There’s a "Hackschooling" TedTalk that keeps showing up on my Facebook news feed. It’s given by a thirteen-year-old boy named Logan LaPlante, who talks about how he “hacks” his education, tailoring it to suit his interests, and to cultivate a practice of being happy, healthy, and creative....more
A child's success in handwriting depends on their fine motor development. Fine motor muscles are the muscles in our hands and fingers that are responsible for the small muscle movements used in cutting, drawing, and writing.
when first i fell in love with lens and light, i hoarded that love. i held it as my private gift and sanctuary combined, and i had no desire to share that love. i reasoned that i am with my children all day many days, and we share much... i needed something of my own. ...more
I'm sorry, I really am, but I am so not the type to keep Red Cabbage Indicator in my house. I never hear of it before today. And since, our local target didn't seem to be stocking it, I quickly searched for Red Cabbage Juice Indicator, how to make on my phone (while in the middle of Target) mind you.I used this one (recipe)All you need (you do need pots, but we all have them) is Cabbage (Red)...more
I bought this a while ago, but I pulled it out today, during science and it so caught the boy's attention.Grinch Slime, all you need is:1 Bottle of Elmer's Green Glitter Glue (I got mine at Michael's)1 & 1/2 cups of very warm waterCombine those ingredients in a bowl...more