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Kids crafts Make a mini Christmas tree out of egg cartons!

Kids Crafts | Create a miniature Christmas tree out of egg cartons! A fun holiday activity this Xmas season

It’s the season to be jolly, and also the season to start stressing on what to fill the days with¬† when your kids start their holidays! Some of us will definitely be overdosing on egg-nog to deal with family time ūüėČ while others will be baking through the month to stock up gingerbread – either way, it’s great coz you’ll have all you need for this crafts activity which is a prefect project for Christmas! …[Read more]

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Kids crafts Make a piggy bank from soda cans

Can crafts | Upcycle soda cans into piggy banks and pen stands in this easy activity that kids will love!

Every quarter, Secondsguru sits together with the Piggy Bank Club – a very serious, focused brigade of little kids – to talk about recycling over a craft activity. We talk about ways to be green in our day today life – easy but impact-ful stuff like separating recyclables, or, how to best dry up¬†after washing hands [inspiration here]. Then we do the most looked-forward-to segment, fashioning piggy banks out of trash which the children use …[Read more]

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Party Planning A Birthday with a Charitable Twist

gift it forward, theresa evanoff

Our guest writer today is Theresa Evanoff, Founder & CEO of Gift-It-Forward. Her online invitation platform simplifies party planning, charity, and gifting in one easy place. Invited guests pool their money online, from which a portion goes towards a gift for the birthday boy / girl, and the rest to charity.¬† Secondsguru asked her how the idea was born, and is it even possible to sit with a child and get them to support charity …[Read more]