1. How to Make a Pool Noodle Rocket Flinger

    Rocket Flingers - Turn a pool noodle into a fun DIY toy! The other night, the boys found a fun flinger toy at the park.  I wouldn't let them bring…

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  2. 20 Awesome Nerf Games to Make and Play

    At our house, we LOVE Nerf guns!  Here are a collection of the most awesome Nerf games to make and play. This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. Favorite Nerf Gear:…

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  3. LEGO Duplo Mini Golf

    Here's a fun way for preschoolers to expend some excess energy on a day stuck indoors - Duple LEGO® Mini Golf! We used a ping pong ball for our golf…

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  4. Family Game Night: Minute to Win It One Minute Challenges

    Several months ago, I ran across these fun posts on Housing a Forest about "Minute to Win It" style family games.  We have actually never watched the Minute to Win…

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  5. Sand Box Play on a Budget

    I must confess, I have a love/hate relationship with sand boxes. My boys LOVE to dig.  It's one of the main things that they want to do outside, and they…

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  6. Flying Turkey Nerf Targets

    Last year, we used file folders to make turkey targets for Nerf guns that pop back up after you shoot them.  Today I realized why.  It was our first day…

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  7. Game for Kids: Racing Pom Pom Balls

    Racing pom pom balls is a great activity for a bad weather day, or a day that's just too hot to play outside! Today, I made two race tracks out…

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  8. Build a Chain Reaction with Popsicle or Craft Sticks

    Did you know that you can build an exploding chain reaction by weaving together popsicle sticks or craft sticks?  I saw this post on Pinterest from Mom Trusted, and I…

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  9. Ninja Bubbles

    Ninja Bubbles:  Blow bubbles for your kids to hit with foam swords.  They burn off energy, and you can sit in a patio chair while you blow the bubbles.  It's…

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  10. Recipe for Giant Bubble Solution

    Many years ago, I mixed up a recipe for giant bubble solution that I saw on the PBS Zoom TV show.  I was teaching science to homeschoolers at the time,…

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