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Homemade with Heart
I draw designs on blank notecards and charge $2 for a set of five. It's a great way to show my creative side, and people love that the cards are homemade.
What did one eye say to the other eye? Something between us smells!
You can eat this parfait any time of the day. First, put a few graham crackers into a plastic bag and crush them with a rolling pin. Layer the crushed graham crackers on the bottom of a cup. Next, add a layer of chocolate pudding. Put a dollop of whipped cream on top of that, and add some sprinkles. Sweet!
If you share a room, you can play a game with your sibling. Race to see who can get her side of the room cleaned up first.
This is a fun twist on story time. Have each child you are babysitting for choose a book. After you read a book, quiz the children on what you just read. The kids will have fun thinking of answers to your questions, and it will help them focus on the story, too. You might become their new favorite storyteller.
Getting to Know You
Gather a group of friends to play this fun game. Give all but one girl a piece of paper and pencil. Each girl should write down one thing about herself that she thinks no one will know, but she shouldn't write down her name. When each girl has written her fact, the slips of paper go to the girl who didn't have one. She reads each fact out loud, and the rest of the players write down who they think wrote each fact. At the end, players reveal what they wrote. The girl with the most correct guesses wins!
Make an easy blanket. Purchase a large piece of fleece fabric from a craft store that's more than twice the size of the blanket you want to make. At home, spread it smooth on a table, and fold it in half. Ask an adult to help you cut 3-inch strips all the way around the fabric (except for the folded side). Then tie the strips together. It's a no-sew blanket that will look cute on your bed!
Do you usually take your lunch to school in a paper or plastic bag? You can do something good for the planet if you bring your lunch in a reusable lunch bag. That way, you won't be throwing away your bag every day, and you can buy a reusable bag in a favorite color or pattern.