1. Candy Corn Catapults! (Four ways to build a catapult out of items from around the house!)

    This week, several excellent bloggers have teamed up to provide a play series of ideas for what to do with ALL of the candy that will be entering our homes…

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  2. Plastic Fork Catapults

    This activity is definitely filed under "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em!" My boys love turning their silverware into catapults to fling food (grapes work really well for this…

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  3. Fall STEM Activities that are Engaging and Fun!

    It's time for fall STEM activities! Let's do some fall science experiments and engineering challenges! Fall is such a great time of the year with the leaves changing colors, the…

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  4. "Your Little Pumpkin" Handprint Card for Kids to Make

    Little Pumpkin Kid's Handprint Fall Cards Here's an easy fall craft to make with kids and give to someone you love!  Or keep it for yourself!  (Or make several -…

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  5. 30+ Awesome STEM Challenges for Kids (with Inexpensive or Recycled Materials!)

    Looking for STEM projects and challenges for kids?  Building and engineering projects are valuable for developing thinking skills and encouraging the ability to design and create.   The tough part,…

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  6. Pumpkin Launch! How to Build a Catapult with LEGO Bricks

    Here's a fun LEGO® building idea for fall! Launch candy pumpkins with this awesome LEGO® catapult. This is a great activity for a rainy day, and it would also be…

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  7. Build a Powerful Popsicle Stick Catapult

    STEM challenge for kids - build a catapult out of popsicle sticks! Here's a fun (and effective) catapult to build out of popsicle sticks, hot glue, and a few other…

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  8. How to Make Adorable Wood Slice Owl Ornaments and an Owl Tree

    Here's an owl craft that is both simple and adorable! And if the kids don't want to help with this one, it's a fun and relaxing mom project. We used…

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  9. 25 Awesome Projects for Tween and Teen Boys (Ages 10 and Up)

    Need craft or project ideas for older boys?  My 11 year old (almost 12) helped me choose this collection of projects, so these are things that are "boy approved."  When…

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  10. How to Build a Water Balloon Launcher

    A water balloon launcher is a great project for a hot day! For a couple of summers we've been wanting to figure out how to make a really awesome water…

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