Build a Basic Graham Cracker House

Today I’m excited to show you how to build a basic graham cracker house. Decorating these gingerbread houses is a family tradition for more than 20 years. It’s so easy and so much fun! The cracker houses look like little outhouses or doghouses…but, they turn out so cute when they’re decorated. And it’s just the right […]

Host a Gingerbread Decorating Party

One of our favorite holiday traditions is building and decorating gingerbread houses. In another post, I explain a holiday engineering challenge. But, we also love to host a gingerbread decorating party. It’s a great activity for family, friends…and even our homeschool class or even the whole group. I have done this gingerbread decorating party for […]

Holiday Engineering Challenge: Graham Cracker Structure

Here’s your holiday engineering challenge. The challenge, should you accept it: Engineer your own graham cracker structure. See my guest post for the Homeschooling through the Holidays series at Life of Homeschool Mom for the directions for the class. Take a look at the recent participants and how their designs turned out. We had a variety […]

The Quintessential Holiday Party Game

Today, I’m sharing the Quintessential Holiday Party Game. It’ll test your memory and your reflexes. It’s a real hit for all ages! This party game is holiday tradition at my house. We’ve played with: cousins siblings aunts/uncles grandparents children adults friends co-workers people we’ve never met before people we haven’t seen in years people we […]