1. Inexpensive Backyard Play with Rain Gutters and Drain Pipe

    This weekend, we had some fun with a trip to Home Depot and some back yard projects! We bought a 10 ft. length of black plastic drain pipe for $5.95…

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  2. Backyard Water Play for Preschoolers

    Here is another screen-free summer idea - set up a backyard water play area! I had decided ahead of time that this would be an "Owen-speed" activity - it seems…

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  3. Family Backyard Summer Olympics

    In honor of the upcoming Olympic Games in London, we had our own backyard Olympics this morning! We did four events:  sprint, long jump, baseball throw, and nerf gun shooting.…

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  4. Water Spray Bottle = Fun for a Buck!

    Owen LOVES spray bottles.  The other day, I was washing dishes and noticed a funny noise going on in the background... It was Owen with the bottle of OxiClean!  When…

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  5. Summer Fun: Hunting for Insects

    Because we ended our homeschooling year by studying about insects in our science book, we have been especially aware of the ones that we find around our yard. The boys…

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  6. Plant Progress

    Not much blogging has been happening here this week! If you follow me on facebook, you may have read that I had oral surgery two weeks ago - a gum…

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  7. Grow Week Day 2: Indoor Herbs and Drawing Spring Trees

    This week is Grow Week at Frugal Fun for Boys! We are spending the week learning about plants, gardening, and how God wants us to grow as Christians! If you…

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  8. Grow Week Day 1: Tiny Farm and Geotropism

    Bible Time Today, we kicked off our "Grow Week" by studying Psalm 1. The Bible often makes comparisons to agriculture because people are familiar with that. In Psalm 1, the…

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  9. GROW Week!

    It's Spring Break! Hooray! I was realizing, however, that every time we take a day off of homeschooling, I end up regretting it. Not because I love doing school. Not…

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  10. Look Mom! No Training Wheels!

    Today, Gresham (age 4) learned how to ride his bike without training wheels! Actually, he never had training wheels. We got him a balance bike when he was 2. If…

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