Between crayon scribbles on scrap paper and art class assignments, children are prolific artists. As parents, it’s tempting to hold onto everything they create, but most of us simply don’t have enough space to store all of those mini masterpieces. So what should we do with all that kid art? …Read More »
|30+ Free Online Resources for Parents Homeschooling Their Kids
Ideas, activities, lesson plans & more from local and national sites
|We know that balancing working from home and working to ensure your children are still learning, active and engaged is not going to be easy. But as parents, we can rise to the challenge.
To help you navigate this unprecedented time, we’ve rounded up more than 30 free online resources for parents homeschooling their kids right now. Keep checking back as we update this list with both local and national resources.
The play’s the thing this weekend! Teens will be mesmerized by the high-octane dancing of “Bandstand,” featuring actors who play their own instruments, while “The Three Musketeers” and “Zomo the Rabbit” offer exciting adventures for younger audiences. Other family-friendly things to do around D.C. include a lesson in frogs and …Read More »
Meet Suann Song, the founder and creative director of Appointed in Ivy City, DC. The busy entrepreneur lives Chevy Case, Maryland, where she and her husband, Eugene Hong, are raising a 13-year-old son, Ike, and a two-year-old daughter, Novie. What do you love about the work you do? I’m so …Read More »
Mid-Atlantic Media won a total of 24 awards for design and writing at this year’s Parenting Media Association conference. Awards were given for work completed in 2019. Washington Family won seven awards, including the Gold Award for its series on teen partying. Baltimore’s Child won 14 awards, and Frederick’s Child won three …Read More »
If you ask my kindergartner about pink eye, he’ll tell you that it’s caused by touching your butt and then touching your eye. It’s graphic, I know, but it turns out there’s some truth to his disgusting explanation. “Pink eye is caused by a virus same as viruses that cause …Read More »
How do you turn a popular kids’ podcast that’s equal parts silly and scientific into a live stage show? Fans of “Wow in the World” will see for themselves this Saturday, when Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz host two Wow in the World Pop Up Party shows at the Music …Read More »
Give me a beach vacation anywhere and I’ll be divinely happy, sprawled on a lounge chair, a salty breeze ruffling my hair. Doing nothing replenishes the body and soul in this era of nonstop tweeting and Instagramming. That’s why I was excited to check out of civilization for a weekend …Read More »
Pack some culture into your weekend with an exploration of artifacts from Iraq and Syria, a Black History Month festival and a children’s library event at the Embassy of Finland. Other family-friendly things to do around D.C. that caught our eye include story time with Bearsong and a fairy tale …Read More »
Recognizing that Northeast DC was lacking in amenities for city parents, working moms Molly Nizhnikov and Rachel Lubin founded The Lane in Ivy City, a stylish “family social club” that officially opened its doors last weekend. The two-story indoor play place features a giant spiral slide, a climbing wall, a ball …Read More »
Forty-seven percent of teens say they are addicted to their phone. On average, kids spend …Read More »