Paint with Tops

Paint with Tops

  A few weeks ago we made homemade spinning tops (which the boys are still having a blast with). We found yet another way to have fun utilizing them:  paint with tops!! Besides being a fun art project, this activity is also great…

Make a Rain Stick

Make a Rain Stick

  Around this time every year, people around these parts start begging for rain. Whether it is to green up their browning yards, replenish their drooping crops, or simply to have a break from the stifling heat…a forecast that includes…

Puffy Planets

Puffy Planets

  We’re still fascinated with Outer Space at our house and we even took a day trip to a space museum a few weeks ago (which both of the boys LOVED). In addition to our Outer Space Playdough, we continued…

DIY Quiet Blocks

DIY Quiet Blocks

We’ve found another way to utilize pool noodles–making them into quiet blocks! I love it when the boys build with blocks, but we have wood laminate floors on our main floor…which means that blocks are really, really loud (especially when…