10-12 years old {Tween}

Trendy tween DIY ideas and homemade projects! Your tween will love these amazeballs crafts, party ideas, themes, homemade gifts, games, and beauty trends.

29 Harry Potter Crafts & Activities [easy]

Harry Potter

Harry Potter is loved by children and adults alike. If you’’re looking to make a magical memory for a wizard lover, here you go! You’ll love all of these amazing ideas, and I guarantee you’ll be inspired to do something fun with your wizard. {{giggle}} How to make Harry Potter activities and party ideas with these fun ideas which include party games, …

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Water Bottle Relay Race | Shoe Game

I volunteered at Drake’s 11 Year Old Scout Camp today and boy was it so much fun.  I was only there a few hours but my favorite part of Scout Camp was a game they called the “water bottle game”.  It was hysterical! Water Bottle Relay Race It’s a relay race where the boys line up in two teams, and …

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10 How to Make Truffle Butter [recipes]

truffle butter

Truffle butter is the perfect accompaniment to add flavor and enhance recipes, or spread on bread or crackers. Truffle butter also happens to be incredibly delicious, versatile and addictive. Who knew truffle butter could be so versatile or that it could be so easy to make? These truffle butter recipes include Italian herb truffle butter, black truffle butter, bacon-wrapped filet mignon with truffle …

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8 How to Make a Fidget Spinner [DIY]

How to Make a Fidget Spinner

Fidget spinners are all the craze right now! They’re a great activity for keeping fidgety hands busy. Learn how to make a fidget spinner with one of these step by step tutorials. Why spend the money on purchasing one if you can easily make your own? How to make a fidget spinner with these tutorials which include bearing fidget spinners, no-bearing fidget spinners, …

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26 Free Calendar and Countdowns to Download for May

may calendar countdowns

Countdown calendars are my absolute favorite way to get ready for vacations and holidays! Here are some of the best printable calendars, blank calendar, and countdown clocks for May that I could find.  I absolutely love having the tradition of a countdown calendar with my family and it’s got to be easy!  Which is why I’ve also included free printable calendars, mobile apps, …

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Summer Chore Chart and Schedule for Teens {free download}

Summer Chore Chart

Easy summer chore charts are mandatory in my home.  I’m not going to sugar coat it… herding cats is easier than parenting most days.  In our home, we have one child with high functioning autism who’s very active, and another child with ADHD who loves to day dream. It’s common to hear, “Huh? What?” when trying to get his attention. …

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15 Best Star Wars Theme Party Ideas

Star Wars

How to plan and execute a Star Wars theme party with games, activities, party food, and photo props has never been so easy. If you or your child loves Star Wars, you are going to love all of these amazing ideas, and I guarantee you’ll be inspired to do something fun with your Jedi’s. May the Four-ce be with you! {{giggle}} How to …

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Kindness is My Jam ~ LDS Activity Days Theme

Be Kind Whenever Possible Strawberry Red Balloon Gym decorations Featured

If you are looking for a fun theme for a birthday party, a service activity for a large or small group, or a church activity, you’ll love this “Kindness is My Jam” theme. I helped my dear friend Melissa to decorate our church gym in the coolest theme for a group of girls aged 8-11 for an activity that included …

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DIY Strawberry Red Balloon {free printable}

DIY Strawberry Party Balloons on TipJunkie

Making a strawberry red balloon for party decor is easier than you’d think and makes a huge statement. The balloons are so cute I can hardly stand it, and I can guarantee they’ll be the talk of the party. The best part is that they don’t take as much effort as they appear! If you love balloon party decorations then …

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14 Pinewood Derby Trophies and Awards

14 Pinewood Derby Trophies and Awards

Here are 14 of the best Pinewood Derby Trophies and awards and even how to make a winner’s circle for the best pinewood derby car! I’ve even included some fun certificates that you can download and print for free, of course! How to make a Pinewood Derby Trophy with these ideas which include toy car trophies, candy car trophies, ribbons, certificates and so much more! In case …

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Yellow Tub DIY Lego Man | Lego Minifigures

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How to make Lego Minifigures with Lego Man yellow candy tubs. I used these yellow candy tubs to decorate my son’s eighth Lego Movie themed birthday party. However, there are so many fun ways you can use these yellow tub Lego men. For the Lego Movie party, I used these yellow tub DIY Lego Men to hold crayons for the Lego games, hold …

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10 Pinewood Derby Food for Kids

Pinewood Derby Foods for Kids

These finger food ideas are yummy, fun to make with the kids, and perfect for a Pinewood Derby!  Here are party recipe how-to tutorials for food for kids which include traffic treats, brownie lights, race car cookies, tow ropes, spare tires, apple cars, stop light kabobs, antifreeze and much more. If you’re still in the planning process for your Pinewood Derby then be …

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17 Easy Sewing Projects to Make

easy sewing projects

These easy sewing projects are perfect for a beginner or someone who is short on time and just wants to make a quick project.  The easy sewing projects are so adorable I don’t know how you’d choose which one to make first, though.  Several of these projects are even appropriate for children to make. Grab your sewing materials, you are going to love …

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24 Cub Scout Pinewood Car Ideas

Pinewood Derby Cars

Here are 24 of the best Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Cars to make, and even how to make a car display case! These templates and design ideas are seriously over-the-top but you can tone them down according to your budget. How to make pinewood derby cars include a pinewood derby batman car, bacon car, indy racer, airplane, minion, r2d2, dragon, eagle, and more! Tip …

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