Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week With 20 Acts of Kindness Ideas

Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week With 20 Acts of Kindness Ideas

It’s Random Acts of Kindness Day today. And, you know what to do…perform a few random acts of kindness. Did You Know? An act of Kindness can: Decrease stress Boost Happiness Lower blood pressure Release feel-good chemicals (Serotonin and Oxytocin) Inspire more kindness! Small Acts can have a big impact. Here are some ideas for you to do all this week, (and forever too). Some of these are acts you can do from your phone or…

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Ideas to Create a Travel Journal with Kids

Ideas to Create a Travel Journal with Kids

Travel Journals are a fun and exciting way for children to enjoy and relive their vacations!  They are a super simple way for children to capture their memories and fun experiences along the way. Benefits of keeping a travel journal: Keep a travel journal is a fun and easy way for your child to record the memories of a family vacation or an exciting adventure. Keeping a travel journal helps your children practice their literacy skills even…

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8 Simple and Easy DIY Kites for Sankranti

8 Simple and Easy DIY Kites for Sankranti

The joy of Kite Flying Makara Sankranti is based on the solar calendar and celebrates the sun. Basically, it marks the transition from the cold winter into warmer weather. Kite flying is popular during this time and that is to encourage people to step outside and get some fresh air and sunshine after the chilling winter. And did you know that Makar Sankranti coincides with International Kite Day? Isn’t it amazing? Have you experienced the…

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Holiday Activity – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Holiday Activity – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Source: masterfile.com Grandparents love grandchildren unconditionally. They are the children they can enjoy and return at the end of a good visit. They are the children they did not have to raise and worry about 24/7.  Grandchildren are their legacy, continuing the family story long after they have gone. Grandparents are full of memories of their childhood and children love listening to their stories. Why not put this to good use? Encourage your children to talk…

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5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

We are going to have an epic experience tomorrow! An annular solar eclipse!!  The third and final solar eclipse of 2019 will occur over Asia, Africa, and Australia tomorrow (Dec. 26, 2019). A Solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that occurs when the Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth.  Are your kids thrilled about this historic eclipse? Solar eclipses are the perfect time to learn about the sun, the moon, the earth, and the paths…

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STEAM with Snowflakes – DIY Snowflakes and 5 Fun STEAM Activities

STEAM with Snowflakes – DIY Snowflakes and 5 Fun STEAM Activities

It’s winter! Though many of us may not live in parts where it does not snow, this is a good time to introduce your children to the magic of snowflakes.  Snowflakes are intricate crystalline structures with patterns that are beautiful and fascinating. And what’s more, snowflakes are a great example of Math in nature!! Cool Math Facts about Snowflakes  Did you know these Cool Math Facts about Snowflakes? [Source: mathnasium.com] Snowflakes have six points and are…

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Let’s Play! – Simple and Classic Pencil and Paper games for kids

Let’s Play! – Simple and Classic Pencil and Paper games for kids

Technology has permeated almost every aspect of our lives and it seems impossible to live without them. But it would be good to take a step back and try to live without depending too much on tech. Especially when it comes to having fun. Technology offers many entertainment and gaming options for children. In fact, many games that we used to play with pencil and paper are now available as an app! Here is a…

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Play Outside! Fun Games you can play in the Park

Play Outside! Fun Games you can play in the Park

Play is a very important part of childhood. It helps in the development of children’s mental, physical and emotional faculties. These days, however, with easily accessible gadgets, play – especially Outdoor Play is rather difficult to do. Children get glued to their screens and hardly move!  As a parent, we also need to spend quality time with our children. And one of the best ways of doing this is by taking children to the park….

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An Open Letter – Fabulous Ways to Kindle Letter Writing in Children

An Open Letter – Fabulous Ways to Kindle Letter Writing in Children

Letter writing used to be the only form of communication until telephones were invented and totally changed the way we communicate. Technology has made significant changes in the way we communicate. Email is instant, whereas the soonest a handwritten letter reaches its recipient is the next day! Though emails correct spellings automatically and suggest changes to grammar, it has led to us having scant regard for spellings!! Emil is convenient but it cannot match the…

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11 Ideas for Make and Do Fun with Newspapers

11 Ideas for Make and Do Fun with Newspapers

Do you have a stack of newspapers that you want to upcycle and repurpose? Here is our compilation of awesome DIY projects that you can create with newspapers! Build Newspaper Structures From CraftingAGreenWorld Newspaper Bouquet From PopSugar Newspaper Flowers from RedTartArt Newspaper Basket From HowAboutOrange Newspaper Photo Frames from SavedByLoveCreations Newspaper Gift Bags From RedTartArt Newspaper Envelopes From KanelStrand Newspaper Art from StudioSeena’s Blog Make your own paper Making paper by hand at home is a…

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