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, Learning Resources

6 Favorite Art Supplies That Cure Summer Boredom

For several years now the kids and I have been through a sea of different art projects and supplies as we explore the world around us each summer and school year.   Although it is fun to find exciting new supplies the kids have our basic staples that seem to get us through just about any… Continue reading 6 Favorite Art Supplies That Cure Summer Boredom

life science, STEM

How Beetles Help the Earth, a Lesson for Kids of All Ages.

"Mom!  Look Out," Baby K cried as we made our way past the garage to set off on our walk to pick up sissy from school.  On the ground beside me is a wooden palette which has sat so long beside our garage that the grass and weeds have found its small crevices a comforting… Continue reading How Beetles Help the Earth, a Lesson for Kids of All Ages.