# Didactic Materials

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## Check Out Our Collection of Word Problem Worksheets and Videos!

June 12, 2024

It’s no secret that word problems are notoriously challenging for early learners. They’re so tough because solving them takes reading comprehension and mathematical skills, both of which are still new to kids in the first few years of their schooling. However, teaching word problems from a young age is incredibly important for fostering critical thinking and problem-solving skills while allowing children to understand how math applies to real-life situations.

Kids Academy offers a large library of word problem worksheets for learners at every level! Let’s look at some of our best word problem worksheets and teacher-led videos that will help students master the solving strategies.

## Easy Addition and Subtraction Worksheets for Kindergarten

April 30, 2024

During their first school year, grade K, children learn the basics of operations with numbers, such as counting groups of objects and counting forward and backward along a number line. When it comes to addition and subtraction, by the end of the year learners should master single digit addition, subtraction, and follow multi-step directions in word problems.

If you’re not sure where to start their addition and subtraction journey, let’s explore the milestones that all early math learners must master, along with helpful simple worksheets that they can use for practice.

## 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

Whether you're explaining arrays to second graders or exploring various techniques for mastering and applying multiplication facts in third grade, this thorough article covers it all. Plus, we've included some of our multiplication worksheets to enhance the educational experience and make it more enjoyable for both teachers and students!

## 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.

## Teach and Learn to Compare

July 25, 2022

From youth, kids frequently make correlations, on account of which they can recognize their most loved toys, shoes, or even places. For this, comparatives and exemplifications are typically utilized, which lay out contrast and sort out the things with which kids cooperate consistently. These kinds of words work with correspondence since they lay out contrasts or similitudes between specific gatherings of articles, individuals or creatures, giving more data about them. Be that as it may, similar and standout descriptors in English have various purposes and are framed in various ways.

## 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.

## Life Science for Third-Graders: Reptiles and Amphibians

July 5, 2022

This article aims at giving your child a glance at the crucial role of both reptiles and amphibians in the ecosystem along with everything there is to know about these amazing creatures. The article at Kids Academy entitled “Major Animal Groups Your Kids Should Know” introduces other major animal groups that comprise the Kingdom Animalia as well as the significant differences between vertebrates and invertebrates.

## 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.