Whether camping, boating, or staying cool indoors, there are many times the skill of knot tying comes in handy.
Summer is a great time to get outside and practice orienteering skills!
10 benefits of playing board games along with 21 educational games we have enjoyed.
The Boy Electrician is a free eBook originally published in 1914. It was written by a beloved author of technical books aimed at boys of that time. Alfred Powell Morgan was an electrical engineer, inventor, and author who brought all things electrical and mechanical down to earth for young people. According to a brief autobiographical […]
Free 28-page download from the University of Georgia Extension on food safety for kids. He’s BAC! is a Children’s Guide to Keeping Food Safe. Written and illustrated in a colorful comic book format, He’s BAC! covers: Washing your hands. Washing tables. Washing fruits and vegetables. Keeping meats separate from other foods. Heating food to the […]
Ten reader-favorite activities from the archives: balancing a checkbook, filling out income tax forms, viewing sunspots, charting the weather, and more!
Listening is a skill that is increasingly valued in a world peppered with distractions.
There are simply days when we have a very difficult time concentrating. Our children are no different.
It is that time of year when some will graduate — with no clue what they want out of life. Hopefully we have provided our children with a love of learning, given them time to develop their interests, talents, and gifts, and provided them with a path to their future. For those still confused God […]
Codecademy offers an easy way to learn and develop programming skills! The site, which has grown considerably since our first review in 2012, offers an interactive approach to help students learn to code apps and websites — at no cost. At this time, students can choose various avenues to explore including: HTML and CSS PHP […]
With college costs high and job outlooks low, many students and graduates decide to start their own businesses. And to help students build an entrepreneurial mindset, several organizations and think tanks are encouraging an entrepreneurship education plan down to as low as elementary-level students. Whether or not your child will decide to go the entrepreneurial […]
Now in a new compact size, The Family Garden Journal: A Keepsake of Daily Plans, Observations, and Harvests from HomesteadOnTheRange.com will see a price increase after the first of the year. This is a great time to pick up this family notebooking keepsake! This beautiful paperback journal can help you or a loved one develop […]