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Free Online Math Dictionary for Kids post image

When kids start learning math beyond counting, they start to encounter math concepts that they need understand precisely the meaning, or they may have trouble. For example, they need know the meaning of “Angle”, and the differences between “Acute Angle”, “Obtuse Angle”, “Right Angle” and “Straight Angle”. It will be helpful if the kids have access to these math terms at home when they need help. Math Dictionary is a free online math dictionary designed for kids to look up… Read More

Free App: Tree Leaf Identification with LeafSnap post image

LeafSnap is a free app developed by Columbia University, Maryland University and Smithsonian Institute. It is a tree leaf identification guide that helps users identify trees with the leaves. You can snap a picture of the leaf, and the app will compare the image with the database, and tell you what tree is the leaf from. It is a fun app to have for your walking in the park. The most fun part of the app is the Snap part… Read More

8 Interactive Periodic Table with Names — Chemistry Learning Tools for Kids post image

Learning about the Periodic Table is a big part of learning chemistry. It is fun if you get it. Otherwise it can be a boring and tedious experience, and it can kill the interest in chemistry completely. Today we share learning tools for periodic tables. These are interactive periodic tables with names and charges and other information that make it easy to learn. Some also letting kids to create virtual chemical reactions to make the learning hands-on without potential chemical… Read More

15 YouTube Channels of Fun Science for Kids post image

Amazingly, YouTube has become a good source of educational materials. We have been using YouTube more and more for fun learning materials. We shared 6 YouTube Channels for Hands-on Science Experiments You Can Do at Home. Today we share YouTube channels of fun science facts, explanations, and news. Bill Nye: although the channel has not been updated for couple years, the content already there is enough for kids to explore. I like that the video titles tell you exactly what the… 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

Learn Mediterranean History with Medelia App post image

Medelia is a free app helping kids learn about the history of Mediterranean cities. Kids visit the cities, learn and explore at their own pace. It is a fun way to learn history. There will be more cities included the app, but currently there are 3, and one city is free. When kids just start the app, they can create their own avatars. The created the character will be the one explore the cities. Currently the city that comes free… Read More

History Simulation Games for Kids post image

I remember one of the early games my son played was Oregon Trail. It is a history simulation game for kids to role play as a pioneer traveling west along the Oregon Trail in the old days. My son learned so much by playing the game. It is a fun way for them to learn the history first hand. Those visuals, pictures, and games really bring the history to life, help the kids to understand what was going on in… Read More

App Went Free: Create Your Own TV Shows with TeleStory post image

I just read the news that LaunchPad the company who created Toontastic app is bought by Google. As a celebration, they set two of their apps free: Toontastic and TeleStory. We reviewed Toontastic, which is a fun app letting kids create their own stories and making them into movies. Toontastic also teaches kids how to arrange the storyline to make the stories more interesting. Different from Toontastic, TeleStory is an app letting kids create their own TV shows with provided… Read More

Child-safe Website of Free News Articles for Kids post image

Are you comfortable to let your kids watch news on TV or news website? If not, how do your kids stay updated on what is going on around them, in the community, in the country, and in the world? I have reviewed some child-safe news resources, and today I found one more great news resource for kids: Youngzine. It is a free website of news articles for kids. Youngzine is a website created due to the fact that it was… Read More

9 YouTube Channels of Hands-On Science Experiments for Kids post image

No matter what time of the year, there are always moments that you have to stay home, and try to find things to do with kids. We've shared many fun activities for kids on iGameMom, but what if you don't feel like to actually do something. Good movies for kids and educational videos to the rescue!  We have been using YouTube more and more. There are a lot educational channels on YouTube and I love the fact that most videos are… Read More

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