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Halloween Treat Holder

Halloween Treat Holder

Easy to make. 1. Use any size can and take off the lids on both ends with a can opener that doesn't leave sharp edges. 2.With a hammer, pound the bottom of one end so it comes together. 3.Use a screwdriver to make the holes for the handle. 4.Paint and decorate. 5.For...

Ghost on a Lollipop

Ghost on a Lollipop

Here’s a fun and easy treat that you and your grandchildren can make. It can be used as a favor for an October party or given to someone special for a spooky treat. You will need: Lollipops, white tissues (Kleenex), yarn or string, and markers. 1. Cover a lollipop...

Frozen Banana Pops

Frozen Banana Pops

Kids of all ages will love these. Frozen Banana Pops You will need: ¼ banana for each child ¾ c. chocolate chips 3 T. margarine Optional - coconut, crushed nuts, graham crackers or sprinkles 1. Cover a cookie sheet with waxed paper. 2. Peel each banana and cut into...

Easy Button Headbands

Easy Button Headbands

Here's a way to use those random buttons that you can't bare to part with because you know you'll need them someday. I bought some headbands at the dollar store and had my granddaughters create their own. Megan wanted hers to be simple but Kate wanted every button she...

Playing Safely With Children

Playing Safely With Children

Great tips about safe ways to play with your children/grandchildren from Parent’s Magazine. 1. Don’t toss your baby in the air. Instead hold him/her close against your chest and jump up and down. It’s still exciting but there’s no risk of hurting baby. 2. Never tickle...