Education

SPLAT!: ART HISTORY FOR CHILDREN

07/26/2016,

We continue to talk about art history for kids (we have spoken previously about Miró, Monet and Kahlo) with Splat!, a great book that traces art history through the artists

Travel

WINERIES, TRAVEL AND KIDS: VINISTAS

07/14/2016,

I am thrilled to introduce you to Ruth de Andrés, a wine expert, founder of Vinistas and long time friend. I asked Ruth if she could share with World Kids

Big World

TRAVEL & LITERATURE: JAPAN

06/05/2016,

“REAL LITERATURE, LIKE TRAVEL, IS ALWAYS A SURPRISE” – Alison Lurie. I hope this will be the first of many posts about Japanese literature. Today I would like to recommend

Big World, Travel

TRAVEL & MUSIC: PIANO CITY MILANO

05/29/2016,

This year, once again, pianos have invaded houses, yards, stations, roofs, farmsteads, museums, schools, libraries, laboratories and parks in Italy.  Music hasn’t stopped from the sunset to the dawn and

Education

A SCHOOL FOR PEACE IN AFGHANISTAN

04/24/2016,

Today we travel to Afghanistan with a story that talks about death, architecture, education, war, peace, and a BLUE primary school in Afghanistan. In 2001 Maria Grazia Cutuli, a prominent Italian

Inspiration

TRAVEL & LITERATURE FOR KIDS: IRELAND

04/17/2016,

Tales from Old Ireland in an enchanting collection of favourite Irish folk tales, retold by Malachy Doyle and illustrated by Niamh Sharkey. You can celebrate the wonder of Ireland with

Education

SCIENCE & KIDS: EUREKA!

04/10/2016,

Did you know that Alexander Fleming discovered pencillin by accident? That time travel might be possible in the future? That Marie Curie asked for a wedding dress that she could

Travel

HUSKYMAN: DOG SLEDDING IN THE PYRENEES

04/05/2016,

Have you ever dreamed of sitting on the comfortable seat of a fairy-tale Christmas sleigh? Being close to nature and a love of dogs are at the heart of mushing,

Big World

PARENTING & HUMOR: ILLUSTRATOR NATHALIE JOMARD

03/28/2016,

When you’re a first-time mother/father, everything might seem to feel huge, stressful and important. Parenting is serious business, which is why it’s so important to laugh about!   French Illustrator

Inspiration

ART & KIDS: MIRO’S MAGIC ANIMALS

03/23/2016,

Do you also feel that children naturally love art?  I truly think that art education is a creative opportunity for kids and that early years arts activities can help develop