1. Guess the Sound Game

    Today we have are having torrential rain in north Texas!  The boys were getting rather wild, and I decided that they needed something to do. We got the idea for…

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  2. Frugal Building Activity: Cup Stacking

    When we went to the science museum last weekend, they had one room devoted to building activities for older kids.  Their activities were simple and yet genius - I was…

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  3. Our Own Toy Story...

    It was a quiet afternoon.  The toys had settled in for a little art time... Things were going well until Woody got a glimpse of his portrait.  "Why did you…

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  4. Make a Puzzle Countdown Calendar

    Gresham is turning 4 next Sunday!!  He is so excited.  He wants to have a dinosaur birthday party.  I told him a little over a week ago that his birthday…

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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