Mar 262015
 
Passover Videos for Kids

Looking for some great resources to teach your kids about Passover?  Of course, for us books are always a first stop (see this great list of kids’ books on Passover from the PJ Library and this one from Planet Smarty Pants), but we’ve also been enjoying watching some wonderful videos!  Here are some of our […]

Mar 232015
 
Ethiopian Recipe for Easter: Defo Dabo Bread

This year we are participating in a series from Multicultural Kid Blogs about Easter around the world.  I thought it would be really interesting to “visit” a country outside Europe and North America; however, for the most part it is quite difficult to find out about Easter celebrations in those countries unless you happen to […]

Mar 212015
 
Bolivian Cooking: Empanadas

Now that we are home schooling I have been trying to be more systematic about doing a world cultures curriculum.  Mostly recently we learned about Bolivia, a country very dear to my heart, as I lived there for almost a year when I was twenty.  Most people when they think of Bolivia picture the altiplano […]

Mar 182015
 
Spring Treasure Hunt with Printables {Naw-Ruz}

To celebrate the coming arrival of spring, here is a fun spring treasure hunt you can do with your kids.  Specifically, I created it as a fun activity to celebrate the Bahá’í holiday Naw-Rúz, which falls on the first day of spring.  In the past I have focused mainly on flower crafts (tulips, daffodils, and […]

Mar 162015
 
Two Wings of a Bird Craft for Women's History Month

The world of humanity is possessed of two wings: the male and the female. So long as these two wings are not equivalent in strength, the bird will not fly. – ‘Abdu’l-Bahá Inequality retards not only the advancement of women but the progress of civilization itself. -“Two Wings of a Bird,” National Spiritual Assembly of […]

Mar 152015
 
Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop #25

Welcome to the Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop! The Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop is a place where bloggers can share multicultural activities, crafts, recipes, and musings for our creative kids. We can’t wait to see what you share this time! Created by Frances of Discovering the World through My Son’s Eyes, the blog hop […]

Mar 132015
 
Marvel Universe LIVE Review

Evil villains, tough super heroes, amazing special effects and stunts, all seamlessly interwoven with video projections – what’s not to love?? Last night Monkey and I had the opportunity to attend Marvel Universe LIVE at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento.  Even for a mildly enthusiastic superhero fan like myself – I know who Spiderman […]

Mar 122015
 
Teaching Kids About Generosity

Photo via saltedgrace.com Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of Pine and the Winter Sparrow; however, all opinions are my own.  This post also contains affiliate links.  If you click through and make a purchase, I receive a small commission. One of the first lessons we did with our character-building class for kids was on […]

Mar 102015
 
Urbini Dream Nursery Contest!

Disclosure: I participated in a Blog Blast Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Urbini. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Ah, those heady days before the arrival of your first baby!  Everything is so cute, so tiny, so exciting! And yet, it’s also very overwhelming when you stop to […]

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