Do you have a child who wonders what it would be like to work as a doctor or a nurse? Learn about a medical investigations homeschool curriculum that is perfect for teaching kids about medicine. You might also enjoy this collection of resources for teaching kids about the human body. I was always interested in doctors and what they did as a kid. Maybe it came from my own … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids About Medicine – What Do Doctors Do?
Perspective is a fantastic jumping off point for inspiring kids to think about the way math and art intersect. Today's post features a fantastic way to introduce perspective art for kids. Find more fun ways to teach kids math. This fall I took a fantastic sketchbook class from Jane Kriss. Most of the activities weren't very mathematical, but we completed a unit on … [Read more...] about Perspective Art for Kids
How do turkeys make their signature “gobble, gobble” sound? Guest author Eva decided to explore this topic with her kids and ended up learning a lot about how vibration makes sound. This Turkey Gobble activity brings some Thanksgiving science and STEM learning to your fall festivities! Making butter is another way to bring science into this time of year. Thanksgiving … [Read more...] about Turkey Gobble Thanksgiving Science for Kids
We're surrounded by computers! Besides our phones and laptops, we have computers in our cars, computers in our washing machines, computers in our dishwashers, and computers in our thermostats. Because computers are everywhere, it's useful for everyone to understand at least the basics of how computers think. Turing Tumble makes teaching computer logic fun for all ages! This … [Read more...] about Teaching Computer Logic with Turing Tumble
Reviews of the best piano music and theory books for young pianists. Ever since my mom started teaching my kids piano via Facetime, she and I have been researching piano curriculum options to find the best piano music and theory books for young pianists. We have both taught many young piano students over the years, but this is the first time either one of us has really … [Read more...] about Piano Music and Theory Books for Kids