We all want to raise kids who give back, but how to do start? Natalie Silverstein shares tips on creating family volunteer opportunities and getting kids interested in serving and giving back. Raising kids who give back is another resource on this topic on this blog. Simple Acts: The Busy Family's Guide to Giving Back As a parent trying to raise kind children, … [Read more...] about Finding Family Volunteer Opportunities
Learning Activities for Kids
Hands-on learning activities for elementary school aged children. Kids activities for ages 5-12 years old. This is a great resource for primary school teachers and homeschool parents.
Celebrate Women's History month by taking a moment to record your own family's women's history. This post includes some great resources to get you started. Are You Recording Your Family's Women's History? March is National Women's History Month - the perfect time to take a moment to record your family's women's history. How much do you know about the sisters, mothers, … [Read more...] about Celebrate Women’s History month by Recording Your Family’s Women’s History?
Growing grass and other Earth Day themed learning activities for preschoolers. This is a fun activity to try alongside The Earth Book by Todd Parr, paired with an Earth learning theme. You can also read What Does It Mean to Be Green for this week. All of the activities are wonderful ways to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Growing Grass: A Fun and Easy Earth Day … [Read more...] about Growing Grass and Other Earth Day Learning Activities for Preschoolers
Does your family play a lot of board games? We have a handful of games we return to over and over, like Tenzi and Monopoly, which we simplify for younger kids. Today I have a guest post all about the benefits of board games. Benefits of Board Games: Family Board Games as an Educational Tool Kids board games are a favorite family activity in our house. Everyone loves … [Read more...] about Benefits of Board Games
Get into the spirit of spring and St. Patrick's Day! Show off your green thumb with these fun ways to grow shamrock gardens. You'll also want to check out these other easy and fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with kids. Fun Ways to Grow Shamrock Gardens By Rose Weber Pots of gold, beautiful rainbows, and sneaky leprechauns are more than enough to get … [Read more...] about Shamrock Gardens: Fun Ways to Create and Grow Clover