1. Magnet Game

    One of Aidan's favorite activities on a winter evening is to get out the card table and play with magnets and paper clips! The card table is fun because the…

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  2. Make a Home for a Pretend Pet

    The flu hit our house this week! And it has not been fun. It starts with fever and aches, and lasts about 5 days total. All of us have had…

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  3. Easy-to-Make Pirate Accessories

    Yesterday morning, my boys announced that they were going to be pirates. You never know what they might be on any given day - superheroes, dinosaurs, cowboys... yesterday, it was…

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  4. Dried Bean Mosaic Art Project

    Aidan has been studying the Roman Empire in history, and we read that they created a lot of mosaics to decorate their buildings. We bought a bag of 15 bean…

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  5. Watercolor Collage Art Project

    Here is an idea for making collage artwork that is similar to the pictures created by Eric Carle. We love Eric Carle books at our house! Here is a link…

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  6. Felt Star Christmas Ornaments

    Today we were supposed to go to a GI appointment for Owen, but he woke up with a fever, so we had to cancel the appointment. After the week we've…

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  7. How Big was Goliath?

    Today's advent tree reading was about David and Goliath. (Well, when I say "today," I mean the one we did today, which was the reading for December 11th. But if…

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  8. Build a Bird Nest Science Project

    I've blogged about our science curriculum before because I absolutely love it! We are doing Exploring Creation Zoology Vol. 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day from Apologia. The first…

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  9. Make Your Own Board Game

    So, I was thinking about how many of our activities simply involve poster board and something to color with... And I found posts here and here and here! Anyway, our…

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  10. Frugal Toy Story Army Guy Costume

    The boys got to dress up last night for our church's annual fall festival, and they had a great time!  We usually try to do a more labor-intensive costume every…

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