Frugal Family Fun – Free Weekend Activities – March 2014

by Tracy on February 27, 2014 · 0 comments

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Frugal Family Fun – Free Weekend Activities – March 2014

Frugal Family Fun – Free Weekend Activities – March 2014

Good afternoon! February is just about over and 2014 is in full swing. If you are looking for some FUN and CHEAP activities to add to your calendar – here ya go :)  I’m sure many of you would welcome the break of being snowed in!

There are several events at some of our favorite places.

Lowe’s – All events are recommended for ages 5 and up

Saturday, March 8th – 10:00 – 11:00am – Spring is right around the corner! Bring your kids to Lowe’s this weekend and they can build this awesome Birdhouse!

*Note – you have to register on-line for the FREE Lowe’s Kids Clinics now

Lakeshore – all events are FREE …

Saturday, March 1st – 11:00 am – 3:00 pm - Wheels & Wings Note Clip -Imaginations really get moving as kids make and decorate these transportation-themed note hangers!

Saturday, March 8th 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Beautiful Butterfly – Spring is coming…and it’s time to celebrate with a lovable, kid-crafted butterfly!

Saturday, March 15th11:00 am – 3:00 pm Springtime Kite Craft – A spectacular springtime kite that kids create themselves!

Saturday, March 22nd 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Colors-Of-The-Rainbow Mirror - No matter the weather outside, kids will always be happy to see their own reflections in this radiant rainbow mirror!

Saturday, March 29th 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Funny Fish Puppet- A friendly fish that children make themselves…and decorate with paint, sparkles and more!

Home Depot

Saturday, March 1st – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Build a Trojan Horse Bank from the new DreamWorks animated film, “Mr. Peabody & Sherman”, coming in March, 2014.

Michael’s – It looks like Michael’s did some changes to their Kids Corner. The crafts are $2 per child and it reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:30AM – 11:30AM.

Saturday, March 1st  – 10:00 am – 11:30 am – every 30 minutes Kids will make their own Bookmark to celebrate READ ACROSS NORTH AMERICA

Saturday, March 8th – 10:00 am – 11:30 am – every 30 minutes - Kids will make their own Personalized Jigsaw Puzzle

Saturday, March 15th – 10:00 am – 11:30 am – every 30 minutes - Kids will make their own personalized name plate.  Perfect to hang in their room or own their door.

Saturday, March 22nd 10:00 am – 11:30 am – every 30 minutes – Let the kids come in and use felt stickers to make a personalized picture frame

Saturday, March 29th10:00 am – 11:30 am – every 30 minutes - Come in and let the kids make their own Mondrian-style painting

Now, remember one of the biggest expenses that are incurred while we are “out and about” are eating expenses. So, if you are going to eat out – try to plan on eating out for lunch. Lunch menus are always cheaper than dinner menus.

I also recommend checking out Restaurant.com before you leave the house – this is an easy way to save a bundle at some of your local restaurants.

Make sure you pack snacks – you and the kids! I always have a Fiber One or Kashi Bar in my truck for me and a few goodies in my purse for the kiddos.

Most importantly…HAVE FUN!

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