Monthly Archives: March 2010

Egg Carton week continues. Today’s project: drawer organizer. By cutting up one egg carton to fit a small drawer, we were able to turn a messy junk drawer in to a functional drawer.

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Egg Carton Week Our first egg carton re-purposing project is a jewelry box.  We took a small shoe box and lined the bottom with a piece of felted wool.  Next, we cut an egg carton to fit to rest on … Continue reading

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To complete kid week we wanted to show you that, if you give children materials, they can come up with ideas on their own.  Save items such as coffee cans, shoe boxes, toilet paper tubes and egg cartons for kids … Continue reading

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Kids Desk Set This desk set was made from cereal boxes, Crystal Light boxes, and a frosting container.  We used acrylic paint and cut animals out from wrapping paper to decorate the boxes.  Kids enjoy playing with “office supplies” such … Continue reading

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Ribbon Streamers This was a fun activity for our kids today…and easy.  We started by cutting a hole in a plastic lid (we are not able to recycle lids).  Next we tied pieces of ribbon around the loop.  The girls … Continue reading

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Toy Jugs

Toy Jugs Here is another handy way to store little toys or art supplies.  We took a milk jug and a detergent bottle and cut off the top with heavy duty scissors.  The jugs can be decorated with sharpies or … Continue reading

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Toy Cupboards This is a fun way to store all of those little toys that children collect.  We used two cardboard boxes, wrapped in paper. Then we painted the tops, put a brad fastener into a bottle cap for a … Continue reading

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Inboxes This was another really simple project.  We stacked three cereal boxes and taped them together with packing tape.  Next, we covered the stacked boxes with wrapping paper and used white duct tape around the edges.  This is a nice … Continue reading

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Kids week project #2-Marble Run. So easy and fun and the kids will have a great time putting it together and using it! We took paper towel tubes and toilet paper tubes and cut, covered and glued magnets on them. … Continue reading

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It’s Spring Break! Sadly that doesn’t mean that we have a trip to Cancun planned or even some warm spring weather.  What is does mean is that we have all five children home with us this week.  With that being … Continue reading

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