1. Print and Color Tessellation Puzzles for Kids

    We're back with another STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) series!  This time it's Summer STEAM Camp. We will be joining up with some other fabulous bloggers over the…

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  2. IKEA Hack Lego Table

    There are SO many awesome ideas for LEGO® tables out there, and yet despite all the Legomaniacs in our house we have never had one!  The boys mostly build with…

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  3. Five (More!) Hands-on Ways to Learn the Alphabet

    Back in April, I posted 5 hands-on ways to learn the alphabet.  Well, we're back with more ideas!  I've been collecting ideas over the past couple months.  Since it's summer,…

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  4. Engineering for Kids: Build a Bridge with Straws and Straight Pins

    Last week, one of Aidan's history lessons was about advancements in bridge building during the 1800's.  We are reading Landmark History of the American People as part of Sonlight Core…

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  5. Make a Felt Play Scene for Toy Animals

    My boys love to play with toy animals, especially Gresham who is our biggest animal fan.  We've built up a pretty good collection of Schleich animals over the years, and…

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  6. Remember the Year Month by Month

    2012 was a really big year for our family!  We welcomed a new baby on January 3rd.  It's been incredible to watch Jonathan grow from a newborn baby to crawling…

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  7. Musical Shakers - Three Ways!

    We've been making musical shakers today!  And we ended up attempting three different types of shakers... #1:  Cardboard Tube Shakers First, we made cardboard tube shakers.  We made four and…

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  8. 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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