Travel Log

Grandparents Michigan Style

Grandparents Michigan Style

Summer means more time with the kids and more than likely a road trip or two.  Don’t forget to include the grandparents in your planning or better yet, let the kids head out on a trip with the grandparents.  This book is a great planning tool for parents and grandparents alike but it’s written with(…)

Boredom Busters:  Word Games from Educational Insights

Boredom Busters: Word Games from Educational Insights

Summer always seems to be a big time for games in our house. We typically have Family Game Night on Friday night. In the summer, we play games on the back deck, take games to the pool and also when we travel. Games are such a great way to enjoy the nice weather and to(…)

Wanderlust Books for Summer, Ages 9-12

Wanderlust Books for Summer, Ages 9-12

While we may think of far off places all year long, summer brings with it a certain air of adventure. Here are a few of our favorite Wanderlust Books for summer reading. Pyramid Hunters: The Iron Tomb Join Sam Force on a fast-paced adventure through Egypt that’s part National Treasure and part Indiana Jones with(…)

On the Go with Edushape Travel Brix

On the Go with Edushape Travel Brix

Summer for us means lots of playtime both inside and out, playdates and time spent traveling.  Traveling means time in either the car or a plane with hours of time to keep full with activities so that travel boredom doesn’t set it.  Thanks to Edushape for sending over a Travel Brix kit for us to(…)

Boredom Busters:  Sticker Books for Kids

Boredom Busters: Sticker Books for Kids

Summer is a time for travel and that means time in planes, trains and automobiles. Keep the kids busy with these fun sticker activity books. What is it like to be a ballerina? This delightful activity book raises the curtain on the magic world of dance. Have fun with ballet-themed puzzles, pictures, and games, and(…)

Introduce Your Kids to French or Spanish This Summer

Introduce Your Kids to French or Spanish This Summer

From Bonjour! to Au Revoir we loved this introduction to French. Each page has a word in English, the word in French, the French pronunciation and an illustration. The genius of these books is in their simplicity. Beautiful illustrations and a clear pronunciation of the words help young and old alike learn a new language.(…)