1. The Best Water Gun Play Ideas

    It's August, and it's HOT.  I would love to think about the fact that fall is right around the corner, but honestly it's not right around the corner in Texas!…

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  2. Avengers Perler Bead Patterns

    It has been Perler bead summer at our house!  We've made minions and Star Wars characters, and now here are some fun Avengers Perler bead patterns. Captain America Aidan adapted…

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  3. DIY Minions Memory Game

    Have you seen the new Minions movie yet?  It just opened here last week, and I'm not sure if we'll see it or not.  We almost never go to movies…

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  4. How to Make Floam (Foam + Slime)

    Have you ever played with floam?  The first time I saw this bizarre toy was in the 1980's - my brother got some Nickelodeon brand floam somewhere, maybe as a…

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  5. Four Awesome Tricks to Do with a Penny

    For the final day of our Craft Closet Boredom Busters series, here are four fun tricks to do with a penny and just a few other household supplies.  One is…

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  6. Paper Roll Animals

    Get crafty with paper towel/toilet paper rolls and make some adorable animals!  Just add scissors, paint, googly eyes, and hot glue.  This is the perfect boredom buster for a rainy…

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  7. How to Make a Balloon Yo-Yo

    This week we're teaming up with several awesome bloggers to bring you a week of Craft Closet Boredom Busters for Kids!  What are those, you ask?  Basically, we'll be sharing…

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  8. Star Wars Perler Beads Patterns

    Last year was the summer of the Rainbow Loom.  This year, it has been Perler beads!  Well, at our house anyway.  They're not any kind of fad that I know…

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  9. Take Along Construction Play Set

    Here's a fun idea for the child who likes construction - a take along construction set for pretend play! One of the fun things about Jonathan is that he is…

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  10. Easy Poster Board Play Mat for Hot Wheels Cars

    This simple play mat for cars has been a favorite activity for preschoolers at our house since my oldest son was three!  I am always amazed at how long a…

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