My aunt sent the following video to my boys, and our whole family was mesmerized! She sent it to them so that they could see "what is possible with a LOT of practice!" Enjoy! (If you subscribe to my blog by e-mail, you may have to view this post on the Internet to see the video.) … Continue reading Inspire Kids: Top Secret Drum Corps
One of my seven-year-old's favorite words is "microscopic." Does your kid have favorite words like that? He's always talking about microscopic this and that. So when I found this short video, I thought he'd like it, and he sure did! It's really interesting too. If you have an older child or adult in your house … Continue reading Inspire Kids: You are your microbes
My husband is reading my son the Magic Treehouse series, and they are on #20, Dingoes at Dinnertime, right now! It's set in Australia, so they're learning a bit about Australian animals. After reading the description of a Kookaburra's call, my husband was intrigued and wanted to know what it really sounded like. He and my … Continue reading Inspire Kids: Have you ever heard a Kookaburra sing?
This video is very short (2:23 minutes), and it's probably more appropriate to show to middle schoolers or high schoolers...kids who are starting to seriously think about their futures. (But I did show it to my six-year-old, and he said he liked it.) I want to post it here because you may have older children … Continue reading Inspire Kids: Take advice from an astronaut…
My husband found this heartwarming video about a dog and an elephant who are best friends. My six-year-old enjoyed it, and it made me cry. Even better, my husband found these curriculum (unit studies) for students about elephants from The Elephant Sanctuary. All for free! Check it out. Enjoy! (If you subscribe to my blog … Continue reading Inspire Kids: Elephant and Dog Become Friends (and link to free Elephant Studies Curriculum)
This video requires no introduction. How cool is this? My six-year-old loved it. I heard a resounding "OOOOoooo....Ahhh...." as she entered the cupola and looked down at earth. This was filmed in November 2012. (If you subscribe to my blog by e-mail, you may have to view this post on the Internet to see the … Continue reading Inspire Kids: International Space Station Tour
My son has watched this several times and wants to try to make some insects like this! My husband found this on Boing Boing. This is a new series I've started under the tag Inspire Kids. If my six-year-old loves it, then maybe your children will too!