Saturday July 30, 2016 09:57:32 AM
- Bath Time:
Add a few drops of food colouring to the bath water, and your kids will
scramble to take a bath.
Cakes: Instead of making a cake, fill coloured flat-bottom ice cream cones
half full with cake batter, bake in muffin tins, then ice them anyway you
want. The kids love these!
- Books: Record
your children's favourite books on tape cassettes, ringing a bell to signal
the turn of a page. When you're too busy, the child is in the hospital, etc.
the child can still have a story read to him.
- Dolls: Use
cold cream to clean your child's plastic doll. It removes the dirt without
removing any colour from the doll's face or body.
- Games: Before
giving game boards to children, give them one coat of shellac. The games
boards will stay like new for a longer time.
- Illness: When
your child is sick in bed, give him or her bell. Whenever they need you, all
they need to do is ring the bell. This saves a lot of wear and tear on
- Party Treats:
Save empty rolls from bathroom tissue, wax paper, aluminum foil, etc. Fill
the empty rolls with candy. Wrap the rolls in tissue paper and tie both ends
of the roll with yarn.
Animals: If stuffed animals are un-washable, sprinkle some cornmeal or
cornstarch on them to clean them. Let them set, then brush the cornmeal or
cornstarch out. The dirt will come along with it.
- Travelling in cars etc with children; always pack extra
fluids and food, to avoid delays that seem to occur when driving .
- Toy Box: Set
an old laundry basket inside the door where the children come in from playing.
Ask them to put their outdoor toys in this basket when they are finished
playing as they come into the house.
Dishwashing detergent bottle dolls. After bottles are empty, clean them well.
Use coloured marking pens to draw faces, hair and clothes on them.
Colours: Add a little dishwashing detergent to water colours, and spills will
mop up easier.