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 [...]

Busy toddler cereal construction site is busy mom’s solution!

I need to cook dinner. The clock is ticking, the tummies are not getting any fuller. Take out is not an option. My toddler, my dearest Sunshine, still recovering from his fever, is desperately clutching my hands and doesn’t let me even glance towards the kitchen… what am I gonna do, what am I gonna [...]

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 [...]

5 tips for easy gardening with kids

When my oldest one was born, my little niece and nephew were truly surprised by a sudden biology discovery, when it was time for me to nurse the baby. They knew all right that little babies need milk to grow, but my sisters question, where that milk comes from, resulted in their most unexpected answers: [...]

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 [...]

Excellent play tools for school age kids’ small motor development

New baby on a block became an inspiration to a real explosion of small motor development activity in my home: crocheting, macrame bracelet weaving, etc. I was thrilled to use the new baby as an excuse to get some fun of my own by making him a cute bunny hat; my kids loved to jump [...]