1. DIY Cardboard Box Skee Ball Game

    After we built our jump for hot wheels cars out of a diaper box, my husband had the idea to use the same basic design to make a homemade skee…

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  2. Make a Nerf Shooting Range

    Back in November, I used file folders to make some Nerf turkey targets for a fun activity for Thanksgiving week.  This week I decided to revisit that idea with another…

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. How to Make a Mold of Animal Tracks with Plaster of Paris

    One of my boys' favorite things to learn about is animals!  Our science book (Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia - Amazon Affiliate link) does a great job…

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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