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DIY: How to make a diaper cake tutorial

Been wanting to share this tutorial for the longest time. It was my bff's baby girl's full month, her being my bff, I wanted to give her something special but at the same time having sticky bean in the house also means I will not have the luxury of time for complex and time consuming items.
I always like the idea of DIY-ing things for someone special and my bff is someone who is really special to me. When I chanced across a diaper cake, I was thinking, that's it! A diaper cake it shall be!!!

Diaper cakes are available for purchase too but its ridiculously expensive, it's relatively simple to make and if you DIY a diaper cake, you can save upto 60% of the cost, depending on the diaper brands you chose.

For my very first DIY diaper cake, I use Merries in size S. We all know that babies grow really first and outgrow their diapers before we knew it. So forget about newborn sized diapers, go for sized S or size M.

Materials required:

Diapers of course. I used 1-1.5 packets …

DIY Edible Play Dough for Toddlers

And so I read about how much fun and sensory it is for young toddlers to be playing with play dough and how versatile it can be for toddlers activities as well. I'm such a sucker for versatile products when it comes to toddlers activities so I tried my my hands on making our very own edible play dough.

Ingredients

2 cups of plain flour1 cup of salt1 tbs of oil1 cup cold waterOptional: food colouring, i use red and the dough turns out pink! pretty!!Instructions

Mix plain flour and saltAdd everything else and mix well, you probably need to do quite a bit of kneadingAdd water if it's too dry or add more flour if consistency is too wet This recipe's definitely not the best edible playdough recipe out there. I find the dough a little too crumbly and oily. It leaves bits of crumbs behind and a little bit of oil stain on our couch. Trying to be the smart alec, I added more water the next day when we bring out the play dough to play and when Sticky bean was pretty done with her play…

DIY Toddlers Activities:Toddler activities with poms poms + Free printables

Even though I hold a full time job, I make it a point to do some form of toddlers activities with her every evening. It doesn't take a lot of time and the educational values and effect these toddlers activities have on your toddler is way too amazing.

For most of sticky bean's activities at home, I try to recycle the same materials over and over again, so you'll see a lot of 'same same but different' kind of activities I do with sticky bean.

Some of my favourite items which I feel is worth the purchase due to the high versatality of the items include poms poms, pipecleaners and popsicle sticks! There're just endless possibilities with them and perfect for activities to hone their fine motor skills, creating a sense of order, visual discrimination and so much more.

So here's another simple activity, plus there are free printables available online!
Chanced upon this website  http://www.busylittlebugs.com.au/category/free-printables/ with plenty of awesome fre…