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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 14, 2012) - Spring break is just around the corner and for some parents that meansfive days of trying to keep the kids entertained at home.

Here with some creative ideas found via Pinterestto keep the kids busy is Jennifer Pyron with Little Rock Family Magazine.

St. Patrick's Day Cookies
These cookies are colorful and festive--from gold coins and green clovers to rainbow shapes, they are perfect for the holiday. This recipe is courtesy ofAmanda's Cookin' blog.

Flubber
The end product may be fun to playwith, but the best part is making it.Your kids will have a blast! This recipe is courtesy of Frugal Fun Challenge blog.

Rainbow Sneakers
You don't have to spend big bucks for your kids to have the coolest looking sneakers in their class. All you need is some Sharpies and a creative streak. This craft is courtesy ofPink and Green Mama blog.

Kool-Aid Playdough
Homemade playdough is not only cost-effective, but you can choose which colors you want and it smells fruity. This craft is also courtesy ofPink and Green Mama blog.

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