Do you know Sakura?

Sakura is a beautiful name and it also means “Cherry tree” in Japanese.
It’s spring again, so it’s the right time to make some spring flowers together with your kids.
Instructions here:
Do it yourself sakura kirigami paper flowers

And if that’s not enough, and you need to know how to make some more of beautiful paper art, will certainly have an idea you will like.

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Tired like a dog – Parenting can be really tough

Have you ever had a dog turning up in front of your door? And then again the next day? It would feel weird, wouldn’t it and there would have to be a very good reason for it. Just like there was one for this guy
where this continued off and on for several weeks…

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17 hilarious examples of dad logic

You might want to browse back to number 1 through 12 but number 13 and 17 here are cool ;-)

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With X-mass coming this might come in handy ;-)

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21 of The Most Insanely Genius Hacks That Every Parent Must Know

Ana Duovska has collected these 21 hacks. Some of them are well… I would not say practical. But some are going to make your life as a parent a lot easier. So go ahead and read them here.

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How to explain that oxygen is not the only gas to the kids

Our Air contains several components and oxygen is just one of them…

I already sound like scientist, right?
And you almost stopped reading, right?

So that’s not the way to explain it to your kids.

This is the way:

Thanks to Watch a scientist make a cloud with Jimmy Fallon Kevin Delaney Lucy Liu for sharing this.

How cool is that! ;-)

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Minions get their own movie!

The kids already can’t wait. Can you? ;-)

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Home made gift for grandma

A simple yet very cool home made gift you can make with your kids at home for grandma. No special ingredients required.

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How to explain to the kids how are planets born

Kids have all sorts of questions, some more tricky than others. Such as…. how are the planets born?
Let’s face it, I am not a space scientist and most probably neither are you.
So let’s trust the experts on this one ;-)
This article about a recent discovery (with big thanks to technology) should get you there. And a picture is worth a thousand words so make sure to have your kids have a look at the picture before you start the talking.

Read the full article here

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Did you know this?

We have all been taught that Earth is circling the Sun but very few people in the world realize that’s actually not true. Earth is NOT circling the Sun. It is spiraling around it. I know, I know. Now you want me to prove it ;-) And while I will, imagine explaining this to your kids ;-) Could be pretty tough, especially when the attention span of small kids is around 34 seconds…
So, here is a bit of help. Watch the video and enjoy learning something new.

And now one step further. Sun is also spiraling! Why? Because far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy spirals a small unregarded yellow sun. Around the center of the Galaxy. And that Galaxy is traveling from the center of the universe. Nice video, wasn’t it?

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