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3D Animation Tutorials for Beginners Using Blender post image

Have you tried 3D animation? Many scenes and characters in movies and video games are results of 3D animations. Today every one probably have seen some 3D animation effects. What is more, if you have used a presentation tool, like PowerPoint or Keynote, you probably have some experience creating 3D animations. Most presentation tools let you add certain animation effects, like the image dancing on the screen, or flying into the screen. But most of these presentation tools have limited… Read more

Smash Your Food

How do you talk about food nutrition and healthy food with your child? How easy is it to take the tasty fries or the sweet donuts away from their plates? Do you know how much sugar in the donuts? You can get help on all these questions from a fun app Smash Your Food. Smash Your Food lets the kids pick the food, and watch the food be smashed between two metal plates, and sugar, salt and oil be filtered… Read more

Fun Word Game for Better Vocabulary post image

Are you children good at using new words? Do they like to use different words in their written and oral communication? Having a rich vocabulary definitely improve communication skills and thus relationship with others and self-confidence. Playing word games is a fun way to help kids to improve vocabulary. In addition, playing word games is good for brain development. While playing games, kids are focused, and they are forced to make new connections, and to think outside of box. Today… Read more

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

Bo Matching Game free Christmas app for kids

With holiday approaching, everyone is getting into the holiday spirit.  While you are busy getting everything ready for the holiday, here are 8 free Christmas apps for kids. Most apps are good for all ages to enjoy, hope they bring joys to your home in this busy holiday season. 8 Free Christmas Apps for Kids Jingle All the Way : a warm story about a lovely dog Jingle, who finally find a home for the holiday. It is made by Hallmark in… Read more

Best Educational Apps of Year 2015 post image

Apple published their pick of the best apps of year 2015. There are many great apps published this year. I went through Apple’s top apps, picked those that are educational and appropriate for kids. It is such a delight to go over these apps. Having been reviewing apps for year, it is exciting to see how the app industry has evolved overtime, and how educators are utilizing new technology in making learning fun and engaging. Here are the top educational… Read more

Movies for Kids about History of Thanksgiving Holiday post image

With the Thanksgiving holiday around the corner, we are putting together some movies for kids about the history of Thanksgiving holiday. It is so much more fun to learning history with movies, and it is something the whole family can enjoy and learn together. 6 Movies for kids about the History of Thanksgiving Holiday William Bradford: William Bradford was a signatory to the Mayflower Compact while aboard the Mayflower in 1620. As a peacemaker, he befriended the Native Americans who… Read more

Photo Archive of World War 2 Pictures post image

How to teach history to kids? Everyone has his own preference. To me it has never worked well when the teachers just asked us to memorize the historical facts. Thinking back, the part of history lessons I still remember are the historical stories I learned. They could be a story told by a teacher, a historical movie or book I read, or some historical photos I saw. So when it comes to history lessons, I prefer first hand immersion experience… Read more

Fun Game for Visual and Dimensional Thinking post image

ROP is a fun game app. It is very easy, yet intriguing. It helps to enhance players visual and dimensional thinking capability. It is on free app of the week on Apple App Store, and it is also available on Google Play. It is a great way to help kids be familiar with different geometry shapes and key features of the shapes. When you start the app, you are given some “ropes” with nods on them, and a pattern to… Read more

Solve Algebra equations with Instant Graphs post image

If you have kids learning algebra and geometry, you will love this free app. Desmos is a graphing calculator, it can show you on the screen the graph based on the equation you wrote. The graph will change instantly if you make changes on the equation. I just love how intuitive it is to use. What is even better, it is free, as apps on Apple app store and Google Play. It is also available on their website if you… Read more

10 Apps for Kids to Learn History post image

Do you like history? How about your kids? I like history. It gives us the opportunities to reflect on what happened before, helps us to appreciate what we have today, and to anticipate what may happen in the future. There are many fun ways to learn history. We shared 4 simulation game apps for kids to learn history, and today we share more apps for kids to learn history. Apps for Kids to Learn History Medelia is a free app… Read more

Learn and Practice English Phrasal Verbs with Stories post image

Phrasal verbs are interesting. A phrasal verb has two parts: a verb and an adverb or preposition or both. The meaning of the phrasal verb is usually different from the meaning of the verb in it. Some phrasal verbs are idioms, and many are informal ways of saying something that people use in their everyday conversation. Most kids learn phrasal verbs naturally by listening and talking everyday. Since the construction of phrasal verbs don’t follow grammars or any other rules… Read more

Instructables DIY App for Makers of All Ages post image

Have you visited Instructables.com? Every time I stopped at the site, I find something amazing and interesting. Even if I am not looking for something to make, I can always get cool creative ideas from the designs on the site. I am so glad to find out that they have free apps for Apple, Android and Windows devices. It just makes search for ideas a lot easier. If you have not used Instructable before, it is a website with tons… Read more

Free YouTube Learning Video Series on Any Topics You Want to Learn post image

Recently my son has been using a YouTube channel for his American history study. I remember hearing about Crash Course, but never got the chance to actually check it out. From what my son was watching, I found the learning videos are really interesting, and decided to explore a little more. I am so glad I did, and it is a wonderful YouTube channel that covers a lot subjects. The content is great for school age kids, either for the… Read more