Edible Earth Layers Model

Edible Earth Layers Model

Any activity that breaks down big concepts into smaller sizes for kids to grasp is a good idea. Models have always been a great way to help children absorb big lessons. This Jello Earth Layers Model is an edible way to show children how the earth is structured on the...
Summer Fun Ideas for Teens and Tweens

Summer Fun Ideas for Teens and Tweens

We only get 18 summers to really lean in to building relationships with our children. Maybe we get more after that, but only 18 are guaranteed before they set out on their adult journey. Summer fun ideas for teens and tweens help us make the most of our time at home...
Exploring the Scientific Method with Children

Exploring the Scientific Method with Children

In our unit study on geology, we added an activity for exploring the scientific method. Growing our own rock gardens, or crystal gardens as I call them, was engaging for the kids. They got to prep the entire activity. We followed the steps of performing an experiment....
Hands-On Geology: Rock Identification Kit

Hands-On Geology: Rock Identification Kit

Anyone else have kids that have brought a rock collection into the house? Every time we go on a walk, the twins find that special rock that they just can not leave behind. Taking that inspiration, we incorporated a rock identification kit into our recent geology unity...