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11 Olympic Activities and Crafts for Kids

Enjoy learning about the Winter Olympic Games with these kids’ activities! It’s hard to believe that it’s time for the Olympics again! This year, the world will be watching all the winter activities in PyeongChang for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. It’s a great opportunity to introduce something new to the kids — maybe a …

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A Global STEM Activity & Family Service Project

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #40Pounds #CollectiveBias   I’m sure the last month at your home has been a whirlwind like ours — all the craziness that comes with starting a new school year. But in the midst of all that happens during …

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Around the World in 30 Books — A Trip Across the Globe

I don’t know when it started but I’ve always been fascinated with maps, globes and learning about places around the world. 

I love to see how people across the globe eat, live and spend their day.  These everyday activities are a fun way to expose kids to cultures and traditions outside of their own.

But alas, globe-trotting just doesn’t come that easy — even for a traveling family like ours.  It’s expensive and takes quite a bit of time and planning.  So for years, I’ve introduced my kids to different countries and cultures thorough books, videos and some fun hands-on activities we can do close to home.


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Books that Inspire Kids to Learn

Many thanks to Hallmark for sponsoring this post and helping to create communities where all children have the chance to grow up as healthy, productive & caring persons.  All book choices and thoughts are mine alone.   Today’s book list was inspired by a young lady who fights for quality education for all children around …

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Train Fun for Kids

Do you have a child who just loves trains?  Or maybe you’re one of those parents who doesn’t mind getting caught at a railroad stop while the kids try to count how many train cars go through? 

Trains are a form of travel that we should introduce to our kids – real train travel!  A few years ago, my family took a trip by train for just a few hours.  The kids loved the idea that we could all do things together (like visit the dining car for a snack!), had lots of room to stretch out and saw some unique places on the trip.

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Top Toys for Curious Kids

Are you looking for gift ideas for a curious kid?  You know, a child who loves to ask ‘why’, takes things apart to see how they work and is always wondering about something?

I LOVE curious kids!  And shopping for them can be lots of fun because there are a number of great gift ideas that they’ll enjoy.

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