1. Egg Carton Turtle Craft

    Last week was turtle week in our homeschooling! The older boys had arrived at the turtle chapter in their science book (Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3), and so I…

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  2. An Alphabet Lift-the-Flap Craft for Preschoolers

    Preschoolers love to keep their hands busy! It's a constant task around here to find enough things to keep Owen's hands busy while Aidan and Gresham are doing their school…

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  3. Bean Bag Knock Down Game

    Here's an idea for active indoor play - a bean bag knock down game! What boy doesn't like to knock things down? Last weekend, the boys were all sick, and…

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  4. Make a Felt Play Scene for Toy Animals

    My boys love to play with toy animals, especially Gresham who is our biggest animal fan. We've built up a pretty good collection of Schleich animals over the years, and…

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  5. Indoor "Texas" Snowballs

    Well, we've made it to the point of the Christmas season where we are so close to the big day that the boys are completely wound up, and yet we…

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  6. Wood in the Bathtub!

    The other night, I removed all the bath toys from the tub and gave the boys some sticks and a few wooden blocks from our homemade collection. It was a…

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  7. Duct Tape Drums

    Several months ago, I saw this idea for duct tape drums on Journey into Unschooling, and tucked it away for future use. This past week, we did a preschool unit…

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  8. Make a Magnetic Duck Pond

    This week, Owen, Gresham, and I read "Make Way for Ducklings" by Robert McClosky. I love this book. The story is adorable and I love the illustrations. Plus, there are…

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  9. Activity for The Little Train by Lois Lenski: Train Signal Running Game

    Last week, I read The Little Train by Lois Lenski with my two middle sons (ages 3 and 5). This is such a wonderful, classic book about steam trains for…

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  10. Interesting Imprints in Playdough

    Last week, we made some homemade playdough for a science project. (Our favorite recipe is here.) The science project was a total flop - we were trying to capture animal…

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