You know that learning can be a fun, exhilarating experience - but sometimes kids have a different perspective. Too often when they think of learning, they relate it to the stress that school brings (think homework and grades). So how can you help... (Read More)
"Set your goals high, and don’t stop til you get there." - Bo Jackson
One way to help motivate yourself to action and success, at any age, is to set a goal to work toward. Goal setting is an art in itself, and it's important to show kids how to... (Read More)
STEM activities are so good at helping kids learn problem solving and critical thinking. Just in case you needed another reason to get your kids involved in STEM activities, did you know that they also help kids learn the five themes of citizenship... (Read More)
Working on group projects. Getting along with siblings. That's cooperation, right? Not necessarily. What does it really mean to CO-operate, and how can you help children achieve it? More importantly, why do we need to teach such a skill?
What is... (Read More)
Creative people are able to think about things from multiple perspectives, tackle problems without the confines of tradition, and tend to be more willing to take intellectual risks. How can we, from an early age, foster the creativity that will help... (Read More)
"What can I dooooooo?"
You'll never hear that complaint of boredom ever again with a bit of creativity and planning. One fun way to quell the question is to create a Boredom Jar. This site has a great list of ideas, but it's best to adjust the... (Read More)
For so many school districts, Back to School time is getting close! Depending on your child(ren), this may be a time of great joy or a time of apprehension. Either way, it's fun to create enthusiasm around the upcoming year and make Back to School a... (Read More)
Find yourself with some free time on the weekend and don’t want to waste it? There are plenty of ways you can engage with your kids and do some projects that are fun AND educational!
Want to really impress your kids? Build a robot with them ... (Read More)
Do you think your kids would like to use TOYS to learn MATH? Most do, and it’s a good thing! There are multitudes of math concepts for kids from preschool to high school, that can be explained or reinforced with the use of blocks and LEGO®... (Read More)