Tag: children
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From National Geographic: Victoria amazonica water lilies can reach 20 feet in circumference and support up to 300 pounds each. Perching children atop the massive leaves was all the rage in water gardens of the time. Salem, North Carolina, c. 1892.

What a delightful little book from Chronicle Books called Open This Little Book that consists of sequentially smaller books page after page. It’s meant as a children’s book but I find myself wanting to own this for myself.

Remember the cute marshmallow test featuring little kids resisting the urge to eat a marshmallow placed in front of them? The University of Rochester built on that experiment and concluded that kids in unstable environments are more likely to engage in activities that provide immediate satisfaction. One of the reasons is because unstable environments are […]

This sounds like a brilliant idea. MoMA has a new audio tour of their museum narrated entirely by children. The kids give their take on some of the most famous art pieces in history and based on the video preview above, it sounds like it’s going to be a great one to pay extra for. […]