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My mom and I bake dog treats and sell them to family and friends. I measure the treats into bags and put labels on them. It's fun!
What has hands but can't clap them?
Ask a parent to warm a frozen waffle in the toaster. When it's ready, spread some peanut butter on top and sprinkle on a little cinnamon. This is great for a quick breakfast or a fast after-school snack.
Put up a dry-erase board in your room so that you can doodle whenever you like. It's a fun way to show off your artistic side!
Stick to It
I've learned after many babysitting jobs that it's always a good idea to have stickers on hand. You can use sticker rewards to get the kids to finish their food, get ready for bed, clean up their toys-anything!
Play this game in the car with a sibling. One of you picks a letter, such as H. He or she begins with a sentence that starts with H: "Have you ever seen the Eiffel Tower?" The other person then says another sentence that starts with H: "Hopefully I will someday!" The conversation keeps going until someone accidentally starts a sentence with the wrong letter or can't think of a new sentence. Then the other person wins!
Make an easy blanket. Purchase a large piece of fleece fabric from a craft store that's more than twice the size of the blanket you want to make. At home, spread it smooth on a table, and fold it in half. Ask an adult to help you cut 3-inch strips all the way around the fabric (except for the folded side). Then tie the strips together. It's a no-sew blanket that will look cute on your bed!
When I study for a test, I use the "stop, whoa, go" method. This means that when I'm going over material for a test, I mark things in red when I don't understand the information (stop and really study this). A yellow mark means I need to work on it (whoa-I have to study this, but I somewhat understand), and a green mark means I know that material very well (I read it over but keep going because I already understand it). This method always helps me sort out what information I need to study.