Minnehaha Master Gardeners shares houseplant gift ideas that will last year round.nd she’s got a gift idea that will last all year ’round.
Carrie Wintle is the founder of Money Sheep, and has some fun ways to take advantage of this time of year to teach your kids the value of their toy, You might even be able to encourage them to share that joy with others. For all of her tips scroll down below.
Brittany Sopko with Juniper Bath teaches us how to make DIY Bath Bombs.
Fizzy Bath Bomb Ingredients:
1 ½ cups baking soda
1 cup citric acid
2 tbsp cornstarch
1 tbsp sunflower oil
1 tsp fragrance
1 tsp rubbing alcohol
1 tsp water
Teaching Kids About Money Ideas:
December 20 – Dear Santa
Write a letter to Santa. For each item requested, give one of your current toys to another person.
December 21 – Don’t be a Grinch
Create a budget for the gifts your child wants to give to others.
December 22 – Christmas is my FAVORITE
Challenge your kids to channel their inner Buddy from Elf. Create Christmas coupons of things they can DO for
others later to give as a gift.
December 23 – Santa’s Elves
Research different charitable organizations or ways to give back in your community. Let this project focus on
giving your time.
December 24 – Christmas All Year
Talk with your kids about carrying the spirit of giving throughout the entire year. Help them decorate three
boxes or jars – one for saving, one for spending, one for giving – that they can use throughout the year.
December 25 – Christmas Cheer
As you open gifts on Christmas morning, have your kids tell you about something they are thankful for. Ask
them about what they’ve learned about money through giving to others.