Shopping with our kids can sometimes be a really headache. They don't always want to behave and we don't always have the option to leave them at home. However we have compiled these 5 shopping tips to help you one your next outing to the store, and hopefully they will help fend off the meltdowns!
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This Cheerio necklace takes only minutes to make but can keep your little one content for awhile! Not only will your child be happily snacking on a healthy snack, but he or she will also be practicing the fine motor skills!
Pictutre and tip via: Raising Miss Matilda
Keep your kids occupied with a busy-wallet! Make sure to include drawing paper, fun stickers, a pen, and a few crayons. This way your kids can doodle while you go around and shop!
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Let your kids help you by bringing along a mini shopping list with images for your kids to help you collect items you need. Make sure to bring along a pen or a crayon so your little one can cross things off as items are collected!
Picture and tip via: Creative with Kids
Before you start shopping, let your kid pick out a card to give or mail to a friend, family member, parent, or teacher! During your shop let your kid write, or draw, something in the card to keep them distracted. Encourage them to decorate the envelope as well. Not only will your child have something to do, but then someone else will get a card and smile!
Picture and tip via: Buzzfeed
Have your kids help you find sale items by turing it into a fun game! You could use a small reward for incentive, however the beauty of this tip is that it will turn shopping into a game as well as teach your kids the value of saving money!
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