For a lot of us, the words “Let’s celebrate!” automagically conjure up thoughts of junk food, alcohol, and other unhealthy things. I asked my social network: “What’s a healthy celebration? What can we teach our kids (and our big kid selves)? What feelings and connections are we chasing/craving when we
Special thanks to Emily Behr, founder of Growga and board of advisors member for Take2Minutes.org, a nonprofit providing mindfulness activities to students and young adults for free. She sent over a wonderful guided meditation that’s beautiful and appropriate for kids of all ages. You can listen to it below. Take2Minutes.org
Karen Gross, author of Trauma Doesn’t Stop at the School Door, came up with this project idea and graciously agreed to share it with our audience here on the kidCourses.com website. This project is quite versitile: The big vision would be to do an installation project with a wall of
#1 Watch No Drama Discipline for invaluable tips on addressing unwanted behaviors and what discipline is intended to be about: teaching and learning. #2 The Hand Model — Here’s a model that kids can understand and speak to you about: #3 Reason Goes Out the Window — Refer to this
The elements of art are generally considered to be line, shape, texture, form, space, color and value, with the additions of mark making, and materiality. The following projects were curated from some fantastic people and organizations. They combine one or more elements of art into fun art projects for kids! #1 Nature Creativity (Texture, Shape,
The original Mathlibs®! Tip: If you see the little Flash icon, just click it to enable (or download) Flash. I’m working on adding more non-Flash Mathlibs®, and you can see the first question set here!
During our Emanant Wellness, workshop Start on Purpose, we encourage attendees to “explore purpose.” It struck me that most of the exploration is hindsight. We are chiefly uncovering clues (or “data,” as I dorkily like to say), from out past, and then adding context and insight to see where “how we