Category Archives: frugal projects

Ant Day

DAILY FUN ACTIVITY: Eat lunch outside and then count the ants. Our theme today will be Ant Day! Talk about Ants. Ants are social insects. Social insects live together in colonies. They depend on each other for survival and can … Continue reading

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Boat Day

Today’s Quick Summer Learning Fun Activity:  Make Popsicles with 2 cups Hot Water, 2 Cups Lemonade, 1 box strawberry gelatin.  Pour into popsicle molds or small paper cups and freeze.  This lesson is good for: measurement, counting (ingredients), color mixing … Continue reading

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Rice Cake Bird Feeder

Make a Bird feeder with your children. You will need: Rice cake for each child (or as many as you would like to make) Pipe cleaner butter knife Peanut butter (shortening or lard) bird seed Let children put a pipe … Continue reading

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Milk Carton Birdhouse/Pom Birds

This is a cute activity that will need some parental supervision and parental cutting.   MILK CARTON BIRDHOUSE WITH POM BIRDS: For this activity you will need: Clean cardboard milk carton (quart, pint, or half-gallon will work.) Construction paper of … Continue reading

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Egg Head Pals

EGG HEADS For this project you will need: Empty Eggshell (A potato will work, too, but will not last as long, unless it starts to sprout and then it can be planted.) grass seed (rye grass and cress grows quickly) … Continue reading

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Science Experiment- Parachutes and Air Resistance

I remember, as a child, at our family’s grocer store, each year about this time, the toy man would bring parachutes.  Those little plastic parachutes with an army man tied to the end.  We loved those little things.  I never … Continue reading

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Science Lesson On Plants and Cooperation

Today, in our science class, we are talking about plant parts. The curriculum the school uses teaches Godly Character traits and the trait for today’s lesson is “being cooperative”.  I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about  … Continue reading

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