Frugal Fun

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Frugal Fun for Kids: Visit Your Local Fire Station Most kids (especially little boys!) are fascinated with fire trucks, fire stations and firefighters.  And my little boy is no exception to that!  He LOVES all things to do with the fire station and firetrucks.  And on the days he doesn’t want to be a pirate when …

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birdfeeders

Making simple birdfeeders is a fun activity to do with the kids and it has long lasting results!  You get to WATCH the birds flock to your yard! There are several different ways you can do this depending on what you have on hand. Regardless of how you make them, you’re going to need: Peanut Butter Birdseed butter knives or …

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Check out Bass Pro Shops FREE Family Summer Camp for 2013! Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from June 8th-July 14th you can check out tons of FREE activities! Here’s a list of things to do: FREE Shooting Range FREE Shooting Arcade FREE Casting Targets FREE Fishing in the Catch and Release Pond June 8-9, 15-16 only.  Noon-5pm FREE Family Photo June …

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Take the kids to the movies for less this summer!  Climb aboard the Summer Movie Express to enjoy a great selection of films. Participating Regal Cinemas, United Artists and Edwards Theatres will offer selected G or PG rated movies for only a dollar on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10:00. Go here to find a location …

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Did you know that kids can bowl for FREE at select bowling centers this summer?  If you don’t have an AMF Bowling Center near you (which also offers Kids Bowl Free) then check out this great Kids Bowl Free summer program!  Kids can get TWO free games EVERY DAY at a participating center.  (Most places …

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Pottery Barn Kids is doing their Summer Reading Challenge again!  Your child can join the Pottery Barn Kids Summer Reading Challenge and earn a FREE book! You will need to mark off which books they read off the reading list and take it to your local store to receive a FREE book.  You have until …

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Kid’s can earn a FREE book this summer from Barnes and Noble for reading eight books from May 21 to September 3,  2013, with Imagination’s Destination Summer Reading Program! Fill out the reading log and when it’s full, take it to your local Barnes and Noble and pick a FREE book from the list of selected …

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springcrafts

Here are some great spring crafts for the kiddos!  Just click the links to be taken to the page with full directions! Popsicle Stick Caterpillars Thumbprint Caterpillars Egg Carton Caterpillars Butterflies / Caterpillar to Butterfly activity Binoculars Spider Leaf Painting Acorn Painting Sunglasses Easter Eggshell Art Easter Egg Learning Games Nature Art Paper Plate Sun Catcher Bubble Painting Watermelon Math Educational Ice Cream Cones Recycling Crafts This blog is very kid friendly! See …

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Free-Activities

Not a lot going on this weekend but we are SUPER excited about building a Monster Truck at Lowe’s tomorrow! Lakeshore Learning: Saturday February 23rd from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm Create a free People Shapes Dancing Puppet. Lowes Build and Grow: Saturday February 23rd at 10:00 am Children will create a free Monster Jam Grave Digger vehicle.   This blog is very kid …

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Free-Activities

Find something fun and FREE to do this weekend. Lakeshore Learning: Saturday February 9 from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm Create a free Chinese New Year Dragon. Lowes Build and Grow: Saturday February 9 at 10:00 am Children will create a free Wheel of Love. Preregistration is required. Pottery Barn Kids: Saturday February 9 at 3:00 pm and 4:00 …

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Find something fun and FREE to do this weekend. American Girl: Sunday February 3 Learn about Saige. Go on a fun-filled scavenger hunt, collecting fun facts about Saige along the way. Plus, she’ll get a free American Girl poster at the end! Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up. Bank of America and …

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Find something fun and FREE to do this weekend. Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Carholders: Saturday January 5th and Sunday January 6th Free Museums On Us days for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders.  You will find free admission at over 100 participating museums, science centers, zoos, and botanical gardens across the United States! Home Depot: Saturday January 5th 9:00 …

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Chuck E. Cheese – FREE Tokens for Good Grades Have the kids brought home a good report card?  Reward them with FREE tokens at Chuck E. Cheese! Chuck E. Cheese believes in the value of a good education. Have your child bring in their most recent report card and they will receive FREE tokens for good grades. …

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Free-Activities

Find something fun and FREE to do this weekend. Bass Pro Shops: Saturday November 10th at 5:00 pm Santa Arrives!!! There will be FREE crafts, activities, games & much more Bass Pro Shops: Sunday November 10th fr0m 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm Enjoy free Christmas crafts and get a 4×6 photo taken with Santa. Guitar Center: Saturday November 10th from …

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Free-Activities

Find something fun and FREE to do this weekend. Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Carholders: Saturday November 3rd and Sunday November 4th Free Museums On Us days for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders. You will find free admission at over 100 participating museums, science centers, zoos, and botanical gardens across the United States! Guitar Center: …

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This week’s Preschool Project is also a Frugal Halloween Craft if you need one more thing to keep the kids busy!  This craft centers on tuning fine motor skills in preschoolers but is great for keeping older kids busy too! You will need: paper plate (we use the small ones but you can make BIG pumpkins if …

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