21 Fun Activities to do with Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk chalk is one of those staples of childhood.  It can be used to set the scene for simple games like hopscotch and four square or to create drawings inspired by imagination. It’s one of those must-have items…  especially in the summer.  Here are some great activities that you can do with children and sidewalk …

10 Bowling Activities for Kids… Plus Free Summer Bowling

What is it about bowling that is so much fun for kids? Perhaps it’s that unlike, most times, they are allowed to throw a ball in the house and knock stuff down? A friend of mine recently told me about the summer Kids Bowl Free program.  The way it works is, you register your kiddo …

Glow in the Dark Firefly Nightlights from 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Blogging has allowed me to virtually meet so many talented bloggers.  One of them is today’s contributer, Beth from 123 Homeschool 4 Me.  She is amazingly talented and creates so many great *free* printables for her readers.  If you haven’t checked them out, head over there after you read this.  Tell her I said hi! …

Planning a Butterfly Garden from The Home Depot Garden Club

Spring is here!  Waking up to the sun shining in the bedroom window and the birds tweeting makes for such happy days.  And now that all of our snow has melted here in the Midwest, Bear and I can head outside.  This year, we’ve got plans to get our hands dirty while we fill up …

Chalk a Story

sometimes there is something that you see on a blog that catches your eye. the first time i visited Making Boys Men i noticed that under every post, Hannah gives her readers a Mess Rating of 1, 2, or 3 paint splat icons. here are my faves… 1 splat: Window Painting, 2 splat: DIY Scratch …