Jul 022015
Thinking Outside the Book: Creative Meta Picture Books

We love books!  And some of our favorite picture books are “meta” books; that is, those that play with the idea of what books are and help kids think outside the book.  In some cases, readers watch as the book is being created, and in other books, something happens to the book itself as you […]

Jun 252015
India: Endangered Animals Games

As part of our unit on India, we studied about the country’s endangered animals, continuing our theme from Bolivia and Senegal.  This was a natural decision, as the boys love learning about the natural world. I was provided a complimentary copy of Endangered Animals of India from the author; however, all opinions are my own. […]

Jun 222015
South Africa: Mealie Bread Recipe and Favorite Books

Being from the US South, I love cornbread!  We already enjoy a Costa Rican version, so when we studied South Africa recently, I thought it would be fun to try their version, too!  Popular in many parts of southern Africa, it is known as mealie bread.  I love that it incorporates fresh corn into the […]

Jun 212015
Creative Kids Culture Blog Hop #28: Fathers in Art

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 […]

Jun 172015
Learning about India: The Lotus Temple and Sacred Geometry

This month, as we began our study of India with the Global Learning for Kids series, I decided to explore with the boys the beautiful Lotus Temple of New Delhi. This gorgeous temple, just completed in 1986, is one of the Bahá’í Houses of Worship located throughout the world, the most recent being the one […]

Jun 102015
J Is for Joy: Keeping Learning Fun

As you all know, I am a big advocate of global learning; indeed, it’s a major part of our home school curriculum.  But just because kids are learning, who says that it can’t be fun, too? Of course, I always want to make sure I am keeping learning fun for my kids, but even more […]

Jun 082015
Children's Books about Being Yourself

So often children feel pressured to fit in, especially once they start school.  This collection of books about being yourself encourages children to be proud of who they are, so matter how different that may be! I received a complimentary copy of The Thunder Egg from Wisdom Tales Press to facilitate my review; however, all […]

Jun 022015
Lego Summer Camp Ideas

Have a Lego lover in your house?  Here is your resource list to set up your own Lego summer camp!  Kids will have a blast with these themed activities and snacks! This post contains affiliate links.  If you click through and make a purchase, I receive a small commission. Lego Activities Lego Clean Mud from […]

May 292015
Global Travel Adventure Books for Kids

Summer time is a great time for travel and so also for travel books!  So open up the world to your kids this summer with these global travel adventure books for kids!  It’s a great way to keep learning fun, as they discover new lands through the eyes of these young explorers. I received complimentary […]

May 262015
Teach Ecology for Kids with Junior Explorers Subscription Kit

I received a complimentary mission kit from Junior Explorers to facilitate my review; however, all opinions are my own. Do you have a little nature lover in your house?  Junior Explorers helps teach ecology for kids through a monthly subscription kit with fun, interactive games and cool gear! Monkey loves learning about animals and the […]

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