OK a bit messy, but lots of fun! Make your own edible finger paint for the kids. Its cheap to make and safe to use and if theres any left over, store it in the fridge or freezer to use for another day.
It may be re-assuring for those with new babies to hear that when it comes to your babys first Christmas, expensive gifts are not necessary! Many parents feel the pressure to buy the latest and most costly toys, but with everyone managing tighter budgets these days, parents are looking for cheaper alternatives.
Have a go at making your own glue sponge for the kids to use. Homemade glue sponges are super cheap to make and really easy to put together at home. They also last a surprisingly long time and stop you from having sticky glue everywhere! Glue sponges are great to use for your kids arts and crafts projects and can be sealed up ready for use next time.