9.28.2012

Big Brother Kits

Before my sister-in-law had her 3rd boy recently, I wanted to make something for her older boys for when they visited in the hospital or for at home or whatever. You know, stuff to keep 2 little boys quiet & busy for a minute or two!


So I put together a couple Big Brother Kits for them:




Each bag had:

-a notebook
-homemade crayons
-a Matchbox car
-set of stickers with sticker album
-a juice box
-2 packs of raisins (one yogurt, one plain)
-2 different packs of gummies
-a container of mini M&M`s


Stuff for her 4 year old boy:



Stuff for her 2 year old boy:



I`ve shared before how easy these crayons are to make. Kids love them! (See tutorial HERE)




They were simple to put together. Hopefully her boys enjoyed them!

14 comments:

  1. The boys LOVED them! Thanks again!

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  2. I'm sure they loved them! I just recently had a baby and my mom did something similar for the big kids. Its so important not to let the big ones you already have feel forgotten with the arrival of a new baby. i always appreciate it when someone brings over a gift for the older siblings too, assures them that people love them too!
    Stacia@http://feathersandsunshine.blogspot.com

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  3. Great idea! I'm visiting from the Two In Diapers Blog Hop. I'm your newest follower. I'm a fellow blogger at http://kaminskiscreations.blogspot.com/.

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  4. that was such a great idea!!
    i'm about to become a mom myself - in a couple of weeks, actually.. i'm both excited and scared! i want to start some craft projects and i was actually writing a post about it this afternoon (i'll be posting it tomorrow night).

    anyway, cute blog! found you through 'two in diapers'. i'm your newest follower :) hope you can find the time to come visit (and maybe follow) me too sometime. have a great weekend!

    it must be (so)... liberating

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  5. I did something similar for my little girls and they had to earn them by keeping their room clean. They loved it! I would love to have you come share your great ideas at the link party at 'Or so she says...', happening right now. Hope to see you there! www.oneshetwoshe.com

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  6. This is such a great idea! Wish I had thought of this.

    www.2littlesuperheroes.com

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  7. Very cute idea! My sister was always very good to give little gifts for my step-son when I was pregnant, and now that she's going to have her 2nd boy (in two short months!) I think I'll make up a little bag like this for my nephew.
    @ Stacia, it is so true, it's so easy for the older siblings to feel left behind with all the gifts, attention, and time that goes into a new baby. Little things like this help them feel loved too! :)

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  8. That is so thoughtful! My kids felt so left out when people brought gifts for the new baby (now 6!) This is such a great idea! I will have to remember it next time a friend with a "big brother or sister" has a baby. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  9. This is such a great ideas! I am pinning this for future gifts. I just love the idea of having something new and exciting for the other kids to play with.

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  10. Hi Sarah, these are so nice! It's always good to remember the older siblings when a baby is born and it's great to see ideas for boys, also. Thank you for sharing.

    Have a good day, Nancy

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  11. I need one of these STAT! I have a sweet almost 2 yr old who is expecting his new baby brother anyday (or minute lol) now. Thanks SO much for posting!

    -Amberly!

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