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Easy Perler Bead Christmas Ornaments

I recently shared images of Snowflake Ornaments; now it’s time for Christmas ideas—and a few more snowflakes. Except for the owl and turtle, these are original creations. The turtle was inspired by a picture included with one of the Perler Bead kits, but the Santa hat it’s sporting was Kelly’s idea. I think the owl [click headline to read more…]

Stink Bug Eggs

Some of you may recognize this title from Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes. Indeed, that book was the inspiration for these. We’re big fans and highly recommend almost all of Roald Dahl’s children’s books. (The Glass Elevator was the only one that received a less-than-stellar rating from our crew.)

Other than following the typical [click headline to read more…]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

A few years ago we started making Leprechaun traps as a St. Patrick’s Day tradition. Matt and the kids create them a week or so before the big day, running a few trials ahead of time in case some Leprechauns are casing our house early.

On the night of March 16, they bait the [click headline to read more…]

LEGO Nativity Scene

Homeschool creativity at Christmas time: we couldn’t find the set from Grandma, so we made our own.