Tag: outdoors

Let Them Eat Dirt, Says Scientist

That famous Marie Antoinette quote about cake and peasants was likely misconstrued, but this imperative for your own little plebeians isn’t—“Let them eat dirt!”, exhorts Dr. Jack Gilbert, director of the Microbiome Centre at the University of Chicago and coauthor of the book Dirt Is Good. Here—before you combust in sanitised indignation—is why. […]


How to Grow Seeds with Your Toddler

If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do with the kiddies before the sunshine officially makes its comeback, Spring is the perfect time for teaching about plant life – and growing seeds is a great way to do it right inside your home! Check out this simple kids’ science project that shows what really […]