Science, History, and Art Activity Kits: Learn While Having Fun

You know how I feel about activity kit round-ups that facilitate learning on the sly. Here are a few recent titles that do just that. Stay tuned for the next round-up later on in the summer. Bridges and Tunnels: Investigate Feats of Engineering by Donna Latham, illustrated by Jen Vaughn. The latest title in the […]

Three Cool and Creative Books In Celebration of National Craft Month

When I was in elementary school, I spent many hours playing by myself, designing potholders or those little stained-glass window ornaments that are baked in the oven. Maybe my mother’s (a weaver) and father’s (an architect) collective artistic influence rubbed off on me early on. Or it could be because my grandmother (a painter and […]