Igniting Young Minds

Igniting Young Minds2020-09-23T15:21:43-07:00

Diary of a Smart Black Kid – Sixth Grade

Books, Brain Food|

‘Diary of a Smart Black Kid- Sixth Grade is a chapter book that describes a black child entering junior high.  The main character named Baron, who will find out all about dealing with advanced courses, dealing with bullies and dealing (working) through PUBERTY.  Baron has his adventures and his dreams, but first he has to survive his family and the sixth grade.    David M. Taylor II is the author of ‘Diary of a Smart [...]

Cress Caterpillars

Boredom Busters, What to Make|

Continuing the topic of Earth Day this month, we are excited to share with you Cress Caterpillars! Keep the conversation going and help your kids develop strong language skills, creativity, and confidence! All our projects come with curated theme-based activities at do at home: STEM Book Recommendations Fun Moves Yummy Bites Word Bank Cress Caterpillars Create and watch your Cress Caterpillar grow! Materials: Cress seeds or any [...]

Earth Day Recycled Bugs

Boredom Busters, What to Make|

Spring into Earth Day this month with projects that remind us to reduce, reuse, and recycle!  Help the environment by re-using craft materials such as shipping boxes, paper towel rolls, and egg cartons in your projects and feel great about your part in helping our Earth! Keep the conversation going and help your kids develop strong language skills, creativity, and confidence! All our projects come with curated theme-based activities at do at home: [...]

Easy Crafts Kids Will Love to Do at Home (with videos)

Boredom Busters, What to Make|

Here are some really easy crafts kids will love and provides a great playtime of creativity and imagination. The materials required are items you'll have around the house or in your existing art supplies. Share your finished projects with us as you complete them! Moving Paper Shark Tips: Instead of the black paper for the eyes, you can replace them by coloring in the eyes instead Same thing with [...]

Kid Safe Spring Cleaning Products

I Want That|

It's that time of year again! The one we all dread. The Easter bunny is about to make an appearance but before he does, you need to get rid of some other bunnies, of the dust variety. Yes, it's time for spring cleaning and for many that means pulling out highly-toxic chemical laden cleaners and products that require a ton of ventilation to use and even then still aren't safe. This is even more [...]

Affordable Kid’s Bedroom Storage Ideas

I Want That, Organization|

It's a complaint we hear over and over again: "What am I supposed to do with all of my kid's stuff?!" And it's an understandable outburst. Kids amass a ton of things from clothes to toys to everything in between. And with a limited amount of space in your home and a limited amount of cash to deal with it all, you might feel like you're stuck resorting to dumping everything in a closet, [...]

Easy Paper Helicopter Template

Boredom Busters, DIY, What to Make|

This is an easy to make paper helicopter template from NASA. The PDF of the template is linked below. Background Air must move across the surface of a wing to produce lift. To fly, birds and insects use a flapping motion to move the air over and around the wing surface. The wings of airplanes are attached to the fuselage in a fixed position. Lift is generated by moving the entire wing and [...]

10 Best Learning Toys for Kids

I Want That|

We've complied a list of the 15 Best Learning Toys for Kids. The list is ordered by age, with the recommended age information available underneath the product photo. VTech Pull and Sing Puppy Recommended for children 6 month - 3 years Buy on Amazon Get ready for fun and adventures with the Pull and Sing Puppy by VTech. This playful interactive puppy loves to follow [...]

Make a Volcano

Mini Scientists|

Make a Volcano This classic science project and experiment is so fun to do! Many times, when we make a volcano, we would just do the eruption part of this project using an empty water bottle and not actually mold a volcano shape. Watching the eruption over and over again, sure kept the boys engaged for quite some time! The grown-ups in the house had just as much fun too! Volcanoes are fascinating! To [...]

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