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Free App: Practice Handwriting with Little Writer

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Are you kids learning letters and numbers? Are they learning how to write the letters and numbers? If you answer yes, you will like today’s app Little Writer. It is a free app letting kids trace letters and numbers, and practice handwriting. There are also simple words and shapes in the app. The neat feature […]

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Free App: Over 3000 Searchable STEM Activities for Kids

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Do you like STEM activities? STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering Math. I like STEM topics and activities. Even you don’t expect your child to be in a STEM related field when they grow up, it is still good to expose them in as many STEM subjects as possible, as it is not just about […]

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Free App: Daily Math Questions with Bedtime Math

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Many parents read to kids before they go to bed. But what about math? How about a math problem every day before bed? Today we’d like to introduce a website and an app – Bedtime Math. As stated on their website, Bedtime Math is to help kids love math the way they love playtime or […]

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Free App: Explore Nature Science with Online Games and Photo Hunt

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Plum’s Photo Hunt app and the Plum Landing website take learning life and nature science to a whole new level.  The Photo Hunt app focuses on the immediate world around you and the Plum Landing website focuses on a few different ecosystems of earth and takes the life sciences global. The Photo Hunt app is perfect for […]

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How to teach with movies

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How often do you let your kids see a movie or TV show? What movies and shows do you like to watch together? We like to watch documentaries. There are so many good documentaries that kids can watch, and they can learn so much from them. One great source of documentary movies and TV shows is […]

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9 Free Math Learning Websites That Are Available on iPad

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A while ago, we put together a list of 10 reading programs that continuous offer free books. Today we have a list of free math programs that continuously offer free math practice games and lessons to kids. All programs are available online on computers, and also work on iPhone and iPad. 9 Free Math Learning […]

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Free App: Fun Brain Training Games for Kids

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How often do you do brain exercise? I wish I have done more brain training. Just like our body muscles, our brains need regular exercise to stay sharp. With the fact that we are using our brains every day, which are the best exercises, do we still need additional brain training?  The answer is Yes. […]

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FREE: Practice Math on 10 Monkeys Website

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Today I have another math practice website for kids – 10 Monkeys. It also operates well on iPad and iPhone. It covers math from preschool to elementary school on number recognition, counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. There are also practices on money and word problems. Geometry problems will be added in the near future. Once […]

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On-the-go Kids Learning Activities from The Wheels on the Bus

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I don’t know why we have not reviewed The Wheels on The Bus yet. But with the summer season, especially many travels going on, this is a great collection of on-the-go kids learning activities in one app. We all know young children have short attention span. When you feel that you are just warming up […]

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Free App: Marbly Game for Spacial Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

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We recently discovered a new game app that is fun and addictive. It is designed by Alexey Pajitnov, author of the world famous Tetris game.  Kids will learn spacial reasoning, logic thinking, and problem solving, while playing the fun game. The game play is to line up same colored marble in one line – row, […]

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Free Games: Gain Literacy and Problem Solving Skills at Poptropica

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Are you looking for engaging online games for kids? Games are not all bad. Good games will help kids focus and train their problem solving skills. Poptropica is one of the good games I don’t mind my child playing. Kids will improve their literacy and problem solving skills while playing the open ended games. Poptropica […]

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Free App: High Quality Educational Videos for Kids

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Brainfeed is an app with collections of educational videos for kids. All the videos in the app are educational, entertaining, and age appropriate. The app is free with about 100 videos free. I like the app for its filtered content, so I know those videos are high quality and kids friendly. There are 11 categories […]

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Free App: Simple and Helpful Math Learning Tool

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Do you help kids on math at home? Today I have a free app that is a great math teaching/learning tool. Number Line is a simple app, yet you can use it for so many different math problems: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, skip counting, number patterns, and more. It helps kids visualize number sequences and […]

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Free App Visually Teaching Kids Math Operation Properties

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Are you kids learning multiplication? Mine has just past the stage, but I wish I had this app when he was learning multiplication. Teachley Mt.Multiplis is a great game app teaching properties of operations as strategies to multiplication. We all know the 3 properties of multiplication: commutative, associative, and distributive. I found through my son’s […]

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Fun App Helping Kids Learn Chinese Characters

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I have heard many parents talking about helping kids learn Chinese. Chinese is a very different language. It is pictograph based, not alphabet based. Because the difference between Chinese and English, it could be hard for English speakers to grasp Chinese. However, pictographs are in fact very fun to learn, as all characters are originated from […]

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How to Have FREE Unlimited Photo Storage on iPhone and iPad

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Summer is the time  we are going to spend a lot more time with kids and family – play at home, hang out in the backyard, travel to have a vacation or to visit family, … It is also a time we are going to take a lot pictures. More and more, we use our phone as […]

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