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5 Simple, Fun & Educational Photo Activities for Kids Big and Small

Photography is a wonderful teaching tool. Through it, children can improve fine motor skills and learn valuable life lessons about patience, focus, editing, perspective, perseverance, timing, saving (not wasting) and decision-making. DIGITAL VS. ANALOG PHOTOGRAPHY One of the biggest things that was lost when the digital camera was born is that we rarely print out…… Continue reading 5 Simple, Fun & Educational Photo Activities for Kids Big and Small

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Ultimate List of Minimalist, Eco-friendly Gifts for Kids

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the idea of gifts for the upcoming holidays (or birthdays and other celebrations), then you might want to consider going minimal. You don’t have to adopt minimalism as a lifestyle, but just think about the following when buying or receiving presents: Will the gift add value or clutter to your…… Continue reading Ultimate List of Minimalist, Eco-friendly Gifts for Kids

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10 Reasons Why Your Child Should Go Outside on a Rainy Day

“I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny. But we can have lots of good fun that is funny!” – The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss WHY DO CHILDREN NEED TO GO OUTSIDE IN “BAD,” RAINY WEATHER? This screen addiction epidemic has really taken over the world. In our neighbourhood only…… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Your Child Should Go Outside on a Rainy Day

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Best Books About Art for Kids

There are many good picture books about colors (I listed our favourites below). However, I have been searching for original art history and technique books for young children for years now and must say that there are very few of them out there. Here is what I’ve purchased for Adèle so far and my review…… Continue reading Best Books About Art for Kids