Kids love to be creative, and calligraphy is a great thing to try for your older kids. Calligraphy might not be your first thought when you decide to be creative together, but it does help to practice handwriting in a fun and creative way.
We all see pictures on Pinterest and Instagram of beautifully decorated classroom walls, but are those walls effective and benefiting the students? Every classroom has walls, and they should be used to their advantage.
CHILD LEARNER , ELEMENTARY , FALL , GRADESCHOOL , HOMESCHOOLING , PRESCHOOL , SPRING , SUMMER , WINTER
Kids are curious and observant by nature, and they'll eventually wonder why it doesn't snow in the summer or why it's warm only part of the year. It's important for parents to teach your kids about seasons.
Helping your child handle emotions is one of the hardest things that a parent can do. Sometimes, we, as adults, struggle to handle emotions, so teaching kids without complete impulse control to do so is a challenge.
Learning about world cultures and customs is fantastic activity for kids. They need to learn to appreciate diversity and how many different people there are in this world. It can be hard to comprehend just how many different world cultures there are in this world!
Elections can be hard for adults to understand, so you can imagine that explaining to your kids how the presidential elections work can be even harder. It's quite a complex process, but since we have a presidential election in 2020, now is a great time to discuss the process.
Are you studying the US presidents with your child? The presidents are a fascinating topic that kids often don't think is as interesting as adults. To interest your child, try introducing some important facts!
Learning the days of the week and months of the year are often taught to preschoolers and kindergarteners. It's simple memorization, and it's a great way for teachers and parents alike to start their day. I promise that teaching your kids the days and months doesn't have to be hard.
Learning to tell time is a rather important skill for your kids. While we do, in most cases, have digital clocks, it's still a crucial skill for kids to learn how to use an analog clock. Those hands can sure be confusing at first! Teaching your kids to tell time shouldn't be a confusing or troublesome task.
Do you remember having to memorize the sections of the periodic table in school? I remember it vividly in school, thinking about how boring and how it wouldn't be helpful throughout my life. Who knew that learning he period table could actually be fun?
Winter may be dreary and drab since we are stuck inside more often, but that doesn't mean it's lacking in learning opportunities. It's the perfect time to focus on some winter themed learning with yo
If winter means anything, it means there will be plenty of snow. Rather than being upset with the snow, use it to your advantage and find fun games and activities with snow. Snow can even be educational.