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