Homeschool

Nature walk with kids. Fun outdoor exploration activities.

This year I decided to celebrate my son’s Birthday in the park. Picnic in the park. Splashing on the water playground. Playing outdoors with friends. Everything sounded very good, but not enough for me. I still craved for something more creative and educational. Nature walk! I know that my guests of all ages have never [...]

FUNgestive digestive system. Teaching kids about human body.

“After you bite that apple, the saliva starts… and the stomach… what do you mean what is a “stomach”?  Hey, why aren’t you listening again?!”  Because this is boooring!  And I was determined to learn the digestive system in a fun way.  So, we’ve got some strings, crayons, scissors and created a life-size digestive system. [...]

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 [...]

Vintage Educational Posters

Came across a few Vintage Educational Posters and decided to share some cool images and descriptions. Most of these posters are a part of sets of teaching charts used in 1960′s to 19070′s in Europe. Many of these posters were internationally appreciated for their educational value, published by the various museums and silk-screened onto paper. [...]

Inspiring creativity in your child

One of the best ways to help the development of a young mind is to encourage creative thought. It is important to realize that creativity is more than just arts and crafts – it is a process of thought. Helping your children to express themselves through different mediums helps develop different aspects of thinking. The [...]

Continent Boxes: coins activity

Coins are some of the most popular items to include into the continent boxes: they are small, take little space, easy to ask a friend to bring back from a trip, very distinctive in every country. Getting our European coins ready for the European Box of a Montessori Continent Box Swap, we came up with [...]