1. 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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  2. Roly Poly (Pill Bug) Races

    When I saw this idea for roly poly races on Shared From Way Over Here, I knew it would be right up my boys' alley! All three of them love…

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  3. Make Your Own Wooden Blocks

    Owen's birthday is coming up next week (He'll be 2!), and Aidan worked with us to make him a set of wooden blocks! Aidan has been learning some beginning woodworking…

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  4. Fun Activity: Take Photos of Your Legos

    Aidan and I have been enjoying the awesome LEGO® photos on A Lego a Day (This one is one of our favorites and also this one). We decided we'd try…

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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