No Non-cents Nanna

Practical tips and advice for a family friendly lifestyle

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A Dozen Ideas to Make A Tee-shirt into An Animal and More

Rusty Dog Tee-shirt set with co-ordianitng colors of dog ears and dog nose. Sold On-line Heart Felt Play Store Tee-shirt Set: https://no-non-cents-nanna.myshopify.com/products/tee-shirt-set-rusty-dog

When you need a cheap dress-up costume for a school skit or a birthday party activity that the kids will remember and wear long after the gift wraping paper is throw away this short video below will give you some inspiring ways to use basic TEE-shirts a pair of animal ears a tail or maybe a  a visor with a cut animal face..

Since, I Malika Bourne, is the typo-ing writer of this No Non-cents Nanna blog and the owner of No Non-cents Nanna’s Heart Felt Play Store…and very frugal Sophie-Do-it and I made this very quick no budget video to shamelessly self promote Heart Felt Plays Store new Basic Tee-shirt line and our dinosaur animal ears, noses, tails accessories and tutus and fairy wings. READ MORE

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Teach Your Kids to Sew This Spring Break

Sophie-Do-It learns to sew. 4 year old turned a heart shaped pillow cover right side out; filled with stuffing then sewed the opening close. Of course it looked like a 4 year old sewed the pillow…and No Non-cents Nanna is so proud!

Do you or your kids know how to sew on a button or mend a ripped hem on your skirt?

Can they thread a needle?

Perhaps you always wanted to learn to embroider a gift?

Well, stop putting  off learning this basic skill. Plan to learn to sew this Spring Break, Summer vacation or Winter Break. How about after school instead of mindless vegging out with video game?

Six years ago I taught my 11 year old grand daughter to sew so simple embroidery stitiches. She plans on being a surgeon one day. She has a head start on those stitching skills. READ MORE

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Farm Animal Theme Inspiration for Kids Play: Resource

Kids love learning about Farm animals.

For those who, like myself, who love to teach the 3 to 8 years olds know that the barnyard animals provide so much fun inspiration to share. Below is a list of links to images Heart Felt Play Store Collection for sale with the  Farm Animal/ Barnyard Collection

Now we all seem to own computers, but its till takes time to figure out key words to locate where to find an object that might support your theme activities. READ MORE

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