If you haven’t already, go check out our tutorial on how to build a Viking Longboat out of plastic bottles. The following are the finished product pictures and LittleMan’s dreams come to fruition as we sailed around a local lake, aptly named Lake Valhalla.
LittleMan has inherited his mother’s knack for dreaming up big projects and, while we’re not always keen to jump on board with his time consuming and expensive ideas, we do try to support him when possible.
This plastic bottle Viking longboat was one such idea that we could get behind. (more…)
The holiday season has come to a close, the gifts have been given, and you probably have a lot of packaging materials sitting in your recycling bin at the moment.
But before you toss those cardboard boxes to the curb, stop!
Collaborate and listen!
Cardboard is an excellent material for hands-on STEM projects! (more…)
About two months ago LittleMan took a tour of a local recycling center with one of his homeschool groups. Ever since that field trip LittleMan has been reminding us constantly to watch what we put in the trash and make sure we recycle everything we can. Given his increased interest in recycling, we thought it would be a good time to put together a recycling station in our own home.
Keep reading for details of our field trip, the directions to make your own recycling station, and free printable recycling bin labels. (more…)