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Lindsey’s lesson: National Geographic Kids

Since it’s the last day of school locally Lindsey is ending her lessons but she wants to leave you with one that will let you continue learning and exploring with your children all summer. National geographic kids is perfect for some over the summer fun. They have games your kids can play, videos to watch, […]

Lindsey’s lesson: Smithsonian online

The Smithsonian online is just as expansive as the actual museums and the learning spans all ages. The National Zoo has multiple live cameras and videos of different animals. One is the cheetah cam where you can see echo and the four cubs she had in April. There are a slew of videos and sections […]

Lindsey’s lesson: Audubon for Kids

As we all start going out a little more, Audubon for Kids is the perfect website to utilize as a lesson for your children. You can start the learning at home, then go out in nature and put your lesson into action. They have done nine lessons so far featuring different birds: Owls, hummingbirds, raptors, […]

Lindsey’s lesson: Virtual tour of DC

In today’s Lindsey’s lesson, we’re taking a tour of national monuments in Washington D.C. You can start at the Tidal Basin and work your way through all of the monuments in the nation’s capital. Some give you day and night-time views and descriptions of the monuments. You can focus in on the WWII monument or […]

Lindsey’s lesson: TED-Ed

We’ve all heard of “TED Talks.” There are similar videos called “TEDEd” for your kids. The videos range in length from two minutes to almost 20. The easiest way to utilize this resource is to sign up for the daily email of lesson plans. You can choose elementary, middle, high school or college. You can […]

Lindsey’s lesson: Sanibel Sea School

Tuesday’s Lindsey’s lesson helps you spend time with your kids learning about the beautiful place with the Sanibel Sea School. The group is still holding off on after school programs and early summer camps, but they’re hosting different sea lessons online. Every Tuesday they do a creature feature on their Facebook page. Last week was […]

Lindsey’s lesson: Common Sense Media

Parents have all hit that point by now where you have thrown out the screen time rules and let your children binge. Monday’s Lindsey’s lesson shows you a way to allow that, but also combats the mom guilt. Check out the website “Commonsensemedia.org.” They rate shows, movies, and apps games. The first thing you are […]

Lindsey’s lesson: Simon and Schuster

Tuesday’s Lindsey’s lesson introduces you to Simon and Schuster, one of the top publishers for children’s books. They’re offering free storytime. Simon and Schuster encourages you to tune in every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 2 p.m. to grab a snack and watch storytime. These are the publishers behind “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” and the […]

Lindsey’s lesson: Hurricane webinars for 4th, 5th and 6th graders

The National Hurricane Center is holding two webinars about hurricanes for 4th, 5th and 6th graders in Florida. They will focus on the job of a meteorologist, the weather hazards that come with hurricanes and how meteorologists get you the information you need before a storm. You must register before and each webinar can only […]

Lindsey’s Lesson: The Naples Zoo

In Thursday’s “Lindsey’s lesson,” Lindsey highlights one of her favorite family places locally— the Naples Zoo. Staff at the zoo say that while the park is closed, they’re keeping busy by sprucing up the grounds but also providing a ton of free educational content for you. Their website offers family activities, such as craft ideas and […]