Early musical education of children

Most people like listening to music, everyone has their own preferences. It is not surprising that babies and toddlers can already benefit from music. Music influences many cognitive areas and enriches the mental well-being. In which way and which methods there are to integrate music into the everyday life of the child, you can find … Continue reading "Early musical education of children"

Ikea Upcycling idea: LED lamp with WiFi remote control

Inspired by some of my last lighting projects for bedrooms and children's rooms, I had some motivation and above all time to tinker on the weekend. As with the Ikea Upcycling lamp for the children's room from the 3D printer, I wanted to turn something old into something new. This time, however, the lamp was … Continue reading "Ikea Upcycling idea: LED lamp with WiFi remote control"

Kids: Developing the joy of reading

"I'm bored!" mumbles the child, lying with his head on the shoulder of the parent. After enumerating a number of play options, it occurs to you that you have read a lot yourself as a child and suggests: "Why don't you read a book? "Your aunt gave you such a nice book." "I don't feel … Continue reading "Kids: Developing the joy of reading"

A stress-free Christmas - Tips for a Merry and Relaxed Christmas

Everyone loves and hates Christmas time. Especially for families this time can be challenging. This applies to the wallet as well as to the nerves. But how is it that the time of peace and contemplation becomes a stress trap? Our Hollywood picture of Christmas is the cause of this. The family sits harmoniously at … Continue reading "A stress-free Christmas - Tips for a Merry and Relaxed Christmas"

Even more useful things from the 3D printer

Here and now the continuation from the first part, about sense and nonsense from the 3D printer. You can argue about the usefulness and usability, but for example you can't discuss away some practical kitchen helpers. What can you do if you want to prepare Wiener Schnitzel, for example, but the wooden meat tenderizer has … Continue reading "Even more useful things from the 3D printer"

Window child safety locks for a safe home

A very big source of danger for children are windows, because the own child climbs from time to time with much skill on the window sill to look outside. An opened window, or one which can be opened easily, quickly becomes a threatening danger to life and limb if no appropriate precautions are taken. Security … Continue reading "Window child safety locks for a safe home"

Children, cold weather and lots of fun

Several doctors recommend that children spend at least half an hour a day in the fresh air, which I personally find quite conclusive. In some weather conditions, however, you may wonder whether it is good for the child's health. Often you have no idea about activities in cold weather, which would be fun for you … Continue reading "Children, cold weather and lots of fun"

Smoothies / whole fruit drinks

Smoothies or whole fruit drinks are made from whole fruits including the fruit pulp. 100% of the fruit is used with the exception of peel and seeds. Fruits, fruit and vegetables pureed with a mixer or - this produces a juice, quickly prepared drink, for young and old with a very high vegetable and fruit … Continue reading "Smoothies / whole fruit drinks"

Useful things from the 3D printer

For some time, my great Anycubic i3 Mega 3D printer stood in the corner as a dust catcher and was rarely used. At some point you just printed pretty much everything you need or just wanted to try it out. Among them were elements like 3D printing PS4 / Playstation4 mods as well as several … Continue reading "Useful things from the 3D printer"

Learning to ride a bicycle for children

Riding a bike is fun! Do you remember your first attempts? When you're shaky, but incredibly proud, rolling along the road. In the background one or both parents were cheering, maybe even the siblings? You will enjoy this experience next time as mum or dad. If you are no longer a child, questions arise that … Continue reading "Learning to ride a bicycle for children"