1. Wood Slice Penguin Ornaments

    Here's an adorable penguin Christmas ornament to make from a wood slice ornament! We are just loving how these turned out. My 7 and 10 year olds made these with…

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  2. Decorate (and Redecorate) this Adorable Velcro Gingerbread House!

    A gingerbread house is fun, but how about a cardboard box gingerbread house that you can decorate over and over?! This is a fantastic Christmas activity for preschoolers (and my…

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  3. Sound Science for Kids: Make a Craft Stick Harmonica

    This craft stick harmonica is fun to play, and you can adjust the pitch by moving the straws! It's a neat project, and a good one to make with a…

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  4. Knock the Balls Down Nerf Target Game

    Here's a simple Nerf game that you can put together in 5 minutes from stuff in the recycling bin! I recycled the cardboard box from our Pumpkin Patch Counting game…

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  5. Adorable Paper Roll Turkey Craft

    Here's a fun Thanksgiving turkey craft for kids, and you probably already have most of the materials you need! Homeschooling has kind of felt like a circus lately. Janie is…

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  6. How to Make a Nerf Spinning Target

    Build a Nerf target game with spinning targets! This simple game is fun to make and does not require a lot of special materials. We used a dowel rod, cardboard…

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  7. Pumpkin Boats Fall Sensory Play Idea

    Carve little pumpkins into boats that really float! On Sunday night, I was home with Janie (who had a cold) while the rest of the kids were at church. She…

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  8. How to Build a Tissue Box Catapult

    Turn an empty tissue box into a fun catapult! This engineering challenge is a great rainy day project for kids, and great for STEM learning too. This fun little catapult…

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  9. Fall Craft for Kids: Paper Plate Fall Tree "Snow" Globe

    Here's a simple fall craft that kids will enjoy! Use paper plates to make a fall tree "snow" globe with leaves that really fall. Some of the fall leaves are…

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  10. Pizza Shop Fine Motor Activity for Preschoolers

    Pizza shop pretend play meets fine motor skills in this fun activity for preschoolers! This project requires very little preparation, and it kept my 2 and 4 year olds happy…

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