1. Turn Catalogs into a Christmas Collage

    We can tell it's the Christmas season, because lately our mailbox has been looking like this: Before taking a pile out to the recycle bin, I had the idea of…

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  2. Christmas Tree Math

    We made homeschooling a little more festive this week with some Christmas tree math! Gresham (1st grade) is working on learning his addition facts, so I made 6 trees with…

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  3. Make a Silly Character Turkey

    We had some leftover blank turkeys from our Nerf Turkey Targets, and the other day I had the idea of turning them into funny characters! Aidan thought it was a…

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  4. Make a Thanksgiving Book

    Here is something to do with little ones to keep them busy during the holiday week! I made these Thanksgiving books with Gresham (6) and Owen (3) last week over…

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  5. Build a Lego Turkey!

    Do your kids have extra time on their hands while school is out for the Thanksgiving holiday? Or do you have extra kids to entertain at your house this week?…

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  6. Crazy Sock Ideas

    Does your child's school or Awana club do crazy sock day (or night)? We have crazy sock night at Awana once each year, and I never have any good ideas.…

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  7. Wood in the Bathtub!

    The other night, I removed all the bath toys from the tub and gave the boys some sticks and a few wooden blocks from our homemade collection. It was a…

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  8. Duct Tape Drums

    Several months ago, I saw this idea for duct tape drums on Journey into Unschooling, and tucked it away for future use. This past week, we did a preschool unit…

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  9. A Sock Spider with a Spider Web Woodworking Craft

    Gresham and I had so much fun making a sock spider and a geoboard-style spider web with a board, nails, and string! This weekend, Aidan got to go camping with…

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  10. Teaching the Concept of Even and Odd Numbers

    Today, Aidan (4th grade) was learning about remainders in division, so I thought that it would be a good time to introduce even and odd numbers to Gresham (1st grade).…

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