This list of cheap and fun hobby ideas for teens may work for anyone teen who’s looking to have more fun all the while expanding on their current abilities.
Cultivating Creativity In Kids With Permission to Explore #makewonder
I love the premise of the Wonder Workshop products – Kids can do amazing things when they are given permission to explore, ask themselves questions, and figure out the answers for themselves.
Hands-On Ways to Learn About Soil
Here are 12 ways to get your hands dirty and learn about soil alongside your kids.
Printable Shape Practice Sheets for Kids
Print out these pages for basic shape recognition, as well as reading and writing practice.
Little Bits Review – Learning Activities for Home School
Whether you home school, or you compliment your child’s education at home like most of the parents I know, you’ll want to check out littleBits. These learning bits are amazing and have some great potential for educational activities and HANDS ON learning. You know I’m a fan of that! What Are littleBits littleBits are kits […]
Active Learning for Teachers Through Hilton HHonors Teacher Treks
We’ve talked about hands-on learning for children on Untrained Housewife before, but what about adults? What about the teachers who are the ones teaching our community’s children on a daily basis? I love the Hilton HHonors Teacher Treks which will send 15 teachers to a location related to their teaching focus as part of Hilton […]
Homeschool How-To: Discover Your Child’s Learning Style
Learning what your child’s learning style is will help cut down on your stress and help them retain everything you are teaching them in school.
Learning Photography at Home via Home Study Course
We have started enjoying one day each week that is our (essentially) “No Electronics Day”. That means not only no video games and random movies for the kids, but also no computer for mom. One of the things I’ve filled that extra time with is learning new skills that have been interesting to me for […]
15 Classic Board Games for Kids
Board games are a fun, easy and inexpensive form of entertainment for children. Many board games also help children to develop a variety of important skills, such as counting, concentration, strategy and memory. Here is a list of 15 classic board games that your little ones – and perhaps the entire family – are sure […]
Visiting the Creation Museum With a Family
The first stop, The Creation Museum in Kentucky. With a dinosaur lover or three in the family, we wanted our children to understand the science behind a God-created world. And I wanted to be able to read the educational signs without having to edit.
Here are some tips for visiting the Creation Museum with a family now that I’ve had a chance to check it out for myself.
What to Do With the Kids in Your Kitchen
My children are always eager to help in the kitchen but at times its easy for them to get underfoot and just make a mess. I’ve come to realize that sometimes I need to embrace the mess and allow them to learn alongside me. Here are some ideas I’ve found helpful while having kids in […]
10 FUN Facts About Finback Whales
I make sure that with almost every event that happens in our life, we try to get the most learning experience out of it. Despite the grandeur of whales, it’s not every day we get to see one. On Monday, in Ocean City, NJ, (not too far from our home) we hear via Twitter […]