Zoe and August Build a Skyscraper

Turning screen time into off-screen learning is easy! Just "translate" the games that your children enjoy into real-life fun (and learning!). Zoe and August are a great example in the video below. (We've also used giant building blocks to play…

How to Turn Your Family Garden into a Learning Adventure

It looks like spring has finally arrived. In some areas of the country, we thought it would never get here. Is your green…

Little Asian girl playing with sand

5 Fun STEAM Projects for Little Kids

The STEAM movement has taken root in our culture over the past several years. You may be aware of the acronym, but wonder what it means. STEAM stands for Science, T

Little boy playing in puddle with rubber ducks

Splish, Splash! 5 Outdoor Rainy Day Experiments for Kids

The temperature outside is getting warmer, and along with April showers, spring weather creates the perfect opportunity to go outside and play — even if it is raining. It’s especially fun to jump over…

Little boy and girl cleaning up their toys

How to Involve Kids with Toy Purging

Believe it or not, in just a few days it will be spring! Now is a great time to spring into action and ask your little ones to help you clean out the house. Spring cleaning and toy purging are…

Fruit platter laid out like American flag

4 Fun Learning Activities for Presidents' Day

Want to know what I love about President's Day? It's a day that reflects on our country's history and some of our most prominent founding fathers. Young children may not know much about presidential…

2 boys sledding in snow

7 Fun Ways to Keep Kids Fit This Winter

The winter can be a tough time to stay healthy and active. Besides all the yummy comfort foods, being stuck inside on frigid days can lead to little or no daily physical activity. During the school week, it can be worse, as many kids often don't…