Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Home Depot Kid's Workshop

Have you heard about this?
On the first Saturday of each moth, Home Depot puts on a workshop for kids ages 5-12.
My boys went with their dad for the first time on Saturday and had so much fun.
They got to use a screwdriver and hammer to build a little table that can also be used as a football stand.
Check out more details here.

*photo from the home depot website*

This is definitely something we'll do again!
Did I mention that it's completely FREE?

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Artwork Display

Here's an idea if you don't know what to do with all of your child's school artwork.
The refrigerator fills up really fast!
We have a small loft area in our house.
That has become the designated artwork area.
I hung a few knobs on the wall,
then added string.
My kids painted wooden clothespins
and added their artwork to finish the project.

When they bring something knew home, they decide which piece will be taken down from the wall to make room for the new piece.
For a more sophisticated look, I've seen this done with curtain rods.
I prefer this way because my boys got to help with the project. It's not in a highly visable location in our house anyway.