Christmas Around the World: Italy

I'm so excited to be part of the "Christmas Around the World" series this holiday! I so enjoy hands-on activities that feature cultural traditions and geography like the Around the World in 30 Books activity.Today, we have 34 bloggers ...
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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 ...
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A Family Vacation in Rocky Mountain National Park

  Have you ever thought about visiting a national park?  We've visited quite a few local and state parks - all beautiful -- but nothing compares to our visit at Rocky Mountain National Park this summer! I was so enthralled with...
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Great Kids Books about London

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games are less than a month away!  So many families spend time together watching the events and learning about the Olympics and the host country.  This year, the Olympics will be hosted in London - I wonder...
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Train Fun for Kids

Awesome train crafts, activities & books for kids who love railroads!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 your kids try to count ho...
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Let's Learn about Stingrays

We have been lucky enough to see stingrays at a number of zoos and aquariums over the past few years.  It seems that many of us are newly fascinated by these beautiful marine animals and willing to get up close and personal with them ...
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Fun Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year

  Exploring the world and learning about different cultures is an important way to help your kids to grow.  Kids enjoy learning about new cultures and how others around the world live, work and celebrate.  One fun way to do...
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Why Every Home Needs a Map

Lately, some of the most common questions in our house are "Mom, do you know where this country is?" Or "I heard about this place on the news/in school, how far away is it?"  And with the Olympic Games this summer, I imagine that we'...
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