Books to Help Children Explore the World

Books to Help Children Explore the World

Travel to different countries with your children through books! Reading is a wonderful way to explore the world with your students or children and give your classroom or homeschool a global focus. Whether you are looking to supplement your history lesson or teach about a holiday celebrated in another part of the world, the books […]

Friendship Problems: Books Kids Can Totally Relate to

Friendship Problems: Books Kids Can Totally Relate to

Ah friendship! As much as it seems like it should be all cupcakes and rainbows (to quote a favorite movie), kids quickly realize that friendships can also bring their own challenges. In the end, of course, untangling them is well worth the time and effort, but figuring out how to navigate friendship problems can be […]

N Is for Nature Crafts: Outdoor Learning Activity

N Is for Nature Crafts: Outdoor Learning Activity

Fall is such a beautiful time of year for getting outdoors with your kids, so why not have some fun that is (shh!) also educational by doing these fun nature crafts? This a no-prep outdoor learning activity for preschoolers is a hands on way to reinforce their knowledge of the ABCs plus explore natural materials. […]

Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah: Why It Matters

Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah: Why It Matters

5 million people are throwing a party, and you’re invited! Here’s why the Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah matters to you – even if you’ve never heard of the Bahá’í Faith before. (There is a children’s book giveaway at the bottom, so be sure to scroll all the way down!) Friends, this is a very different […]

Spanish Coloring Page: J es de Jirafa

Spanish Coloring Page: J es de Jirafa

Teaching your children or students the Spanish alphabet? Here is a fun Spanish coloring page for the letter “J,” which stands for jirafa, or giraffe. I have always loved the giraffe – probably because I’m tall! – so I naturally thought of this gentle creature when it was time to learn the letter “J”! (I had actually […]

Spanish Greetings Game and Craft: H Is For Hola

Spanish Greetings Game and Craft: H Is For Hola

Here is a fun bilingual Spanish game plus a craft that you can use to help language learners practice basic greetings. One thing I noticed during our last trip to Costa Rica was that our bilingual kids had trouble carrying on simple conversations with relatives and acquaintances. Since they were used to speaking Spanish at […]

Toddler Letter Craft and Activity: G Is for Go

Toddler Letter Craft and Activity: G Is for Go

My toddler is just starting to learn about the ABCs, so I thought it would be fun to do a very simple toddler letter craft to teach her that G is for go! I made it more complicated for my preschooler, so he could work on his fine motor skills (and not get bored!) We […]

Learning About Hibernation: Resources for Kids

Learning About Hibernation: Resources for Kids

Fall is finally here, so it’s a great time to explore all of the changes happening outdoors. One of the big questions children may have is what happens to animals in winter. They can see birds migrating south as the weather grows colder, but what about those that stay behind? Here are some wonderful resources […]

Early Literacy: Getting Started Teaching the Alphabet

Early Literacy: Getting Started Teaching the Alphabet

I am so excited to be kicking off this year’s 31 Days of ABC series! This is one of my favorite series because it focuses on one of the a major early literacy milestone: learning the ABCs! So today I want to spend time looking at how to get started teaching the alphabet to very […]

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