Children Learn to Fly with Insect Lore

Children Learn to Fly with Insect Lore

You can fly with Insect Lore! Ladybugs inspire children to think about nature and use their imagination. From their well hidden wings to polka dots, ladybugs are a well-loved insect. They serve a positive impact on the environment. It is amazing what they can do! Thanks to Insect Lore, one of our learning partners, we … [Read more…]

Harry Potter Activities for Kids

Harry Potter Educational Activities for Kids

The costumes and props used in this post were provided by Oriental Trading. My boys have recently become HUGE Harry Potter fans. They love watching the movies and they both asked to be Harry Potter for Halloween. I love using what they have a passion for to encourage learning. With Harry Potter there are so … [Read more…]

Charmed by Magic Sketch: A Unique Writing Tool for Kids

Charmed by Magic Sketch

It is difficult when you watch your children resist writing. When they are asked to fill out ditto sheets at school, it can get frustrating because it is not always re-writing repeatedly until their fingers are exhausted. When we can make writing fun and interesting they want to do it. It’s amazing how much I … [Read more…]

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…]