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Cheap and Crafty Kids Costume Ideas


We all know that Halloween costumes can easily cost up to $50. Scary expensive! Spark their imagination and save money at the same time with these crafty costume ideas. Now that's a treat!

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Degas Inspired Sculpture Project for Kids

                                                                                                                               Edgar Degas, Dancers in BlueOur daughter's school has a wonderful program called Art Masterpiece. Each year all the grades are exposed to 6 different art themes. I volunteered to present Edgar Degas: Painter and Sculptor to the 2nd graders. After the presentation, the class worked on an art project inspired by one of [...]

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Nothing says Spring like the sound of birds singing. Here’s a simple DIY craft you can do with the kiddos. Transform a carton into the sweetest little birdfeeder ever!Supplies needed: Carton, Box Play for Kids Pink House sticker set, hot glue gun, utility knife, string, paper plate and wild bird seed.Step 1: Thoroughly rinse out [...]

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Box Play for Kids Featured on Good Morning America | Shark Tank Your Life

Not gonna lie...appearing on Good Morning America in front of millions of people LIVE was one of the coolest and scariest experiences of my life (as a small business owner). We were included in the Toy Edition of Shark Tank Your Life. Now that it's over, I'm still pinching myself. Here's the segment. Check out my [...]

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Princess Purse Party

When you have small kids at home, you're guaranteed to have plenty of mac 'n' cheese boxes too!Today we're putting together a Princess themed craft party. Who says you can't be "green" and love pink + purple all at the same time? Simply set up a crafting station where the kids can grab their empty [...]

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Bee Mine Kindergarten Craft

Busy little imaginations. More classroom fun!Today we're putting together an adorable classroom craft the kindergarteners are gonna LOVE to do for their Valentine's Day party.Supplies you'll need: Clean empty milk cartons, black pipe cleaners, red construction paper, and our Bee stickers.1. Collect empty milk carton containers from the cafeteria. Be sure to rinse out thoroughly [...]

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Super Bowl Fun for Kids: On Fox 10

We spent the early morning at Fox 10 with Anita Roman and Ty Brennan. Super Bowl Madness is in full swing in Arizona because we're hosting the XLIX Super Bowl on February 1st. The Big Game is not only for the big kids.You can pre-make these cute little football + jersey party favors before SB [...]

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Box Play for Kids Featured in Natural Health Magazine

Thank you, Natural Health Magazine, for featuring Box Play for Kids. What a wonderful surprise to start off 2015! We are truly honored to be in an article entitled "Integrity Inc.: Score New Year's inspiration from six women who made it their business to make the world greener." These five women entrepreneurs are doing some [...]

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It's Time for Creative Learning

The kindergarteners are learning to tell time. We had fun crafting our rainbow watches with repurposed toilet paper rolls. We had both full-color watches and black and white watches for the kids to color. We asked each of the 26 kiddos what their favorite time of day was. The two most popular answers were:1. [...]

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Holiday Book Reading List

These are some of our favorite books right now. Happy Holidays!

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