Crayons, play doh, bubble mix, baby wipes … if you feel like you’re constantly refilling your toddler consumables, why not save yourself a trip to the shops and make your own?
Here are 15 ideas for cheap and cheerful everyday essentials. (Above: recycle old crayons into fun shapes. Get the tutorial here).
If there’s one item that gets a daily workout more than any other, it’s the humble baby wipe. They make a pretty hefty dent in your supermarket bill too, so try making your own and watch the savings mount up. Cha-ching! (via Wanting What You Have)
Follow this tutorial for homemade coloured rice and then get crafting: Fill up empty water bottles and seal tight to make colourful shakers, or sprinkle on sticky paper to create mosaic-style artworks. Find the instructions here. (via The Baker Bee)
We go through bucketloads of yoghurt in our household every week. Turns out it’s fairly simple to make at home – it just requires a little monitoring and some tricky wizardry with temperatures. Try this delicious recipe from Steel Pony