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FFFB Projects by You — Winter Edition

I love seeing parents spend quality time with their kiddos! Here is just a small sampling of some of our projects our readers have made with their kids, and they didn’t have to spend a lot of money to do them. Seeing these makes me SO happy!!! Christy at Superheros and Princesses recently helped organize […]

Winter Window Display

Are you busy decorating the house for the holidays?? We sure are!! The girls helped me decorate the front door for Winter over the weekend. It was a real group effort! Since painting inexpensive coffee filters is such a popular activity in this household, we decided to use that approach. Again. Speaking of coffee filters, over […]

Stunning Winter Tree Silhouette

We noticed many of our trees have lost almost all of their leaves, so we were inspired to create something special. With very little help from me, Emily was able to paint this silhouette with beautiful results! To make your own, all you will need is a little masking tape, paper, and some watercolor paint! […]

Frugal Last Minute Gift Idea for Kids — Winter Lacing Cards

Every day this week I will be featuring frugal last minute gift ideas for kids.  These projects are very frugal and can be made with items you probably already have in your home.  You won’t want to miss any of these great projects, so if you are not already a follower of the Frugal Family […]

Frugal Gift Idea — Festive Winter Journals

Emily and I enjoyed making these winter journals.  They are so simple to make, and they came out looking great!  To make the journals you will need: Pretty paper (I used snowflake print, but any pattern will work.) Plain marble notebook Exact-o knife — DO NOT LET CHILDREN USE THE EXACT-O KNIFE!! Book binding tape […]

Frugal Family Activities — Winter

Are your kids starting to suffer from cabin fever?  Are you looking for some inexpensive ways to keep the kids occupied this winter?  Here are some great ideas you and the kids are sure to love! Snow Painting — Go outside and let the kids build snow sculptures.  Then paint them with spray bottles filled […]

EASY Christmas Ornament – Mini Pipecleaner Wreaths

Here’s an easy Christmas ornament craft to try with your teen or tween during the holiday break! These mini pipecleaner wreaths would be great gifts for friends or family. They could also be added as festive gift toppers. Use of the glue gun is optional, however, if you would like a slightly easier version of […]

Best Sand Toys for Kids

The best sand toys for kids can inspire hours of imaginative playtime fun for kids! These sand toys foster lots of time outdoors too. Whether it’s a trip to the beach, or a simple sandbox or sand table in your yard, these sand toys are sure to bring plenty of smiles! Know any kids celebrating […]

Simple Spring Science Projects for Kids

These simple Spring science projects can be done whether there is snow still on the ground or if Spring has already sprung! These science projects are ready and waiting in your fridge and recycle bin. The kids will learn about plant growth, water movement, seed germination, and more! Here are three simple Spring science projects […]

Relax on a Snow Day with a Snowflake Spa

Are you feeling stressed out with the cold Winter weather? This Snowflake Spa is easy to set up, so you can enjoy the spa experience in your own home. Here’s how to enjoy a relaxing spa day with a snowflake twist! To Host a Snowflake Spa of Your Own, You Will Need: Sleep Mask Nail […]

The Snowy Day Craft for Kids

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats is a perfect book to read with the kids on a cold Winter day! Why not make some fun puffy snow art to go along with it? This puffy snow landscape painting is easy to make and has plenty of texture to look like real snow. Be sure […]

Snow Treasure – Book and Crafts for Ages 8 and Up

Our recent family book club pick was a book that has been around for quite some time. If you are looking for a classic read during the cold Winter months, Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan is based on an actual event in Norway during World War II. During the war, Norwegian children used their sleds […]

Embossed Snowflake Ornaments Easy Craft

These embossed snowflake ornaments are an easy craft for kids to do over the Winter break! Wouldn’t these ornaments look lovely hanging from the ceiling or in a window of your home? The embossing is quite simple to do, and you probably have everything you need to make these embossed snowflake ornaments. With the help […]

Christmas Gift Tags Free Printable

Here is a handy printable for Christmas gift tags! It seems you can never have too many holiday gift tags during the Christmas season. This free printable contains 7 cute and festive designs. Feel free to print out as many pages as you would like (for personal use only, please)! This would be a great […]

Christmas Activities for Kids – Our Favorite Posts

These Christmas activities for kids are sure to bring lots of smiles! Whether you are making gifts for others, crafting your own advent calendar, or building a life-sized gingerbread house from cardboard, you will find lots of creative ways to enjoy the holiday season with your kids. Here are some of our favorite ways to turn […]

DisneyNature’s Born in China Activity Packet!

Disclosure: This post featuring Disneynature’s Born in China is sponsored by our friends at Netflix, and I am a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam. Thank you, Netflix! All opinions are my own. DisneyNature’s Born in China is a great film to stream on Netflix for a family movie night, just in time for Chinese New […]

Make Your Own Peppermint Ice Cream in a Bag

Here is an easy way to make your own peppermint ice cream in a bag! This is such a fun project to use up leftover candy canes. All you need is a few wholesome ingredients, and your homemade peppermint ice cream will be ready to enjoy! To make your own peppermint ice cream in a […]

Fluffy Snow Slime Boredom Buster for Tweens

This fluffy snow slime became an instant boredom buster in our household. Not only is it quick and easy to make, but it can also be made using just three ingredients! This fluffy snow slime is one of our top go-to slime recipes for snow days or anytime we might be stuck indoors. We just […]