School & Education

Educational visit to the park: 12 things to learn

Learning doesn’t have to be boring. It doesn’t have to take place at the desk with a book. Outside is a perfect place to be learning a tons of fascinating topics! No one is too young to learn. No one is too old. Searching for new things to learn and new things to share with [...]

Geological timeline: even preschoolers can learn it with this fun activity

Geological Timeline is one of our favorite activities. My kids just love pulling out the strings, the little objects, competing whose turn it is to place the next card over the ribbons. The whole geological history of the Earth becomes more tangible and easy to comprehend – and a lot more fun too. Geological Earth [...]

Science fair project ideas. 5 helpful science kits

When spring is in the air, a lot of schools and regional science clubs organize children science fairs. We need to encourage our children to take part in these events. Science fair projects open new science topics and fields for children of different ages, encourage kids to ask questions and find answers, teach children about [...]

Smart questions to ask your child to find out more about the school day.

Every time my kid comes off the bus, I feel a mixture of joy and apprehension: oh-oh, here it comes. I can’t wait to give him a hug. I can’t wait to hear how his day went. I can’t bear to think how many teeth pulling techniques I’d have to use this time to get [...]

Marble Mania. Math and small motor activities for kids from preschoolers to school age

My little adorable toddler, the Big Button, is busy sifting marbles to and from. Clickety-cluck. The door bursts open and his older brother, Smiles, rushes through the door. The daily explosion of greetings and hugs is cut short as he notices the colorful marbles, spoons, tongs and ice cube trays: he is heading straight for [...]

Head Full of Marbles. Great sorting activity for preschool kids.

I always looked at them as a choking hazard.  My kids always found them so attractive to handle, roll, transfer from one container to the next.  My mom always believed it was ok, if done under supervision.  And then I haven’t seen marbles for a really long time, until rediscovered to hem in a completely [...]