Tag: toddlers & preschoolers

  • Homeschooling in Nature’s Classroom
    Homeschooling in Nature’s Classroom

    June started homeschooling her son during the COVID-19 crisis and shares a nature activity that she created to teach her son about colors and animals that live in a stream.    By Warunya (June) Soontorntae    Sometimes we pay a lot of money so that our children can be happy. But sometimes happiness comes in […]

  • Bringing Up Children with Optimism and Hope
    Bringing Up Children with Optimism and Hope

      Alessandra talks about the importance of nurturing optimism and hope in children and ways to do that.   By Alessandra C Marazzi   It seems to me that in today’s age, a little optimism and hope are badly needed, especially when we are talking about instilling those qualities in the generation of people who […]

  • A Greener Tomorrow For Our Children
    A Greener Tomorrow For Our Children

    This article uncovers how parents and educators can encourage young children to build a positive, natural, and respectful relationship with their environment.   By Renika Phanichkrivalkosil   When I think of sustainability, I think about how we can leave the world a little bit better than we found it. This is reflected in the myriad […]

  • Creating Enjoyable Food Experiences for Kids  子どもと紡ぐ食の記憶
    Creating Enjoyable Food Experiences for Kids 子どもと紡ぐ食の記憶

    Most parents worry about ‘picky eating’ habits of their children. What can we do to overcome this? Mao, a nutritionist, shares how to address it with fun and educational food activities.   By Mao Tsuchiya / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ]   Ten years ago, in a fishery harbor in Senegal, I was excitedly preparing […]

  • READER’S CORNER: July/August 2020
    READER’S CORNER: July/August 2020

    Need some book recommendations for your child and for parents? Here are some titles picked by Kinokuniya for BAMBI families. (Japanese books follow the English titles. 日本語の本もお見逃しなく☆) For Kids The Unofficial Harry Potter Character Compendium: MuggleNet’s Ultimate Guide to Who’s Who in the Wizarding World Author: The Editors of MuggleNet From Harry, himself, to Sir […]

  • We Are International Parents
    We Are International Parents

    Raising your children internationally brings about different questions of belonging and identity. By Karin Hongsaton Zackari   We are international parents who have moved away from our home country. Many of us have very international families, with children born to parents of different origins. Some of us carry a sense of belonging not based on […]