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Connect to Public Libraries with OverDrive post image

We have been using OverDrive for a while. I really like it. It saves trips to the library and brings the library books to your mobile devices and computers. You can borrow digital books to read or audio books to listen. You can even borrow videos to watch. It is a free app works on almost all devices: Apple, Android, Windows devices, PC and Mac computers. I have mostly used the app on my iPad and iPhone. But you should… Read More

6 YouTube Videos About Life Cycle of a Flower post image

It is time for Mom's Library. To supplement our flower science activities for kids, today we share YouTube videos about life cycle of a flower. Since it usually takes longer to observe the plant life cycle, for preschool children, you can start with the life cycle of a flower, which includes: buds open, flowers bloom, pollination, seeds are made, flowers die, seeds fall, and finally new plants form and new flower buds form. Before you start planting your own flowers… Read More

Free Learning Website for Kids – Funbrain post image

Have you tried funbrain.com? It is a free learning website for kids from preschool to grade 8. I have not shared the site here because I thought it uses flash and won't function on iPad and iPhone. But yesterday, I tried it on my iPad and the games and books all worked well. I am so glad that there is one more learning website that is available on mobile devices, so kids can enjoy the fun learning on the go… Read More

10 Apps for Bird Identification post image

Do you like birds? I do. I love to listen to birds singing and watch them fly or play around in the park or in the backyard. They add colors and music to our life. They make wherever they are a better place to live. They are so many things we can learn about birds, here are apps and websites I found that can help with bird identification. Most are for North America, some also have information for UK. Fine… Read More

Free App: Challenging Word Games with Four Letters post image

Four Letters is a free app of fun word games. It is not for young children, but it is a fun one for school age kids who have certain vocabulary already. All words in the games are 4 letter words. Think it will be easy? Try it out. It is fast paced fun vocabulary game that the family can play together. You can even set up a competition among family members. The game play is quite easy. The player is… Read More

9 Math YouTube Channels for Preschool and Kindergarten Kids post image

We posted a math YouTube channel list for school age kids. Today we share a list of math channels for preschool and kindergarten kids. Most educational resources for younger kids don't separate different subjects, so there are few channels for younger kids just focus on math, instead these are educational youTube channels for young children with extensive math contents. Childcare Land is a great early learning resource. There is a section of preschool math, all are hands on activities. If… Read More

Watching Ad-free Preschool Shows with Noggin post image

Noggin is a free app that provides subscription based streaming shows for preschool kids. With the subscription, kids can watch the full episodes of ad-free preschool shows, plus access to other educational videos. You have 7 days free service. At the end of the free trial, you can discontinue the subscription, or the app will automatically charge your iTunes account for the next month. It is a new service from Nickelodeon. The shows included in the app: Allegra’s Window, Blue’s… Read More

9 Free Bunny Math Printable Worksheets for Kids post image

Welcome to Mom's Library! Are you ready for Easter? We have several posts that you can use for Easter science and math activity ideas, such as Egg themed science, egg themed math. Today we share free bunny math printable worksheets with you. There are worksheets for counting, number maze, addition, coloring by number, skip counting, and more. Take a look and enjoy. Trace and count bunny by 1 is a great way to introduce numbers and handwriting to kids. Although this… Read More

Free App: Scratch Jr Coding App for Young Children post image

Scratch Jr is a free app from the developers of Scratch at MIT. It is designed for younger children to learn coding. Different from other coding apps for young children, it encourages storytelling as well. With the many interactive functions, parents and teachers can use it as a customizable tool to teach kids many other subjects, such as following instructions, counting, coloring. When you first start the app, there is a tutorial video. I highly suggest going through the video… Read More

9 Fun Math YouTube Channels for School Age Kids post image

We have introduced two sets of fun science YouTube Channels for kids, one is for hands-on science experiments you can do at home, one is cool science ideas and experiments that will intrigue more curiosities. Today we share some cool math youTube channels for kids. Today's list is for school age kids. If you have a preschoolers, you may want to check out the list of Math YouTube Channels for Preschool Children. Khan Academy is not math specific, but they… Read More

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