1. Easy Christmas Ornaments to Make

    I made these ornaments when I was in kindergarten, and I still hang them on the tree every year! (I also have one from preschool - it's a styrofoam bell…

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  2. Make Your Own Board Game

    So, I was thinking about how many of our activities simply involve poster board and something to color with... And I found posts here and here and here! Anyway, our…

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  3. Guess the Sound Game

    Today we have are having torrential rain in north Texas! The boys were getting rather wild, and I decided that they needed something to do. We got the idea for…

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  4. Frugal Building Activity: Cup Stacking

    When we went to the science museum last weekend, they had one room devoted to building activities for older kids. Their activities were simple and yet genius - I was…

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  5. Our Own Toy Story...

    It was a quiet afternoon. The toys had settled in for a little art time... Things were going well until Woody got a glimpse of his portrait. "Why did you…

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  6. Make a Puzzle Countdown Calendar

    Gresham is turning 4 next Sunday!! He is so excited. He wants to have a dinosaur birthday party. I told him a little over a week ago that his birthday…

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  7. A couple math games

    We have a 2nd grade math curriculum that I really like, but I am supplementing with some additional hands-on activities. Children learn so much by doing and exploring. Worksheets are…

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  8. Making a Story with Digital Photos

    One thing that my boys enjoy doing (and that we really should do more often) is using their toys to make a story. We pose the toys and take pictures…

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  9. Easy Puzzle Craft

    Here is another great preschool idea from the September 2010 edition of Family Fun Magazine! Tape seven craft sticks together with masking tape. (Or however many you want!) Flip over…

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  10. Game with LEGO Bricks: Timed Building

    I don't know what your kids are like, but mine sometimes struggle with getting out bunches of toys and then not doing anything with them except acting wild. I have…

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