1. Army Guy Battlefield Craft

    Today, Aidan had one of his good friends over to our house.  This worked out well, because Aidan has a bunch of new silly bands (we just got in on…

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  2. Making a Story with Digital Photos

    One thing that my boys enjoy doing (and that we really should do more often) is using their toys to make a story.  We pose the toys and take pictures…

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  3. Bubble Target Practice

    This idea came from a friend who also has three boys!  Her youngest is the same age as my oldest, so I asked her what she used to entertain her…

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  4. Easy-to-Make Accessories for Cowboys and Indians

    Our family really loves  Schleich figures.  Schleich is a German company that makes realistic plastic animals and people.  They are a little on the expensive side, but we have found…

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  5. Homemade Silly Putty

    We got this recipe for homemade silly putty from Kids Activities Blog.  What a great idea!  This stuff is stretchy, squishy fun that leaves no residue behind. Here's how to…

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  6. Easy Puzzle Craft

    Here is another great preschool idea from the September 2010 edition of Family Fun Magazine! Tape seven craft sticks together with masking tape.  (Or however many you want!)  Flip over…

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  7. Marshmallow Catapult

    This weekend, we did a fun project from the May 2010 issue of Family Fun magazine - a marshmallow catapult! Actually, we didn't have any marshmallows, so we have been…

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  8. Game with LEGO Bricks: Timed Building

    I don't know what your kids are like, but mine sometimes struggle with getting out bunches of toys and then not doing anything with them except acting wild.  I have…

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  9. Disappearing Coin Magic Trick

    For this trick, you need 2 sheets of paper, a bandanna or another cloth of similar size, scissors, glue, a pencil, a drinking glass, and a penny. Start by tracing…

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