Monday, August 29, 2011

Useful Tips

Currently my favorite website is Pinterest.  I can get lost finding great idea after great idea on this site.  Here are a few things that I've found that made me think..."This is awesome! Why didn't I think of that?" :



Cupcake Liner as Drip Catcher
Before serving popsicles, slip the stick through a foil cupcake liner to keep little hands from getting sticky.





Recycle your tall Frappuccino Starbucks Cups into no spill paint holders for the kids.





Markers = Watercolors
Turn old dried up markers into watercolors.





Easy Glitter Clean-up
Lint Roller as Glitter Pick-Up Clean up glitter (and tiny pieces of construction paper) after craft time.




Plastic Eggs = Snack Containers
Save on ziplock bags by using plastic Easter Eggs for small snacks.



Organizing Snacks/Lunches
Create snack stations for the kids, to make it easy for them to choose something healthy.  This is also a great way to organize lunches for the week.




Art Bucket Organizer
This simple bucket and tool belt organizer allows kids to travel around the house with their art supplies.




These are just a sample of the many fun, inspiring ideas I've found on Pinterest.com .  What's your favorite idea that you've found?