October 21, 2014

8 DIY Tricks To Being The FUN Mom

Every fun mom needs a few tricks up her sleeve to impress her kids. So, if you are in need of a few tricks we have 8 of them that will keep yous kids bragging to their friends about what a fun mom you are.

8 DIY Fun Mom Tricks 

 #1 Shaving Cream + Food Coloring =  Fun

Fun is simple when you create colored shaving cream and allow your kids artistic talents to come alive.  You can allow them to paint  while in the bath tub or  give them a large size cookie sheet at the kitchen table or counter and allow them to paint away

 

 

#2  Garden fun – Milk Jug Watering Can

Allow your children to help water the plants and garden wit this simple DIY milk jug watering can. Click here to get full how to instructions from A journey to a dream.

 

 

 

#3 Scented Playdoh

Children young and old love to create with playdoh and the best kind is homemade especially when it smells yummy.  Redtedart’s Blog  shares a great  fail proof scented playdough recipe.

Click here for simple how to instructions you can make a batch up in less then 10 minutes.

 

 

#4  DIY  Snow Cone Syrup 

Snow cones are an all time favorite for children ans simple to make with your own DIY Snow Cone syrup.

Along with your DIY snow cone syrup try setting  up a permanent summer snow cone station in your kitchen. Take a tray and place your snow cone machine, a variety of syrups, straws, spoons and cups on it and now you are ready to make snow cones at a moments notice.

 

 DIY Snow Cone Syrup

1 package unsweetened Kool-Aid your choice of flavor ( my kids love the punch flavor)
1  cup sugar
3/4 cup  water
1 Squirt bottle ( pic nick condiment bottles)

Instructions:
Place sugar and water in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Remove pan from heat, pour in the Kool-Aid and stir until dissolved. Cool to room temperature and pour mixture into squirt bottle then place in the refrigerator until chilled.

Click here to watch HOW to video from 24/7 MOMS

 

# 5 Marshmallow Shooter

Impress your kids with your own marshmallow shooting skills when you make this  DIY Marshmallow shooter in less then 5 minutes.  Click here for Come Together Kids  step by step instructions

 

 

 

 #6 Dice Roller

Keep the dice under control in your next family game of  Monopoly or when you are playing games on the road with this Dice roller container tip from Cardigans and Curriculum.  Click here for tip.

 

 

#7  Sponge Bombs

Your kids can help you to create these fun to make sponge bombs that will create lots of cool fun.

Materials Needed

3 – sponges 1/2-by-2 3/4-by-4 1/4-inch.
1 – 10 ” piece of string or twine

#8  Light Saber Swords

This DIY Light saber will give you mega Super MOM points and can be made in 5 minutes or less with our simple instructions.

Materials Needed

1 Swimming Pool Noodle
2 Rolls Duct Tape your choice of colors
Scissors to cut duct tape
Knife to Cut Swimming noodle

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