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Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn Drawing and Painting post image

We have put together quite a few learning tools for kids posts. Today we share best learning tools for kids to learn drawing. There are so much to learn about drawing, from simple shapes, to proportions, to colors, to different art effects. As we always do, the tools are listed by its target users' age, tools for younger kids are listed at the beginning of the list, tools for older kids and adults are listed toward the bottom of the… Read More

Kids Movies about Lying and Telling Truth post image

Summer is a good time to catch up on good movies with kids. Today we share with you ideas of good movies for kids to watch in the summer, and how to build in educational elements into the movie experience. If you want to know how do we use movies as part of parenting and learning experience, you can visit How to Teach by Movies. Today we share kids movies about lying and being honest. Almost everyone lies at some… Read More

Best Learning Tools for Kids To Practice Telling Time post image

Telling time is a math skill, as well as an essential life skill for kids. Today we share Best Learning Tools for Kids to Practice Telling Time. Some are designed for younger kids, that start with telling numbers 1 to 12, some are designed for school age kids to practice different ways of telling time. Since most kids start to learn telling time around kindergarten age, most of the learning tools below are for kids grade K to 3. We will mark those that are… Read More

Best Learning Tools for Kids – Handwriting Practice post image

Since kids spending more time on tablets, I have the concern that they are going the lose handwriting practice time, which I still think is necessary and important, even with all the tablets and computers. I started by searching for the right stylus for kids so kids can practice handwriting old fashion way on iPad. Now I found some really good handwriting practice tools that kids can practice penmanship on tablets. As handwriting is not just on tablets, and in… 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

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

Astronaut Story Teaching Kids Problem Solving post image

Problem solving skills are so important for kids, more important than academic scores. But how do you teach problem solving skills? One way is to present age appropriate problems to kids, asking them to solve the problems. Amos the Astronauts is a story app for toddler and preschool kids not only tells a story but also teaching kids about problem solving. Amos is an astronaut who accidentally landed on a planet he’s never been before. Although he is safe and… Read More

Rounds Franklin Frog

Rounds: Franklin Frog is a great interactive nonfiction app for toddlers and preschoolers. It explores the life cycle of a frog — including feeding, hibernation, mating, birth, growing from tadpoles, and maturation — in a way that young children can understand and are intrigued to explore more. When kids start the app, they will see the frog Franklin sitting on a lily pad greeting them. On each page of the app, there are some interactive elements waiting for the kids… Read More

Camping With Kids Activities post image

Do you like to take kids camping? What do you do when camping with kids? Today we have an app for kids about camping, Camping with Grandpa. It not only teaches kids wildness survival skills, but also gives us fun ideas of camping activities for kids. Check it out. There are 7 games throughout the app. First kids are asked what to take to the camping trip. They will have several options, such as water, hat, lighter. There are also… Read More

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