Tuesday’s Treat

Tuesday’s Treat – Build a Rocket!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 26, 2011 · 0 comments

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Each week Momondealz brings you a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. For the remainder of July and August, I be concentrating on preschool and kindergarten skills.  This week marks the anniversary of the day that man first walked on the moon (July 20th is Moon Day) so I thought making a rocket ship …

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Each week Momondealz brings you a craft that is educational, fun, and frugal! Since 4th of July is quickly approaching, I wanted to give you a patriotic craft. If you have missed any of my past crafts, you can check them all out here!Patriotic Napkin and Utensil HolderMaterials:3 Empty Toilet Paper RollsRed and White …

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Each week Mom On Dealz brings us a craft that is fun, educational, and frugal! She sent us this one for Memorial Day…but I didn’t get it up in time so I saved it for July 4th! It’s an appropriate craft for either holiday.Thanks to Enchanted Learning for this idea. Educational modifications …

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Tuesday’s Treat – Ice Cream Craft

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 14, 2011 · 0 comments

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Each week Momondealz bring us a craft that we can do with our children that is fun, educational, and frugal!Summer means ICE CREAM so here is a fun, frugal, educational, ice cream craft (that won’t melt!)There is also a recipe for making ice cream in a bag HERE.Materials:Construction paperScissorsCrayonsDirections: 1. Using brown construction …

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Each week Mom On Dealz brings us a kid friendly craft that is fun, educational, and frugal! June 1st is a little known holiday-“Flip Coin Day”. There are so many activities that can be done with coins but I have picked my favorites and listed them below.Piggy BankMaterials:Oatmeal container, coffee container, pringles can, …

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Tuesday’s Treat – Throw a party for no reason!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 31, 2011 · 0 comments

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So, Saturday we were supposed to go to a birthday party. And on Friday, I foolishly told my two year old we were going to a party. I had been sick since Tuesday and was not feeling any better by the time Saturday morning came around. And it was a pool party …

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This is from This Mama Loves Her Bargains! Are you looking for a super fun, quick and easy craft to do with your kids this summer? I ran across this idea on Homemade Serenity. Since the weather is getting nice and we are able to move our craft projects …

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Thanks to Mom on Dealz for sharing her great, educational, frugal craft ideas with us!Each week I bring you a craft that is fun, frugal, and educational! This week I chose to share one that can help with discipline. As an early childhood educator I believe very strongly in positive reinforcement. Some …

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Thanks to MomOnDealz for the great, fun, educational ideas she brings us! Materials: Construction paper Magazines/Internet Glue Scissors Play Money (can be printed HERE) Markers Directions: 1. Talk with your child about what kind of store they would like to open (Will chose a dinosaur store). Draw that store on paper. 2. Browse magazines or the internet for pictures of items that may be …

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Tuesday’s Treat – Kid Friendly Gardening!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 12, 2011 · 0 comments

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Thanks to Charlotte at Stretching Your Budget for this great idea! Spring is almost here! So, I thought it would be a great time to start planting a garden! Unfortunately it’s not always easy to get the kids involved on such a large project. So, I’ve got the perfect solution for both!If you’re like me, …

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Here is another great educational idea from Mom On Dealz!If you go into any drug store or dollar store, you are sure to see tons of Easter decor out and about, especially the ever popular plastic Easter eggs!  If you’re like me, you keep them to reuse every year so you probably don’t need to …

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Tuesday’s Treat – Homemade Bubble Solution

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 29, 2011 · 0 comments

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Thanks to Mom on Dealz for this recipe!Each week I try to bring you a craft you can do with your kids that is both educational AND frugal.   Bubbles are always a favorite with kids but can get costly if you continually purchase them.  I’ve given you a very frugal recipe for bubbles and some …

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Tuesday’s Treat – St. Patty’s Day Craft

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 8, 2011 · 0 comments

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Thanks to Sharon at Mom On Dealz for this great craft!Each week I try to bring you a fun and frugal craft that can easily be done at home with your children. St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner so how could I not dedicate this week’s craft to such a fun holiday?!Pot …

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Tuesday’s Treat – Recycle OLD crayons for NEW fun!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 22, 2011 · 0 comments

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Thanks to Sharon at Mom On Dealz for this great idea!Materials:broken crayonsovencupcake/muffin pancupcake liners (optional)Directions:1.  Preheat oven to 300 degrees.2.  Gather all of the broken crayons you have in the house.3.  Spray muffin pan with PAM or line them with foil liners.4. Divide crayon pieces among the spaces in the pan on your preference.  You …

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Anyone know a child that does not like to discuss the books they read?  Or do you know a child who is having trouble with numbers or colors?  Then these activities are for you! Not only are they learning games, they also involve physical activity AND they are frugal!Materials:Beach Ball-You can usually find these at …

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Tuesday’s Treat – Kid’s Craft part 2!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 2, 2010 · 0 comments

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I teach preschool so (simple) crafts are a big part of my day.  Here are some of my most trusted, fool proof ideas:Paint out of the ordinary.  Painting is fun.  Painting with something besides paintbrushes is even more fun!  Have a toy truck with large, ridged wheels?  Roll it in paint and then roll it …

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Tuesday’s Treat – 15 FREE Things to do this weekend!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 26, 2010 · 0 comments

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Erin at Fun with Freebies has some great ideas for 15 FREE things you can do this weekend!  (Oh, I did I mention, they are FUN?)Visit an animal shelter and donate some of the FREE pet food or treat samples you get! While you are there take the dogs outside for a walk or just …

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Tuesday’s Treat – How to Save on Eating Out

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 19, 2010 · 0 comments

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The Grocery Thief has written this post on how to save when it comes to dining out! Being the Grocery Thief that I am, I love to save money at the grocery store!  I am all about saving money on things my family needs so that I can spend more of it on enjoyable things, …

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Tuesday’s Treat – Special Toy Offers

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 7, 2010 · 0 comments

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Have you started Christmas shopping for the kids yet?  Or are you like me, and already finished?  ;)))Here are few special toy offers that might help you stuff a stocking or two this Christmas!Littlest Pet Shop Limited Time JAGUAR offer.  (Sign up with Hasbro for info on future promotions)$3 rebate when you buy any Mama …

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Chuck E Cheese – Where a Kid can be a Kid!Some of my best memories are from Chuck E Cheese.  My 6th birthday, my friend’s 14th birthday (YES!), taking my oldest niece when she was 2….lots of memories!We decided a couple weekends ago to take Bug on his first trip to Chuck E Cheese.  Of …

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