1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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