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Do you kids like reading? Do they prefer print books or digital books? I heard many reluctant readers started liking books when they are offered digital books, like iBooks, Kendle books, book apps. Digital books offer features that you can't get from print books, such as multimedia materials, interactive actions. Many kids, even adults, enjoy these features. Couple years ago I put together two free book app lists, one for preschool, one for school age kids. Now looking back these book… Read More

KidScience Free App

Today's "Best Educational Apps for Kids" list is Best Science apps for elementary school kids.  I did not include those animal related apps, as there will be a separate list of "Best Educational Apps for Kids" on "Nature and Animals". If you know any good science apps for kids age 6 to 10, please leave the app name in a comment. I will update the list periodically. Bobo Explores Light: A very well designed science app with engaging interactive activities. The app utilizes multimedia contents… Read More

myHomework Student Planner

Now many families have iPads or other tablets for kids to use at home. More and more schools are using iPads as study tools at school. Mobile devices are great learning tools if we use them appropriately. Through time, we have found many good learning tools that are available on iPad and other tablets for kids. Today we share some very essential must have learning tools for kids on iPad and other tablets and all are free. This is part of the… Read More

Feelings Emotions Learning Tools

Emotion expression is hard! It is hard even for adults, not to mention for kids. However, understanding others’ and ourselves’ emotions and expressing the feelings to others are important skills in building self-confidence and relationship with others. Today we share learning tools for kids on feeling and emotional expressions. However, to be able to express the feelings, one has to be able to recognize the feelings and emotions first. You will find most of the learning tools here are focused on two aspects… Read More

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There are so many benefits for kids to study music at a young age. Music can help kids be more creative, more patient and more social. There are also studies shown that learning music improves math skills. When children are young, it is quite easy to incorporate music activities into the daily play. Music concepts like pitch, rhythm, even music notes can be taught by playful games. Today we share a fun music app for kids, Music with Grandma. Music… 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

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Do you like flashcards? I had never been very interested in flashcards, and have not used them much. I think they are just for memorization work, and kids usually can remember what they are interested without using those cards. So for me, most of our work with kids are talks, discussion, with the goal to spark their interest and to encourage them to explore. But recently I have seen some interesting flashcards. When combined with apps, you can see the… Read More

Apps to Help Students Get Organized post image

Do you kids forget homeworks? Are they late for turn in projects? Organization skills are very important study skills for kids to be successful in school, and they also carry over to kids’ adult life. It is helpful to have some effective organization tools while teaching kids organization skills. Today we share the best apps to help students get organized. myHomework: tracks students’ class, homework, projects; it also sends reminders. The schedule structure is very flexible, no matter what kind… Read More

Bo Matching Game free Christmas app for kids

With holiday approaching, everyone is getting into the holiday spirit.  While you are busy getting everything ready for the holiday, here are 8 free Christmas apps for kids. Most apps are good for all ages to enjoy, hope they bring joys to your home in this busy holiday season. Jingle All the Way : a warm story about a lovely dog Jingle, who finally find a home for the holiday. It is made by Hallmark in conjunction with their interactive toy… Read More

Movies to Watch with Kids on New Year’s Eve post image

Do you have special plans for New Years Eve? It is the exciting moment of the year. For me I enjoy the most when the whole family sit down and enjoy a good holiday movie together. It gives the magic warm feeling that will last for a long time. Do you have favorite New Year's Eve movies? Here are some of my favorites. I'd love to hear yours too. If you click on the movie title, you will be led to… Read More

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