By Ranny Levy, Founder and President of Kids First!
The evergreen classic, “Wizard of Oz” gets a fresh new look in Disney’s new version, “Oz the Great and Powerful” starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams. Here, we have the tall tale about a circus magician, Oscar Diggs (James Franco), who dreams [...]
In this lively CD, Ella Jenkins, “The First Lady of Children’s Music,” performs 15 children’s songs that incorporate music, movement, and play. Get Moving with Ella Jenkins is drawn from some of the finest recordings created during Ella’s legendary career as a music educator and children’s entertainer. It includes such classic tunes as “Head [...]
By Remy Agee
At this stage in life, you probably have a special interest or hobby. Why not help develop one for a grandchild? Hobbies are a great way to build your grand’s self-esteem, fostering self-discovery and a sense of accomplishment, boosting self-confidence by adding to his or her knowledge and skills.
If you’re like most grandparents, you’re always on the look-out for activities to enjoy with your grandkids. A hobby provides lots of opportunities for learning, bonding, and having a grand time together.
Pursuing a hobby — whether an art, craft, sport, favorite pastime, or activities linked to a personal passion (horses, earth science, music, [...]
Multi-Generational Travel: It’s All the Rage with Today’s Grandparents
In 2011, 37% of all grandparents who travelled took trips with their grandchildren. Often, the whole family goes: grandparents, parents, grandchildren, and sometimes even great-grandparents. Many grandparents (22%) travel alone with their grandchild(ren). And they’re not just going to Disneyland, either. They’re going [...]
By Colleen Sell
Easy-peasy projects that make learning about ecology fun for everyone!
The ideal crafts project for kids has four characteristics:
It is enjoyable and relatively easy to do. It can be made with materials you have or can purchase easily and inexpensively. It helps your grandchild [...]