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On The Farm FREE Pre-K/K Activity Pack

by Tara Kuczykowski on July 11, 2014 · 0 comments

Right now you can get this On The Farm Pre-K/K Activity Pack for FREE to enjoy with your little learners!  In this FREE activity packet, you will find more than 20 pages of:

  • Pre-writing
  • Patterns
  • What's different
  • Mazes
  • Handwriting practice/tracing words
  • Connect the dots
  • Matching
  • Mini-Book
  • Sorting
  • Counting/Adding
  • And more!

Thanks, Serving Joyfully!


Summer Movies for Kids $1 at Select Theaters

by Tara Kuczykowski on June 10, 2014 · 0 comments

Next week many theaters will be starting their special summer discounts for kids - be sure to check it out! Select Goodrich Quality Theaters have a special selection of movies playing for $1 a show.  Here's the current schedule of what's to come:

  • 6/16-6/20 — Happy Feet 2
  • 6/23-6/27 — Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 
  • 6/30-7/4 — Lego Movie 
  • 7/7-7/11 — Where the Wild Things Are
  • 7/14-7/18 — Wizard of Oz (1939 re-mastered)
  • 7/21-7/25 — Yogi Bear
  • 7/28-8/1 — TMNT (2007)
  • 8/4-8/8 — Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  • 8/11-8/15 — Despicable Me 2

Be sure to check out more Summer Movie Specials and Budget Friendly Summer Activities for Kids for some extra inspiration for summer fun.

Thanks, Home Ec @ Home!


Summer Movie Specials for Kids

by Tara Kuczykowski on May 13, 2014 · 0 comments

Summer Movie Programs for 2013. Save money on some "cool" summer fun! Check out the list on

Check out this roundup of summer movie programs for 2014. This is a great way to save money and enjoy a little indoor/cool fun on those hot summer days! Thanks to Mary from Mission to Save for this list of Summer Movie Programs!

AMC Theaters: Summer Nights program (adults). 8 select blockbuster hits back for a limited time. Show times are Mon-Wed at 10 pm. Tickets are just $3 and benefit charity. See list of movies here.

CineMark Century Theaters: There are 2 different money saving movie programs at CineMark. Pay $5 per person for 10 shows when you buy them in advanced. Or if you buy your tickets at the show they are $1 each. See participating CineMark locations (note: some Rave Theaters are now owned by CineMark. Call your location for participation.)

Cineplex: Attend Saturday mornings in May and June at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.50 at participation locations. See movie list here.

Classic Cinemas: Beginning June 11th, Wednesday Morning Movie Series. Each Wednesday morning at 10 am ticket prices are just $1, all movies are rated G and PG.

Harkins Theater: There are 2 options, you can buy the season pass and it is less then $1 per movie and there are 10 movies in the season. Or buy tickets the day of the movie for $2 per ticket. Show times are at 9:45 am.

Marcus Theaters: June 18th - August 15th, 2013 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings at 10am to view your favorite family flicks for just $2! And score 2 FREE tickets by visiting a participating American Family Insurance agent.

Regal Cinemas $1 Movies - All summer long long you can see movies for just $1 a ticket for select PG movies! Show times are Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10am. See locations and films.

Studio Movie Grill: Summer Children's Series is every weekday at 11 am. See great family friendly films for $2 a ticket. See summer line up of movies here.

Showcase Cinemas Bookworm Wednesdays (select locations): Each Wednesday, kids can bring in a book report (unless you are six and under and then admission will be free) - which will be cost of admission! No list for 2014 yet.


Here's another great Summer Reading Program to help you keep the kids motivated to read throughout the summer.  Your kids (ages 14 and under) can earn a $5 Half Price Books gift card when they read (or are read to) for 15 minutes each day. Here's how:

  • Visit Half Price Books and download the Reading Log.
  • Record your reading time daily and submit your monthly log(s) to your local Half Price Books.
  • A Top Reader Prize ($20 Half Price Books Gift Card) will be awarded for each age group, each month, at each store.
  • Enjoy the time spent reading with your little ones!

Thanks, Money Saving Mom!


Frecklebox FREE Coloring Pages

by Tara Kuczykowski on August 3, 2011 · 1 comment

free freckleboxLooking for a rainy day activity for when you're stuck inside? Customize and print FREE personalized coloring pages from Frecklebox with your children's names!

Thanks, Tight Wad in Utah!

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