8 Valentine Gift Ideas For Your Child’s Classmates

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Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite times of year. I love all things love, plus my birthday is the day after, so it’s always been a holiday I look forward to! If you’ve got kids in school that need to bring gifts to their classmates, you’re in luck. Today we’re rounding up some fun,… Read More

DIY Gel Sensory Bag

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As a new mom, I was on the hunt to meet other moms with babies around my son’s age.  I joined a play group over this past summer that has been awesome so far. The babies range from 6-18 months, but my son seems to be on the younger end of the group. We recently did a… Read More

DIY Craft: How to Make Paper Snowflakes

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It’s all the rage in the grade schools this winter to make paper snowflakes. Not just the simple cut a flat snowflake out of a sheet of paper type but an elaborate 3D craft that kids like to hang around the house as decoration. While these snowflakes look complicated, my 9 year old daughter showed… Read More

Celebrating New Year’s Eve with Toddlers

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Now that we have a toddler in the house, holidays are beginning to be exciting again. Kids are so magical in the way that everything is always exciting to them. So since little E is really starting to understand the fun of certain activities, I thought it would be super fun to celebrate New Year’s.… Read More

DIY Pom-Pom Drop for Toddler Fine Motor Skills

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I’m always looking for easy ways to help my toddler develop his fine motors skills.  I wanted to share a mini-project that I recently assembled that does an excellent job at addressing just that. Hold onto your hats… this one’s a doozy.  First, you’ll need a package of pom poms.  They can be purchased at any craft… Read More

Beados Review by Kids (VIDEO)

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Another new product has attacked our TV and infiltrated all the commercial breaks during kids’ programming this holiday season. Beados is not necessarily a brand new product because it came out earlier this year, but they sure are doing a push to get our kids’ attention. It’s like I can hear the commercial echo in… Read More

Homemade Cinnamon Christmas Ornaments

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Our tree is simple and sweet this year – white lights, a ribbon garland and homemade cinnamon ornaments. These ornaments are the perfect Christmas craft and ensure that your home will billow the scent of Christmas all December long! Earlier this week my daughter and I mixed the cinnamon dough in our trusty KitchenAid and… Read More

Baby Gizmo 12 Days of Christmas 2014 Giveaway – Day 6

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED! Congrats to our winner – Wendy Russo On the 6th Day of Christmas, Baby Gizmo gave to me… (One winner takes all today!)   Seedling Design Your Own Superhero Cape Every kid wants to be a superhero, right? This creative kit by Seeding will have them designing and creating their very own Superhero… Read More

3 DIY Christmas Photos

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I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: I am cheap. Cheap, cheap, cheap. If you can pay for professional family photos, more power to you. I, on the other hand, can’t. And for now I will stick to faking them myself. And I’ll go ahead and toot my own horn and say that… Read More

3 Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments

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Every year I look for cheap gifts to give to everyone. Yep. I’m cheap. I can’t help it. I don’t have a bazillion dollars to gift everyone something that they really want. Not to mention, I think handmade gifts mean a little bit more. I actually tried on your gift. So there. Since I got… Read More

DIY for Beginners- Magnetic Board

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Technically, I don’t even know if this qualifies as a DIY because I literally did nothing more than plug in a hot glue gun. Recently, my son discovered that the dishwasher is magnetic and has been having a lot of fun moving the magnets around on there.  Unfortunately, it seemed that the magnets might be scratching… Read More

DIY Advent Calendars

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You can buy your advent calendar or spend an evening crafting your heart out on a homemade version. Whatever you do, a Christmas countdown is a must! When it comes to DIY – first, assess what you already have on hand. No need to spend buckets of money. I promise, your children will be excited… Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts

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What better way to get the little ones excited about Thanksgiving than by doing some fun crafts together?! Some can serve as décor, some will make great place settings at your table, but the best ones you can all eat together!     Rice Krispie Turkeys- Alegoo Kids will love constructing turkeys out of Rice… Read More

5 DIY Thanksgiving Wreaths

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One thing that I absolutely love about the holidays is decorating. Well, sort of. I hate the cost that comes with decorating, especially when whatever you buy falls apart after one year (which most of that year is spent sitting in a box!). But I don’t mind spending a little extra to make it myself,… Read More

The Perfect Paint For Your DIY Project

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I’m a simplest when it comes to do it yourself projects – especially painting ones. I can follow instructions, but am not in the right time of my life to take on anything too laborious. And that’s why I’ve found Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to be the PERFECT answer to my furniture renovation dreams. Let… Read More

Easy Halloween Makeup

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I won’t lie to you…I am challenged in the makeup department. I’m not an artist, and I rarely ever paint my face (meaning both face paint and every day makeup). But these Halloween looks were SO easy! If I can do it, so can you… trust me. 1940’s inspired: This literally took me a total… Read More

Sticker That Pumpkin

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Some days I’m just not up for the mess of crafts with preschoolers. But, my aversion to messes hasn’t stopped our pumpkin creations this fall. That’s right, I confess, although I hid the paint, the glue disappeared and I cancelled all things pumpkin guts, we still got crafty with our pumpkin patch loot! This is what… Read More

Halloween DIY Decorations

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When it comes to decorations, sure, you can go to Target and grab Halloween ones to fill your house up, but first, check out these DIY decoration ideas because it’s so much more fun (and usually cheaper) to do it yourself! No matter if you want something spooky or just cute, we’ve got you covered!… Read More

How to Make Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts (VIDEO)

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Looking for a fun craft and snack to make with the kids? We have your Halloween snack idea right here and the kids will LOVE it! These Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts are so easy to make that the kids can help, and you’ll tackle snack time at the same time. The best thing about… Read More

How to Make Halloween Chocolate Candy Bowls (VIDEO)

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  Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year and it is right around the corner! What’s not fun about tons of Halloween candy, costumes, trick-or-treating, spooky decorations?! My kids will tell you there is nothing more fun! Today, I thought I’d take a break from the holiday toy videos and baby gear coverage to… Read More