It’s almost spring. Soon nature will be alive again! Perfect time to recapture your own child-like sense of wonder and nurture it in your grandchildren! Inspire them to want to know more, explore more, experience more, and be “wowed” by learning through discovery and hands-on activities that abound this time of [...]
Question: If your teacher tells you that 90 percent of your exam will be on the first five chapters of the textbook, do you spend an equal amount of your time reading chapters six, seven and eight? Or do you focus — invest more of your resources — on learning and understanding those first [...]
Imagination is the engine of ideas
“Imagination is more important than knowledge” — Albert Einstein
We just got back from a trip to the moon! What an adventure! Our space shuttle “shook” as it launched. We felt the rocket boosters separate. And my grandson and I “bounced” on the moon’s surface, collecting moon [...]
What did you collect, as a child? Rocks, stamps, dolls? Bugs?
A child’s natural curiosity lends itself to collecting things. This is a great time of year to help a child start a collection. You can kick off the collection by giving the first item as a Christmas or Chanukah gift. Or, make it an [...]
It’s a special time of year. Want to do something different, yet special, for the holidays this year?
The answer is a question: What’s one of the greatest life lessons you can share with your grandchildren? Take advantage of the unique opportunity this holiday season offers. It’s the perfect setting to teach your grandchildren: The [...]
Playing games is a part of childhood. Discover a new way to enjoy playing games with these no cost, anywhere, anytime games. Forget the game board, playing pieces and timer or whether all the pieces are in the box. Nothing to pack and you don’t have to deal with who wins and who loses.
Want a more active role with your grandchildren?
I’m thinking about some fun, school readiness activities. Yes, that’s right. I said FUN school readiness.
It’s your grandchild’s early learning experiences that contribute to overall healthy development…and prepare him or her for success not just in school, but for later life. There’s so much you can [...]