My kids love animals and enjoy watching nature documentaries- especially when they feature animals! I started making a list of favorites, and gathering suggested titles of nature documentaries from my friends. Although these titles have all been recommended for kids, remember that with nature documentaries, it’s real life: children (or their parents) may be disturbed by some images of predators hunting, catching, and eating their prey, the occasional mating scene, or birth scene. It’s best for parents to view with their children (or preview beforehand) so we can either fast forward through the scary scenes or be available to answer their questions.
Here are the 29 nature documentaries for kids that are educational and inspiring, and will teach you about life on Earth with phenomenal cinematography and fascinating .
Today we’re looking at weaving around the world: from Ghana to Afghanistan, Guatemala to the Navajo in the southwest US. Explore these books with your children and then try one of the incredible weaving projects for kids! Learn how weaving is an age-old craft in multiple cultures around the world.
Posted in Afghanistan, Africa, Arts and Crafts, Asia, Ghana, Guatemala, The Americas, United States
Tagged indigenous, Native American, Navajo, Penobscot
I am so, so, so excited!!!! Little Passports just announced today that they have begun a brand-new program for preschoolers called Early Explorers! It’s Little Passports for PRESCHOOLERS! It is a very similar concept to their older kids program, but especially designed with preschoolers in mind. Continue reading
Planning a big trip and traveling with kids is stressful for any parent- but having one of your kids get sick while you’re away from home brings the stress to another level. Here are 5 easy tips for staying healthy while traveling with kids. Continue reading
By: Donna Lasinski
For over 100 years we have known that students lose up to three months of learning over the summer vacation. The first study on summer learning loss was completed in 1906 and its results still stand today. As a parent, I’ve witnessed this loss as my boys and their peers return to school in the fall and struggle with material that came easy to them in May. Continue reading