Looking for something fun to keep your little ones occupied on the weekend or during school vacation? Try hosting a mini dinosaur camp! You can watch a dinosaur movie, read kid-approved paleontology books, and even use dinosaur names for the day. Make a dinosaur-themed picnic and draw your own dinosaur pictures. We’ve also got some fun activities that will let them use their creativity, get some exercise, and maybe even learn a thing or two! [Read more…]
Archives for February 2018
The weather is one of the first introductions kids have to science. We are immersed in it, so it’s not surprising that as soon as they can form sentences, kids ask things like, “Why is the sky blue?” Or, “Where do rainbows come from?” For parents, it can become a test of our own knowledge, but it’s also a great opportunity to engage your kids in science from an early age. Creating a weather map is a fun way for kids to learn more, while also taking part in creative play. [Read more…]
For parents, one of the most enjoyable things in life is seeing their child’s eyes light up upon seeing something they totally didn’t expect.
Wouldn’t it be great if such occurrences happened more often?
Well…they can – with a little help from science!
In this article, we describe three safe and fun experiments you can conduct with your child right in your own home…or, at least, in your backyard.
Let’s dive right in! [Read more…]
Most kids absolutely adore animals. (Okay, most just love the cute, fluffy ones. Anyway…) But there’s a huge difference between just loving to be around animals and actually caring for them.
It’s this second skill that’s much more important for kids to learn – whether they simply want to one day adopt their own animal, or they dream of one day becoming a veterinarian.
In this article, we’ll discuss the main things your little one needs to know about caring for animals, so that they can one day become responsible pet owners – or more! [Read more…]