1. Four Awesome Tricks to Do with a Penny

    For the final day of our Craft Closet Boredom Busters series, here are four fun tricks to do with a penny and just a few other household supplies.  One is…

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  2. Star Wars Perler Beads Patterns

    Last year was the summer of the Rainbow Loom.  This year, it has been Perler beads!  Well, at our house anyway.  They're not any kind of fad that I know…

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  3. 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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  4. How to Make a Guitar Pick Necklace

    How to Make a Guitar Pick Necklace This simple project was all Aidan's idea, and it turned out great! We bought some leather cord on clearance at Hobby Lobby once…

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  5. How to Make a Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter out of Office Supplies

    Here is a fun Star Wars craft for kids that you probably have all the materials for.  Make an X-Wing Starfighter out of office supplies! Aidan and I saw this…

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  6. Star Wars Paper Crafts to Make

    All of our boys love Star Wars, and with the new movie coming out this year, we've been in a Star Wars mood! CUBE STAR WARS PAPER CRAFTS Aren't these…

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  7. How to Train Your Dragon Rainbow Loom

    Aidan has been making dragons from How to Train Your Dragon 2 on his Rainbow Loom! Aidan found a series called "How to Loom Your Dragon" on Youtube.  These are…

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  8. How to Make a PVC Pipe Xylophone Instrument

    This week, we have been exploring the mathematics of music with a homemade PVC pipe xylophone!  This was one of those projects that sort of evolved.  The boys have been…

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  9. LEGO Baymax Building Instructions

    How to build Baymax out of LEGO®! If you are good, he will give you a lollypop. After watching Big Hero 6 again last weekend, Aidan and I thought it…

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  10. How to Build a Simple Electromagnetic Train

    Here is an interesting project for kids that explores both electricity and magnetism - build a simple electromagnetic train! This intriguing video has been making it's way around Facebook... it's…

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