Learning General Knowledge

Let’s learn about Brazil, the home of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The upcoming 2016 summer Olympic Games are bringing 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 [...]

Planting with kids. Astounding bouquet of sciences you can dig in.

I can hardly find another activity that packs so much education and so much excitement for kids, as… gardening. Astronomy, geography, botany, geology, zoology, math are at our disposal… as well as playing and digging in the mud, watering and actually doing something “real”! My kids find it as much fun as cooking, but I [...]

Travel through times building your own History Timeline

The closet needs to be organized to be able to find two socks in the morning. Two similar looking socks. The kitchen cabinet needs to be organized to find some forks for dinner. The messy hall drawer needs to be organized to find the car keys. The History Timeline helps us organize EVERYTHING THAT WE [...]

SCENTsational activities to develop sense of smell

Numerous researches show time after time that engaging all kids’ senses helps their brain development. And their curiosity! There are so many toys that offer bright colors, wild sounds, interesting textures… and we have the whole kitchen pantry to taste. It is the smell that usually goes forgotten and ignored. It is no less important. [...]

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 [...]

Our kids toy favorites for understanding calendar and time

Understanding world time-lines starts with understanding your own one.  What is time?  What is today?  What was yesterday?  What are seasons, years, months, days?  The easiest way to help little ones figure it all out – is to let them feel it, touch it, almost smell it!  How do you touch “seasons” and “years”?  We [...]