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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Dressing Frames

There are a lot of ways you can make your own dressing frames. My favorite ideas are:

1. Buy wooden 8 1/2 x 11 picture frames from the $1 store. Remove glass and the staple on the back of the frame baby clothes. Very easy and there's tons of small baby/toddler clothes at the second hand store if you don't have anymore.

2. To sew baby clothes onto a pillow cover of a small decorative pillow. It's easy to make a pillow case, use those standard instructions and then add the clothes ontop of the front piece before assembling and sew it together. These would make some fun pillows on your child's bed at night.

Lastly, I'm so excited! I got the BEST DEAL EVER on my local craigslist. I got this awesome play cube for only $20.

Here's the site for more information

My kids think it's great. It's 4 sided and has buttons, snaps, buckles, zipper, lacing, bowties, chrome closure, on every side so all three of my kids can work at the same time. It's also super fun and soft to jump on apperantly. It save me a lot of work for making dressing frames!


Anonymous said...

I just found your awesome blog! It's nice to meet another Montessori mama. I am following you via Blogger. Take care. :)

Anonymous said...

I just wanted to thank you for your blog. I'm an infant and toddler teacher who loves montessori! I have been working on making my own materials to use in my classroom.

Rhynesme Rini said...

Hai, i love your article.
I'm a Montessorian on a budget too, hehee..