We recently planted a vegetable garden leading to the construction of a bin for vermicomposting this next weekend which has inspired all sorts of worm/nature's recyclers type projects with my kids. We're doing them partly in preparation for our newest squirmy family members, partly because they extend the learning and mostly because they are just fun.
Johanna Waisley of Create Town has shared this cool idea for creating Olympic masterpieces. I can't believe how easy this project is for kids to whip up and just look at the results...Oh so beautiful...Go watercolors...I love how she's using this art project along with other planned Olympic themed activities to enhance the experience of the Winter Games for her young children.
It's that time of year again, the hippest-of-the-hip in the indie music, film and interactive scene converge on Austin, TX for South by Southwest, aka SXSW, "an exhausting and exhilarating feast of music discovery and industry deal-making, South by Southwest draws more than 1,700 bands and untold thousands of fans to Austin, Texas, for a four-day music festival in the middle of every March." At npr.org, hear live concerts, see exclusive photos and get blog and podcast updates.
When we said we'd be relocating from LA to San Francisco everyone we knew--who has either lived or visited the city--told us it was imperative we visit the Exploratorium. Nestled inside the beautiful Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina district, it truly is an extraordinary place. Noted American physicist and educator Dr.
There's no denying we are devoted followers of Laura Fuller's yoga awesomeness. A true West Los Angeles gem, her adult and kids classes are nothing short of magical. She's our muse, a true yogi...we appreciate her ability to guide, move and inspire us.
The Torrance Cultural Arts Center is hosting a morning event this Saturday, February 21st for kids who are all about the E=MC2.
Hey kids (K-12)! Google wants to give you some cash for college. All you have to do is design a new homepage logo around the intheme "What I Wish for the World." The big winner will get $15k for college and some bonus dough for the winning school and school district. Registration closes at 11:59:59 PM Pacific time on March 17, 2009 and entries are due by 11:59:59 PM Pacific time on March 31, 2009. So get a-drawin'!