Archive for Fun and/or Educational Activities

Kids In The Kitchen: How To Teach Them To Have Fun And Stay Safe

Many kids are naturally entertained by cooking and baking; give a child some rolled-out dough and a few cookie cutters andwatch in awe as he lets loose with his creative side. Part of the appeal is that working in the kitchen can be messy–which many kids enjoy–but it’s also something that incorporates science, math, and art in a fun way that allows little ones to explore a bit. Moreover, if you find joy in baking, getting your kids involved can help build some stress relief and fun into an otherwise hectic routine.    Read More→

Watch Winter Woes Disappear With These Fun Online Activities for Kids


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Winter has arrived, and that means one thing for parents and kids alike: less time outdoors. But thanks to the power of the internet, your children never have to be without fun and educational activities. So whether your children want to learn a new musical instrument or you simply want them off the couch, there is an app, video, or online tutorial for that. Read More→

Take Your Homeschool to the Beach

The following is copied from an email I received the other day from that was sponsored by Gulf Shores. The email began with the following paragraph: 

Combine a family vacation with a host of active learning opportunities. In Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, design your days to explore nature, history, naval, scientific or cultural activities to spark your children’s sense of wonder, discovery, and enlightenment. 

The remainder of the email outlined an itinerary complete with links to points of interest, cultural activities, and historic sites in the area. After reading through the email one of my first thoughts was that this was great for homeschoolers who live in the area, but what about everyone else? Then I realized that if nothing else this would make a great template that anyone could use to customize a learning vacation for their own area. Read More→

What’s the Difference Between Weather and Climate?

Celebrate Earth Science Week by teaching students the difference between climate and weather with these fun and simple explanations. Differentiate between environmental short term and long term effects in various regions of the world and how that can help shape forecasts.

How to Write a Book Report

Writing a book report can be a lot of fun. It gives you a chance to read a new book and then tell your teacher and friends what you thought about it.

Here are some of the things you need to include in your book report:  Read More→