Mr. Popper’s Penguins: Chapters 6-10

In this part of the book, Mr. Popper begins to get to know his pet penguin, Captain Cook. And the locals get terribly confused by the newest member of their community. And the Poppers begin to watch some fascinating penguin behavior! Videos A Visit to the Emperor Penguins Rookery at Snow Hill Island, Antarctica Penguin Nest Making in Antarctica Are […]

Tuesday Tips: YakTrax

We’ve been wanting to find a way to extend our mountain hiking beyond the summer and fall seasons. But snow and ice stick around for a long time here, making treks into the mountains potentially… slippery. And slippery is frustrating! My kids have tiny feet, so I had to spend a lot of time researching the best option for us. […]

Mr. Popper’s Penguins: Chapters 1-5

This book starts off with a lot of fascinating information about penguins. Mr. Popper loves the North and South Poles and enjoys learning about them every night after work! So a lot of our supplemental materials for this first section of the book will revolve around learning about the Arctic, Antarctica, and Penguins! Explorers A video interview with Admiral Byrd, […]

7 Steps For Hiking With Kids

It’s a new season and you want to start hiking with your kids. But it feels daunting. While you dream of peaceful happy treks along serene trails, you fear it might be more tears and complaining along a poorly selected path.  Where do you get started? How do you set yourself up for success? And how do you recover from […]