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Daisy the Dinosaur free app

I have introduced several apps teaching kids computer language and coding, including some free apps. Each app has pros and cons, and each app has its target users. Today I have another free coding app teaching kids coding. It is called Daisy the Dinosaur. It is designed by the same developer of Hopscotch, which is also a free app teaching kids coding. What are the differences between Daisy the Dinosaur and Hopscotch? First they both are very intuitive to use… Read more

How to make interlocked Mobius Strip Hearts? post image

Have you tried the Mobius strip? It is a very interesting math concept. There are different ways to create the Mobius strip and the fun part is to cut it in half. Depends on how you make them, the outcomes could be very different.  Today we will just make one type: two interlocked hearts.  What are Mobius Strips? First, we need learn some fun facts about Mobius Strip. To better understand it, it is best to make one. Have a… Read more

10 Hands-On Weather Science Experiments for Kids post image

We shared ideas of seed science experiments for kids last week. Today we will share weather science experiments for kids to do in the spring. As winter comes to the end, the weather is changing in so many different ways, warmer temperature, longer days, more or less rains, melting snows, strong winds, … there are many fun weather activity ideas to do with kids. Here are some on my list. Hands on Weather Science Experiments for Kids All ideas here… 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 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. Fun Math YouTube Channels for Preschool Kindergarten Kids Childcare Land is a great early learning resource. There is a section of preschool math, all… Read more

200 Winter Science Activities for Kids post image

What science activities are the best for winter? Winter is cold, but it is also fun time for kids. We usually still go out to enjoy the cold outdoor. When it is too cold, we try to find some activities for indoor play. As our collection of 70 Fall Science Activities for Kids was so popular, we are putting together a list of winter science activities for kids as well. Enjoy! 200+ Winter Science Activities for Kids Winter is a… Read more

10 Apps Websites 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 for bird identification. Most are for North America, some also have information for the UK. With them, you can identify… Read more

65 Sets of Free Fall Themed Printable for Kids – Over 1000 Pages post image

Recently I did a quick search on free fall printable worksheets and learning activities and I found many fun ones for kids. It is amazing how much learning resources are available on the internet for FREE. Since summer is behind us, and fall is coming, I am sharing these FREE Fall Themed Printables. Hope you like them like I do. Free Fall Themed Printable Activities for Kids Free leaves identification card help kids identify the trees by the shapes and… Read more

500 Science Activities for Every Month of the Year post image

Do you teach by themes? It is an effective way of teaching because it is an effective way to learning for kids. If you do, this is your dream place for science activity ideas — organized seasonal science activities for each month of the year. It is seasonal by holidays, season, whether, nature changes, such as plants, trees and animals. Altogether there are over 500 activity ideas, each theme includes activities for preschool to high school students.  Year Long Science… Read more

Halloween Movies for Kids That Are Not So Scary post image

Halloween is a fun time for kids, especially younger ones. It is a good time for family fun too. Today we share some Halloween movies for kids that are not so scary, so the whole family can enjoy together.  Halloween Movies for Kids That Are Not So Scary Most movie titles are linked to Amazon for your convenience. We appreciate if you can use our links when you purchase the movies. The cost to you is the same, but iGameMom… Read more

60 Halloween Science Experiments for Kids post image

Halloween is the perfect time for science experiments. There are so many themes you can use for awesome science experiments kids will love: spider, pumpkin, body parts (eye balls, brain), candy. Today we share some fun Halloween Science Experiments, some are cute, some are spooky, and all are fascinating. Fantastic Halloween Science Experiments for Kids There are always candies around at Halloween. There are so much you can do with candies beside eating them. Try these fun 15 Candies STEM… Read more

9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids post image

Fall science experiments with real pumpkins. These fun ideas combine everything I love: fall season, pumpkins, science activities. Have you tried pumpkin science experiments? There are so many science activities you can do with pumpkins. Here are just some ideas. 9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids Learn life cycle of the pumpkin. Where are the seeds? How are the seeds spread? Do pumpkins have flowers? How long does it take for the real pumpkins to form and mature?  Explore the… Read more

7 Free STEM Websites post image

These free STEM websites are wonderful resources for teachers, homeschool parents, and parents who like to supplement STEM activities to kids regular school work.  What is STEM? STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. However it is not just including these 4 subjects into teaching curriculum. It is the more important to teach the thinking and problem solving skills through out the process. Most STEM teaching is project based that integrate more than one subjects, because that is how… Read more

Hands On Math Toys to Help Kids Love Math post image

Math is a tough subject for many kids. When I talk to other parents, I often sense a “fear of math”. However, we use math every day, and math is in fact a fun subject if you decide to treat it differently. How to make math fun? How to help kids love math? One thing is to find fun activities that involve math, like these kitchen math activities, outdoor math activities, even travel math activities. Today we introduce Hands-On Math… Read more

LEGO Building Challenge Games to Learn Area and Perimeter post image

What to do with old LEGO bricks? Start a LEGO building challenge and learn math concepts and higher level thinking. This LEGO Challenge Game is for elementary kids who are learning basic geometry, and help them reinforce the concepts of area and perimeter. What is more, all the challenges not only reinforce math and geometry concepts, but also encourage higher level thinking skills. Students need some logic thinking and problem solving skills for these fun LEGO challenges on area and… Read more

10 Plant Science Experiments for Kids post image

We shared ideas of seed science experiments for kids a while ago. Today we will share easy plant science experiments you can do in your backyard or in your kitchen with kids. Kids will love to learn plant biology concepts, such as photosynthesis, transpiration, capillary action, with easy and fun activities. Easy Hands on Plant Science Experiments for Kids What do plants need to grow? Why not set up a science experiment to answer the question. Can a plant survive… Read more