Traditionally, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, filled with family barbecues, opening day at the pool and parades. This year looks a little different but provides a great way to teach the true meaning of the day.
The mental health benefits of coloring have been touted all over the place. With that in mind, Young Rembrandts has created a set of coloring pages featuring the people who continue to risk their lives to make sure you have the things you need during this pandemic.
Since we’re all housebound and Amazon is still delivering, it’s a perfect time to shop online for some fresh arts and crafts activities. All kids light up at a new creative project, but especially our right brain kids. They need to create. They need to make stuff.
Being a right brain thinker is amazing as a kid and adult, but it can take some growing into. Right brain thinkers are so full of ideas, creativity and unique ways of doing things, it can be overwhelming even for them. Here are a few things that are crucial for your child’s success.
When faced with an extended period of time off school, it’s exciting to be free from schedules and homework. Fear strikes when you realize no school means no routines and nothing for the kids to do all day. But have no fear! There are ways to make your time off fun, maybe even fruitful. You could even get a bit of mom time in!
This year at Halloween my 4 year old grandsons were obsessed with Frankenstein, so when it was grandma time, it was Frankenstein drawing time. This is a really big deal. Drawing him repeatedly, helped them internalize the image, making it part of their permanent visual vocabulary.
Cooking with our kids is a great way to spend time together, while involved in purposeful activity. But there’s much more that happens when we invite our kids to engage in the kitchen.