Robot LEGO Designs

Make your own LEGO Robot! Super fun and easy LEGO project for kids.

We are continuing with our series on LEGO Designs and this time we set out to make a LEGO Robot. We are keen on robots and thought this would be the perfect project.  If you have a robot lovin’ kid, get out the bricks and have a go.  You can use whatever LEGO pieces you happen […]

Free Comic Book Day Tips

What is the best time to arrive? How many comics can you get? Where can I find the shops? Tips and information that will help you navigate free comic book day and have a great time while doing so.

If you have not yet been to Free Comic Book Day you need to check it out!  If you have been there before and know what it is about, try our tips below to help make your day a success. Free comic book day is always held on the first Saturday in May.  Independent comic […]

Lois Ehlert Books and Art Activity (Booking Across The USA)

Book list and an activity based on Lois Ehlert's "Lots of Spots." Wonderfully creative art activity. Make your own spotted animal with this Lots of Spots craft.

Today’s Best Books for Boys list is for a special project I am involved in called Booking Across the USA.  Each participant focuses on an author that was born in the state they live in and shares a bit of information about the author and the author’s books. They also provide an activity based on […]

LEGO Learning: What They Learn When They Play

What exactly are kids learning when they play with LEGO? It turns out that they learn a lot! Find out why LEGO is more than just a toy and what you can do to encourage and enhance learning.

If you are new here I should tell you up front that I am a huge fan of LEGO.  If you have been around a while, you know this about me and have seen the many LEGO articles we have available on the site. LEGO is a wonderful toy, though I kind of hate to even […]

Homeschool Unit Study: Star Wars Learning Activities

Do you have a Star Wars fan in your house? Try these Star Wars Learning Activities! Fun learning activities with Star Wars math, typing, writing, language, spelling, and science.

These Star Wars learning activities are fun for Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you!) and they are also great for any day of the year. Many kids really get into Star Wars.  We go through phases of * all Star Wars, all the time * at my house and we make the […]

Books that Celebrate the Bond Between Mother and Son

Books about Mothers and Sons. From beautiful to super cute these books are perfect for a mother and son to read together. Great for Mother's Day or any time of the year.

The bond between mothers and sons is a unique and special one.  As I look back on my experiences with my son I am reminded of a handful of dandelions presented with a sweet, shy smile; a comic thrust before my eyes because he just had to share it with me–right then!; an “I love […]

LEGO Learning: Math Games Part 2

Learn math with LEGO! LEGO Learning Math Games are a great way to get kids learning.

Our first LEGO Learning Math Games article was a hit so we thought we would go search the Internet and see what other LEGO math games we could find. LEGO and math go together naturally and children learn a lot of math by just playing with LEGO. I don’t advocate forcing these activities if your […]

Play this Fun Robot Memory Game

Try this fun Robot memory game. I love free printable games for kids and this one is great.

I am so excited about this game. Yes, I get excited when I make these things Robots are on our radar right now. I am working on bringing some really neat robot stuff to the website because robots are a perennial boy favorite. This post is the second in our printable games for kids series […]