Venice is a great place to visit with children, a bit like Barcelona and New York, two other places that will always leave a great impression on them. This summer is a particularly good time to visit and enjoy a wonderful and quite playful Venice Art Biennale. Here’s a few tips to prepare your trip…
Petits Papiers a Decouper is a brilliant book that keeps children busy for hours. It is one of the best Do it yourself arts and crafts book on the market, a gold mine of beautifully designed patterns to cut, to fold and to play with. Children can easily follow the clear instructions and make Japanese dolls, finger puppets, decorative animals to hang from the ceiling, masks, houses, planes, etc.
Designer Alvaro Catalán de Ocón knows that pollution generated by plastic bottles is a problem that affects us on a global level. With his project PET Lamp, he is turning an object with a short and specific lifespan into a product enriched by the cosmogony of the local culture of Columbia.
“What The World Eats” photo series shows twenty families around the globe with a week’s worth of groceries. From Mexico to Italy, Australia, Equador or Mali, you learn how much people spend and what they eat. The Al Haggan family of Kuwait City for instance spends 63.63 dinar or $221.45,
A cool Exhibit is in preparation at bobo kids in London. Opening in May, it will feature the work of photographer and filmmaker Richard Unglik.
Milan is always at its best under the sun and when crowds arrive in heavy numbers for the Salone de Mobile. This week end was incredible, with tons of energy, smiling faces, sun beams and creative happenings, including KidsroomZOOM. Reportage…
I am not really a TV person. I rather let my children watch films on DVDs, because they can chose from a great selection and avoid the over stimulation of noisy commercials. My older son recently introduced the whole family to the cartoon Adventure Time and everyone now seems addicted to it, even
His shows are uplifting, inventive, highly interactive, and oh-so-original; he surrounds himself with silly antics, colorful, handmade props, and a live dove named Mozzarella; he throws ridiculously silly and meticulously crafted performances. Meet Mario the Magician, one of New York’s best kept secrets.
New (and exciting – again!), The Loop is a quarterly magazine for children aged 9—13, that engages its readers in contemporary global and local issues in an approachable manner. We received the first issue a few months ago and read it “en famille” from beginning to
The Hungry Little Minds A-Z flash cards and building blocks are the first of a series of toy designs planned with the objective of creating toys which are fun and creative and introduce children into the world of architecture and design. Behind this project is Vikki Tucker, a designer and interior architect from