The Brazilian flag has quite a distinct design. It is a very easy one to remember and an interesting one to draw with the kids.
Despite the recent political turmoil and health issues Brazil has had to deal with, the Olympics are going ahead and about to start in Rio. Worldwide sporting events are always a great opportunity for children to learn about the world from the comfort of their home.
Here is my selection of talks that are actually worth watching if like me, you are raising little world citizens and are not sure where you come from any more.
This past year, LJ, 6, and I have been trying to spend to do a few activities focusing on learning about world geography. I say trying, because we a 2-year-old in tow, it is sometimes a challenge.
Parents get asked all the time about their best tips for this and that. This week bloggers around the world were set the challenge to share their best tip to motivate a child to speak the minority language.
When I was little, I loved yoga. I practised yoga for many years as a child and teenager. As an adult, this has helped me tremendously with relaxation techniques, in particular. So when I heard about the books written by Giselle Shardlow, from Kids Yoga Stories, to introduce yoga to children through reading while moving, I wanted in.