To help “flatten the curve” when it comes to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), institutions and organizations around the world have enacted temporary closures—from schools to museums, libraries to theaters, and more. How do you keep your homeschoolers entertained and engaged despite these closures? Virtual art museum tours represent one of many ways. They expose kids to new artwork and artifacts despite “stay at home” orders. Let’s take a look at the many fantastic options for exploring the world’s great cultural centers.
Travel may be on the back burner right now, but you can still escape into exciting destinations at a moment’s notice right from the comfort of your couch. Learn about global cultures, inspire wanderlust, and have plenty of fun as a family by watching our pick of the 11 best travel movies. And because our list of films for families appeals to all ages, you’ll look forward to movie night just as much as your children!
Just because a family vacation isn’t in your immediate future doesn’t mean there aren’t beautiful ways to learn more about the world and other cultures while at home. Check out these ten crafts designed to get your kids excited about other countries and cultures around the world.
Almost overnight, we’ve gone from shuttling kids to and from school, commuting to work, and spending evenings at soccer games and extracurricular activities to lockdown at home. Now, remote work and homeschooling are the new norm. Last week, we highlighted resources that parents can use to keep kids busy and learning at home. This week, I want to take a moment to talk about your sanity as a parent. As “shelter in place” and coronavirus quarantine orders affect more people across the country and around the world, here’s our parent’s guide to surviving social distancing.
If you’re like many parents across the United States, social distancing has had an immediate and drastic impact on your life. Suddenly, you may be juggling working from home and staying productive, all while wondering how to homeschool your children. Check out these eight activities to keep kids busy, learning, and growing.
Between our work schedules, getting the kids to and from school, and extracurricular activities, there’s hardly room for family time. Busyness has taken over our lives. In many ways, it most directly impacts parents. Let’s explore steps you can take to lighten your load and reduce your stress.
Whether you’re looking for mighty and surreal landscapes, an authentic glimpse into history, or exotic wildlife, Argentina’s got it all. From the towering Andes to the monstrous glaciers of Patagonia, the chic sophistication of Buenos Aires to the rustic charms of the Pampas, prepare to be amazed. Ready to learn more about this fascinating South American nation? Check out these 8 interesting facts about Argentina.
Peru contains stunning natural beauty, from remote deserts to high-elevation lakes and prime Amazon rainforest. Its rich and varied history has resulted in archaeological treasures like Machu Picchu. And its food is arguably among the very best in the world, founded in agricultural practices unchanged for the past 2,000 years. Keep reading for more interesting facts about Peru.
We’re already in the thick of the holiday season. This time of year presents unique challenges when it comes to honoring the tenets of conscious parenting. After all, stockings need to be filled, traditions honored, and gifts given. Before falling into the consumer craziness, consider taking a more conscious approach. How? With these meaningful Christmas gift ideas for kids.
Chilean culture contains a vibrant mixture of indigenous and European influences. When traveling Chile with kids, you’ll have the chance to partake in some of these cultural celebrations firsthand. Whether enjoying delectable barbecue at an asado or trying your hand at the country’s national dance, cueca. Just remember to bring your white handkerchief!