Celebrate Mardi Gras with this free printable color-by-pattern mask!  Do you know that Mardi Gras can be traced back to ancient Celtic and ancient Roman traditions?  Teaching children the history of special days strengthens their sense of self as they learn appreciation for people and…

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this free printable Valentine coloring page for kids!  Do you know that Valentine’s Day can be traced backed to ancient Rome?  Teaching children the history of special days strengthens their sense of self as they learn appreciation for people and cultures….

To celebrate Constitution Day, we’re sharing our Preamble Stack Up — a favorite learning and memorization tool for kids!  Begin with “We the People” and race to stack all phrases in the correct order. Download our free printable preamble and complete this easy DIY in minutes….

My Explorations knows that learning history is fun!  We also know that learning history offers valuable insight to the present and invaluable tools to shape the future. While some children have a natural interest in history, others need encouragement and intentional engagement.  Our Visit History posts…

Cygnus the swan . . . check!  Summer star gazing is a family favorite activity and this night sky scavenger hunt offers plenty of reasons to stay up late!  This summer hunt continues with the “find five things” theme introduced in our spring hunt, with…

Find bright star Spica in the constellation Virgo in the spring night sky.  Spica is one of five stars on our Spring Night Sky Scavenger Hunt, so mark it complete!  Although Spica is one of the brightest stars in the night sky, the constellation Virgo might be…

Cassiopeia . . . check!  We’re off to a great start on our annual spring night sky scavenger hunt.  I love to hear “Hey, we know these!” as they scramble to be first to spot a favorite.   It began years ago with a simple “find…