Category: Household Items

  • Recycle Challenge: Water Bottle Challenge 

    Recycle Challenge: Water Bottle Challenge 

    Before you throw that water bottle away, or toss it into the recycle bin, think of some fun and useful ways to give it a new purpose. Use a small water bottle or a gallon size. Make sure you clean it out well and allow it to dry completely if you plan to store anything […]

  • DIY Backyard Skeet Ball

    DIY Backyard Skeet Ball

    Make your own skeet ball themed game for the backyard or to take to the park. The follow ideas are only suggestions, please feel free to come up with your own way of making a game with this theme. Suggestions: Something to make a ramp out of: A box, small slide, wood and a few […]

  • Recycling Project: K-Cup Challenge

    Recycling Project: K-Cup Challenge

    How can these little cups be reused in fun, creative, and interesting ways? You will want to collect a whole bunch of cups, with and without holes, for this project. No K-Cups? Use a small Dixie cup, bathroom cups, or disposable shot glasses for the following challenge ideas. Here are your challenge areas, choose as […]

  • Bubble Gum Fun Page

    Bubble Gum Fun Page

    Bubble Gum Word Search Bubble Gum Related Activities Compare Bubble Gum Brands Purchase a variety of bubble gum brands, including one you have not tried before, if possible. Compare them all based on the following list, and in the end, decide which one you like the best over all. Ask a friend to join in […]

  • Fibonacci Fun Page

    Fibonacci Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: ARTISTIC MATHEMATICS Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Fibonacci Fill- In Puzzle Fibonacci Related Activities Fibonacci Nature Hunt A-Z Write down the letters A-Z on a piece of paper or on an electronic device, then go […]

  • Button Fun Page

    Button Fun Page

    Finish The Phrase Button Word Scramble Unscramble the button related words below. Button Related Activities Buttons come in a wide variety of sizes, shapes, and colors. They can be purchased at garage sales and craft stores. If you purchase them from a garage sale, check an antique/collectables book because some are worth quite a bit […]

  • Watermelon Fun Page

    Watermelon Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: Sweet Watermelon Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Watermelon Carving Challenge Watermelons are really fun to carve. One of the videos in the section below offers a gallery of some of the awesome things people have […]

  • Fingerprint Fun Page

    Fingerprint Fun Page

    Finish The Phrase Research Challenge How are fingerprints formed? How many different types of fingerprints are there? What purpose do fingerprints have and how are they used in modern times? Who was the first to suggest using fingerprints to solve a crime? When were fingerprints first used to solve a crime? What crime was committed? […]

  • Paper Clip Fun Page

    Paper Clip Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: PAPER CLIPS Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Creativity Challenge Think of 10 purposeful things you can do with paper clips. Try your ideas out to see if they they work. Paper Clip Fill-In Fit the […]

  • Category Toss

    Category Toss

    Use the ABC carton for this game, along with something to toss or flip into the cups, paper and something to write with. Set Up: Choose 6-8 topics such as: Animals, People, Places, Movies, Songs, Countries, Flowers, Foods, Holiday Icons, Hobbies, Reptiles, Mammals, etc. to write down on a piece of paper. How to play: […]

  • Egg Carton Games For All Ages

    Egg Carton Games For All Ages

    This month’s household item to learn with is an egg carton. Egg cartons are available in different types of containers such as plastic, foam, and cardboard. They make a great game board and storage container. Here are some of the fun games we have made with an egg carton, and brief instructions that you can […]

  • Thanksgiving Giveaway!

    Thanksgiving Giveaway!

    I’ve put a special Thanksgiving Giveaway together for you to download that includes instructions for a lantern made from a recycled milk or juice carton and simple craft supplies that can be used as a centerpiece for your holiday table. I hope this fun craft helps to make your Thanksgiving a little more special. In […]