Christmas in Australia Lesson Plans

Christmas in Australia is influenced by European traditions, but there are some big differences. Christmas takes place in the summer in Australia, since it’s in the Southern Hemisphere. That’s an excellent opportunity for a science lesson. For this activity, you’ll need some things: Make word cards with the names of… Continue reading

General Bernardo de Gálvez

In 1779, the country that would become the United States of America included British, French, and Spanish colonies. The British colonies had declared independence from England, and the other colonies sided with their fellow Americans. One of the people who helped was General Bernardo de Gálvez, Governor of Louisiana. Louisiana… Continue reading

Pack Your Lunch!

You pack a healthy lunch for your family to take to work or school… but what about the way you wrap up that delicious sandwich? The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released guidelines on food additives that had some strong things to say about food packaging. Specifically, they recommend avoiding… Continue reading