There's nothing like family - and friends! After a summer of traveling, learning, and trying new things, there's nothing like taking time to relax and catch up with family. Click to read our final post of the Summer Learning series for this summer.
With summer coming to a close, it is a great time to take a day trip to somewhere new! Explore your city or your backyard, visit a museum or a zoo. Read on to learn about Matthew Henson, an explorer who took his exploration to new distances.
It's science time! Fun experiments and learning how things work are all parts of science. We can develop new technology, create advancements, or like Percy Julian, create medicine to help others. Click to read more about science and some science you and your child can explore!
Exercise is another piece to the puzzle that creates a healthy you. Exercise increases our energy levels and improves our moods. Click to read more about exercise and about George Poage, a man who brought his running talent all the way to the Olympics!
Active Listening is - What? Active Listening is an important skill to have, an important skill to develop, and an important skill in any relationship. Active listening shows you are paying attention, and like Dr. Daniel H. Williams knew, it was important when it came to doing his work. Click to read more!
Art is an important part of life and in this entry in our Summer Learning Series, we share some activities to try different mediums, art projects that use household items, and ways to enjoy fine art at home. We also introduce Edmonia Lewis - a professional sculptor who made many famous sculptures.
Math is a necessary skill - from bills and budgets to measurements and mileage - we encounter math in our daily lives. Some of us find ourselves using math in our jobs, much like Benjamin Banneker. In this post, we share some math activities that are relevant to our daily lives and how Benjamin Banneker used math in his work.
For this Summer Learning series entry we explore a topic that many people struggle with - Public Speaking! Read about a woman who made public speaking a career and learn about some activities you and your child can do to practice public speaking.
For this entry in our Summer Learning series we explore the wonderful world of Reading! Reading is a great past time, it can even inspire you. It certainly inspired a young boy to become a poet himself.