Build a Chain Reaction with Popsicle or Craft Sticks - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Did you know that you can build an exploding chain reaction by weaving together popsicle sticks or craft sticks? I saw this post on Pinterest from Mom Trusted, and I knew that the boys would want to try this! (Update: Colored sticks make it even more fun!) The chain stays together as long as you […]
4 Engineering Challenges for Kids (Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes!) - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Here’s a simple open-ended building activity for kids of all ages – Colored craft sticks, wooden cubes, and small plastic cups! Simple materials, and yet we have been having a blast building all kinds of amazing structures with them. This project is the second project in our Summer STEAM Camp series! This week, we are […]
10 Awesome Minute to Win It Games
These 10 Minute to Win It games were perfect for all ages (we had guests from ages 4-55 playing these games, and everyone had a blast!) – challenging enough for older children, but easy enough for everyone to join in the fun!
Candy Corn Catapults! (Four ways to build a catapult out of items from around the house!) - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
This week, several excellent bloggers have teamed up to provide a play series of ideas for what to do with ALL of the candy that will be entering our homes this month! Here is our contribution to the series – candy corn catapults! We’re going to show you four different catapult versions that can all […]