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How to make recycled cardboard toy cars – comes with a free template!

Gather your kids, because we are off on a DIY trip!  This time we are making toy cars. Use recycled cereal boxes, or any thin cardboard packaging you have saved. You’ll also need a printer, paper for printing on, scissors, and white glue. Get the template by filling up this form. I’ll email you the … Continue reading How to make recycled cardboard toy cars – comes with a free template!

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Make recycled pompom birthday hats

I’ve found a use for those  Shakey’s paper cups that we’ve been accumulating. I’m using them to make DIY birthday hats! This is super simple. You just need leftover paper cups, poster paint, paint brushes, glue, pompoms, garter, and a hole puncher. You can get your pompoms at National Bookstore. The garter can be bought … Continue reading Make recycled pompom birthday hats

Make recycled shampoo bottle monsters

What to do with the plastic bottles that shampoo and liquid soap come in? In our house, we cut up colorful pages from magazines, get a bottle of glue, and recycle the bottles into monsters. (“Friendly monsters,” my six-year-old insists.) This can be an opportunity to teach kids about shapes. You can cut up circles for the … Continue reading Make recycled shampoo bottle monsters

Amanda Griffin-Jacob celebrates with a La Pomme party

At the baptism of Amanda's daughter Lila Amandine, she booked us for the baptism party. She says: "Since about 12 of my guests were 12 and under, I had Apol Lejano-Massebieau of La Pomme provide a DIY activity table for them. They were able to color, do fabric decoupage, and draw on their own plush animals. This … Continue reading Amanda Griffin-Jacob celebrates with a La Pomme party