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Creative Crafts for Girls From Target

Let creativity run rampant today and everyday. I am a total supporter of DIY crafting with my kiddos. However, with our busy schedule, sometimes it’s easier to get a craft kit for them to do. It saves me a load of time and still gives their clever minds something to do. And because Target is a place our family frequently visits and orders from, it tends to be one of my go-to places to find creative crafts, especially for my daughter. Keep reading to find some of my favorite suggestions for creative crafts for girls that they will love to stay busy with.

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Easy Cricut project tutorial for growth board.
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Cricut Project: Super Easy and Inexpensive Growth Board

I love the kind of DIY projects that are quick, easy, and turn out looking great. It’s as close to instant gratification as you can get in the crafting world. An extra bonus is if it is inexpensive an well. With that being said, here is a simple step-by-step tutorial that is all those things. It’s an adorable growth board you can easily make to measure your kids as they grow. It’s also a great Cricut project to give as a gift, and perfect if you don’t have a lot of time but want to give something thoughtful. I’ve also included the free PNG image to import into your Cricut Design Studio.

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Boredom Buster 101: How to Make a Boredom Box

How many times in your mom hood do you think you’ve heard the phrase “mom, I’m boooored”? My guess is around 2,693 times. It’s right up there with the phrases, “mom, I’m hungry” and “mom, I need money for…..”. I’ve read a few articles that say it’s good for kids to be bored. It builds problem solving, promotes creativity, and encourages them to use their mind and bodies. Their whole body, not just their thumbs like when they play Mario Cart. So when my kids are bored I try and let them figure it out, which they usually do. However, sometimes its necessary to help their creative process along. So I decided to create a boredom buster to turn to when all else fails, the boredom box.

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