It’s that time of year! Christmas joy and celebrations. Here are 20 holiday fun activities to enjoy with your family: Make a tree-shaped photo collage by including family members that can’t attend the celebration. Play Christmas charades. Make a special Christmas treat. Gather your favorite Christmas titles and put them in a basket next to […]
Here are ideas for exploring measuring length and distance — in a natural way:
You and your kids can create pretzel turkeys or chocolate caramel turkey legs with these 20 fun DIY Thanksgiving treats!
It is October. And October makes us think of pumpkins! Here is a fun DIY nature activity for you and your family to enjoy this fall: Make a pumpkin bird feeder. These directions from the Audubon Society will get you started. Of course, you can add your own flair and decorate to your heart’s content. […]
Fall! And fall makes us think apples! Ages ago we rounded up four favorite apple units (you’ll want to check that page out for more resources). Meanwhile, enjoy these other apple study activities as a springboard to learning more: Draw an apple tree for each of the four seasons using this printout from EnchantedLearning.com as […]
It’s cold. What type of nature study activities can you do in the winter? Here are several ideas pulled from a variety of sources: 1. Make a bird feeder. There are several great plans for building a simple bird feeder. Use a bird identification form and keep track of the birds that visit your feeder. […]
April is National Kite Month. Here are 12 fun ways you can go fly a kite — and learn something along the way.
It’s nearly winter! Time to consider putting up a bird feeder. Birds need that extra energy in times of temperature extremes.
Now this is original! This holiday fun activity from Country Woman Magazine shows how each member of the family can engrave something that they are thankful for on a pumpkin. The pumpkins can make a beautiful centerpiece, or decorate a special spot in the home. They can also be sent home with Thanksgiving guests. What […]
One of the notebooks we used extensively was our timeline notebook. Each child had a notebook where everything studied went inside the binder in chronological order. Children just learning to read and write probably do not need to be encumbered with a timeline project. There are plenty of other things for them to spend their […]
So you have a natural beginning in mind. Here are 34 concrete ideas or things to do with your preschooler that go hand in hand with the basic natural framework: Cuddle up with a great picture book. Play with bubbles. Play simple board games. Bake cookies. Help with the laundry — match socks! Complete the […]
April 15 is known in the United States as Tax Day — the deadline for individual tax returns to be submitted to the federal government. As soon as your child is old enough to earn an allowance, he or she is old enough to begin to understand taxes. While it is true that based on […]