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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

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

My Incredible Body App

Human being’s body is amazing. There is so much we can learn about our body: the structure, the function, and most amazingly, how the many parts work together to support our daily life. Teaching kids about human body is complex, and I find it easier to have something visual – pictures and, ideally, videos. Additionally, it requires knowledge to explain the concepts right, yet still at kids level, so they understand. My Incredible Body is an educational app specially designed… Read more

Hands-On Engineering for Kids with Examples of Simple Machines post image

We always love toys that let you build and move. When the team of Tinybop told me they launched a new app Simple Machines, I had to check it out. Like the other apps from Tinybop, this is an exploratory app for kids to get hands on and to play with the simple machines in the app and to figure out how they work on their own. It is not just teach kids what simple machines are. Instead it uses… Read more

Best Vocabulary Learning Tools for Kids 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 series. For the whole list of the series, please… Read more

Codecademy

Have you ever tried to teach kids computer programming? In my experience, computer programming is essentially another language, a language you use to communicate with computers. Just like any other languages, the earlier you start teaching kids computer language, the easier it is for them to be fluent at it. We introduced several apps teaching kids coding or programming. Hopscotch is one of my favorite.  Today I am introducing another free resource Codecademy. It is a website of free coding lessons… Read more

Apps to Help Students Get Organized post image

Do you kids forget homework? Are they late for turning in projects? Organization skills are very important study skills for kids to be successful in school, and they also carry over to kids’ adult life. It is helpful to have some effective organization tools while teaching kids organization skills. Today we share the best apps to help students get organized. Best Apps to Help Students Get Organized myHomework: tracks students’ class, homework, projects; it also sends reminders. The schedule structure… Read more

Splash Math

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 learning websites and programs that continuously offer free math practice games and lessons to kids. All programs are available online on computers, and also work on mobile devices like iPhone and iPad. 9 Free Math Learning Websites If you want to learn more about each website, click on the website name for more information. 10Monkeys… Read more

10 Ways to Watch Good Kids Movies for Free Anytime post image

As new stream technology getting more advanced, there are many ways to watch movies and TV shows besides sitting in front of a TV or in movie theatres, many are even free. Today we share 10 ways to watch high quality, good educational movies for kids free, anytime, any where. 10 Ways to Watch Good Movies with Kids for Free All options below are available on iPad and iPhone, many are available on Android and computers. To learn more about… Read more

Best Movies to Watch with Kids on New Year’s Eve post image

Do you have special plans for New Years Eve? It is the exciting moment of the year. For me I enjoy the most when the whole family sit down and enjoy a good holiday movie together. It gives the magic warm feeling that will last for a long time. Do you have favorite New Year’s Eve movies? Here are some of my favorites. I’d love to hear yours too. Most Favorite New Year Eve Movies for Kids If you click on… Read more

fraction math games

Math is an important subject in school and everyday life. It not only helps us understand and calculate numbers, but also helps us on logical thinking and referencing. Sometimes math can be boring. It is great if we can make math fun for kids, so they will enjoy learning this important subject. Luckily there are many fun math games available, be it online, or an app. How to choose math games for your kids? Here are some good math games… Read more

DrSeuss The Sneetches Book App

We all love Dr.Seuss books. They are fun to read, and you can find books for kids of all ages. Today I want to share 6 Dr.Seuss books that teach kids social skills. Some books on this list are less known books by Dr. Seuss, so get them now when they are still available before they disappear from the book store. Happy reading! Dr. Seuss Books That Teach Kids Social Skills I always liked children’s books teaching kids something beyound… Read more

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

Memorizing all the spellings is a hard work. We want to use as many tools as possible to help kids learn spelling so they can move from “learn to read” to “read to learn” stage as early as possible. Today we share our top picks of Spelling Learning Tools for Kids on iPad and Other Mobile Devices. This is part of our Best Learning Tools for Kids on iPad series. For the whole list of the series, please visit Must… Read more

Jigsaw Puzzle App for Kids of All Ages post image

We like jigsaw puzzles. It offers many benefits in childhood development. Through playing puzzles, kids develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor and gross motor skills, shape recognition, problem solving, and patience. It is a good quiet activity to help kids to calm down. I recently find a good puzzle app. What I like the most about the app is the ability to adjust the difficult level, so everyone at home can play. You can create a puzzle for a 3-year-old, and… Read more

Family Night Ideas – Good Family Movies and Games post image

With all the school activities, family and work responsibilities, it is hard to fit family night into our busy schedule unless we intentionally plan for it. Do you have family night? What do you do? I have been looking for family night ideas, and find some good family movies and games that are educational and fun. I’d love to hear your ideas. Please do share. We love to play family games. This is the time every one interact with each… Read more