1. Tin Can Constellation

    This is a simple idea that we got when Aidan attended a neighbor boy's birthday party several years ago. It was a camping themed party, and the kids played with…

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  2. Stamp Art with Foam Letters

    Today we used our foam alphabet letters (for the bathtub) to make some fun prints with paint! I did Owen's for him - he's almost 3, and this was too…

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  3. Ways to Occupy Preschoolers While Waiting

    Jonathan is 7 weeks old now! He's an adorable baby, but boy does a newborn change up the routines around the house! This morning, I was about to stop and…

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  4. Easy Ways to Keep Preschoolers Busy

    One of the most challenging parts of homeschooling (for us, anyway) is keeping 2 year old Owen busy while the other boys are doing their work! Now that a new…

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  5. Pipe Cleaner Activities

    Baby Jonathan is a week old today! I can't believe how fast it's going - although the days seem long due to sleep deprivation! We've been thankful to have my…

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  6. Manger Craft

    It's 3 days before Christmas, and there are presents that need to be wrapped, Christmas Eve dinner that needs to be planned, etc., not to mention the fact that I…

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  7. Easy-to-Make Felt Snowman Toddler Activity

    Keeping Owen (age 2) busy while we do our home school work is a perpetual challenge... I am always on the lookout for things that keep him busy at the…

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  8. Favorite Picture Books for Toddlers

    It has been a long time since I posted our favorite chapter books for boys and our favorite picture books for boys - now I am finally getting to our…

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  9. Water Spray Bottle = Fun for a Buck!

    Owen LOVES spray bottles. The other day, I was washing dishes and noticed a funny noise going on in the background... It was Owen with the bottle of OxiClean! When…

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  10. Preschool Water Play Activities

    Lately, I've been working a lot with Gresham (age 4 1/2) on learning to read and write, and I decided that I need to make sure that our preschool time…

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