STEM Fun for Kids: Code Your Name in Jewelry

Did you know that you an write your name in binary using the ASCII code that computers read? Emma got to do this activity through our local church group. She loved it, and it’s a great way to introduce kids to computer brains. Computers assign a string of 0s and 1s to different letters, symbols, […]

Learn With Nature: Fun Activities For Kids

Getting out in nature is a wonderful way for kids to learn! Today I am sharing great ways you can get your kids learning while you spend time outdoors. Each of the photos below links to a post about kids learning through nature! Collect, sort, graph, and count leaves. Deceptively Educational did this with fall […]

Making the Most of Your Local College Campus

Have you taken your kids to your local college campus yet? Colleges often have a lot to offer families, and usually at very affordable (often free!) prices! College campuses are designed to withstand the antics of college students, and that tends to make them pretty kid-friendly – although I have noticed that railings aren’t necessarily […]

Stay Curious. Keep Learning!

I am a huge fan of lifelong learning, and one of the things I love about blogging is that it gives me lots of opportunities to learn new things. Last week I got to go to a blogger event hosted by Sunset Magazine and Curious.com. We toured Sunset’s headquarters – such a cool work environment! […]

A Great Spanish Language Immersion Program for Kids

I haven’t written about it much on this blog, but once upon a time I taught high school French and Spanish, and two of my friends from my Masters teacher credentialing program still teach incredible Spanish language classes in Bay Area public high schools. Finding good language learning materials for young kids especially can be […]