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, fabartdiy.com will certainly have an idea you will like.
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…
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.
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?