thanksgiving

How to Get Kids Involved During Thanksgiving

Kids are naturally plugged into the holidays. There are commercials, events and activities engulfing our kids’ attention during the holidays. Thanksgiving lacks the glitter, and hype of other holidays. How do you get the Thanksgiving meaning across while getting your … Read More

Create A Family Cookbook For A Fun Family Project

If you are looking for a project to work on together as a family, a family cookbook is a fun project to take on. Every family has memories surrounding food. Not only the food itself but the stories that go … Read More

4 Tips to Keep your Child Interested in School

School is fun at first, but it can become stressful and overwhelming for the teachers, parents, and students. Once the children start getting a sense of normalcy at school, they tend to lose focus and interest in the education. So … Read More

5 Halloween Party Games and Activities for Kids

Planning a Halloween party for your kids and their friends doesn’t sound like it should involve much more than candy – it is Halloween after all – but there are a number of games and activities you can plan that … Read More

Three Simple Ideas for Parents to Encourage Early STEM Learning

In this technological era, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) skills for lifelong success are increasingly critical. A Wall Street Journal article on this topic states that “While everyone agrees that basic literacy is critical for just about any job, we … Read More

3 Sites That Get Kids Into STEM Learning

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It is aimed to get kids excited and prepared to pursue one of these fields after high school and in college. This great site lists over 200 resources to encourage kids grades K-12 to explore and develop … Read More

How Does Candy Crush Work? 4 Ways to Explain Coding to Kids.

Now that the seasons are changing and kids everywhere are coming back inside, they will likely gravitate towards computer and video games. Whether you think this is a good thing or not, it happens anyways. In order to arm our kids … Read More

4 back to school tips for busy parents

Starting a new school year is an exciting and stressful time for families. Here are some back to school tips/thoughts that include ways to stay organized and help your kids move from relaxed summer schedules to more structured school days: … Read More

3 tips to get your kids learning in the kitchen.

I think we can all agree that STEM education is very important for the success of future generations. However, it’s hard to always find ways to give kids hands-on STEM experiences in order to help them apply their lessons to the real … Read More

5 ways to bring STEM to family game night.

Ah, game night. Setting aside some time one night a week (or month, or year – whatever works) to play games with the family. Putting the phones down, computers away and having some face-to-face interaction. Of course, this doesn’t mean … Read More