World Storytelling Day is celebrated on the spring equinox and during the following week. Storytelling has played an integral role in passing on cultural knowledge, beliefs, and traditions from one generation to the next. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate World Storytelling Day, consider one of these activities.
The global pandemic is all over the news, social media, and the tips of the tongue these days. As a parent, it’s natural to want to shelter our children from the unpleasantries of life. However, protecting kids from the news doesn’t do them any favors. Here are some tips for how to talk to your kids about coronavirus.
The American Library Association has designated February as “National Library Lover’s Month,” so what better time to curl up with your child, a blanket, a cup of cocoa, and a great book? Check out the New York Public Library’s list of the “most checked-out books of all time.”
January is a time of renewal, where many of us feel hopeful about achieving cleaner, more harmonious homes. There are ample reasons why picking up with your kids is good for their development as well. Find a way to make it fun and interactive, so you can exhale clutter and breathe-in sanity.
Learning about other traditions around the world is an interesting lesson in history, religion, and culture, but also an important opportunity to celebrate diversity. Here are 10 December holidays to introduce to your child to provoke discussion and reflection of the winter season.