Snow day & indoor activities

Snow day & indoor activities

In most cases when the school calls for a SNOW DAY, that just means an extra day for the kids to do some sledding, snowboarding and/ or skiing. But not this time around. This time we are strongly advised not to leave the house. Not to expose our skin to these brutal negative temperatures and [...]

Guest Blog: The Many Faces of Elgin

Guest Blog: The Many Faces of Elgin

I am very excited to share this guest post by a local Author & Photographer. Enjoy! The Many Faces of Elgin A Guest Blog Post from Jen Keller, Author & Photographer I am a high school German teacher, who wishes she could spend her days traveling and making photos. Growing up someone was always making [...]

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019 & Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret |Book Review

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2019 & Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret |Book Review

As a child I always wanted to explore the world. My dad traveled with his brother for work and I always looked forward to his pictures and stories. But when pictures and stories were not enough, I always had books. I was curious about nature, earth, explorations and questioned everything. What, how, why? But it [...]

11 Powerful Books For Kids

11 Powerful Books For Kids

Where did the summer break go?! Wasn't it just yesterday that I was blogging about a list of things you could do this summer?!Β πŸ™„ But back to school it is and that has me thinking aboutΒ books! From picture books to books that focus on sharing, kindness, courage, relationships and more. Here are my favorite children's [...]

Stardust – Kickstarter for Kids’ Science Book Campaign!

Stardust – Kickstarter for Kids’ Science Book Campaign!

Hello everyone! HELP ME SUPPORT THIS FATHER/ DAUGHTER DUO IN THEIR QUEST TO CREATE MORE SCIENCE FRIENDLY BOOKS! Please share and if possible, donate to this awesome book! My Name Is Stardust Bailey Harris (age 12) and her father, Douglas, are on a mission to inspire a love of science and a sense of wonder [...]