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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...

Pretzel Turtles

Pretzel Turtles

These are an easy and fun treat that all ages of grandkids can help make. You need: pretzels Rollo candies pecans decorative sprinkles Directions: 1. Place the pretzels on a microwave safe dish. 2. Set a Rollo candy on top of each pretzel. 3. Microwave just long...

Off-the-Cuff Bracelets

Off-the-Cuff Bracelets

Repurpose an old sweater and create these easy and inexpensive bracelets. You will need: Old wool sweater Scissors Embroidery needle Embroidery floss Buttons, felt shapes, paper flowers, and other embellishments Directions: 1. Felt the wool. Wash the sweater in hot...

Egg Carton Caterpillar & Poem

Egg Carton Caterpillar & Poem

You'll need:Empty egg carton (heavy paper kind works the best)Crayons, markers or paintScissorsPipe cleanerDirections:1. Cut the egg carton in half the long way.2. Have your child decorate with paint, markers or crayons.3. Cut the pipe cleaner the length you want the...