Like many other American parents, I had an obsession: academic success for my child. My wake-up call was when the preschool teacher came up to me and said, “Your daughter is okay academically. But she’s failing in basic social skills like sharing and taking turns.” Not only that, but my daughter was also having trouble controlling her emotions, having sensory and anxiety issues, and had trouble simply playing by herself!
25 Fall-inspired science activities & crafts for preschoolers, kindergarten & elementary age kids!
There is so much we adore about the mellow days of Fall!
Our family especially enjoyed getting outside to enjoy the cooler weather and collect nature’s beauties like gourds and mini-pumpkins and pine cones and leaves for projects! The seasonal change always led us as homeschoolers to think about a few fun fall themed science activities for hands-on learning.
Science and crafts in the fall are so easy and colorful. And one of the best parts about hands-on projects in the Fall is being able to make a mess outside.
We read in Isaiah 45:18 that “God … formed the earth … to be inhabited”. An impartial study of the earth soon convinces the scholar that there is a tremendous amount of validity behind this statement….
The crew of Apollo 8 were the first humans to witness Earthrise, on December 24, 1968
In 1966 Time magazine ran a cover story asking: Is God Dead? Many have accepted the cultural narrative that he’s obsolete—that as science progresses, there is less need for a “God” to explain the universe. Yet it turns out that the rumors of God’s death were premature. More amazing is that the relatively recent case for his existence comes from a surprising place—science itself.
Look to the sky during autumn and winter and if you’re lucky, you’ll see one of nature’s most amazing sights: the starling murmuration.
A murmuration of starlings, as this phenomenon is known, must be one of the most magical, yet underrated, wildlife spectacles in winter. Winging at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour, an entire flock of birds can make hairpin turns in an instant.