Learning About Vision & Optics with Science Expeditions

This post contains affiliate links. This year, Little Passports asked our family to try out their Science Expeditions monthly subscription box. Box #1 was really neat, with experiments about Forensic Science – such as extracting DNA, studying fingerprints, and examining blood splatters. The second box is about Vision and Optics – how our eyes work …

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Science Expeditions – A Kit from Little Passports {Review}

This post contains affiliate links. Little Passports have been bringing the joy of world geography through monthly subscription boxes for a few years now. Now, they offer a new kind of learning experience with their Science Expeditions monthly kit. We got to try out the first kit. It kit arrived in our mailbox in a …

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Learning About Wildlife: Zoos and Aquariums

Here in Canada we have some quality zoos and aquariums that allow us the opportunity to learn about animals that we otherwise would probably never get to experience or see in our lives. Most zoos are intended to educate people about the creatures in their care. If you have an animal lover in your home, …

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Pet Care Printables

Pets Worksheets {printable}

Pets can be an important part of a family. Whether it’s something small – like a hampster, or something huge, like a dog, they all seem to have a special place in our hearts. This printable helps you research more about pets and pet care. >>> DOWNLOAD THE PET CARE PACK <<< Inspired by my …

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Science Storybooks

When presented in storybook format, even young kids can grasp potentially complex concepts with surprising ease. That’s why I really have been enjoying the Science Storybook series. Originally published in Korea and translated into English, these books are written for young children – preschool through 2nd grade in particular, although I think they can be …

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Teach Your Kids About the Earth

Teach Your Kids About … the Earth

Earth Science is a fascinating study – how it works, what it’s made of, what’s around it. There’s lots to learn about our little ball in the universe. Here are some resources to help teach your kids about our planet. The Continents & Oceans Continents Trading Cards – from Mr. Elementary Geography Interactive Notebook (1st …

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Teach Your Kids About Bridges

Teach Your Kids About … Bridges

Bridges are amazing feats of engineering and a great logic challenge for your children designers. Here are some resources to help teach them more about bridges and how they work. Lesson Plans Bridge Lesson on Forces, Arch Bridges, & Truss Bridges – a detailed hands-on unit study designed for a homeschool co-op. Bridge Lesson on …

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Garbage Sorting Game {Printable}

Want to teach your child about how to sort the garbage in your home? Here’s a game to help you out. >>> DOWNLOAD THIS GARBAGE SORTING GAME <<< Print and cut out each card. Using cardstock will make the more durable. You can even laminate¬†or cover the cards in clear shelf paper to keep them …

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Dinosaurs Cards {Printable}

Kids seem to love dinosaurs. So I’ve made these fun trading card style printables for those passionate young potential paleontologists. Each card consists of an image, the dinosaur’s name and meaning, what they ate, some of their main characteristics, what time period they are from, their size, and what animal order they fall under. There is more …

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