Learning Ideas

Cool play for a hot day! Ice cube fun activities for toddlers.

Shlep-shlep-shlep. Ahhh, I just love the sweet sound of the fast approaching bare baby feet. This wonderful sound means I’ll get to kiss the yummy little cheek in a few seconds, when my my dear Big Button joins me in the laundry room. But shlepping stops suddenly. Screeeeech. Ok, that sound I like a lot [...]

Visiting Art Museums with kids. Real treat for family fun

Time to do something really special with the whole family. Park? Naaah, something new, something exciting, educational and fun. Science Museum? Been there. Aquarium? Done that. Zoo? Those animals are already sick and tired of our staring at them so often. Art Museum? Art Museum? With Kids?! Yeah, baby! We LOVE going to art museums. [...]

Let’s learn about Brazil, the home of the soccer 2014 World Cup

The World Cup of 2014 brought immense interest to Brazil, its hosting country. The popularity of the event is a great chance for parents to teach kids geography. Introduce Brazil, learn some fun facts about this fascinating country and add some educational treat to the great sport event! Brazil is the largest country in South [...]

Learning to Swim: Top 5 Favorite Tools

Can’t you taste the sweet summery breeze?  My eight year old already won a battle for wearing his shorts to school and proudly displaying his bare ankles even if the thermometer still not so eager to display its summer colors.  Now our kids’ major question is when they can dive into the pool.  Time to [...]

Teach Kids Math and History with Their Money Allowance

Kids allowance is a must in our house.  It makes a lot of matters easier, and while we find it indispensable for learning money management for the upcoming years, we manage to make it really educational as they grow.  In a previous post there was a Q&A on overall procedure and money management, so here [...]

New Chapter in Science Learning – Thames & Kosmos Kits

With so many science promoting toys at the toy market, it is not easy to make the right choice for your child. When parents shop for science toys in our store, they immediately spot the big colorful packages with detailed building and science projects on our shelves. The science kits by Thames & Kosmos toy [...]