City Kids is back at the Zoo for another session about adaptations in the wild! The kids learned all about how animals communicate and show what they are feeling. For World Cultures/Geography, City Kids learned about coral reefs and how they grow. They also learned about symbiotic relationships in the ocean. The kids made their own awesome jellyfish. Documentary time! For Game day, the kids had fun at Malcolm X/Meridian Hill park. They also each made their very own "Ocean i
KID Museum helped kick off our unit on Oceans of the World with hands-on activities related to bioluminescent creatures of the deep, constructing boats, and learning to tie string into netting. Hello Anglerfish! After KID Museum, we had a relaxing day at one of our family's home, snacking, riding bikes, enjoying the sunshine, and, of course, walking on stilts! It really doesn't get better than this! For our geography lesson about Oceans of the World, one of our parents taught
Last week, City Kids continued their exploration of world cultures at KID Museum with activities related to New Zealand, The Great Barrier Reef, and Easter Island. The kids has a chance to use wool roving to needle felt into a cookie cutter shape of a sheep to make a small, soft 3D sheep. Easter Island head masks! They also made a group stop motion video of the Great Barrier Reef. For World Culture Day, the kids continued learning about Aboriginal culture in Australia. One of
Hardcore homeschooling 101: Wear the baby while reading and teaching about the Maori people of New Zealand! The kids had a lesson in their garden with our awesome farmer! Our spinach is really growing! Look at our baby beets! Our kids also celebrated spring with a project about flowers. For our Arts Exploration trip, our Arts Exploration coordinator took the kids to the Australian Embassy to see the exhibit, "Yimardoowarra: Artist of the River, The Art of Loongkoonan."
In City Kids, we believe that exposing young children to different cultures is one of the most important learning experiences we can offer them. With our World Cultures and Arts Exploration programs, we have created a unique, cohesive learning experience that helps the kids access different cultures, in part, through their wonderful artwork. This past week, our kids finished two weeks of activities related to the culture of the Aboriginal people of Australia, and we wanted t