A curious mind is a growing mind. Kids with curiosity to discover shows several physical, mental and social benefits. This section is created to promote curiosity in kids. Enjoy!

All About bees

All About Bees features five drop-in activities: 1) Be the Beekeeper, 2) Honey Tasting, 3) Rolled Wax Candles, 4) The Bee Box, and 5) Honey Bee Anatomy. A grant from the American Association of Professional Apiculturists (AAPA) Extension Activities Award allowed me to purchase new supplies for the program, including colorful wax for candle making, a new teaching hive, and honey sticks to pass out.

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8 Top Websites Where Kids Can Learn About Animals

One subject most kids enjoy learning about is animals. Picture books with animal characters are firm favorites with the younger crowd, and non-fiction books about animals are popular with curious older kids. Kids also love to observe animals, in real life visits to the zoo perhaps, or via some of the well-made documentaries available. Children with access to companion animals learn lots about the special joy such animals bring to our lives. There are a number of fascinating websites devoted to helping us learn about animals. Here are some you might like to explore with your kids.

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All about Dinosours

Get your fill of dinosaur facts and fun, and find out all about the reptiles that once dominated our planet.

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Landforms

Landform facts for kids

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Penguins

Penguin facts for kids

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Volcanoes

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!

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Discovery by month

Discover various significant events by month

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Climate Change

What is climate change? What could happen? Get all the facts you need to know.

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Black History Month

Every February, people in the United States celebrate the achievements and history of African Americans as part of Black History Month. Learn More.

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Ancient Civilizations

Learn about our Ancient Civilizations

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Electricity

Kids will dive into the amazingly complex world of electricity, as they learn all about the flow of electrons, static vs. dynamic energy, and meet figures like Nikola Tesla.

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Atoms

Atom facts for kids

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Simple Machines

Simple machines make work easier. They have few or no moving parts and they work by changing the direction of a force or the amount of force needed to do something.

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