Digital Books vs Audio Books vs Print Books

Oct. 12, 2014

Have you ever wondered why your kids prefer one book over another? Why do they spend hours thumbing through the pages of an interactive book and never even touch a print book? Let’s compare digital books with 3 other types of media for kids to see what makes them so versatile. 

Let’s start with print books. There’s very little you can do with a print book. You can’t browse, search, take notes, play games, watch videos and do simple ...

Read more >


Why There Are Uppercase and Lowercase Letters

Sept. 28, 2014

Once upon a time in a distant land called Letterland there lived a family of friendly letters. They lived happily and never argued with each other. People loved letters because they formed words, so little children could learn from them.

All letters were lowercase and were equally treated by people. Once some of them decided that they wanted to become Uppercase. They started quarrelling because each of them thought it deserved to be a capital letter.  

They decided to ...

Read more >


How to Choose an ABC Teaching App

Sept. 14, 2014

Have you ever felt lost among educational apps on app stores? No, wonder, there are thousands of apps that claim to serve educational purposes.

We are planning to publish a series of articles that would highlight features an app should have in order to be classified as truly ‘educational’.

Let’s start with ABC teaching apps, as there is a variety of them on the app stores. Ideally, an app that teaches the ABC would have the following:

1. Upper and ...

Read more >


Why There are 26 Letters in the Alphabet

Aug. 31, 2014

-

Read more >


Why ABC has a full name Alphabet

Aug. 10, 2014

Read a fascinating story about alphabet full names and engage your child into the captivating process of learning letters. 

Read more >


How to Make a Better Use of Smart Devices

July 27, 2014

     In this post you are going to find out how to better use smart phones and tablet computers with your little kids.

One of the first things you need to keep in mind is that neither smart phones nor tablets can substitute parents and real person-to-person interaction. They are better used as an additional way to encourage kids to learn something new. Kids would also benefit more if YOU guide them through their educational process. Make sure you know how ...

Read more >


Kids & Technology

July 6, 2014

     There’s a lot of hype around issues that feature technology and kids. Such questions as how much time a kid should spend watching TV or playing with a smart phone spark a lot of controversy among parents.  Some think that technology hinders kids’ development; others see a lot of advantages in using gadgets.

Well, we are parents ourselves and we understand that the golden truth lies somewhere in the middle. All these gadgets as smart phones or tablets ...

Read more >