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Sunday, December 8, 2019
How to Get Your Kid Began on the Piano

How to Get Your Kid Began on the Piano

Image: Getty Images When she was little, Hannah Barteck had the same bedtime routine as every other in kid in America, but with a twist: Every night, she’d brush her teeth, wash her face, put on her pajamas—and then plunk herself down at the piano to practice. It’s a habit she now recommends to her…
How to Develop a Huge Coloring Page for Your Kid

How to Develop a Huge Coloring Page for Your Kid

Photo: Michelle Woo This summer, I’ve been looking for kid projects that have some mileage in them—stuff that can be worked on over the course of days or weeks. I landed on an activity that’s easy, requires few supplies and makes me feel like a wizard: I blew up a coloring page. Specifically, I uploaded…
Develop ‘Monotony Jars’ With Your Kid

Develop ‘Monotony Jars’ With Your Kid

Photo: Meghan Moravcik Walbert If you have kids, you know that kids get bored. I solidly believe that it’s good for kids to be bored sometimes, but there are also moments when you want to shake things up a bit and you’re feeling low on inspiration. When it’s been raining for three straight days and…
Sharks Split The Case: Revealing Prohibited Activities In Paradise

Sharks Split The Case: Revealing Prohibited Activities In Paradise

The Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, also known as the British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT), is one of the largest marine reserves in the world. Created in 2010, the BIOT Marine Protected Area spans 544,000 square kilometers (210,040 square miles) and includes at least 70 islands and seven atolls. But this pristine area is…
Present Your Kid to This Database of Paper Airplanes

Present Your Kid to This Database of Paper Airplanes

Photo: Sawitree Pamee / EyeEm (Getty Images) Making paper airplanes isn’t just a great low-tech boredom killer—it’s highly educational, too. Yep, all that time you spent folding spiral notebook paper into cool gliders in 11th grade economics, you were actually getting a lesson in design engineering. Neat, huh? Now, parents, it’s time to introduce your…

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