Powers of Observation
- Fifteen to twenty small household objects (key, bottle cap, paper clip, safety pin, coin, and so on)
- Tray or tabletop
- Towel or sheet
The Early Years
It's dinner time and everyone in your family is nose-down, glued to their phones and mobile devices, rather than making good ol'-fashioned eye contact... read more
We learn by "seeing it" (visually), "hearing it" (auditorily), or "moving and doing it" (kinesthetically), and most of us have one primary learning style through which we best learn and remember information. All of us can benefit from identifying and understanding our individual learning styles.
What a trip -- from the Wright brothers' first, 12-second flight to the latest launch of the Space Shuttle! Take this aviation tour with your kids. Share your own memories and lay the groundwork for future lofty discussions.
Leonardo da Vinci makes drawings of flying machines. He envisions them with wings that flap.
November 21 -- Two noblemen from the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette are the first to pilot a hot-air balloon. They mistakenly think that smoke, not heat, makes the balloon rise.
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Without packed schedules, school, sports, friends and clubs, filling our days with our kids at home can feel daunting. Read the list below so that you’ll be confident and prepared with these indoor activities for the next time you hear, “I’m bored!” These indoor activities are perfect for playtime, during a break from distance learning, or even on the weekends.