy for 2 hours! YAY! Drop vinegar tinted with food coloring onto a pan filled with baking soda. Sheer minutes of colorful fizziness!!

    Crayon cakes

    melt crayons and pour them into empty gluestick containers!

    Reusable, snapping "paper" towels.

    Wish i knew this when I was babysitting! Crayon hot rocks: If you have not done this yet, you need to. Simply warm up the rocks in the oven (I did 220 for 10 minutes), then put them on a stack of newspapers (or something else you don't care if it gets crayon in it) and let the little ones go to town. Just remind them it is hot. I have done it with 2 1/2 year olds with no problem. My little lady often brings in rocks for me to "cook" so she can paint them

    Teaching 2 and 3 year olds blog

    Ideas for waiting with kids when you're out to eat.

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    Shadow puppets!! Great for night time fun!

    Minimergency Kit for Him, $12.00 by @msandmrs. Contains 13 must-haves: Lip Balm, Dental Floss, Breath Freshener, Stain Remover, Mending Kit, Safety Pin, Extra Buttons, Shoe Shine Towelette, Nail Clipper, Hand-Sanitizing Towelette, Deodorant Towelette, Adhesive Bandage, and Pain Reliever (Use Altoids tin & make your own!)

    Tin Foil Art - vibrant, bright and EASY!