The beach is a great place to explore. You and your children can have all kinds of learning adventures along the shore, in the tide pools, and climbing the sand dunes. Here are some great ways to learn at the beach: Engineer a Castle that withstands the Waves Here’s a great STEM project: construct
Summer is in full swing and many of us are looking forward to a week away, whether that’s at a family camp, Grandma’s place, or further afield. Our family enjoys road trips and camping during the summer. While we may be away from home, we don’t need to be away from school. Here are
Almost every child I know loves to learn about sea creatures. It does not seem to matter whether they live near a coast, on a mountain, or in the Midwest; they just want to know more about swimming things. Thankfully, there is a wealth of fantastic resources for them to learn from. You can
Summer is the perfect time to incorporate music into your daily routine. Whether your children are already taking music classes or lessons, or have never heard a piece of classical music, these 10 ideas will have you singing and dancing all summer long! 1. Dance to the Music In our family, there is nothing
Do you have any summer road trips coming up? Playing games is a fun way to help pass the time. My family loves playing games in the car, but we get bored quickly with standard classics like “I Spy.” I love playing a variety of games that kids of all ages can participate in.
Summer is well under way by now, and if you’re like most parents, you’ve probably heard, “I’m bored,” just a few more times than you’d like. Here are a few ways our family breaks the boredom and it doesn’t break the bank:  Bowling. Visit www.kidsbowlfree.com to register each child and receive free bowling
Does your family love the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder? Have you ever imagined your life as one of those early pioneers? We do, and we have. The Little House books were one of the first series our girls read by themselves. Their set is one my grandmother had purchased for herself
As a mommy of a preschooler and a toddler, I’m always on the lookout for fun, and oftentimes, free activities. Consistently attending library storytime at the local library was one of the best decisions I made for my children in the last calendar year. Even small towns usually have libraries with a weekly storytime,