Science Experiments for Kids | Exploring Air Pressure

Observing Air Pressure If your child jumps for joy at the thought of blowing things up, she will really enjoy the Bottle Balloon Blow-Up experiments. Though her excitement may die down temporarily when she realizes the only thing getting blown up is the balloon, it will be quickly reignited when she realizes that she can …

What Kind of Dog Should We Get? Dog Breeds for Kids

Wondering what kind of dog your family should get, or if your own furry friend is top dog? Based on hundreds of reviews submitted by our readers, we’ve compiled a list of the best child-friendly dog breeds along with some real-life anecdotes from parents. Dogs make great pets for families with kids of all ages. …

Conversation Starter: What Does Apartheid Mean?

Can you imagine having to go to a different school than your friends because of your skin color? You probably know that before America’s civil rights movement changed American society, this would have been the case. South Africa’s apartheid law was not so different.  Four hundred years ago, Dutch people sailed to South Africa and …