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…

This I Spy Ancient Egypt free printable is a fun way for kids to learn about ancient Egyptian civilization.  Archaeologists learn many things about the life and customs of the ancient Egyptians from scenes like this painted on the inside walls of pyramids and tombs. …

These easy-to-make spring lollipops are a great family project for a spring celebration.  Add a discussion of spring celebrations with roots in ancient traditions, and your family is likely to discover a new way to celebrate spring. Spring Celebrations For thousands of years people have…

Spring Equinox is one of two days each year when Earth is tilted so that the Sun is directly over the equator.  In North America, the days have been growing longer since the Winter Solstice.  Finally, on the Spring (Vernal) Equinox, day is equal to…