Play. It's an important part of childhood. From the simple joys of climbing a tree or catching a ball to the elaborate daydreams of flying to the moon in a box or building the world's tallest skyscraper with blocks, these activities allow kids to... (Read More)
You don't have to make everything you do with your kids an educational experience. But since science is fun, why not use everyday activities to bring science to life for your kids? And you'll help them see that science is all around them. Where to... (Read More)
Creative people are able to think about things from multiple perspectives, tackle problems without the confines of tradition, and tend to be more willing to take intellectual risks. How can we, from an early age, foster the creativity that will help... (Read More)
Sing along now: “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down …”
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down. But here’s something even better! A spoonful of creativity could help you and your little ones avoid the need for... (Read More)
STEM activities are so good at helping kids learn problem solving and critical thinking. Just in case you needed another reason to get your kids involved in STEM activities, did you know that they also help kids learn the five themes of citizenship... (Read More)
Does your child or teenager love puzzles? Building with blocks or LEGO® Bricks? Well, in addition to the fun they're having, their brains are also getting great benefits!
In addition to traditional jigsaw puzzles, a wide variety of other types... (Read More)
Even if your child only uses the English system in early elementary school, chances are good that they'll encounter and have a need to master the metric system at some point in their education. These chances increase if they go on to study in STEM... (Read More)
Sometimes don't we just feel more motivated than other times? Interest in work, school, home projects and more tend to ebb and flow, depending on other things we have going on in our lives. There are some key things we can do -- all year long -- to... (Read More)
Working on group projects. Getting along with siblings. That's cooperation, right? Not necessarily. What does it really mean to CO-operate, and how can you help children achieve it? More importantly, why do we need to teach such a skill?
What is... (Read More)