# Math & Science Articles

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## Interactive Math Quizzes for Kindergarteners

April 2, 2024

Because the math that 5 and 6-year-olds learn is so crucial to their developing skills, it’s important that parents and teachers have a strong idea of a child’s strengths and weaknesses. The easiest way to get it is to assess their knowledge regularly using a quiz or test. However, it’s understandable that to some quizzing a 6-year-old might seem boring and unmotivating. That’s where Kids Academy comes in to save the day! We provide short, targeted quizzes that feel more like solving a puzzle than completing a math problem. By playing with gamified quizzes, kids have fun while working hard, and parents get the feedback they need to monitor learning. Read the article to learn more!

## Graph Worksheets and Lessons for 9-Year-Olds

March 19, 2024

Learning to read different types of graphs is a crucial skill for early learners. After all, graphs are powerful visual tools that help children understand and interpret data, fostering critical thinking and analytical skills. Early in elementary school, students are typically introduced to graphs through tally charts as early as kindergarten. By the time they reach nine years old, it’s important that students learn to read and analyze different types of graphs.

While it may seem as though data analysis is a boring skill to learn, with a little bit of creativity, graphs can be an enjoyable skill for students to master, especially when they experience relevant, hands-on practice. Let’s explore the different types of graphs your little data analyst needs to learn and the best strategies to use to teach each kind.

## Step-by-step Guide to A Child's Success in Multiplication

Feb. 23, 2024

Dive into the world of multiplication mastery with our comprehensive guide! From understanding arrays to exploring skip counting and the commutative property, we've got you covered. With visual representations, engaging activities, and interactive worksheets, teaching multiplication becomes an adventure of discovery for children. Explore patterns within the multiplication table and harness technology for dynamic learning experiences. Foster peer learning through collaborative activities, making multiplication a social and enjoyable journey. Whether it's teaching arrays in second grade or mastering multiplication facts in third grade, our article provides the tools and resources to make learning fun and accessible. Join us as we inspire growth and unlock the potential of multiplication for lifelong learning opportunities.

## Simple Divisibility Strategies for Kids

March 14, 2023

Still struggling with division? Can’t quite figure out your least common denominators? This list of divisibility strategies will speed up your fraction work and make those troublesome denominators a thing of the past.

## Winter Math Games for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners

Jan. 12, 2023

The long winter months are upon us, and the Christmas magic has officially worn off. Keep these long dreary winter days exciting for your child using winter math activities for preschoolers and kindergarteners your child is sure to love! This article offers you 5 fabulous winter-themed math games and activities that can be played inside the house on a snowy day, or even outdoors when the weather is just right! Keep your child’s motivation for learning high even on snow days away from school!

## Thanksgiving Activities with Kids Academy

Nov. 22, 2022

Thanksgiving is a special day to express gratitude for different things we have in life both material and not. Children eagerly enjoy this precious holiday when families get together, prepare a hearty meal and cherish their traditions by telling each other stories of the old days or go out to watch a festive parade.

## Water Cycle: The Science of Rain for Kindergarteners

Aug. 9, 2022

Water is everywhere. Around 71% of Earth’s surface is covered with water. We got oceans, rivers, and lakes. And on top of that, we even have water from the sky! Precipitation takes place in all regions of Earth except Antarctica (considered as the driest place in the world). That said, it is inevitable for your kindergartner to throw the where and why questions everytime it rains.

## Gravitational and Wind Energies: Forms of Energy for Kindergarten

July 19, 2022

It was discussed in the article Kindergarten Physical Science: Energy, Force, and Motion that there are two main categories of energy. And these are the potential energy and the kinetic energy. And under these categories are the more specific types of energy which include gravitational, chemical, elastic, wind, heat, and electrical energies. Of the types of energies mentioned, the first three are classified as potential energy, wind being kinetic, and heat and electrical energies as both potential and kinetic.

## Comparing Fractions

July 12, 2022

Previously, your children have learned to recognize equivalent fractions. Today, you will facilitate the learning of your kids on the topic on comparing fractions.

## 3rd Grade Life Science: Major Animal Groups Your Kids Should Know

June 27, 2022

As your child begins to throw some questions at you as to why birds can fly and dogs just bark and run, or why fishes can breathe underwater whereas cats hate the idea of getting wet, take the opportunity of giving them a glimpse of the entire animals kingdom by introducing its major groups - mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. This subject simply gives third graders the idea as to how diverse animals are. Through such discussion, kids get to learn the similar traits and significant differences animals have.