If you and your kiddos are looking for a little space adventure, July is the perfect opportunity to stretch your imagination with science and space exploration happening with NASA’s Perseverance Rover. Scheduled to launch on July 22, this mission has been on the docket for quite some time: “The Mars 2020 mission has been slated to liftoff this summer ever since the agency announced the project in December 2012.” A launch date announced nearly eight years ago is a wonderful example for parents to show their kids the enormous amount of planning and teamwork that goes into a project like this.
Crowded Volume 2: Glitter Dystopia is the perfect reason to explain why comic books are such an amazing storytelling medium. The creative team behind Crowded has elevated what was already an outstanding start in Volume 1 by enhancing the relationship between main characters Charlie and Vita. Although the first volume starts with a Reapr campaign designated to pay loads of money to the person who kills Charlie, Crowded: Volume 2 tells its story for readers who are completely new to it.
If your kids love games, it might be difficult to search through the endless array of available options. For example, when you search for “kid games” on Google Play, does the list ever really end? Well, as we venture into summer and parents look for inside activities on those too-hot days, it might be helpful to have a head start on a few fun options your kids are sure to enjoy.
The Goonies is celebrating 35 years from its initial release in June of 1985. Although I watched this movie around the age of five or six initially, I wondered if it would be okay for my own kids (ages 5 and 7) to enjoy. Let’s dive into the wonderful movie that still stands the test of time.
“It is the differences that has made us strong.”
– Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Star Trek: The Next Generation, “Up the Long Ladder”)
The creators of Deiciders have returned with another chapter in a mythical quest featuring warriors hunting down fantastic creatures. Deiciders #2 has Ulfrith and Olaf continuing on from the end of their journey in Issue 1, where they battled a pair of gigantic wolves. This time, they’re on the hunt for a fire-breathing dragon, but their previous battle has left them injured and in need of help. Should they trust Freya, a stranger who seemingly helps them upon their first meeting?
As everyone is dealing with the stresses involved with staying at home currently, we’re hoping to provide reading resources to help those parenting in a pandemic. Today, we will focus on a couple of free resources, as well as other options that are available through subscription. Through all of these resources, we hope that these different opportunities provide parents a significant opportunity to keep your kiddos engaged in a fictional world.
In challenging times when everyone is trying to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to provide fun options for parents to be active with their kids at home. Staying home and not having a normal routine can be quite disruptive, but our kids really enjoy having that balance of learning and being part of interactive experiences, such as aquariums, science centers, theme parks, museums, and what we’ll be focusing on today – wildlife!
Constantine celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, and despite its early and overall critical response (which isn’t great*), I’m here to share why this R-rated film is a win.