Also known as DIY Mod Podge Don't you guys love Pinterest? That's where I found this idea. Here's a great way to save some money on your craft addictions; make you own Decoupage! And it really works plus it's easy to do. Watch the video tutorial or scroll down for step by step instructions with photos. Be sure to read the comments at the end to learn some incredible things about DIY Mod Podge from our readers. If you still have questions, check out our Q&A post. You need.... A jar Elmers…
sprinklesandsequins: “ D.I.Y. Homemade Glitter! “ There is always a time, place, and need for glitter! Why make a trip to the craft store when you can just make it at home? ” Steps: Preheat the oven...
Pinner: Just in case you didn't know this exists at Walmart for less than $4 per roll. I'm about to glitter everything! Votives, notebooks (already got my iPhone charger.) No more Modge Podge and glitter nightmares! Me: GLITTERRRRRR
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DIY: Homemade Glitter - Say Yes
Homemade shimmery glitter is probably the easiest thing you can make and really pretty to look at. Plus, this version is edible and nontoxic for crafting. Supplies: table salt, food coloring and a tupperware container to mix in. A little silver dust used in decorating cakes adds some shimmer-if you’re a shimmer kind of girl-but …
Children's Craft Idea: Sensory or Discovery Bottles - My Frugal Adventures
Here is another inexpensive children’s craft idea for the summer. You can put together these little sensory or discovery bottles for children with just items you already have on hand in just a few minutes. I decided to make these after seeing them at our preschool for a few reasons- I wanted some inexpensive...Read More »
How to Make Colored Rice - My Frugal Adventures
If you are looking for ways to entertain the kiddos this summer, here is one really simple craft project. Our family went to a community festival last weekend and there was a booth for a daycare center. The center had a simple sandbox set up with colored rice and I could not believe how long...Read More »
We've had our discovery bottles for well over 2 years and they are really lasting well. I've recently added a few more so thought I would s...
Time out/calm down bottles. When your kid is freaking, or needs a time out or whatever you call it in your house, they shake the bottle and watch the glitter settle till it's all settled. We used 500mL Fiji water bottles, vegetable oil, and varying amount of glitter. The 5-year-old, who is quite dramatic (like her Mama) got 1.8 oz of glitter while the 2-year-old got .6 oz. I have not glued the tops yet in case I need to add more glitter. More glitter = takes longer to settle = more calm…
Piece of Craft: Making Your Own Lava Lamp
I was stumbling through the abyss that is tumblr the other day and happened to find an awesome tutorial on how to make your own lava lamps.
6 Simple Discovery Bottles - Inner Child Fun
I’m getting ready to start the homeschool year with my rising first grader and preschooler. I really needed a quick and engaging activity to keep the baby occupied for a few minutes while I assist my daughters with their schoolwork. These simple discovery bottles were the way to go! I already had all the materials …
Rainbow sensory play plus a rainbow linky!
I have a tendency to over-think or worry about what I plan for the children to do! Last week I decided that we should try adding rainbow bottles to our activity boxes... To make the colorful rainbow bottles, we simply filled the bottles about
Make a Tornado in a Jar
My silly scientists had a blast with this hands-on experiment! We used mason jars and plastic water bottles to make our own mini tornado...