Feb. 4, 2019
When kids enter the 3rd grade, they begin learning more complex math concepts that can seem tricky to teach. Addition and subtraction seem like simple concepts to introduce using well-known strategies like number lines and finger counting. But teaching multiplication isn’t necessarily so daunting. Most kids form the foundations for learning the operation well before third grade! If you’re wondering how to teach multiplication to kids, this article will give you 6 tried and tested strategies to get started!
Jan. 14, 2019
The weather is cold and the days are dreary, making it a perfect time to stay inside! Time spent indoors need not be boring. Take full advantage of the time spent indoors by reviewing and practicing critical science skills. In fact, why not inject some wintery-themed fun into your child’s lessons by completing some winter science experiments? Keep reading to find five fabulously fun ideas for experiments that will excite your early learner over the winter months!
Dec. 24, 2018
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!
Nov. 24, 2018
Kids need to learn about money. Whether for future financial competence, or just for practice with math skills, money can teach kids a host of different skills and life lessons! Make teaching money fun for kids with the following ideas, designed especially with your child’s learning needs in mind.
Nov. 19, 2018
For kids, learning about the science of sound can seem rather elusive, since sound is typically heard, not seen. But what if we can learn about sound waves in a way that can be observed? Fascinate your child by giving him or her a way to experiment with sound in a more concrete way. This article shares 7 awesome ideas for sound science experiments that will reinvigorate your child’s science learning.
Nov. 13, 2018
If you’re looking for new science experiments to challenge your early learners, you might not have considered delving into the challenging world of physical science! Believe it or not, your child is ready to learn the basics of physics, priming them for future scientific discovery and learning! Keep reading to find 5 simple physics activities perfect for elementary learners!
Nov. 9, 2018
Without even realizing it, we use mental math in our everyday lives for a variety of ordinary tasks. If it weren’t for mental math, many daily activities would be difficult, from estimating the cost of our purchases, to keeping track of items or objects. Foster your child’s mental math development by incorporating simple mental math strategies in his or her learning routine. Keep reading to discover fun ways to practice mental math with your early learner!
Oct. 16, 2018
When learning math in the early elementary years, there’s no getting past having to master the critical concept of place value! In order to understand larger numbers and how to add, subtract, and literally anything else, kids must understand this necessary math component. Why not make it easy and fun by incorporating exciting hands-on games? This article shares with you our very best place value games for 2nd grade and below!
July 1, 2018
Up until now, chances are that most science experiments your child has conducted mostly revolved around making observations. While there’s nothing wrong with observing processes and reaching results, kids must finally learn to dig deeper by asking big questions and forecasting the outcome. This article will explain how to introduce this important process, while offering fun ideas for 3rd grade science experiments using the scientific method!
June 18, 2018
Is your family ready to hit the road for this summer’s vacation? If so, you might be wondering how to take advantage of all that time spent in the car with your kids, and keep them from getting too bored in the process. The answer is to leave your house armed with an arsenal of quick and exciting math car games for kids! Keep reading to discover 5 fast and easy ideas that you can take with your family on your next road trip!