Education

Squeebles Punctuation Teaches Grammar to Your Kids (and You)

The latest addition to the Squeebles range is 'Squeebles Punctuation,' a fun, engaging and entertaining app designed to teach punctuation…

December 13, 2017

Four Amazing, Educational Apps for Older Kids

My eight-year-old son and I have spent the last few months trying out several apps aimed at older children. Here…

November 10, 2017

‘Dumb Ways to Die’: Smart Ways to PSA (Plus Giveaway)

How do you make a PSA about rail safety remain popular, even five years after launch? Catchy tunes and cute…

November 4, 2017

Have You Lost Yourself in a Google Map Lately?

You probably learned that you could explore places using Google Maps Street View years ago, but when's the last time…

November 3, 2017

The Tale of 6 Cities That Have Changed Names Over Time

Whatever happened to Constantinople? Where's Old York? And what is Peking duck? History nerds rejoice!

October 27, 2017

If You Can Dance, You Can Code: Workshop Guide

When you dance, you perform steps in a particular way, the same way each time. The dance code you create…

October 26, 2017

‘Sum2Zero’ Is the Perfect Game for Stealth Math Learning!

'Sum2Zero,' from Bear in Mind Games, is an easy-to-learn, quick-to-play game that children of all ages will love... and they…

October 6, 2017

Why My Daughter Is Learning Cursive (Even Though She Doesn’t Need It)

Cursive can still be important, even if it is not needed in the computer age.

September 9, 2017

Get Your Firsthand Hamilton Fix With These 12,000 Scanned Documents

Who lives, who dies, who tells your story? For your obedient servant, A. Ham., it's the Library of Congress using…

September 8, 2017

MasterClass – Learn From Celebrity Experts

MasterClass gives you access to experts in popular fields with a relaxed online learning environment.

August 25, 2017

Back to School Guide 2017

Check out our back to school guide for 2017!

August 18, 2017

‘Ladybug Girl’s Day Out with Grandpa’: An Adorable Story for Young and Old

The latest addition to the Ladybug Girl series by David Soman and Jacky Davis will delight readers young and old…

August 9, 2017

Daydreamers Will Love ‘Sarabella’s Thinking Cap’

Your little daydreamer will adore the latest book from Judy Schachner (of Skippyjon Jones fame), 'Sarabella's Thinking Cap.'

August 8, 2017

‘Come with Me’ Offers Parents a Way to Talk to Kids in the Aftermath of Tragedy

'Come with Me' by Holly M. McGhee and Pascal Lemaitre is a beautiful story that offers parents a way to…

August 8, 2017

Bat-Tail Reviews the Casio LK-265 Keyboard

For your viewing pleasure and information, Bat-Tail gives you her review of the Casio LK-265 Keyboard and I enjoy with…

August 3, 2017

‘Nope’ Is an Adorable and Hilarious Tale of First Flight

'Nope!' is the debut picture book from nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist, Drew Sheneman. This almost wordless picture book will delight…

August 1, 2017

Delight Animal Lovers With ‘Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth’

'Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth’ is the latest children's book by Nicola Davies. This engaging, fact-filled book will…

August 1, 2017

Help Kids Develop a Growth Mindset With the Big Life Journal

Start a new family tradition with the Big Life Journal, a journal which will help your children to develop a…

July 15, 2017

Be the Artist: Frida Kahlo and Her Self-Portraits

Try a simple drawing and painting project to show how sometimes we need to see the world through different versions…

July 10, 2017

A Creepy-Crawly ‘Wicked Bugs’ Summer Book Club for Families

Delight your bug lover this summer with a bug-themed book club featuring the adult and young reader editions of 'Wicked…

June 28, 2017

‘Emkata: The Acrostic Word Game’ Is Perfect for Summer!

Emkata is an acrostic word game for ages 10 and up. This tile placement game can be played with 2-6…

June 27, 2017

Be the (Folk) Artist: Molas of the Panama Coast

Take a virtual journey to Panama's Atlantic coast with a project inspired by Mola art.

June 25, 2017

Fostering an Environment of Creativity

Using her nieces 'Hamilton' inspired puppet show as an example, Rebecca Angel talks about how intention and emotional involvement are…

June 25, 2017

Gather ‘Round, Padawans: Simple Pleasures

When the weight of the world seems to rest on your shoulders, look to Chirrut Îmwe and Baze Malbus todiscover…

June 20, 2017

Smartick: An Irresistible Online Math Program for Kids

Smartick Method is an online math program for children ages 4-14. It is backed by MIT, supported by the European…

June 16, 2017

The Dynamic Duo Reviews ‘Toca Lab: Plants’

The Dynamic Duo reviews Toca Boca's newest app, 'Toca Lab: Plants.' And they get to say "poop" on a recording,…

June 16, 2017

Review: ‘Science Comics: Flying Machines’

The latest installment of the Science Comics series by First Second is all about flying machines, focusing on how Wilbur…

June 13, 2017

The ‘Peg + Cat’ Series: Stealth Math At Its Best!

Your children will be so busy giggling that they won't know they are practicing math when they read this fantastic…

June 8, 2017

‘South’ Is a Sweet Story of an Unlikely Friendship

In his new book 'South,' Daniel Duncan tells a sweet story of an unlikely friendship between a fisherman and an…

May 28, 2017

I Didn’t Refinance: Here’s Why

We had the opportunity to refinance our loan a few months back but didn't do it. Over time, the terms…

May 26, 2017

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