Working out which are the best toys isn’t often a job for grown-ups. We can’t just turn around and give the kids some old Skeletor action figures and dusty Stickle Bricks and expect them to be happy. But that’s okay:
This illustrated step-by-step guide makes it easy to identify a tree simply by the kinds of leaves it produces. Begin identifying your tree by choosing the appropriate region at the link below. So the next time your kid asks, “what
While travel has come to a near standstill during the coronavirus pandemic, technology is allowing you to visit almost any place on the planet in the blink of an eye. According to Google Keyword Planner data, searches for the term
Have you ever wondered how some grandparents manage to have close relationships with their grandchildren and others do not? It’s not a mystery. Research has uncovered the secrets, but they are still unknown to many grandparents. Read more at verywellfamily.com
Children need to play. It’s their work. All mammals play; it’s their way of learning skills they’ll need when they’re full-grown, from finding food to getting along with others. It’s also the way small humans process their emotions. All day,
1. Remember that children have limits. If you are shopping with children, be alert to their needs: are they tired, hungry, overexcited by the noise and confusion, or simply in need of fresh air and exercise, or a reassuring hug?
It’s no surprise when kids groan at the mention of math homework. From the most mundane to the most ingenious, the little ones are able to come up with any number of excuses to escape a math test or pop
1. Make crystal geodes out of alum powder, eggshells, and glue. I would put this on my coffee table. Get the full directions here. 2. Teach kids about the plant xylem with this dyed flower experiment. Bonus: you’ll have pretty,
Has your child’s cell phone become an extension of her hand? Between talking, texting, tweeting, taking pictures, sending emails, and playing games, kids have access to an endless amount of entertainment with their cell phones. This can get exceedingly frustrating
Fall is a great time of year for going on a nature hike to learn about trees. In this episode, trail guide Teresa D’Anna offers parents tips and tricks for teaching kids about trees while we’re out on the trail.