Tropical Fish Handbook ~ Free eBook

Everyone needs a hobby. Maintaining an aquarium is not only educational but also restful! If you can’t get outside, you can bring nature right into your own living room. The Tropical Fish Handbook, a free eBook in the public domain, will get you started! A book of practical information for the beginner, containing illustrations andContinue reading “Tropical Fish Handbook ~ Free eBook”

Second Boys' Book of Model Aeroplanes ~ Free eBook

Ready for a fun summer project? The Second Boys’ Book of Model Aeorplanes will help you construct and fly model airplane gliders and motorized airplane models.The first edition of this book covered the history of airplanes and how they fly. With the world of aircraft changing very rapidly at the time these books were written,Continue reading “Second Boys' Book of Model Aeroplanes ~ Free eBook”

Boys’ Make-at-Home Things {Free eBook}

Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, you can download this free public domain title full of ideas for making homemade Christmas gifts! Boys’ Make-at-Home Things by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey and Marian Elizabeth Bailey includes instructions with illustrations and diagrams for over two dozen toys and other useful things: Make-At-Home-Things for Boys aims toContinue reading “Boys’ Make-at-Home Things {Free eBook}”

3 Disney Thanksgiving Printables {Free}

If you love Disney you’ll love these 3 free Mickey & Friends Thanksgiving printables: 1. Thanksgiving Activity Placemat Simple activities for the impatient ones waiting for food that include drawing, matching, a maze, word scramble, and word search. To make the placemat more servicable, you can place it between contact paper and use a dryContinue reading “3 Disney Thanksgiving Printables {Free}”

Summer Fun Activity: Photographic Wrap-Up

Here is a summer fun activity with purpose: create a photographic summer wrap-up collage! Have your child take digital pictures of those things he most enjoyed during the summer. The pictures can be of souvenirs, keepsakes, collections, places, or other reminders. Another option is to collect photos from online sources. For example, if your child’sContinue reading “Summer Fun Activity: Photographic Wrap-Up”

Summer Fun Activity: Roll-A-Challenge

Here is a fun summer activity from DestinationImagination.org: Roll-A-Challenge! Cut out the three dice on the printable download — “Use,” “Make,” and “That Will” — and tape them together. Gather the supplies listed on the “Use” dice. And you’re ready to go! By rolling the three die, kids will have over 200 different challenge combinations.Continue reading “Summer Fun Activity: Roll-A-Challenge”