We spend a lot of time in our homes, especially during the winter months. Although few of us really suffer from "sick building syndrome" in our dwellings, a few houseplants can boost air quality, add visual interest to decor and bring the outdoors inside. Additionally, little people often enjoy caring for plants which easily turns into a teaching opportunity for you.
I am a bit of a self proclaimed space geek. I went to Space Camp in high school and our family has a pretty big telescope. Educating our son about space was a subject that I knew I wanted to start early on but I had a hard time finding activities for young kids. I’ve connected with my local planetarium guide, Katy, for some tips and ideas for solar system education - and I can offer a few of my own as well to help spark some interest and enthusiasm for learning about our solar system.
Whether you are an entry level Padawan learner Star Wars fan or a seasoned Jedi Master sitting on the Jedi Council, there are lots of easy last minute ways to celebrate May 4th - Star Wars Day. (Get it? May the FOURTH... be with you!)