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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

Best Learn Coding Websites and Apps for Kids post image

Best coding learning websites and apps that are designed for kids! Computer coding is becoming a more and more essential skill for today’s kids. Even if they are not planning to become a computer programmer, it is important for them to know how computers work and be more comfortable when interacting with digital machines. I am glad to see many organizations recognize the need and developed fascinating tools teaching young children programming. Amazingly, many of these learning tools are free, some… Read more

Best Science News Websites for Kids post image

Best science news websites for kids! Keeping up with the newest trend in science has many benefits for kids that go beyond knowing what is going on in science fields. Reading science news will enrich kids’ science vocabulary, encourage scientific thinking, stimulate creativity, and promote imagination and invention. I still remember reading science magazines my parents had when I was in school. As those were magazines for adults, I did not quite understand everything, but still, I liked those articles… Read more

9 Winter Math Activities for Kids post image

Our posts about winter science experiments for kids are getting very popular. If you have not yet, make sure visit those posts. We just did some Pine Cone science the other day. It was fun. Today we have winter math activities for kids. Easy Winter Math Activities for Kids During winter, kids have a lot time staying inside, which is perfect for some fun learning activities. Here are some fun winter math activities for kids from preschool to elementary school, even early middle school. 1… Read more

20 STEM Activities Every Child Must Try post image

Today we share 20 STEM activities every child should try. Some are classic, some are creative, all are fun and definitely must do activities. Many are quite simple to do with little preparation needed. Enjoy the fun. 20 STEM Activities Every Child Should Try Preserve leaves: leaves are all over the place in the fall, with beautiful colors too. Don’t you want to keep them all? Preserving leaves is a scientific process and this post teaches you how step-by-step, even… Read more

Successful Egg Drop Project Design with Straw and Paper post image

Egg drop project is a fun STEM activity. The reason it is widely used in science class and science fair, it is because it is a project based learning, and there are many ways to incorporate engineering design process and physics in the project. We did an egg drop project with straws quite successfully. This time we try a different material: paper. From our last egg drop project design with straws, we learned the key of a successful design is… Read more

11 Kids Activities to Learn Coding without a Computer post image

Computer coding is essentially a language that computer uses. When we think about helping kids learn computer coding, we automatically think we need a computer first. But in fact, there are many ways to learn computer coding without a computer, as many thinking and coding approach can be learned in different activities off-screen. Today we share some off-screen activities that teach kids computer programming. Learn Computer Coding without a Computer Unplugged Activities for Computer Coding Skills One of the important… Read more

21 Best Math Apps Teaching Math Concepts with Games post image

It is hard to find the right math learning resources for kids. Today we share best math apps teaching math concepts with fun games for kids. There are many math apps available, we have put together 45 math game apps for kids grouped by age and learning objectives. However, in this learning tool post, we only include math apps that can be used as teaching and learning tools, apps that explain math concepts behind the numbers, not just practice app… Read more

SkyView App

Choosing stargazing apps for kids is different from picking the ones for yourself. You have to think about kids’ knowledge level and ability of paying attention to science information. Here are some thoughts based on my own experience. I like stargazing, but I have limited knowledge about stars. To make up my limited knowledge about stars and planets in the sky, I tried stargazing apps. Two of my favorites are Skyview free app and Star Walk. They are good for… Read more

State Bingo and Crossword

Does you family like to travel? Travel time is a perfect time for kids to learn and practice their geography knowledge. Those boring city names will come to life for kids after they have actually experienced the various different locations. We shared some tips on how to turn travel time into learning experience a while ago. Today we are going to share the best geography apps we have found. These are fun apps kids will love to use. Best Geography Apps… Read more

Science Videos on YouTube Teaching Kids Human Body Respiratory System post image

My list of human respiratory system YouTube science videos for kids includes a variety of shows from cartoons to live hosted episodes that will help students learn about the larynx, Adam’s apple, lungs, and more. Breathing is an essential part of the human body! It is also the beginning of the respiratory system, so let’s get started on this breathtaking list of YouTube videos. Human Respiratory System YouTube Videos for Kids How Your Lungs Work by Kids Health: In this… 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. 9 Math YouTube Channels for school age Kids… Read more

9 YouTube Science Videos for Kids Teaching Human Body Digestive Systems post image

We have talked about our love of YouTube science videos and how much they can help students learn. To expand on that subject a bit more, I have put together a list of Digestive System YouTube science videos. There are a few different cartoons to choose from on this list. You will also find some YouTube videos for older students and teens. Some focus on the digestive process, some on digestive functions, and some introduce the digestive system through the… Read more

15 YouTube Channels of Fun Science Videos for Kids post image

YouTube has become a good source of educational materials. If you like watching science videos, you will love these YouTube channels of amazing science videos for kids. We shared 6 YouTube Channels for Hands-on Science Experiments You Can Do at Home. Today we share YouTube channels of fun science facts, explanations, and news. 15 YouTube Science Video Channels Explaining Science for Kids Bill Nye: although the channel has not been updated for couple years, the content already there is enough for… Read more

Math Homework Answers On The Go post image

Have your kids ever got stuck on a math problem, not sure how to solve it? Have you ever run into the situation that kids needed help on math homework, yet you can’t help? This free PhotoMath app can help you. It is an app that can provide math homework answers and show you the solutions. All you need do is to take a picture of the problem. It is almost magic when I first heard about it. You do… Read more