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Busy as a Bee – 3 New Resources!

Author: Nathan Walasek June 21, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
The Bumble Bee, A Poem “Buzz, Buzz, Buzz,” said the Bumble Bee. Here it comes, he’s after me. Oh no he’s not, for I can see, He’s on his way to the apple tree. -Unknown This week, delight in the […]

1, 2, 3 Ladybug Activities

Author: Nathan Walasek June 14, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
The June theme of bugs and insects continues! Did you get all the details on butterflies? Have you made the fruit and vegetable bug snacks recipe? Here are 3 new activities for the week – all about ladybugs! Ladybug Finger […]

Oh me, oh my – Butterflies! + Bonus Maker Activity

Author: Nathan Walasek June 7, 2020 In Blog Comments (1)
Learning Symmetry with LEGOs and Butterflies Nature produces lots of fun examples of symmetry, here’s a project that engages children to create symmetry using their hands and minds, inspired by nature. Chromatography Butterfly Craft Explore chromatography (separating mixtures) using coffee […]

Get Buzzy With It – Recipe + 2 new activities!

Author: Nathan Walasek May 31, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Don’t let this blog post buzzzzzz by…our theme for June is bugs and insects! All month long we’ll share free resources and activities for kids of all ages with this theme. Check the blog weekly or don’t miss a thing […]

Explore, Read, Stay Active – 3 New Free Activities

Author: Nathan Walasek May 24, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
No boredom allowed with these three new and free activities! Check them out. Apostle Islands National Lakeshore At Home Activities Learn about Apostle Islands National Lakeshore from the comfort of your own home. Grab one of these activities and take […]

Read to Win a Mountain Bike (Local) + NatGeo & Art

Author: Nathan Walasek May 17, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
What’s going on this week? Check out a local reading program and explore free resources that build on knowledge and develop art skills! Read to Ride The Read to Ride program is an annual summer event for children ages 6-14 […]

Creativity, Adventures and Growth Mindset – 3 Free Resources

Author: Nathan Walasek May 10, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
This week’s free resources are all about creative and adventurous learning! Superior Fab Lab Enter this Keweenaw local DIY Pinball Machine Competition. Submit your creation by May 31st for a chance to win a prize! Global Trek This scholastic online […]

Doodles, Do Re Mi’s, and Life

Author: Nathan Walasek May 3, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
It’s a new week so we have three new resources for you! Be sure to check out our previous posts for even more ideas. The Kennedy Center Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems, the creator of The Pigeon series, Knuffle Bunny, […]

Astronauts Reading from Space + 2 More Free Resources!

Author: Nathan Walasek April 26, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Kids Cook Monday! The Kids Cook Monday initiative encourages families to set aside the first night of every week for cooking and eating together as a family. Find family friendly recipes, food tips, foods facts and more! Story Time from […]

National Park Adventures, Art Time Machines and More!

Author: Nathan Walasek April 19, 2020 In Blog Comments (0)
Isle Royale National Park Week Participate in the Isle Royale National Park Week Adventure. New adventures posted daily – click the link to find out the details. Met Kids Time Machine Hop into the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s time machine […]