Educational Ideas

Did you know these facts about the history of Thanksgiving Day?

We all know the story of Thanksgiving, right? May be not! We bet, you don’t know a thing or two about the American favorite family holiday. Let’s see… Did you know that…? The first Thanksgiving in 1621, when the pilgrims invited the Native American neighbors to share meal with them, wasn’t just the dinner. It [...]

10 fun facts about the Solar System

Teach children about our cosmic neighborhood – Solar System! 10 fun facts about the Solar System: The 8 planets of the Solar System include 4 inner planets - Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, and 4 outer planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. The outer planets of the Solar System are made mostly of gas and water. The inner planets are made up almost entirely of [...]

#1 preschool toy for learning numbers

Opening the last batch of birthday presents really surprised: there was a toy that we didn’t have yet (that’s hard), that my preschooler fell in love instantly (that’s even harder, since it wasn’t a truck!), and that was both fun, educational and totally inspirational on how to expand on this whole topic! That was a sweeeeeet [...]

Learning numbers. 2 unusual toy ideas + 1 cool tool that you already have.

When it comes to learning numbers, we have two toys that help us the most. And one indispensible tool that you already have, that works awesome with some additional benefits. The best: all these things are really fun, enjoyable, educational and my kids were begging me to do it again and again! Oh, trust me, [...]

Volcano Power. Erupting outdoor craft

Summer is coming to an end, school days are breathing down our necks, yet my kids continue to load their pockets with every possible thing that will fit inside and drag it home “for some special project”. I don’t have the stamina to throw their treasures out. I do need a special project to utilize [...]

Geology ROCK-n-Learn for kids. Best rocks & minerals play activities.

What subjects, topics, bits of knowledge will excite my kids when they grow up? Geology has always been a bitterwseet spot me: as a child I had some fascinating looking cards from a board game, that was lost long before I was born. All that was left from it were those cards. Yep, the fascinating [...]