Where to Find Inexpensive Crafts for Kids

My son is two years old. This is ripe creativity time. I’m always looking for new low cost projects for him to do. And luckily, any project I come up with is still exciting for him.


AC Moore

For Mother’s Day this year, I bought $1 birdhouses from AC Moore and he used watercolors to paint them. We made one for each grandmother. He loved painting them although truth be told, washing the brush in the water was really his favorite part. Altogether, with the birdhouses and paints the project cost less than $10.

Target Dollar Section Crafts

For Easter this year, I got two of these bunnies in the Target dollar section, costing $3 each. (Aside: that section sucks money right out of my wallet!) They were cardboard so I just let him color on these with crayons.  Thank goodness they are sturdy bunnies because they hopped all around our family room before they were gifted!

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How to Help a New Mom

Once your college days are behind you, wedding summers begin. You’ll find your fridge plastered with save the dates, shower invites, and hope that you’ve RSVP-ed to everything on time. I’m in the post-college, post-wedding […]

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