What Do We Do All Day?

No Yard. No TV. No Car. Just two small boys, the big city and lots of crazy.

I blog about kids' books and playful learning activities for families.

Balloon Rocket Experiment

Years ago, my older son and I raced balloon rockets across our living room. This year, for summer science camp we took our balloon rocket making supplies over to a friend’s apartment to try outdoors with the kids. As you can imagine, a balloon rocket experiment was lots of fun for three very rowdy boys ....more

Game of the Month: S’Quarrels

S’quarrels was a serendipitous...more

Map Science with a Homemade Compass

If there’s one thing my older son adores (besides birds), it is maps. Mapping and geography are passions of his so I knew he would love to learn how to make a homemade compass for the...more

Math Art with a Möbius Strip

Have you ever made a Möbius strip? We’ve made simple ones before as part of our...more

Solar Oven S’mores {Summer Science Camp}

Welcome to week 2 of DIY...more

14 Children’s Books that Challenge Gender Stereotypes

Books should reflect a diversity of children’s...more

14 Chapter Books about the Theater

I loved reading the theater-themed books for this list! ...more