Themed Units

The Art of Engineering Unit

Is there anything more inspiring then studying the inspirations of the greatest innovators of all time?  I think this every year, but this year was definitely the best summer of learning fun yet, and so many of these lessons were so incredibly simple, considering we had spent the majority of our summer living out of… Continue reading The Art of Engineering Unit

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

Art Appreciation, homeschool

Michelangelo & Artists of The Renaissance Activities for Kids

And as we enter day two of our unit, so do we also enter the Renaissance.  My Favorite time of history!   Art is a big part of engineering, and so a study of a famous artist, or two, is important to understanding the big picture of innovation.  You as instructor do not have to study… Continue reading Michelangelo & Artists of The Renaissance Activities for Kids

Multicultural Studies, Uncategorized

An Introduction to Innovation for Kids

Let's just step back in the past for just a moment for our hearts to melt over a tiny B who dreamed of growing up to be a brave knight.  <3 https://www.instagram.com/p/cw9UvqIBfz/ I believe that for a student to understand instead of memorize a concept, they must first develop a curiosity for it, and then… Continue reading An Introduction to Innovation for Kids