Art Time with the Boys

Painting with swirls, dots, waves and stripes

This year we are doing Adventures in My Fathers World, included in that is “I Can Do All Things” art lesson book.  We did assignments out of there to start off our homeschool week.  The lessons are good but it starts out with coloring and drawing and my boys were dying to paint something.  So […]

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Fun with Shaving Cream

Woody in the shaving cream

Recently I discovered another amazing blog!  This one is called Meet the Dubiens.  I have seen so many things on this blog that I want to do with my kids.  Very inspiring! Our first inspiration we did today.  She mixed food coloring with shaving cream and used it as paint for her kids bath time. […]

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Summer Centers

Math Manipulatives

We love centers!  I used them throughout the past school year for all 3 boys.  Some structured some as free-play.  The boys are always happy to pull them out and play with them it is a guaranteed 30 minutes of constructive play. For the Summer I reorganized them, rearranged and grouped different things together to get the […]

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Making Art with Rice

Rice Art

I am always looking for fun ideas the kids.  They love experiments and art.  This Summer, I signed us up for the Activities Challenge at education.com.  They have a sortable list of activities for kids.  Arts & Crafts, Science, Games and Summer Fun are just some of the categories listed.  We have done a few […]

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Fun in the Sun

The weather here in Colorado is crazy! One day it is 70 , the next it is snowing and freezing, then back to 70 the next day. Seriously! Last week on one of the so-so days we had some fun outside. Wasn’t too cold, wasn’t too hot. The boys did floor puzzles on the sidewalks, […]

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Meet Toot Toot

This is Samuel aka Sam Toot or Toot Toot. We love nicknames. Sam has jumped right into the family, he is sweet and spunky! He is a total ham too. He loves to be involved with everything and everyone. He keeps himself busy during school time with the older boys… He loves chocolate… He keeps […]

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Fun with Lunch – Muffin Tin Inspiration

Lunch.  Lunch can become boring for kids and they become uninterested and picky.  At least that is what has happened to my kiddies.  While browsing blogs I came across 2 really cute blogs FULL of ideas on making fun lunches.  They are: Muffin Tin Mom and Lunch in a Box; Building a Better Bento Inspired by […]

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Digital Fun for Kids

We are always trying to find websites that have learning content rather the sites with games only. This has become even more important because lately our boys have developed an addiction to Super Mario Brothers, the old school version online. They explored all the learning websites and grew tired of them, so my husband had […]

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