How to Make Travel Play Food for Less Than $5

A cost effective and lightweight DIY travel toy for less than $5.

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How to Make Travel Play Food for Less Than $5
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Gather up magazines with pictures of food in them. You will also need a pair of scissors and self-laminating sheets. I found a great 5-pack of the sheets at the Dollar Tree.

Gather up magazines with pictures of food in them. You will also need a pair of scissors and self-laminating sheets. I found a great 5-pack of the sheets at the Dollar Tree.

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Pull pages out of magazines that have pictures of food that are roughly life size, have all edges showing, and are taken from a top down angle.

Pull pages out of magazines that have pictures of food that are roughly life size, have all edges showing, and are taken from a top down angle.

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Cut the pictures out carefully.

Cut the pictures out carefully.

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Laminate the pictures.

Laminate the pictures.

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Next, cut the extra laminate away but be sure to leave about 1/4-1/2 an inch on the edges.

Next, cut the extra laminate away but be sure to leave about 1/4-1/2 an inch on the edges.

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The play food is now ready to use with a few plastic toy dishes and pans.

The play food is now ready to use with a few plastic toy dishes and pans.

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The best part is, it travels light!

The best part is, it travels light!

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