1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Thanksgiving Creations with Duplo Legos

    Keep the little people at your Thanksgiving celebration busy with some Duplo building ideas! (We also have a some ideas for "big boy" Legos here!) Aidan and Gresham designed an…

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Fourth of July Art and Fireworks in a Glass

    We had some festive Fourth of July fun at our house today! First, we did fireworks paintings. We drew fireworks with glitter crayons on white heavyweight paper. Then, we painted…

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  8. Resurrection Garden Centerpiece - The Procrastinator's Version

    I saw this idea for a resurrection garden on We are THAT Family, and LOVED it, but I didn't get started in enough time to make it the way they…

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  9. Easter Egg Word Match-up Game

    Here's an idea for a quick and easy game for kids who are learning to read! I cut out Easter egg shapes from construction paper, and then cut them in…

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  10. Best of 2011

    Happy New Year's Eve! 2011 really seemed to fly by for our family! Of course, I spent half the year expecting our fourth son, so that may have something to…

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