1. Lego Activity: Earthquake Towers

    In February, we were able to visit the Legoland Discovery Center that is new to our area. One of the activities there was a table of Duplo base plates that…

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  2. Captain America Birthday Cake

    Aidan turned 9 on Sunday! It just doesn't seem possible! Aidan's birthday is two days before my dad's, and so they usually celebrate together. Birthday cakes are not my thing…

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  3. Pool Noodle Marble Run

    We had extra pool noodle ends left over from our pool noodle light sabers, so I thought the boys would have fun making marble runs with them. I've seen several…

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  4. Coming Soon: Lego Fun Fridays

    Coming soon to Frugal Fun for Boys: Lego Fun Fridays! This will be a twice-a-month link-up for kid-generated LEGO® ideas. (Wow, I think that was a record for hyphenated words…

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  5. DIY Birdhouse Gift

    Today we were at my parents' house for Mother's Day, and I took a picture of the gift we made her for Christmas so that I could share it with…

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  6. Art Activity: Impressionist Paintings

    After listening to Debussy's Clair de Lune the other week during music, I have been in the mood to do some Impressionist style painting with the boys. First, we googled…

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  7. Soap Carving and Other Ideas for Older Boys

    Now that Aidan is getting older (8, turning 9 this summer), he is ready to have more "older boy" things to do. Here are some things that we have found…

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  8. Lego Mazes

    Last week, I found this idea for LEGO® mazes on the block activity round up at hands on: as we grow. I knew that the boys would love this! We…

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  9. More Favorite Chapter Books for Boys

    A year ago, I posted about our favorite chapter books for boys in two parts. (You can find those posts here and here.) Now that Aidan is a year older…

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  10. Make a Monster Knit Hat

    I bought these knit winter hats at Target this past weekend - on clearance for 50 cents in the boys socks/underwear department!! We added a little felt (based on an…

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