Your job as a kids’ soccer coach is to make sure the kids have fun, make friends, learn some skills, and HAVE FUN.
We are raising digital natives, but our kids need to still learn and respect the power of analog. You can’t understand the answers you’re given if you don’t know how they were found.
The new Quarry Park Child Development Centre has a large outdoor play area with child friendly landscaping, grass and a discovery trail for stroller walks and bike riding; a perfect foundation to raise active and curious kids.
This hasn’t been the perfect summer vacation for my sons. They’ve been all over the city exploring different day camps, but after 7 weeks they just want to sleep in.
I set a simple reading challenge for my kids: read a book, do a book report, get paid. It’s my simple way to stop summer slide this year.
You can help your kids keep their school skills up all summer long by practicing these active learning techniques. From building LEGO to gardening, it’s practice that makes perfect.
If you’re looking for unique, different, active, and educational summer camps in Calgary. Here’s a list of 11 that can get your kids designing, building, exploring, and sweating.
My challenge for the summer of 2015 was to learn how to be a gardener. I joined the Scotts Gro Crew, got some expert help and .. I Grew It!
It’s easy to keep your kids learning over summer, just get out and explore, get active, and try new things. Here are some reading and math websites
Eye See … Eye Learn is from Alberta Optometrists to promote eye health in Kindergarteners. Find out if you need glasses through this free program.
Your kids’ teachers care just as much about your kids as you do. As much as is possible. Here’s a list of what teachers wish parents knew. It’s an eyeopener.
It’s time to take a new perspective on report cards. Don’t focus on the grades. Ignore the numbers. Look at the comments. A percentage can’t measure effort, but words can. If you want to know how your kids are really doing in school, talk to the teacher.
Back to school is an important time to get your kids eyes checked. Learning disabilities can sometimes occur because of eye issues. Get your kids checked free
My kids are absolutely killing themselves with laughter this week as they dig in to the StoryBots roster of apps online and iOS. It is, by far, the best collection of learning apps we’ve seen.
There is much debate in Calgary about how report cards will be changed for kids in school. I don’t need report cards to know how my kids are doing in school. Our recent sharing night showed me all I need to know.
Our two kids come from same parents. They have had the same life experiences. They are around the same people but they are still, sometimes, night and day.