1. Make Your Own PVC Pipe Swords

    Two summers ago, we got some PVC pipe and various connectors and let the boys build their own PVC sprinklers in the back yard.  Gresham (age 4 at the time)…

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  2. Vertical Bowling (With Plastic Cups!)

    Here is a fun indoor game for kids that creates a satisfying crash with (hopefully) no damage to people or furniture! My boys have always enjoyed building with plastic cups.…

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  3. Bean Bag Knock Down Game

    Here's an idea for active indoor play - a bean bag knock down game!  What boy doesn't like to knock things down? Last weekend, the boys were all sick, and…

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  4. Water Spray Bottle = Fun for a Buck!

    Owen LOVES spray bottles.  The other day, I was washing dishes and noticed a funny noise going on in the background... It was Owen with the bottle of OxiClean!  When…

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  5. Make Your Own Sprinkler with PVC Pipes

    This month's issue of Family Fun magazine had a build-your-own sprinkler toy out of PVC pipes, and we decided to make our own.  We didn't follow the Family Fun directions…

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  6. Duct Tape No-Sew Beanbags

    Although we've tried sewing before, we were happy to get this idea for duct tape bean bags from a college friend of mine! All you need to make them is…

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