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We’re Going to Celebrate Halloween!

Oct. 21, 2021

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Hello everyone! Do your kids like Halloween? Most likely your answer is YES! Halloween is a favorite holiday for kids because of collecting sweets and quality family time when trick-or-treating or playing “spooktacular” games! Halloween fun, games, and costumes develop children's creativity, freedom for making decisions, and communication skills both with peers and grown-ups.

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Learning at Home with Kids Academy: Master Early Math Skills for Pre-K and Grade K

Oct. 11, 2021

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Throughout the early years of life, children engage with mathematical concepts in many different ways. They compare quantities, find patterns, build with shapes, and tackle real-life challenges such as counting the number of sleeps till their birthday or sharing cookies fairly with a friend. If you are looking for a way to encourage, support, and advance your child’s learning - we are excited to present an effective and time-saving solution for busy parents!

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by Alison Carter (Play Based Educator, ESL Teacher, Trauma Sensitive Yoga and Pilates Teacher, Journalist and Writer)

How to Support Your Young Learner if They Have Dysgraphia

Sept. 29, 2021

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In this blog, we will be exploring the issue of dysgraphia. We will find out what it is exactly, and what it is not and share practical tips on how to recognize if your child or student is experiencing this problem. You will also be provided with information on ways to support your young learner and help them develop and thrive academically in spite of any writing issues they may have. 

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Preparing Your Toddler for School

Sept. 28, 2021

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It is a parent's joy to see their child going to school for even a few hours, they will finally have time to relax and breathe without their toddler running around the house. But before all this fun stuff, preparing your child for school can also be a challenge. In this article, we will tell you how to prepare your toddler for school to brighten your and their lives!

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Adventures in Reading: 20 Wonderful Picture Books

Sept. 19, 2021

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We know that children who read for about twenty minutes every day, do better academically than those who don’t. Picture books make great reading materials since they can be consumed from cover to cover in just a few minutes. Continue reading the article to get to learn these wonderful books!

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by Jorezza Antonio (Behavioral Therapist)

Helping Your Child with Speech and Language Development

Sept. 16, 2021

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Speech and language are an important part of every child’s development, this is a way to communicate, understand, express, and develop relationships. Speech delay may affect the child’s learning and socialization skills. Continue reading to find out the levels of child's speech development according to their age.

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Preschool Reading Comprehension Activities

Sept. 16, 2021

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Teaching reading strategies to a preschooler may be quite a difficult task for inexperienced parents. At Kids Academy, we’re always working hard to find new ways to get the highest-quality learning resources into the hands of parents! That’s why we’re presenting our preschool reading materials in a variety of ways, to give parents options and flexibility in teaching their little learners to read. Now you can find preschool worksheets and videos on our website, in the app, or from our YouTube Channel, which are all wrapped up into our easy-to-navigate English Language Arts lessons!

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by Alison Carter (Play Based Educator, ESL Teacher, Trauma Sensitive Yoga and Pilates Teacher, Journalist and Writer)

The Importance of Interactive Learning

Sept. 13, 2021

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Interactive learning covers many different aspects of the learning process. Automatically we may assume it refers to the usage of technology within the classroom and home environment, however, this isn’t the only explanation of interactive learning. In this blog we will explore what interactive learning really is, and understand the ways in which it aids children and supports learning journeys. 

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Preschool and Kindergarten Counting Activities

Sept. 9, 2021

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To help parents get their hands on the highest-quality learning resources, we’ve made it our mission to provide you with our preschool and kindergarten counting activities and early math lessons in a variety of different ways. Not only can you find our worksheets on the websites, but parents and their kids now have options in how to complete them with the flexibility to complete entire lessons in the way that works best for them!

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by Julie Sheard (Educator and Specialized Instructional Assistant)

Teaching Healthy Coping Skills and Calming Strategies

Sept. 7, 2021

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Stress, worry, irritation, and frustration may all be triggered by situations that require emotional self-regulation.  Anxiety can affect neurodivergent learners' ability to understand and use communication, as well as their ability to deal with sensory input, working memory, the flexibility of thinking, and social imagination. Individualized coping techniques are therefore required, taking into consideration the learner's skills, preferences, and familiarity with a particular setting.

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