1. Build a Tinker Toy Catapult

    My boys LOVE a good catapult. Last year, we made this marshmallow catapult out of a tissue box, and it was a lot of fun! So when I saw this…

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  2. Make a Felt Superhero Cape for a Toy

    This is our fourth day in a row to be stuck at home with a sick boy, and we're starting to get a little restless!  Gresham has been wearing Aidan's…

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  3. Make a Super Long Picture

    Here's a simple indoor idea for the hot days of summer!  Make a super long picture!  We happen to own a big roll of paper (I don't know where it…

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  4. Make Your Own Sprinkler with PVC Pipes

    This month's issue of Family Fun magazine had a build-your-own sprinkler toy out of PVC pipes, and we decided to make our own.  We didn't follow the Family Fun directions…

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  5. Roly Poly (Pill Bug) Races

    When I saw this idea for roly poly races on Shared From Way Over Here, I knew it would be right up my boys' alley!  All three of them love…

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  6. Make a Changing Faces Man

    Gresham and I made this "changing faces" man yesterday!   We got the idea from this post at A Little Learning for Two.  Check out her post - her dolls are…

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  7. Emergent Reader Activity: Discriminating Between Words

    I am currently teaching my 4 1/2 year old to read at home without a curriculum.  We started with word families (you can read more about our "method" here), and…

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  8. Make a Rainstick - Musical Instrument Craft

    Making a rainstick is easy to do, and the results are totally worth it - with a tube this long, you get a really soothing rain sound. Ever since I…

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  9. Sorting and Classifying

    Here's an easy game for preschoolers through elementary age, and you can use it to cover multiple learning objectives at one time!  For a busy homeschooling mom, that's an important…

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  10. Make a Rocket Pack

    I saw this post on how to make a jet pack out of a cereal box on Along the Way, and I knew my boys would love it! There's something…

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