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Interactive Encyclopedia for Kids from DKFindOut post image

Recently I found a wonderful website DKFindOut. It is an online interactive encyclopedia for kids, covering many topics like earth, math, animal, space, ... Kids can just explore and learn on their own. It is still in beta stage and it is completely free. You don't even need sign up for a free account. From what I have been experiencing, all the interactive features work on iPad as well. An easy way to quickly access a website on your mobile… Read More

7 Fascinating Water Science Experiments for Kids post image

We have put together series of science experiments you can do at home. Today we continue our science experiments ideas with water science experiments for kids. There are many science concepts you can learn from water: the 3 status of water, the hardness of water, forces from water. As usually, all science experiments we choose are easy to do at home. Enjoy! Fascinating Water Science Experiments for Kids to Do at Home Bending Water: this is a fun experiment to… Read More

Expand Vocabulary with Art — A Fun Word Game App post image

Are your kids tired of memorizing words for school? Do you feel like trying something new to spark their interest in learning new words or spelling? You may want to try this fun app -- Guess the Word with Art. It is not designed for student or any school curriculum, but it is fun to play. Players guess the word based on the letters they get and the picture they see. Each picture is original art and is funny in… Read More

Learn Drawing with Tracing Paper App post image

I remember when I was young I liked tracing pictures on comic books or picture books. It was soothing for me. Now thinking back, it also taught me drawing and most importantly the portions between parts of a picture. Tracing Paper is a simple app that lets you do just that -- pick a picture from your device's photo albums, and the app gives you an translucent canvas on top of the chosen picture for you to trace it. It… Read More

10 Movies for Kids about Scientists post image

Science is a field requires a lot hard work. As scientists, you not only need the scientific mind, but also the curiosity to explore more and the drive to persevere through hardships. For kids to stay in the science field, learning science knowledge is not enough. They also need learn all these characters that are needed to be successful in science. Today we share movies about scientists, hope these stories will inspire your young scientists. This is our 2nd post… Read More

Back soon – parents vacation app for kids

Have you tried to vacation without kids? How old was your child when you first did it? How did your child do while you were away? Parents vacation without kids, if plan well, could be beneficial for both parents and kids. Depends on child's age and maturity level, there are different ways to help kids to get ready for the time away from parents. Usually it is suggested that parents can start leaving kids with trusted caregivers for an extended… Read More

11 Cool Backyard Science Experiments for Kids post image

We love doing science experiments. When it is warm, it is a good idea to move science experiments outside. Today we share ideas of cool backyard science experiments for kids. Some use materials you can find in your backyard, some you want to do outside to avoid the mess inside your house. All are easy and fun for kids. Enjoy. Create Mentos Geysers, both you and your kids will be amazed. Make prediction on Sink or Float Rain in a… Read More

Learn Algebra with DragonBox Algebra App post image

Algebra is an important part of math, and it marks a new stage of math thinking. It requires more abstract thinking than the type of math kids learn in elementary school. That is why most schools won't start algebra till 7th or 8th grade. Does it mean that kids in elementary school can't grasp algebraic thinking? The answer is no. Younger kids can still gain the type of thinking that's needed for algebra study. An perfect example is DragonBox Algebra… Read More

Kids Movies about Lying and Telling Truth post image

Today we kick off our Summer Movie for Kids series. We are teaming with two other websites to bring 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… Read More

Explore World Culture with Homes by Tinybop post image

Homes by Tinybop is the 3rd app from the developer's Explore's Library series. Like their first two apps Human Body and Plants, it is open-ended exploratory app. There is no verbal or written instructions, no set goals. Kids come in the app explore homes from around the world. Through exploring the homes, kids will learn and discover world culture and life. Before kids start using the app, I highly recommend setting up a profile for each child. You can do… Read More

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