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,
The Best Songs to Help Celebrate Pi Day 🎉
Gamifying Cleanup with Clause 2 Subsection 4: The Cleanup and Reward Dice 🎲
One of the constant struggles I've had with the rules at our house is incentivizing clean up in a more fun and exciting way. Here's my gamified solution.
Celebrate New Year's Eve Before Bed-Time 🕰
Just because your kids go to bed 3-6 hours before midnight, doesn't mean they have to stay up late to celebrate!
Saturn and Jupiter Are Really Close!! 🪐
The cool thing about this conjunction is that it's the closest that Jupiter and Saturn have appeared since 1623, but one thing to keep in mind is …
3 Ways to "Travel" Without Leaving Home 🏝
After being cooped up due to the pandemic, you're probably wishing you could go on an adventure or relax on the beach. Why not try a virtual trip?
The 17 Best Board Games for Kids AND Their Parents 🎲
The Best and Nerdiest Educational Toy Ever 🎁
Learning how to solve a Rubik's cube is an insanely good way to improve your kids' problem solving ability, memory, patience, focus and concentration!
Astronauts are flying right over your house; go take a look 🛰 #ISS
From the city, if you time it right, the ISS can be a really inspiring astronomical object to show your kids.
Encouraging nerdy discussions with "Have Space Suit - Will Travel" 📖
For the last couple months, I've been reading a really awesome novel to my 8.2 and 9.6 year olds called "Have Space Suit - Will Travel" by Robert Heinlein. We recently finished the book and I wanted to share a few thoughts on educating your kids by reading to them.
Obscure cardboard costume creation with math and polyhedra nets 🥕
Systematizing family movie night 📼
Learning from Monopoly 🎲 at 2.6 years old 👶 (and up)
Board games are incredibly good learning tools, especially for math, reading, problem solving, learning how to develop strategies within existing systems, competition (including how to win and lose with at least some semblance of grace)
Policies and Procedures 📜
This post is the first of a series of posts about the Prentice Family Human Creation and Development Group’s Policies and Procedures Manual, or what most families likely call "the rules". As my kids started getting older, I thought there might be some benefit to