Right before we moved from Philadelphia we took the opportunity for one last visit to Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University as part of our ...
Summer is a great time for kids to get out and play. It’s also a great time to learn something new in an ‘outside the book’ way. We have some favorite learning websites for kids that we thought we would share with you.
This year my first grader was learning about light and shadow. Sure, you can get the concept of light and shadow and learn about light bouncing off things in a book, but hands on learning reinforces and helps kids grasp concepts so much better.
Craft fairs are a great place for kids to learn about different art mediums and creativity, talk to the artists, and have fun with art.
Explore the icky, stinky, and plain out gross of the animal world at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s newest exhibit, Animal Grossology.
The dinner table is a great place to teach kids without them feeling like it’s just an attachment to the school day. We love to sit around the dinner table and just enjoy time as a family, but if you are purposeful in that time you can also teach kids valuable lessons at the dinnertime.
Would you hunt for snakes in your bare feet? Read on to see why there are people who do. But first, Titanoboa, up close and personal at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.
Up until 10 years ago I swore I would never homeschool my kids. NEVER! Homeschooling was for the birds … or crazy people who had no life. I can say that. It was HARD. It was BORING. I was homeschooled from 7th-12th grade and I was never doing that to my kids (or myself).
Was Pi Day a thing before the internet made it big? I don’t remember ever celebrating Pi Day, but then I didn’t live a mainstream life so there is that. My son has been waiting for Ultimate Pi Day ever since he was born. I exaggerate since he didn’t even know it existed until a…
Do snakes fascinate you and horrify you all at once? Prepare to be astounded as the newest exhibit at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Titanoboa, A Monster Snake debuts. This is a great exhibit to use to learn all about reptiles, especially about the characteristics of snakes. I know my boys are going to…
We were invited to get a peek at the brand new Chocolate Exhibit. Here is our family’s experience with the new exhibit. The Chocolate Exhibit, at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, is a great way to help kids learn about the process of chocolate – where it comes from, its history, and how it’s made….