1. Great Horned Owl Paper Bag Puppets

    Last week, I spent more time on homeschool planning, and it really paid off. Since I'm still in the middle of morning sickness, I didn't worry too much about sticking…

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  2. Learn About Animal Camouflage with Hidden Animal Art

    Gresham and Owen love to learn about animals. They are constantly browsing through books about animals, and they know facts about animals that I didn't even know existed! Like bearded…

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  3. Fall Tree "Snow Globes" Craft for Kids

    The other day, Gresham (almost 7) told me that he had an idea - he wanted to make a snow globe, but instead of snow in it, we could put…

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  4. Craft for Kids: "Welcome Fall" Sign with Coffee Filter Leaves

    It's mid-September in Texas, which is pretty much still summer. We've been having highs in the upper 90's, but the long range forecast has a few days in the 80's,…

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  5. How to Turn a T-Shirt into a Ninja Mask {With no cutting or sewing!}

    Aidan has been pestering me diligently asking me how to make a ninja mask. Today he had the idea to cut the bill off a baseball hat and then add…

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  6. Duct Tape Lightsabers Craft

    It seems like we always have pieces of PVC pipe floating around our house for various projects, with the most recent being our Nerf dart poppers. Several days ago, Owen…

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  7. Make Your Own Plastic Out of Vinegar and Milk

    Did you know that you can make your own plastic out of milk and vinegar?? For his 10th birthday, Aidan received the book Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things (affiliate link) from…

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  8. How to Make Parachute Cord (Paracord) Zipper Pulls and Keychains

    Aidan and I have been having so much fun with parachute cord crafting lately! It's almost as addicting as duct tape! While we were on vacation, we learned how to…

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  9. How to Build a Pencil Crossbow

    Back-to-school time is a great time to find pencils on sale, and what better use for them than to make them into a crossbow! And what better way to explore…

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  10. Make a Nerf Dart Popper

    Lately, the boys have been into anything that shoots, flings, or pops. I experimented and created this simple Nerf dart popper for them, and they were thrilled! To make one,…

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