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For the love of science

  Making learning fun is a challenge for many people that interact with kids, whether they’re parents or childcare workers. Trying to balance fun with actual educational content can feel nearly impossible. But the science of the world around us can be very interesting and even downright enjoyable and teaching the scientific method doesn’t have […]

Learning Biology, Exercising Empathy, and Appreciating Nature: Using Bugs to Teach Kids

Bugs. They’re annoying. Gross, perhaps. Maybe for you they’re even scary. But I’m writing this to try and convince you that you should give bugs a chance, particularly when a kid is watching you interact with them. Bugs can be an uncommon way to teach a kid about appreciating nature and biology, and also an […]

Kids Should be Able to Express Their Bodily Autonomy

When I was in high school, I volunteered as a summer camp counselor. It was a wonderful experience, and though I’d worked with kids in other contexts before that (including a heaping helping of babysitting), there was one thing in the experience that surprised me. One kid was particularly rambunctious in comparison to the others […]