Lets be frank. We could use some awesome this week, but rather than kittens and puppies how about totally useful awesome things, like this:
That is a page from 50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do), and not only does it make learning super fun, it is for kids - not boys or girls - just kids, and those of us who are actively curious.
I was raised on backyard and kitchen science experiments. I also spent a summer as a camp counselor at the Children's Discovery Museum working with middle schoolers to facilitate experiments with early elementary kids. The favorite project? Making rockets out of film canisters and baking soda. The record for height was over the building...yeah, could be dangerous. But, you know what? No one got hurt and it was an awesome good time - even for the 13 year-olds and that, my friend, is saying something.
Also, I totally need to find a place for this:
Will definitely come in handy after the zombie apocalypse.