1. 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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  2. ABC Poster: Fun with Cutting and Gluing!

    Yesterday, I needed something constructive for Gresham to do with scissors. He LOVES to cut. And glue. We had some magazines lying around, so we decided to cut out alphabet…

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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. 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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  5. Fishing for ABC's

    This super-easy activity has been a favorite for my boys! It always holds their interest longer than I expect it to. We use a dowel rod to be our fishing…

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  6. Easy-to-Make Accessories for Cowboys and Indians

    Our family really loves Schleich figures. Schleich is a German company that makes realistic plastic animals and people. They are a little on the expensive side, but we have found…

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  7. Make Your Own "Brown Bear, Brown Bear" Book

    Today's idea is courtesy of a college professor who really impacted my development as a teacher, Dr. Jimmie Russell. Dr. Russell taught future teachers at OBU until she lost her…

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  8. 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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  9. Easy Puzzle Craft

    Here is another great preschool idea from the September 2010 edition of Family Fun Magazine! Tape seven craft sticks together with masking tape. (Or however many you want!) Flip over…

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  10. Milk Jug Ball Game

    We made this fun "ball catcher" out of an empty plastic milk jug today. This is a simple idea - just cut the bottom off a milk jug! I can't…

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