Looking for STEM projects and challenges for kids?  Building and engineering projects are awesome for developing thinking skills and encouraging the ability to design and create.  The tough part, though, is that teachers often have to purchase the materials at their own expense.  At home, we don’t need to supply enough materials for a class, …

25 Awesome STEM Challenges for Kids (with Inexpensive or Recycled Materials!)

25 Awesome STEM Challenges for Kids (with Inexpensive or Recycled Materials!) Building challenges with paper, straw, craft sticks, etc.

These birdseed ornaments are SO EASY and they look gorgeous on the trees outside! They hold their shape perfectly and only need 4 ingredients! So pretty!

Birdseed Ornaments

These birdseed ornaments are SO EASY and they look gorgeous on the trees outside! They hold their shape perfectly and only need 4 ingredients! - I wonder if honey would be a good substitute for the corn syrup?

This summer keep your boys busy with this amazing list of 25 summer activities for boys of all ages--includes both indoor and outdoor activities.

Over 25 Summertime Activities for Boy Of All Ages

Summer literacy is important, but let's not forget about summer STEM! Check out this cool LEGO challenge.

Stonework Play: The Boys and Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster... from Dsuskind (",)

Stonework Play: The Boys and Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster. from Dsuskind (",)

The Boys & Girls Club served as a safe-haven and learning center for the youth of Robert Taylor homes. As a social welfare entity, it provided the youth of Chicago with a school program and extra-curricular activities in order to avoid gang affiliation. Unfortunately, gang boundaries did not permit tenants of Robert Taylor A to enter the BGC, reducing its effectiveness on youth gang initiation.

National Boys and Girls Club Week

Awesome job Boys & Girls Club of Greater New Bedford for supporting a healthier and more active lifestyle by supplying Fresh Healthy Vending machines in your club. Keep up the great work!

How to make homemade silly putty.  You and the kids will have loads of fun with this quick and easy craft project!

How to Make Homemade Silly Putty

Fun Crafting Project: How to make homemade silly putty. You and the kids will have loads of fun with this quick and easy craft project!

Here’s a STEM challenge that’s super fun, doesn’t require fancy materials, and can be completed in an hour or two. Build a marble track out of foil, bamboo skewers, and duct tape! The only other thing you’ll need is styrofoam to use as a base. We have a friend who receives shipments of medical supplies …

STEM Challenge for Kids: Build a Marble Track with Foil, Bamboo Skewers, and Duct Tape

STEM Challenge for Kids: Build a Marble Track with Foil, Bamboo Skewers, and Duct Tape - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

We visited an Oregon chapter of the Boys and Girls Club of America to talk about video game careers to a bunch of future game designers!

Teaching STEM After School at the Boys and Girls Club - Contraption Maker

Do you recognize the need to build up your children every day, too? This list of phrases will encourage the child who hears them from a sincere parent.  There are so many “voices” in this world telling our kids they don’t measure up. Behind every young child who believes in him, is a parent who believed in him first. Let’s go on the offensive and help our girls and boys see how truly wonderful they are. ~ Club31Women

How to Build Up Your Marriage, Child, and Home . . . One Word at a Time {with 3 Free Printables}

Do you recognize the need to build up your children every day, too? This list of phrases will encourage the child who hears them from a sincere parent. There are so many voices in this world telling our kids they dont measure up. Behind every young child.

LEGO Candy Dispenser Building Instructions - This LEGO candy machine really works!

How to Build a Lego Candy Dispenser

Build a working candy dispenser out of Legos! Or Skittles? Even if you don’t do trick-or-treating, it seems like there is always plenty of candy floating around during this time of the year… Add a little creativity to your kids’ sugar high wi

These simple spinning tops are a fun craft for kids to make, and you probably have all of the materials on hand at home! A few weeks ago, we went to our local science museum, and they had penny tops in the gift shop.  They were made out of wooden disks and a penny, and …

Penny Spinners – Toy Tops that Kids Can Make!

Penny Spinners - Toy Tops that Kids Can Make! - Frugal Fun For Boys Penny Spinners - Tops that Kids Can Make. Such a great craft that kids of all ages will enjoy. Really want fantastic ideas regarding arts and crafts? Go to my amazing website!

U.S. first lady Melania Trump joins children from the Boys and Girls Club of Washington in planting and harvesting vegetables in the White House Kitchen Garden September 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House Kitchen Garden is a tradition started by former first lady Michelle Obama. - First Lady Melania Trump Holds White House Garden Event

Melania Trump Photos Photos: First Lady Melania Trump Holds White House Garden Event

U.S. first lady Melania Trump joins children from the Boys and Girls Club of Washington in planting and harvesting vegetables in the White House Kitchen Garden September 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House Kitchen Garden is a tradition started by former first lady Michelle Obama. - First Lady Melania Trump Holds White House Garden Event

U.S. first lady Melania Trump joins children from the Boys and Girls Club of Washington in planting and harvesting vegetables in the White House Kitchen Garden September 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House Kitchen Garden is a tradition started by former first lady Michelle Obama. - First Lady Melania Trump Holds White House Garden Event

Melania Trump Photos Photos: First Lady Melania Trump Holds White House Garden Event

U.S. first lady Melania Trump joins children from the Boys and Girls Club of Washington in planting and harvesting vegetables in the White House Kitchen Garden September 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House Kitchen Garden is a tradition started by former first lady Michelle Obama. - First Lady Melania Trump Holds White House Garden Event

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 22:  U.S. first lady Melania Trump joins children from the Boys and Girls Club of Washington in planting and harvesting vegetables in the White House Kitchen Garden September 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House Kitchen Garden is a tradition started by former first lady Michelle Obama.  (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 22: U.S. first lady Melania Trump joins children from the Boys and Girls Club of Washington in planting and harvesting vegetables in the White House Kitchen Garden September 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House Kitchen Garden is a tradition started by former first lady Michelle Obama. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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