education

Preschool for ADULTS now in session in Brooklyn, NY! (Nap-time included!)

Preschool for ADULTS now in session in Brooklyn, NY! (Nap-time included!)

Got a three or four year-old who just doesn’t appreciate the awesomeness that is preschool? Then heck, maybe it’s time you showed your tot how it’s done, by heading back to preschool

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Why aren’t more schools serving locally grown foods?

Why aren’t more schools serving locally grown foods?

In some ways, it’s easier than ever for U.S. schools to serve local food. Once upon a time, tight distributor contracts and lack of federal support made it challenging for a school to source local foods

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Father photographs daughter dressed-up as heroic black women after they study their lives and stories

Father photographs daughter dressed-up as heroic black women after they study their lives and stories

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Captivating children’s book “Curious Critters Marine” showcases stunning photography and fascinating facts about ocean dwellers

Captivating children’s book “Curious Critters Marine” showcases stunning photography and fascinating facts about ocean dwellers

David FitzSimmons is a photographer, writer, and professor, and his Curious Critters books combine his expertise in all these areas to make for a stunning, award-winning, and kid-friendly learning

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‘Under the Dome’: A mother’s documentary about China’s deadly air quality is taking the world by storm

‘Under the Dome’: A mother’s documentary about China’s deadly air quality is taking the world by storm

Becoming a parent can be one of the most powerful catalysts for being an environmental activist. After all, this new life certainly inspires most of us to want a better, safer world for our children.

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Kimberton Waldorf School to offer forest, field and farm kindergarten program

Kimberton Waldorf School to offer forest, field and farm kindergarten program

Kimberton Waldorf School—the second oldest Waldorf School in North America—is to offer a Forest, Field and Farm Kindergarten program for the academic year 2015/16. The Kimberton, Pennsylvania-based

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James Cameron & wife are at the helm of the first vegan grade school in the United States

James Cameron & wife are at the helm of the first vegan grade school in the United States

Oscar-winning directors probably aren’t the first people you think of when you hear about a vegan grade school, but James Cameron is good at surprising people. The director of Titanic and Avatar is

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Children in Sierra Leone are learning via educational radio due to Ebola outbreak

Children in Sierra Leone are learning via educational radio due to Ebola outbreak

Imagine if school was out for more than six months. It’s a scenario that school-aged children in Sierra Leone have been facing as a result of school closures due to the Ebola outbreak. Thanks to a

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Hipster ABC Matching Tiles make learning the alphabet super cool

Hipster ABC Matching Tiles make learning the alphabet super cool

If there’s a battle cry for modern children, it might be something akin to “Put a mustache on it!” That’s basically what Tree Hopper Toys has done with this outrageously hip set of matching

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5 ‘fun’ things you can do with your baby’s placenta

5 ‘fun’ things you can do with your baby’s placenta

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‘A Place to Live’ board book for tots features gorgeous watercolor paintings

‘A Place to Live’ board book for tots features gorgeous watercolor paintings

If you long for the days when children’s book illustrations were hand-drawn or painted and were full of a poignancy often lacking in computer-generated pictures, look no further than A Place To

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6 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with your kids

6 ways to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with your kids

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New York City bans all single use Styrofoam products in school cafeterias & citywide

New York City bans all single use Styrofoam products in school cafeterias & citywide

Beginning July 1st, 2015, the trash cans of New York City will be less crammed with Styrofoam cups, clamshells, packing peanuts, and other single use, non-recyclable Styrofoam products as the city becomes

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20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

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This awesome igloo was made from 500 recycled plastic jugs!

This awesome igloo was made from 500 recycled plastic jugs!

We spied this amazing igloo on parenting website Diary of a Working Mom, and we thought it would be a great project for a summer camp, childcare facility, school, or even a communal backyard. The

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6 non-materialistic, experiential presents that are great for kids!

6 non-materialistic, experiential presents that are great for kids!

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Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

A New York City-based weight management and nutrition program for overweight and obese children is going back to the basics. Instead of pills, intense exercise regimes, and body shaming, the health care

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Elsa & Anna from Frozen are Teaching Girls How to Code!

Elsa & Anna from Frozen are Teaching Girls How to Code!

Your kids, my kids, your sister’s kids — few of them are ready to “Let It Go” when it comes to their love of Frozen. Since the obsession continues, why not take advantage and use

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