Cinco De Mayo: Sombrero Craft

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Whether you are having a fun celebration with family, or hosting a party this Cinco de Mayo, this sombrero craft makes a great project for kids and is perfect for covering food during your party, which will definitely come in handy if your celebration is outdoors. Supplies needed: Paper plates (or plastic if you have […]

Kids Craft: Recycled Stick Raft

Kids Craft: Recycled Stick Raft | via

It’s spring and time to get the kids outdoors. It’s time to shut down the video game consoles, turn off the television and hide the portable electronics. It’s time to dust off the picnic blankets, locate the bug catchers and clean off the outdoor play equipment. These stick rafts made from recycled materials are quick […]

St Patrick’s Day Roundup

St. Patrick's Day Roundup

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th. That means that spring is nearly here!  In honor our Irish heritage I rounded up a few posts that we have done as well as some other articles and blog posts to share some fun ideas for St. Patrick’s Day. Mini Shamrock Piñata  This adorable shamrock piñata is festive […]

7 Non-Candy Valentines

7 non-candy valentines for kids

Valentine’s Day is this weekend and with it comes adorable valentines that kids from preschool through elementary school will take to school. In many school districts candy valentines are not allowed, or like me you may prefer your kids not get loaded up on sugary treats. So I found some ideas (including the ones my kids […]

St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Leprechaun Pillow Box

St. Patrick's Day Craft: leprechaun pillow box

There’s a long weekend coming up at the end of the week, so when you aren’t celebrating the ones you love on Valentine’s Day, and if you are looking for a little something to do with the kids, make something crafty for St. Patrick’s Day. I’ve got a simple paper craft project for you that […]

How to Create a Disney World Surprise Word Puzzle and Riddle

Disney World Surprise Word Puzzle

We love to surprise our kids with fun and adventure, but sometimes you can’t surprise your kids completely. We had set plans that the kids knew about, but we still wanted to surprise them. We knew we’d be taking a trip to Disney World as part of the Disney Social Media Moms conference, but we […]

Desk Chair Makeover for a Tween Girl

Desk Chair Makeover for a tween

A long, loooong time ago I bought an old chair that needed refinishing at a local Salvation Army. A classic swivel desk chair it was a pretty pale yellow color with brassy wheels. It had a split down the middle of the seat and needed some slight repairs but it also happened to be the […]

LEGO Mini Marble Maze Valentine’s Day Gift for Kids

LEGO Mini Marble Maze Valentine for Kids

We love LEGO here on The Centsible Life, so it’s only fitting that we share a fun LEGO gift that you can give your kids, or your kids can make and give to their friends this Valentine’s Day. These mini LEGO marble mazes take just a few minutes to make, require only four items, can […]