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Planes Fire & Rescue comes out on DVD November 4th.  You can already pre-order Planes Fire and Rescue (1-Disc DVD) from Amazon for just $16.96.  That’s $11 off the regular price (and $2 cheaper than it was a couple weeks ago)!   If you pre-ordered it earlier for $18.96 you’ll get a refund for the difference.  That’s …

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Pre-order PLANES Fire & Rescue and SAVE! | Release Date November 4th

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 17, 2014

in All,Disney,kid activites,kid crafts,Planes

Planes Fire & Rescue comes out on DVD November 4th.  You can already pre-order Planes Fire and Rescue (1-Disc DVD) from Amazon for just $18.95.  That’s $11 off the regular price!  Plus, when you pre-order, your movie will be delivered by release day!! Grab these printables for the kids based on the Planes Fire & Rescue movie!   I …

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Painting with Kids: Recycle Art

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 22, 2014

in All,Arts and Crafts,Homeschooling,kid crafts,preschool

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  This was a super fun painting project that turned out some really cool art!  I love when I tell my preschoolers we’re going to paint with something besides paintbrushes.  They look at me like I’m crazy! We were doing a unit on recycling/taking care of the earth.  So we painted with TRASH! I used two sizes of …

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Kiwi Crate: Starlight Lantern Craft Kit just $3.95 SHIPPED

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 15, 2014

in Daily Deals,kid activites,kid crafts

We did the Rad Rockets kit from Kiwi Crate – you can see our pictures from it here – and even though the Rad Rockets offer is no longer available you can still get a FREE trial of Kiwi Crate – a monthly subscription box of projects for kids. This time, you will get the Starlight …

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Kiwi Crate: Starlight Lantern Craft Kit just $3.95 SHIPPED

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 28, 2014

in Daily Deals,kid activites,kid crafts

We did the Rad Rockets kit from Kiwi Crate – you can see our pictures from it here – and even though the Rad Rockets offer is no longer available you can still get a FREE trial of Kiwi Crate – a monthly subscription box of projects for kids. This time, you will get the Starlight …

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Kiwi Crate: Starlight Lantern Craft Kit just $3.95 SHIPPED

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 23, 2014

in Daily Deals,kid activites,kid crafts

We did the Rad Rockets kit from Kiwi Crate – you can see our pictures from it here – and even though the Rad Rockets offer is no longer available you can still get a FREE trial of Kiwi Crate – a monthly subscription box of projects for kids. This time, you will get the Starlight …

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Have you seen Planes Fire & Rescue yet? We have! And here’s a brand new batch of printables for the kids based on the Planes Fire & Rescue movie!   This is the third set of printables Disney has released for the Planes Fire and Rescue movie!  Don’t miss the other fun activities Disney Planes Fire & Rescue Free …

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Smoky the Bear, National Parks, and the heroes from Disney’ PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE have teamed up to help your kids have fun with fire safety this summer. Download the Planes Fire & Rescue Fire Safety booklet here. “Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted …

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Pictures from our Rad Rockets Project | Get your Kit for $3.95

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 29, 2014

in Daily Deals,kid crafts

Summer is coming up!  Here’s a fun deal to keep the kids busy for an afternoon!  Right now you can get a FREE trial of Kiwi Crate – a monthly subscription box of projects for kids.  Get the Rad Rockets box and pay only $3.95 shipping! This was WELL worth the $3.95!  It came with a …

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Easy Mother’s Day Fingerpaint Craft

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 10, 2014 · 0 comments

in kid crafts,Mother's Day

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I was making a craft with my preschool class and I had mixed all these colors with white to lighten them and then I had a bunch leftover.  So I decided we needed to make another (easy) Mother’s Day Craft. It’s always fun to ask 4 and 5 year olds questions like “Why do you love your mom?”  …

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We are so looking forward to seeing “Planes: Fire and Rescue” this summer!  Get your kids excited about the new movie with fun printable games and activities! “Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging …

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Preschool Crafts: Tawny Scrawny Lion

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 16, 2014 · 0 comments

in book crafts,kid crafts,preschool

Tawny Scrawny Lion Craft

Preschool/Kindergarten Book Crafts: Tawny Scrawny Lion When we do our Zoo Unit in preschool I can’t help but break out my really old copy of the Tawny Scrawny Lion.  It always becomes a favorite!  And I have a craft to go along with it! While I read it, I let the kids color this picture of a lion …

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Summer is coming! Do you have enough ideas and playdate activities to keep the kids busy? Snag this Kindle book for FREE! The Playdate Busy Book: 200 Fun Activities for Kids of Different Ages That should give you some good ideas! Here are some more great books for keeping the kids busy: Sensory Play: Over 65 Sensory Bin Topics with Additional …

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Paper Plate Rainbow Craft for Kids

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 26, 2014 · 0 comments

in kid crafts

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Paper Plate Rainbow Craft I think the picture on this one is pretty self explanatory.  But this is a fun, easy craft.  All you need is a paper plate, cotton balls, markers and glue! Bug was just barely 5 when we did this and I was trying to teach him the rainbow order.  I drew the lines …

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Assorted Stamps with Stamp Pads Set of 50 just $10.46 (about $.21 per stamp)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 29, 2014 · 0 comments

in Amazon.com,kid crafts

Here’s a FUN deal!  Get 50 Assorted Plastic Stamps for $10.46 (about $.21 per stamp). Each stamp has it’s own ink pad inside it’s cap making them great non-candy Valentine’s treats, Easter Basket fillers, party favors, goody bag fillers, Operation Christmas Child Box Items, or a fun activity to pull out on a rainy day when …

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Christmas Craft: Paper Candle Ornament

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 24, 2013 · 2 comments

in Arts and Crafts,Christmas Ideas,kid crafts

  Here’s one last craft for you this Christmas.  We just made some of these a few days ago, and I have to say it’s become one of my favorite handmade ornaments.  It’s so simple and it really looks good on the tree! Paper Candle Christmas Tree Ornament Supplies (per candle): 3×5 white index card white paper muffin cup yellow tissue …

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Kids Christmas Crafts Roundup

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 13, 2013 · 0 comments

in Christmas Ideas,kid crafts

Kids have a LOT of extra energy this time of year.  It comes with all the extra excitement.  Let them channel that energy into something crafty!  These crafts are a lot of fun and as a bonus, at lot of them are gift worthy too!  (What grandparent wouldn’t LOVE a canvas of reindeer made of …

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Three Simple Thanksgiving Crafts for Little Kids

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 15, 2013 · 0 comments

in kid crafts,thanksgiving

Looking for some Thanksgiving Crafts for the little ones in the family?  Here are three simple, fun ones! Handprint Mayflower Thanksgiving Collage Handprint Turkey Cards or Placemats Also, check out Six Silly Turkey Crafts and Snacks! This blog is very kid friendly! See more things for kids: Activities . Crafts . Frugal Fun . Homeschooling . Preschool . …

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Six Silly Turkey Crafts and Snacks for Thanksgiving

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 2, 2013 · 0 comments

in kid crafts,thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner so let’s talk turkey!  And by turkey, I mean funny turkey crafts and snacks! If there will be kids at your Thanksgiving gathering, give them something fun to do! Here are six silly turkey crafts and snacks for Thanksgiving! Cute, Edible Thanksgiving Table Decoration Pinecone Turkey Silly Turkey Pops Simple Handprint Turkeys Edible Turkeys Turkey Hats The Mavens …

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FREE Personalized Halloween Coloring Sheet for Kids

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 29, 2013 · 0 comments

in Free,halloween,kid crafts,kids

Here are a couple Halloween activity sheets for the kids that you can personalize with their name! I’m a lifelong scrapbooker/journaler and I love to document things.  I love the questions this sheet asks (What’s your favorite costume, what’s your favorite treat) – you can do it year after year and keep them together to compare …

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