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After having published The 12 Crafts to Learn About the Solar System I came up with a play dough solar system craft. We love using play dough to learn science and to make models of various things. Our solar system isn’t … Read more
I was once making sourdough pizza and accidentally rolled my crust too thin and baked it for too long. This is how I got amazing sourdough crackers with only natural ingredients and no additives! You can use any flour for this … Read more
In true Russian fashion, we eat a lot of cabbage. Parmesan-Crusted Cabbage is a winning combination. This cabbage can be served as a side dish or as a main vegetarian dish. Crispy and gooey, this vegetable dish is quick to make.
Sensory Hearts Play Dough Invitation gives the child an opportunity to creatively express themselves, using hearts, buttons and pink objects. I had a silicone heart muffin tray, so I filled it up with pink, red and white beads as well … Read more
Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate, but I have always preferred vanilla. Healthy Strawberry Vanilla Milkshake is light, creamy and tastes just like the real deal.
If you are sick of Valentine’s crafts projects, you can try some Watercolor Valentine’s Art with the kids. You need some watercolor paper, a pencil, watercolor paints, paint brushes, water. Draw some hearts on the paper, using your pencil. Color these … Read more
I hear parents constantly complaining how their children won’t eat salads. Won’t even look at a salad. Won’t take one bite. While the solution is frequently taking the salad off the menu, it doesn’t have to be. A salad can … Read more
Grain causes a lot of controversy among nutritionists lately. Should we eat grains or should we avoid them completely? I believe that with proper preparation ( more on that later) certain grains can still be consumed occasionally, while others should … Read more
I thought I knew all about homeschooling after a few years of working with my oldest son. Diligent, dedicated, focused on his work and having a great memory, he has been easy to homeschool. His favorite subjects are science and … Read more
Having leftovers of yummy meals is a huge part of my life, since I cook a lot. Because my family is quite large, these leftovers never stay in the fridge for more than a day. I use these leftovers to … Read more
We have tried multiple watercolor resist techniques in the past, but have greatly enjoyed a new art technique: watercolor wax resist. You need paint brushes, watercolors, water, watercolor paper and a white candle. Draw on a sheet of paper with … Read more