$5 Family Fun: 50 Craft Activities That Won't Break Your Budget by Meggan Spicer -- Book Tour Spotlight + Instructions to Complete a Project
About the Book
Doing fun activities with the family gets expensive, but now with Meggan’s $5 Family Fun, you can make, bake, and do incredibly fun things with your young family for under $5. Using dollar store finds, free local services, generic bands, and common household items, you can make every day an adventure. Gather your whole family together for inexpensive family fun activities and memories that last forever.
Publisher: Cedar Fort | Publication date: June 14, 2016 | Number of pages: 131
About the Author
Meggan Spicer is the author of $5 Family Fun (50 Craft Projects That Won’t Break Your Budget) with other writing projects in the works. She also enjoys blogging about food, fun, family-friendly movie reviews & much more.
Meggan is a HR Recruiter by profession, a wife, mother and resides in the Little Rock, Arkansas metro area. She has a Bachelor’s in Journalism from the University of Arkansas, enjoys cooking, watching movies & crafting. She can be contacted at megganspicer [at] yahoo.com.
Example of one of the fun activities from this fantastic book:
Open-Faced Teddy Bear Sandwich
July 10 th is National Teddy Bear Picnic Day. Pack a teddy bear–themed lunch and head outside for a whimsical afternoon of fun and frolic. Grab a blanket from the closet and as many of your kids’ teddy bears and other assorted stuffed animals as their arms can carryto keep you company during your picnic.
Open-Faced Teddy Bear Sandwich - $4.25
• Loaf of bread from the dollar store - $1
• Peanut butter from the dollar store - $1
• Raisins from the dollar store - $1
• 1 large banana from dollar store - $0.25
• Teddy bear–shaped cookies from the dollar store - $1
• Generously spread peanut butter on each slice of bread.
• Slice the banana into thin slices.
• Lay three banana slices on each sandwich, one in the center for the bear’s snout and two in the upper corners for the bear’s ears.
• Place three raisins on each sandwich, one on the banana snout to finish the nose and the other two just above to create the bear’s eyes.
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