1. Make Your Boys into Superheroes!

    We did this quick and easy craft today while Aidan had a friend over! To make the pictures, I took photos of the boys and then printed them (we're currently…

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  2. Favorite Chapter Books for Boys, Part 1

    Jordan and I both enjoy reading, and we have been pleased that all of our boys love books as well!   I decided to post some of our favorite books, and…

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  3. Easy Static Electricity Science Experiments

    Our weather has been so cold and dry lately - not my idea of perfect weather! But, it's perfect for static electricity science experiments! We did two experiments that quickly…

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  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. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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