1. Plastic Fork Catapults

    This activity is definitely filed under "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em!" My boys love turning their silverware into catapults to fling food (grapes work really well for this…

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  2. Look Mom! No Training Wheels!

    Today, Gresham (age 4) learned how to ride his bike without training wheels! Actually, he never had training wheels. We got him a balance bike when he was 2. If…

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  3. Make Your Boys into Superheroes!

    We did this quick and easy craft today while Aidan had a friend over! To make the pictures, I took photos of the boys and then printed them (we're currently…

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  4. Preschool Indoor Active Play - Across the Room

    When the weather is bad and the children are restless, a mom's got to think of some way to burn off steam or the boys are gonna get wild! This…

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  5. 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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  6. Magnet Game

    One of Aidan's favorite activities on a winter evening is to get out the card table and play with magnets and paper clips! The card table is fun because the…

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  7. Make Your Own Board Game

    So, I was thinking about how many of our activities simply involve poster board and something to color with... And I found posts here and here and here! Anyway, our…

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  8. Our Own Toy Story...

    It was a quiet afternoon.  The toys had settled in for a little art time... Things were going well until Woody got a glimpse of his portrait.  "Why did you…

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  9. Making a Story with Digital Photos

    One thing that my boys enjoy doing (and that we really should do more often) is using their toys to make a story.  We pose the toys and take pictures…

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  10. Marshmallow Catapult

    This weekend, we did a fun project from the May 2010 issue of Family Fun magazine - a marshmallow catapult! Actually, we didn't have any marshmallows, so we have been…

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