1. Dealing with Sibling Fighting and Rudeness

    Ah, sibling fighting...  One of my least favorite parts of parenting!  Lately, it seems like every word out of my boys' mouths is rude.  We have had everything from the…

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  2. Five Hands-on Preschool Alphabet Activities

    Interesting alphabet activities make learning more fun for preschoolers! Lately, I've been exploring ways for Owen (age 3, almost 4) to work on the learning the letters of the alphabet…

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  3. Surviving Boring Errands with Kids

    They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and that is definitely true when it comes to this post!  I am very thankful to have parents that live nearby,…

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  4. Set up a Crayon Rubbing Center for Preschool

    My preschoolers have always enjoyed doing crayon rubbings. We enjoy walking around the house doing rubbings of the texture of the floor and the wood grain on the interior doors,…

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  5. Monster Slime!

    Ok, so this idea is ALL OVER the internet and so this post is far from original, but if you haven't tried making slime yet, you really should!  It is…

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  6. Five Number Activities for Preschoolers (Using materials you have on hand!)

    If you've been following Frugal Fun for Boys, you know that I am homeschooling a 4th grader and a 1st grader while also caring for their 3 year old and…

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  7. Pipe Cleaner Ninjas

    The boys and I had SO MUCH FUN making ninjas out of pipe cleaners and beads this weekend!  (Yes, it was Easter, but they didn't want to decorate eggs!) I…

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  8. Plant a Garden for Imaginative Play

    A garden in a tub with plants and dirt makes a great place to play pretend! Gresham (6 years old) loves to play with realistic toy animals.  We have a…

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  9. 10 Ways for Kids to Burn off Energy (Without Tearing Down the House!)

    With four boys, our house has a lot of noise and a lot of energy!  (If you want a demonstration, just check out the video in this post!)  I would…

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  10. Construction Truck Counting

    Last week I tried an experiment.  I made Owen his own checklist of school activities on Friday.  He LOVED it, which was good because it kept him busy, but bad…

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