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Best Learning Tools for Kids – Feeling and Emotion Expression post image

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. 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: recognize… 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

9 Dictionary Apps for Kids post image

One big advantage of mobile devices in education and learning is the convenience it brings. A big benefit is the dictionary apps. With these apps, kids don't have to carry those big heavy dictionaries with them, and they can not only check for spelling and meaning of the words, but also hear the pronunciations of the words. Since we first introduced dictionary apps, I have found some more good dictionary apps for kids. Merriam Webster Dictionary: it is free to… Read More

Best Sight Words Learning Tools for Kids post image

Knowing sight words is an important step towards children's reading and communicating fluency. It seems easy, but learning sight words involves several elements: recognize the print, so kids know the word when they see it on paper; recognize the sound, that kids can speak the word; connect the word with real object or action; know how to use the word in every day communication, including use it in sentences and being able to spell the word. We used to use different… Read More

Best Learning Tools for Kids – Creative Writing post image

Teaching kids creative writing is a complex process. It involves many elements, such as idea generation, plot structure, vocabulary, character development, review and revision, ... and many more. We are trying to put some learning tools we discovered over time that are helpful in our writing learning journey. Hope this is helpful to you as well. I'd also like to hear from you what tools do you use while teaching kids writing. This is part of our Best Learning Tools for… Read More

Best Learning Tools for Kids – Critical Thinking Skills and Problem Solving Skills post image

Critical thinking and problem solving skills are very important for a child's academic and future career, or even life success. How do you teach a child critical thinking skills? How do kids get better at it? There are many elements in critical thinking, assesse, analyze, compare, question, create, ... I find the best way to help kids improve the critical thinking skills is to present age appropriate challenging problems and encourage them to solve the problems in their own ways. Today… Read More

Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn a Foreign Language post image

It is always good to start a 2nd language early, as kids are in the natural stage of grasping a new language. iGameMom has reviewed some good learning tools for kids to learn a new language other than English. As part of our best learning tools for kids on iPad series, today we have Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn a Languages Other Than English. This is part of our Best Learning Tools for Kids on iPad series. For… Read More

Best Storytelling Learning Tools for Kids on iPad and Other Tablets post image

I like storytelling activities and storytelling learning tools. Storytelling helps kids develop oral language skills, boost thinking skills, creativity, and imagination. While learning to put a story together, kids in fact gain skills in better listening and reading. Also storytelling helps kids express their emotions and feelings that many times are hard to do. Today we share top storytelling learning tools for kids on iPad, many are also available on other devices. This is part of our Best Learning Tools… Read More

Best Vocabulary Learning Tools for Kids on iPad and Other Tablets post image

We had a best spelling learning tool for kids, and today we share our pick of best learning tools for vocabulary. Spelling tools focus on spelling, while vocabulary tools go beyond spelling. With vocabulary tools, kids also learn words’ definitions, pronunciations, and contextual usages. You may see some of the apps or learning tools are on both lists, but most are not. This is part of our Best Learning Tools for Kids on iPad series. For the whole list of the… Read More

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