Saturday, August 18, 2012

Play lists, an application of " information rich environment"

Just listening to my children is enough to convince me that they are soaking in what they hear in our home every day.  When we moved to Kuwait last year, we loaded all of our music onto our computers. I found trying to locate and play the kids songs songs stressful with little hands interfering, and the mood of our home suffered.

Card board people

Help your little scientist learn to observe the most important creature in their world!

This was a fun project because it gave me a glimpse of my children see when they look in the mirror. It's also a great way to sharpen the preschool science skill of observation as they get an early start on some human biology!

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Ben Franklin's and the Magic Squares

My three-year-old loves to listen to books.  He often refers to things that he learned in one of the books we've recently read.  Knowing that he'll remember what he learns now, I went looking for some historical books to add to our library.

Read more at Thriving STEM.