education

20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

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7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

7 global trends in education we wish would make their way to U.S schools

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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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10+ easy science experiments that will inspire and astonish kids of all ages

10+ easy science experiments that will inspire and astonish kids of all ages

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British experts rally together to protect youth from the “toxic nature” of modern childhood

British experts rally together to protect youth from the "toxic nature" of modern childhood

Forty British experts, ranging from neuroscientists to educators to writers, have written a public letter urging the government to step in and save today’s children from their commercialized,

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Tuition-free school for girls in Liberia provides education, healthcare & support to help the country rebuild

Tuition-free school for girls in Liberia provides education, healthcare & support to help the country rebuild

In Liberia, school costs average between $12 and $200 a year, but in a country where the average yearly income is less than $400 these fees are prohibitively expensive. School attendance is

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Report: Child care is unaffordable in 49 out of 50 states in America

Report: Child care is unaffordable in 49 out of 50 states in America

Child care now costs more than rent in many states, and the newly released Child Care Aware report has found that Louisiana is the only state in all of America that is affordable with regard to child

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Anglerfish toy teaches kids about anatomy as it turns inside out to reveal its innards

Anglerfish toy teaches kids about anatomy as it turns inside out to reveal its innards

Curiosity and an active imagination are among out favorite kid qualities, and we adore toys that encourage new ways of thinking. Morris, a stuffed anglerfish toy is a perfect example: this reversible

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WonderSphere is a sealed mobile chamber that enables hospitalized children to interact with nature

WonderSphere is a sealed mobile chamber that enables hospitalized children to interact with nature

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Forward-thinking Finnish school combines the country’s educational ethos with modern, nature-inspired design

Forward-thinking Finnish school combines the country's educational ethos with modern, nature-inspired design

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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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Sign the petition to help Standing Rock Youth take a stand against the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Sign the petition to help Standing Rock Youth take a stand against the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline

In this time of Thanksgiving, we express our gratitude for family, friends, and the gifts from the natural world around us. This respect for the environment is part of many cultures, but Native Americans

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Oregon voters approve guaranteed outdoor school

Oregon voters approve guaranteed outdoor school

Almost 90% of sixth graders in Oregon used to attend a week-long outdoor school program, but due to budget cuts at local school districts in recent years, now only about half of students have the

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Finland will become the world’s first country to get rid of all traditional school subjects

Finland will become the world's first country to get rid of all traditional school subjects

Despite the fact that Finland consistently ranks as one of the highest-scoring countries in international assessments and has been lauded for its “free and fair” educational mentality, the

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New, more accurate world map wins prestigious design award in Japan

New, more accurate world map wins prestigious design award in Japan

The map that we studiously memorized during grade school was actually based on a cartographer’s projections from 1569, so we were well overdue for an update. The AuthaGraph World Map by Hajime

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Wonderlab featuring 50 “mind-blowing” hands-on, interactive exhibits opens at The Science Museum of London

Wonderlab featuring 50 "mind-blowing" hands-on, interactive exhibits opens at The Science Museum of London

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Kids who read a book to their barber at this Michigan barbershop get a discount on their haircut

Kids who read a book to their barber at this Michigan barbershop get a discount on their haircut

Barbershops have a long-held tradition for being a gathering space, a place for neighbors and friends to hang out and chat about the local goings-on while getting their hair cut. More recently they have

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Ten things you DON’T need to buy for your new baby

Ten things you DON'T need to buy for your new baby

“How can one tiny baby possibly need all of this stuff?” It’s a question new parents usually ask themselves as they stock up with countless purchases to accommodate the arrival of their

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