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The 77 Best Kid-Friendly Books That Are Educational AND Awesome 📘
Reading any book will surely contribute to your children's knowledge and skills, particularly in the areas of language, vocabulary, listening, attention span, and reading itself. This is great, but why not help your kids in these areas plus additional educational areas (such as math, technology, life, science, engineering, equity, art,
Among Us Themed Socially Distant Wink Murder 😉
Had enough of your kids constantly playing Among Us? Why not send them outside to play the wink murder version without a screen!
Host a Pandemic-Safe Virtual Birthday Party 🎈🕹
There are still COVID restrictions, so this year we went with a digital birthday with multiplayer games, video chats, and a virtual hang-out space.
The Best Songs to Help Celebrate Pi Day 🎉
An Amazingly Simple and Fun Board Game 🖐
My kids recently re-discovered Spot It! and have been playing it a lot the last few weeks. It's surprisingly great for young kids!
Iteratively Softening the Shock of Letting Your Kids Roam Free 🗺
As scary as it is, at some point in their lives all parents need to start letting their kids explore the world without their direct supervision.
Conceptualizing Large Numbers With Jelly Beans 𐄡
Understanding big numbers and what they really mean is tough. "How Many Jelly Beans?" is a great book for helping with this!
Teaching Through Song 🎵
I can't think of a better way to engrain information into a human's brain than through song. How would any of us have ever learned the alphabet without music?
A Fictionalization of the Many Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics ⚛️
I recently read another pretty nerdy novel to my 8 and 9 year olds. As a physicist, even the title "The Many Worlds of Albie Bright" intrigued me.
Create a Family Bank to Teach About Compound Interest 🏦
There is more to money management than an understanding of savings and interest income, but these are certainly important!
The Prentice Family Bank Template 📈
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Four Fun Modifications of Catan That Work with Young Kids 🪵 🧱
Even the setup of Settlers of Catan can be complicated. For it to work well with younger kids, it's best to start with a simpler version.
Educational and Still Fun After Countless Iterations: "Ten Apples Up On Top" 🍎🍎🍎🍎🍎🍎🍎🍎🍎🍎
"Ten Apples Up On Top" is one of my favourite educational books for babies and toddlers.