1. 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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  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. Build a Moving Target for Nerf Guns

    Over the weekend, my husband had the idea that it would be fun to build a moving target for the boys to use with their Nerf guns. He was envisioning…

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  4. Learning about Reptiles with a Russian Tortoise

    For Christmas this year, we gave the boys a hatchling box turtle. We are studying land animals this year with Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia (Amazon Affiliate link).…

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  5. DIY Marble Bowling Game

    DIY Marble Bowling with Pencil Eraser Pins Last spring, we sold our home and moved into a larger home, which we actually purchased from friends. Their kids are older than…

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  6. Lego Building Challenge: Build the Most Durable Vehicle (And develop a way to test it!)

    This week on LEGO® Fun Friday, we have a very "boy-ly" challenge! (You know, like girly, except for boys - boyly!) This challenge was inspired by Yvonne who commented on our…

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  7. Exploring Nature with Kids by Observing and Sketching

    After being more or less at home for 11 days in a row with sick children (we got out a few times to get library books and buy more tissues!)…

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  8. 20 Ideas for Family Fun

    Do you have kids who are out of school this week? Do you have family in from out of town? Here are some ideas for keeping everyone busy during the…

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  9. Make a Silly Character Turkey

    We had some leftover blank turkeys from our Nerf Turkey Targets, and the other day I had the idea of turning them into funny characters! Aidan thought it was a…

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  10. Nerf Turkey Targets (for a Thanksgiving Shoot-out!)

    Today we used file folders to make turkey targets for use with Nerf guns, and the boys had SO much fun! I found some printable turkeys and the boys colored…

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