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DIY Birthday Or Christmas Gift.

My daughter’s have a Birthday party coming up on the 14 of December. We went shopping at the mall for the perfect gift.

After shopping the mall she just could not find that perfect gift and came home totally stumped.

I remembered this gift I showed you guys for Father’s Day and told her about it. Well she really liked this. I had been saving the bottles for my own use, so that was ready. She decided on a cat and the hat theme, the girls had dressed up as the cat and the hat, thing 1 and thing 2 for Halloween.

So, we printed the cat and the hat stickers from PBS kids on regular paper. Then We modge podged them to the bottles.

She painted the box white. Then I had just won these adorable chalk board stickers in a recent giveaway. So, the nice mommy I am I gave her one. A Birthday message will be added on the chalkboard part, but she had to quickly make off with the candy. Her brothers were eye balling it.

I think it turned out really cute and fun for a Candy-Bottle-GiftsCandy-Bottle-Gifts

Candy-Bottle-Gifts Birthday Party. What do you think?

I think we will add some balloons tied to the box, and she found the perfect card at Hallmark.

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Childs Dress Up Box.

For kids who like to dress up you can fill up a box of dress up items from a thrift shop. Also add some accessories from the dollar store. You can also find Halloween reduced costumes in stores. For a boy a plastic tool box with a handle would be great for his items. Use your imagination for decorating the boxes. These make great christmas ideas for young children.


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Homemade Kid’s Gifts.

Make kids toys for Christmas these are cute little ideas for the little ones on your list. There easy to make and quite affordable.Sometimes it’s the little things younger kid’s like the most. Great stocking stuffers.
Make a craft crate:

Fill a plastic crate or box with:

colored paper
pipe cleaners
white glue or glue stick
safety scissors
wooden shapes
wobbly eyes
kid sized craft apron (recycle one of dads shirts)

Farmhand Puppets


Old glove


Cut 5 felt circles. Place an old glove palm side up.

Glue felt circle to each finger tip. Cut felt pieces to make animals faces.

Glue them to felt circles. Let glue dry. Then put your hand inside glove and make your own puppet play.

Homemade Playdough


1 cup flour
1/2 cup salt
1 cup water
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
Food coloring by drops


Place contents in a pan and stir. Cook over low heat, stirring until a ball forms.

Add food coloring and mix thoroughly until desired color. Cool on foil. Store in covered container.
You can also add some cookie cutters ,and small cutting utensils with the playdoh.

Soap Crayons


One ice cube tray
Liquid food color
2 Tablespoon hot water for each crayon
1 cup soap flakes
Small bowl


For each color, put two tablespoons of hot water and one cup of soap flakes into a bowl.

Add as many drops of food color to the mixture as you wish. Stir the soap mixture until it thickens. This takes time, so be patient!

Press spoonfuls of the first color of soap into the sections of the ice tray.

Mix enough soap in other colors to fill the ice tray, following the above directions again.

Let the soap crayons dry for one or two days. Gently bang the ice tray to loosen the crayons.
Another idea is to put a small toy inside the soap for a surprise when the soap is all used up.

Pack them in a box for gift-giving.

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