Earth's Layers
STEM

The Earth’s Layers: Geology For Kids

One cannot even begin to fathom geology without first understanding the earth's layers, and what makes up our planet.  This is day one of a four day adventure rocking geology.     As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.   Learning Objectives:  Label Earth's Layers What is geology? What does a Geologist Do?… Continue reading The Earth’s Layers: Geology For Kids

homeschool, STEM

Coronavirus: Coping with our Children Through Creativity

Coronavirus, COVID-19, has seemed to change everything we ever knew or found comfort in.  We live in interesting times.  Globally society has changed, and as much as we want to safeguard our children from all things perceptibly scary, whether we talk to them or not they are exposed to it. This does not have to… Continue reading Coronavirus: Coping with our Children Through Creativity

Astronomy
STEM, Themed Units

Astronomy & Physics: A Week Long Themed Unit for Young Minds

What better way to introduce early physics to your young ones than through Astronomy?  I mean after all, what child doesn't possess an instilled fascination with those shiny wonders upon which Jiminy Cricket lulls us to wish upon?  This is perhaps the lowest maintenance yet most learning and fun me and my littles have fit… Continue reading Astronomy & Physics: A Week Long Themed Unit for Young Minds

Art Appreciation, homeschool

Pablo Picasso Activities for Kids of All Ages

My oldest has been begging to study Pablo Picasso for two years now, and finally he has gotten his wish.  "Cubism," he answers for every question that is style related in art...even if it is wrong, and I know he was so ready to be right.  Picasso though sold over a thousand paintings in over… Continue reading Pablo Picasso Activities for Kids of All Ages

Piet Mondrian Activities
Art Appreciation, Uncategorized

4 Piet Mondrian Activities For Kids

Piet Mondrian, a man who was raised to breathe, sleep, and devour art by his father, and who seemed to regurgitate the exact replicas of the masters who came before him.  That is until he broke away and became his own man.  He found great influence by his stint in Paris and friendship with Vincent… Continue reading 4 Piet Mondrian Activities For Kids

STEM

Galileo Activities & Resources For Kids

This is day three in a summer long series entitled The Art of Engineering.   Our family has had quite the lifelong relation to space, whether wanted or not, considering all three homes we have had were either near Johnson Space Center, Marshall Space Center, and now Kennedy Space Center.  The kids take their generational pictures… Continue reading Galileo Activities & Resources For Kids