Adults and children alike are constantly staring at a screen. We have become increasingly dependent upon the technology. Screen-Free Week is a time for participants to turn off and "tune in" plugging into life instead!
For just one hour, kids and families and organizations worldwide will come together to turn out their lights and show it's possible to have an impact on climate change. Snag the kids' attention and help them participate in Earth Hour's voluntary power down with these ideas.
Are you interested in learning more about prenatal yoga and its benefits?
If so, global yoga specialist, Jiivana has just launched its renowned prenatal yoga DVD, Bliss From Within, in the UK today. The DVD has been endorsed by The National Association of Childbirth Educators and is seen to be the most comprehensive prenatal Yoga DVD on the market.
Fossils offer us clues about life in the past -- even years and years ago! Normally when a plant or animal dies, its remains either decay or perhaps are consumed by another animal. Sometimes though before that happens the conditions can be just right and the remains become buried and preserved.
Need a use for those old single socks you have lying around that long lost their mates? Make this a real household project, creating your own zoo, farm, or "family". See what types of characters you and your family can come up with!
Today, plastics are most often made from synthetic byproducts of petroleum. Long before that however "natural" plastics were produced from plant and animal products! How would you like to make your very own plastic? You can!
Music can be used to both soothe and to energize! The use of action songs introduces children to simple rhythmic patterns as well as increases their gross motor skills. Plus, let's admit it -- it is just plain fun!
Whether you are entertaining a crowd for a Super Bowl Party or having a celebration fit for just your family, kids love to be included in the process! Here are a few kid-tested and approved recipes that can be prepared ahead of time.
Anytime there is an earthquake, the news media makes a big point of talking about the Richter Scale, using it to indicate how bad the earthquake was. As we will see, the Richter Scale does not tell us nearly as much about surface effects as people think it does.
It's a beautiful, spring day. The kids are ready for an outside activity and so are you! How about creating a kids' garden plot? Preparing your garden begins before planting season arrives. For different areas the preparation time comes in different months.
Today we're drifting back in time -- back to the days of the early pioneer settlers in the early days of the United States. Most of the homes then, such as the one Abraham Lincoln grew up in, were simple one room cabins. They were made of rough hewn logs. Ours will be made with more readily available materials...