Category Archives: DIY Kids

5 MINUTE Summer Fun – Balloon Yo Yo’s

Today’s 5 Minute Summer fun is one my kids beg me to buy at every parade and fair we go to. DIY Balloon Yo Yo’s, super simple and another great one for birthday party favors. Check out 5 minute Summer … Continue reading

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5 MINUTE Summer Fun – Cinnamon Toothpicks

Today’s 5 Minute Summer fun is a childhood favorite of mine – DIY Cinnamon toothpicks Do you remember buying the tiny bags of cinnamon toothpicks? or Do you remember making your own toothpicks in cinnamon oil for days and days? … Continue reading

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5 MINUTE Summer Fun – DIY Snow Cone Syrup

Today’s 5 Minute Summer fun is one of my kids favorites – DIY snow cone syrup. Be the Super Summer MOM and take 5 minutes to create fun for your kids. This year I even set up a permanent summer … Continue reading

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5 MINUTE Summer Fun – Sponge Water Bombs

Today’s 5 Minute Summer fun is perfect for water fights or bath time fun. Be the Super Summer MOM and take 5 minutes to create fun for your kids. 3 – sponges 1/2-by-2 3/4-by-4 1/4-inch. 1 – 10 ” piece … Continue reading

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5 MINUTE Summer Fun – Light Sabers

Today we begin a series of 5 Minute Summer Fun ideas. Each day we will feature an idea you can accomplish with your kids in just 5 minutes – and in their mind you will be their SUPER mom. Materials … Continue reading

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Frozen Jell-O Ice Pops in Ice Cube Trays

Jell-O Ice Pops from: all recipes Ingredients 1 (3 ounce) package fruit flavored gelatin mix 1 unsweetened, flavored soft drink mix package 1 cup white sugar 1 cup boiling water Directions In large pitcher, combine gelatin, soft drink mix, sugar … Continue reading

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How To Make Edible Crayons

Edible Crayons make a fun end of the school year treat. Ingredients: 1 Bag pretzel rods 1 Bag candy melts ( any color) Wilton makes these. Crayon Wrappers ( download free ones below) Wax paper Directions: 1. Cut Pretzel rods … Continue reading

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Edible Crayons and Fathers Day Ideas

Did you miss last nights show? You can still get all the fun ideas be watching our MOM replay. Mandy from Gourmet Mom on the GO shares great tips for Picky eaters and her yummy edible crayon recipe AND Valerie … Continue reading

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Head Start on Holiday Gifts Kids Can Create

In Seattle, where “News for Parents” is created, days begin to shorten dramatically this time of the year. We have lots of dreary drizzly afternoons and evenings which offer so much time to plan for holiday gifts and decorations. If … Continue reading

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Chore Charts For Kids

Looking for FUN resources to keep track of your kids chores and family responsibilities?. We have created a list of resources of both FREE printable chore charts and chore charts that you can purchase. FREE Chore Charts Printable custom chore … Continue reading

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