Shark Week: Educational Activities for Kids

Shark Week Educational Activities

Take a Bite out of Learning and Fun with Sharks! Sharks rule the oceans. It is the reason Shark Week was brought into existence by the Discovery Channel in 1988. We celebrate these fascinating creatures that are propelling scientific research into fighting cancer. Surprisingly, they exist in all depths of the ocean, from a few … [Read more…]

Shark Week Tinker Tray

Shark Week Tinker Tray (1)

Open-Ended Play is Jawsome! Sharks are very popular in my home. Each family member actually has an opinion on what is the coolest shark species and reasons for their belief. Thus, we have been reading about sharks, visiting them and watching television programs about them. Applying information about sharks, however, can be a little challenging. … [Read more…]

Win Tickets to The Academy of Natural Sciences this Summer

Backyard Adventures giveaway

Have an epic adventure at The Academy’s Backyard Adventures! To celebrate the recent launch of the The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s new exhibit, Backyard Adventures, we are partnering with this amazing institution to offer one of our reader’s four tickets to visit. The tickets include admission to Backyard Adventures as well as … [Read more…]

Win Tickets to Franklin Institute This Summer

Franklin Institute Giveaway

Franklin Institute reflects a perfect time! To celebrate the recent launch of the Franklin Institute’s new exhibit, Mirror Maze, we are partnering with this outstanding organization to offer one of our readers six tickets to visit. You can visit this summer to not only learn about mathematical patterns in nature but also indulge in all … [Read more…]

Creativity Rocks: Spreading Kindness with Creativity for Kids

Creativity Rocks

There needs to be more empathy and kindness in the world. We all acknowledge this statement especially when we think about the world that is being created for our children. Words have a powerful impact that can often times be overlooked as the pace of modern culture intensifies. As parents, we want our children to … [Read more…]

Enjoy Backyard Adventures at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Backyard Adventures

While we often times consider our backyard full of simple things like grass, a garden or patio, The Academy of Natural Sciences has brought an innovative exhibit called Backyard Adventures to help us appreciate the wonders right outside our own home. The exhibit is overflowing with interactive stations for families to learn through play. What … [Read more…]