1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Marshmallow Catapult

    This weekend, we did a fun project from the May 2010 issue of Family Fun magazine - a marshmallow catapult! Actually, we didn't have any marshmallows, so we have been…

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  6. Game with LEGO Bricks: Timed Building

    I don't know what your kids are like, but mine sometimes struggle with getting out bunches of toys and then not doing anything with them except acting wild. I have…

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  7. Disappearing Coin Magic Trick

    For this trick, you need 2 sheets of paper, a bandanna or another cloth of similar size, scissors, glue, a pencil, a drinking glass, and a penny. Start by tracing…

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