Weather is a great family science topic. Even preschoolers can identify rainy, sunny, cloudy, and snowy days. Older kids can make more subtle observations and can learn to measure and quantify the conditions they observe. Read on for some great science activities that are fun for the whole family. Read More
Help kids to better understand the fascinating process of how plants make “food” with this easy-to-understand infographic on Photosynthesis. Read More
Ever wonder how the President of the United States gets elected? Check out this FREE printable infographic for a kid-friendly, step-by-step breakdown of how the Electoral College works. Read More
This infographic highlights the 3 main branches of the U.S. Government in a simple, easy-to-read format.
Will Wonders Never Cease! From ancient antiquity to the modern era, people who love architecture, travel, and the “art of the awesome” have been celebrating (and re-celebrating) the Seven Wonders of the World. 7 Ancient Wonders Being a traveler was. Read More
Check out this informative infographic for a detailed visual breakdown of the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution. Read More
Do you give your kids an allowance? Do they understand what a budget is? Do they actually save some of their money? With the country just beginning its slow and hopefully upward journey from a deep recession, there is probably not a better time to have a discussion with your munchkins on the how, what, where, and why of all things money. Read More
The ability to think big as an adult, to be an idea person, is a gift that sometimes begins with the freedom to think big as a child. The chance to use all the couch cushions, the kitchen chairs, and every blanket in the linen closet, in order to turn the living room into a fortress, is an unparalleled opportunity to learn engineering strategies, cooperation skills and the priceless ability to gain intrinsic pride from an accomplishment. Read More
For the most part, my oldest daughter has always been what some may consider a “motivated” or “driven” child. However, I’m noticing that in her pre-teen years, she’s slipping ever so slightly. Although most would say her behavior is typical for her age, it’s still a bit worrisome to me. I try not to be the hovering parent who nags, but at the same time, what are the alternatives to make sure your child is getting done what needs to get done? Read More
Everything you eat – from a salad to a slice of pizza – goes through the same basic process once you eat it. That process provides your body with the energy and nourishment that it needs to survive. But how does it work? Find out with this informative, easy-to-understand infographic on the digestive process! Read More
A progression of natural events heralds the transition from winter to spring. If you’re like me, you point these out to the kids with excitement. But, if you’ve got questioners in your house, your observations may be met with “Why?” Why do the bulbs start to come up, even when there is still snow on the ground? How do plants distinguish between a cold, wet day in December and a cold, wet day in March? Read More
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