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!
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!
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.
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?