1. How to Make Parachute Cord (Paracord) Bracelets

    In May, Aidan went on a trip with my parents, and came home with a bracelet made out of parachute cord (also called paracord). He happily announced to us that…

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  2. DIY Cardboard Box Skee Ball Game

    After we built our jump for hot wheels cars out of a diaper box, my husband had the idea to use the same basic design to make a homemade skee…

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  3. DIY Rainstick Toy for Sensory Play

    A couple years ago, we made some really awesome rainsticks out of cardboard mailing tubes and a LOT of nails. They were fun to make, and we still have them…

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  4. Make Your Own "The Lone Ranger" Face Mask (with a free printable pattern)

    The boys decided this weekend that they needed Lone Ranger masks! We made some out of black craft fleece and black elastic, and the boys have been playing with them…

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  5. Creating Patterns with Paint Stamps

    The boys and I had a great time stamping with paint. This is always a favorite activity! For our stamps we used: Lego bricks Lego wheels - they make either…

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  6. How to Build a Catapult out of Dowel Rods and Rubber Bands

    Here's a great summer project for kids - build a catapult out of pre-cut dowel rods and rubber bands! Over the years, we've done a lot of exploring with catapult…

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  7. Make a Duct Tape Sheath for Toy Swords

    When I made Owen's duct tape belt, I also made a sheath for his toy swords that can go off and on the belt. This is so easy to make,…

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  8. How to Make a Duct Tape Belt

    What do you do when your 4 year old has the tiniest waist ever and doesn't fit any belt? You make your own belt out of duct tape! I used…

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  9. Turn a Cardboard Box into a Jump for Hot Wheels Cars

    For several years, Aidan has been trying to figure out how to make a jump for Hot Wheels cars. He's tried various methods, such as using books as a ramp,…

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  10. How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet

    How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet - Step-by-Step Instructions! We've been really into duct tape at our house lately! First it was velcro duct tape bracelets, and now Aidan…

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