How to Make Giant Bubbles

Last year we visited Nuremberg, a city in Bavaria, Germany.  The main kid attractions like zoo and the train museum were fun, but the highlight of every day was a stroll through the cobbled streets of Old Town, and not…
DIY Faberge Eggs with Kids

For better or worse gone are the days of Russian Royalty.  They may be gone, but their stuff is not.   At a recent auction in Finland a 12-piece sitting room set from Romanov’s Winter Palace was sold for half a…
Eyedropper Art

It’s a quick filler activity for those times when our schedule gets disrupted, or baby is about to wake up from a nap and there is no point in starting a longer craft session/ board game, or even when a war…
How to make the Imperial Russian Crown

Crowns have been around since prehistoric times. If you wonder why look at the animal kingdom.  Lion’s mane.     Photo Credit: Kevin Pluck/Wikimedia Commons  Deer’s antlers.     Photo credit: Bill Ebbesen/Wikimedia Commons  Hoopoe’s crown of feathers.     Photo Credit: J. M.…
Creating Beautiful Spaces – Fairy Garden

     Happy Earth Day!  We just finished English, Math and Science for the day and to honor the Mother Earth and everything it provides us we will spend the rest of the morning picking up the garbage on the…
Titanic Day

Today marks 103th anniversary of the Titanic disaster.  On April 10th, 1912 the “unsinkable” Titanic started on her maiden voyage with 2,223 passengers and crew.  Four days later it hit an iceberg and sunk in the wee hours of April…