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.
During your visit to the library try picking up a book about igloos and Eskimos. Children of all ages are fascinated by the lifestyles of these nomadic peoples. Discuss the culture, hunting, cooking, clothing, toys, and more - of course with attention to their homes of igloos!
Finally! You can immortalize the treasures your children brought in from their last trek through the woods -- and make a great craft project out of it, too! In addition to your child and her nature collection, you'll need...
Whether they're fine, medium, wide or extra-wide, egg noodles conjure up images of mom's chicken noodle soup, classic tuna casserole, or even a sweet kugel. Noodles are a feel-good food. Check out your noodle knowledge and they whip a batch of your own!
Teaching children to recognize shapes doesn't have to be a matter of drilling with flash cards. Bring creativity and games into the lessons and shapes tend to lend themselves to some of the most creative and exciting learning experiences possible!
Several people wanted to know why this earthquake produced a tsunami when most earthquakes do not. To understand that, we need to know about faults. Before you start listing all my faults, such as forgetting to include parts of the experiment, I am talking about geologic faults.
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!
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.
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!