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Easy Ways to Design a Travel-Themed Bedroom

Easy Ways to Design a Travel-Themed Bedroom

Coming up with creative kids’ bedroom design ideas can be overwhelming. But if you’re the parent, grandparent, fun aunt or uncle, or grown-up friend who values family travel, world news, family heritage, environmental awareness, and cultural understanding, you want to immerse kids in this big, beautiful world every day. It’s easy with these travel-themed bedroom …

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What Food Do They Eat? Lesson Plan Grades 1-3

Overview Children will learn about the global food cultures around the world that families like to eat. They’ll also discuss using local resources, in addition to talking about where and why foods grow the way they do. Children will make their own versions of a recipe they choose. Materials and Preparation Everybody Cooks Rice by …

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schools around the world

Everyone Goes to School! Lesson Plan Grades 1-3

Overview Children will learn about the kinds of schools attended by children around the world. They’ll compare and contrast schools around the world to their own classroom experiences. They’ll brainstorm to create an international school in an imaginary place with all their favorite things about other schools (including their own). Suggested Materials and Preparation Video: …

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Pirate Activities

4 Fun Pirate Activities for Kids

Ahoy! Maybe your kids love pirates because of the Disney ride and movie, Pirates of the Caribbean. Or maybe Treasure Island piqued their interest. It’s easy to understand their obsession when you think about all the cool costumes and catchphrases that are part of pirate lore. Whatever the reason your little landlubbers are into them, …

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ninja

How to Play Ninja for a Day

When your kids think of ninjas, what do they envision? Black-clad, martial arts masters who scale buildings and balance atop rooftops with the prowess of a cat? Or maybe they think of sewer-dwelling mutant turtles that appreciate Renaissance artists, or colorful LEGO figures that throw shurikens of ice? It’s easy to incorporate real-life elements of …

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map of the world for kids

Explore the World from Home When School is Canceled

Before kids memorize country names on a map, these fun geography activities will peak their curiosity about the world, bringing geography lessons to life. From snow days, to sick days, to teacher in-service days, school closures aren’t an if, they’re a when. The next time you find your kids home from school, set your sights …

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