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Adventure Movies and TV Shows for Kids on Netflix post image

What comes to your mind when I say adventure? Travel to a foreign country? or Space? or a dangerous place? If you look up the word Adventure, the first definition on dictionary.com is "an exciting or very unusual experience". So for kids it could be anything, a trip to a new grocery store, or a park, a vacation to a city they've never been; or doing something they've never done before... Anything that involves exploring an uncharted territory is an… Read More

Music Games for Kids from Mussila Monsters post image

Do your kids like music? Do they like to play with music toys? How about music games? If you are interested in taking their interest in music to the next level and start introduce music formally to kids, such as music notes, instruments, today’s app is a good one to start with. It is still fun, and the music introduction is formal, but gentle. Mussila is a fun and creative music game app that gives kids the basic music skills… Read More

StewieDuckApp

Summer is a time to teach and reinforce children’s water safety. Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim is a book app that teaches kids water safety rules. It is designed for kids aged 2 to 6. Through the story of Stewie the duck learning to swim, the app delivers three rules to ensure that young children stay safe around the water. The rules are repeated several times either as the story context, or as a song set to the tune of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”. There… Read More

160+ Fourth of July Printable Math Worksheets post image

Many parents are concerned about summer slide. With the long summer, if kids don't touch academic subjects the whole summer, they may forget many they learned during the school year. Since 4th of July is a big holiday during summer, I am putting together some fun July 4th themed math printable worksheets for kids from preschool, to kindergarten to grade 5. All are free, and all you need is to print them out. Combining coloring and math, this set of… Read More

7 Sand Science Experiments for Kids post image

We have been posting many natural science experiments for kids. Today we share some sand science experiment ideas to do with kids. You can do these activity at beach, or sand box at home, or a park. Kids all like to play with sand, and let's play! Kids all like to build sand castles. Do you know why sand can stack on top of each other? It is because the sand grains all have flat surfaces. However, every one built… Read More

9 Sports Science Activities for Kids post image

Many kids like sports, like soccer, basketball, swimming, track, biking, ... With the Olympics in two months, I did a search on sports science activities for kids. I found a lot cool ideas. I am sharing some that can be done at home. Hope you like them just like I do. We try to include science for different sports, and hope one of them will fit your child's interest. All kids probably have done long jump at school. What can… Read More

Fun body measurement activities with a piece of string post image

What fun and learning can be had with a simple piece of string! This activity would be fun to help entertain the children at a picnic or outdoor summer event, as well as in the classroom. Our friend Carolyn, who has been teaching many years, is sharing these fun non-standard measurement activities for kids to learn about their bodies and to build math concepts of measurement and comparison. You can download a printable instructions for kids at the end of… Read More

10 Fun Science Movies and TV Shows for Kids post image

Are you children interested in science? They are. Because kids are naturally curious, they are born to explore everything around them, and they want to know why. Science is in our every day life, and there are always things to show kids the magic of science. The challenge is parents are usually too busy or too occupied by other stuff to come up ideas to encourage kids' exploratory nature and curiosity. I found some times good movies and TV shows… Read More

Book app for kids who are afraid of monsters post image

Do your children have sleep problem? Do they go to sleep easily? Is it hard for them to go back to sleep after waking up in the middle of the night? For young children, a common reason for sleep problem is being afraid of monsters. It feels irrational for adults, but it is real for kids. If you just tell them there are no monsters, it usually won’t work. As they are sure they’ve seen monsters. A gentle way to… Read More

10 Free Reading Programs for Kids on Mobile Devices post image

Reading books is the best gift a parent can give to their kids. Where do you find books for kids? With our busy schedule it is sometime hard to find time to visit the book stores and libraries. That is why I like the eBooks and book apps for kids. They save the travel time to stores and libraries, and many times, they save money too. Today we put together 10 FREE reading programs that you can access from your… Read More

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