Summer Birthday Party Inspiration

Having a winter birthday, I have always been jealous of the summer babies who are able to celebrate outdoors with pool parties and ice cream! If warm weather and water activities aren't enough to satisfy your...

5 Ways to Stay Active as a Family

We all know how important staying active is for both physical and mental health, but sometimes it's difficult to squeeze physical activity into our daily routine. By the time work and school are over for the...

5 Low-Tech Gift Ideas for Kids

Whether you have begun your holiday shopping or not, you have probably seen countless ads for the next big-tech gift. From tablets and cell phones to virtual reality headsets and video game systems, adults and...

5 Tooth Fairy Traditions

Losing baby teeth is a big deal for little ones as well as for their parents. A big deal that's accompanied by a tiny fairy. These five Tooth Fairy traditions will help make losing baby teeth memorable for...

Best Fairy Tale Movies: Enchanted

From recent theatrical releases, such as Into the Woods, to required reading lists for students, fairy tales are prominent contributors to popular culture and academia. Some parents may contemplate the lessons...

Best Fairy Tale Movies: Big Fish

From recent theatrical releases such as Into the Woods to required reading lists for students, fairy tales are prominent contributors to popular culture and academia. Some parents may contemplate the lessons...

Best Fairy Tale Movies: Labyrinth

From recent theatrical releases, such as Into the Woods, to required reading lists for students, fairy tales are prominent contributors to popular culture and academia. Some parents may contemplate the lessons...

TED Ed: The Three Types of Tears

I cry at everything. Whether I'm moved by Katniss' bravery in Mocking Jay Part 1 (even though I knew everything that was going to happen as a result of reading the book) or because I got dust in my eye (I am...

Best Educational Movies of 2014

The Best Educational Movies is one in a series covering Learning Liftoff's Best of 2014. We hope that Learning Liftoff has provided your family with some valuable movie reviews and suggestions as you navigate...

5 Inventions Created by Kids

Have you ever thought of an invention that could change the world or a genius idea on how to improve a product that already exists? I can't even count how many brilliant ideas I've had only to see them...

Alternative Gift Giving Ideas

Whether you’ve found your child an educational gift that will further learning or a toy that gives back to charity, traditional gift giving can be fun and personal. But giving a gift that doesn't come in a...

5 Holiday Pies in Literature

Presents! Parades! Preparation! There is so much craziness that accompanies the holiday season and it’s time to slow down and smell the pie. That’s right, pie—the holiday staple that’s easy to be...

Gifts That Give Something Back

The holidays are a busy time of year, especially for parents and Learning Coaches who are heavily invested in their children’s education. Learning Liftoff is here to save you time and provide you with ideas...