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Stuff to Blow Your Kid's Mind"

Stuff to Blow Your Kid's Mind"
NOW PLAYING ( 1 of 10 ) Stuff to Blow Your Kid's Mind Atmospheric Pressure Did you know that air has weight? It may sound strange, but it's true. In this episode, Julie and Robert conduct an experiment that shows just how powerful air pressure can become. Gravity Gravity is the force that holds us on the planet -- but how does it actually work? Magnets You've probably played with magnets before -- these fascinating items can exert control over another object without actually touching it. Did Alien Bacteria Seed Life on Earth? Bacteria is everywhere -- even inside your own body. Rainbows Rainbows can be achingly beautiful, but what makes that unique mix of colors spread across the sky? Salt You've seen crystals before. Scale: The Big and Small of the Solar System In this experiment, Julie and Robert use household items to show you the difference between the size of Earth in comparison to other planets. Solar Sails: Come Fly the Friendly Universe Static Electricity Volcanoes

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My Baby Didn't Want Me to be an Attachment Parent This poor 4 year old is going to get a lot of shit from the kids at school someday. There’s a Time magazine cover story out this week that discusses the popularity of the attachment parenting trend and man behind the movement’s bible, The Baby Book, Dr. William Sears. As Time sums up, “The three basic tenets are breast-feeding (sometimes into toddler­hood), co-sleeping (inviting babies into the parental bed or pulling a bassinet alongside it) and ‘baby wearing’ in which infants are literally attached to their mothers via slings.” When I was pregnant, as far as I knew, this was the only book to read about how to take care of a baby. Your Free Stuff: Handouts, Worksheets, and Coloring Sheets Get it Now! Your Free Stuff: Handouts, Worksheets, and Coloring Sheets Dear Parent,

ESL Games and Activities - Useful for All Classes! Simple and Classic ESL Games - A list of many time-tested games for teaching ESL to young learners. Circle Memory Sentences - Students must remember all of the sentences said before his/her turn. Great for killing time at the end of class or reviewing vocabulary words at the beginning of class. Read for Speed - Read as fast as you can - can you beat the teacher's time? How to make Gak (Slime) We had a few days of rain around here so we made some slime to occupy our time inside. Just two ingredients and you will be able to really impress your kids! To make simply mix equal parts of liquid starch and glue together. We placed 1/4 cup liquid starch into a sandwich bag and added about 3 drops of green food coloring. Next add in 1/4 cup glue

Spot on! The artist who lets children cover white room with colourful stickers By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 12:21 GMT, 5 January 2012 This is what happens when children are given thousands of coloured stickers and a totally white room all to themselves - plus a free reign to express themselves. Before the kids descended on this all-white lounge the living room looked like a minimalist's dream pad. Afterwards barely a spec of white remained.

Homemade Sidewalk Chalk by Michelle Vackar, Modern Handmade Child One of our favorite outside activities at our home is drawing with chalk on the driveway. You can play hopscotch, four-square, and of course draw and create silly stories. My daughters and I were talking one day as we played hopscotch about how to make chalk and I thought to myself, let’s try it! It ended up being quite a lot of fun.

15 Movies from Your Childhood to Rewatch with Your Kids Watching movies with your kids is a great way to bond, not to mention introduce them to some of your favorite and most beloved films from when you were their age. It’s a win-win: they get the joy of watching something they've never seen before while you can bask in a nice dose of nostalgia. Here are 15 movies we loved when we were younger that we'd eagerly rewatch with our own children. 15.

Paper Planes with a Straw because the straw plane is in town! I don't know what you call this thing but we referred to it as a strawplane. Whatever you want to call it, it's pretty cool! August 10: Our Latest Pet Finds - Lifestyle This content was produced by GOOD with the support of Purina ONE® beyOnd® There's nothing quite like a cute dog or cat picture to brighten your day; get your fill at GOOD Pets where we've gathered some of our favorite past pet-related content. And if that's not enough pets for you, check out the finds below from this past week of GOOD Finder, which features a collection of all things that are awesome as submitted by the GOOD community. Image via flickr (cc) user Murat Livaneli

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