1. Indoor "Texas" Snowballs

    Well, we've made it to the point of the Christmas season where we are so close to the big day that the boys are completely wound up, and yet we…

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  2. Ping Pong Ball Shooters

    We got this fantastic idea for ping pong ball shooters from Come Together Kids.  I made a couple of revisions - they used them to shoot pom poms and mini…

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  3. Interesting Imprints in Playdough

    Last week, we made some homemade playdough for a science project.  (Our favorite recipe is here.) The science project was a total flop - we were trying to capture animal…

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  4. Make a Balloon Racquet Game

    We made a balloon racquet game yesterday that was a big hit for indoor active play!  I saw the idea in Family Fun magazine - this month's issue had several…

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  5. 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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  6. Sock Snake

    What do we do when we've had NINE showings on our house (which is up for sale) and everyone is tired of cleaning and waiting and cleaning and leaving? (And…

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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