Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

Do Re Me Fa Soda?

Daily Tips

Try something new with your kids every day! Find tips on reading, learning, and raising a well-rounded child.

Today's Tip

Today's Tip: 
September 14, 2016
Do Re Me Fa Soda?

Recycling plastic bottles has never been this much fun! To do this craft, gather six empty soda bottles, some food coloring (optional), a magic marker, a stick, and water. Have your child fill a bottle with a small amount of water, then add a bit more water to each subsequent bottle. As the bottles get filled with water, your child can bang the bottle with a stick to hear the tone. He can arrange the bottles from left to right, creating low notes to high notes. Mark each water line with the marker. You can also add food coloring for some visual fun.


Find Just-Right Books

Activities & Fun

If the weather is not cooperating and you can't go outside, set up...
Our lovely Valentine’s crafts will charm your children and fill your...
Put together the pieces to create a Valentine’s message.
Before kids share a book with a friend, ask them to have this book...
Rank the books your kids read and keep score of which is the best they...
Help your child solve for b in each equation and then connect the dots...