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.
The art of weaving a good story has been around for thousands of years. Stories have and are told to pass down history, to convey emotions or circumstances, and to ignite one's imagination -- sweeping to a place far, far, away!
An inventor is someone that uses his or her imagination and creative thinking to create something useful for the first time. These people pay attention to all that is around them. They also ask questions and keep on doing so until they can find their answer!
Children all over the world enjoy playing with messy, gooey mixtures like mud every day. Learning about substances -- how they feel, smell, taste, look and behave is an integral part of a toddler's job description. Here are recipes for some wonderful, gooey, icky mixtures.
Besides hold up glasses, what is your nose good for? One very important thing -- your nose allows you to smell. Without your nose you wouldn't know how wonderful a flower smells. Holding up your glasses and allowing you to smell the flowers are only 2 of the many reasons we have a nose. Every time you take a breath your nose is very busy doing many different things.
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.
Invisible ink has been used to conceal secret messages for a long time. During the Revolutionary War, it wasn't uncommon for a letter to bear an invisible message as well as visible one. One of the techniques for protecting secret information was the use of disappearing inks.
A fun way to spend any day is to pull out a bottle of bubbles. Those bubbles create amazement and excitement in children of all ages. Here we offer an easy recipe so that you can extend the fun by making your own bubble mix as well as really fun toys to make your bubbles big or little!