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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

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

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

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

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

8 Life Cycle of Flowering Plant Science YouTube Videos for Kids post image

To supplement our flower science activities for kids, today we share fun science YouTube videos about life cycle of flowering plants. Since it usually takes longer to observe the plant life cycle, for preschool children, you can start with the life cycle of a flower, which includes: buds open, flowers bloom, pollination, seeds are made, flowers die, seeds fall, and finally new plants form and new flower buds form. Before you start planting your own flowers, you can watch these… Read more

3 Hands-On Activity to Learn about Pi post image

Do you celebrate Pi Day? It is March 14 every year, since the number Pi is 3.14…… It is a great opportunity to do some fun math activities with kids. Here is a brief introduction of Pi and some quick Pi Day math activity ideas for kids of all ages. At the end of the post, you will find a free printable download to go with these activties, including the first 100 digits of the Pi, Pi and Pi Day… Read more

150 Free Winter Math Printable Worksheets post image

Here is a collection of winter free math worksheets for preschool, kindergarten, to grade 6 students. Although cold, winter is such a fun season full of excitement. The first frost, snow, icicle, … For those in the north hemisphere, there is also Santa, reindeer, Christmas lights. How to help kids study while they are going through so much excitement? We collected themed free winter math printable worksheets for kids. They are fun for kids, and easy for teachers and parents… 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

YouTube Science Videos Teaching Kids Human Body Muscular System post image

Learning can continue to be fun with a little help from YouTube and this handy list. If you are teaching muscular system, you will find these science videos on YouTube helpful. There are videos for all different ages, from preschool, kindergarten to high school. Do you know there are three types of muscles? Human Muscular System YouTube Science Videos for Kids Muscular System: This cartoon from kidshealth.org starts off with a comparison between 3 different body types. They then dive… Read more

Audubon Bird

When it starts to get warm, it is time to move the learning outside. There are so many misconceptions that apps are just for indoor learning. In fact, many apps are designed to invite kids going out, explore and learn everything about the wonderful nature. Today we share wonderful apps for outdoor science exploration. Your backyard is a nature outdoor education lab, these apps will make your outdoor time not only fun, but also educational. 9 Apps Making Outdoor Science… Read more

9 Free Bunny Math Printable Worksheets for Kids post image

Are you ready for Easter? We have several posts that you can use for Easter science and math activity ideas, such as Egg themed science, egg themed math. Today we share free bunny themed Easter math printable worksheets with you. There are worksheets for counting, number maze, addition, coloring by number, skip counting, and more. Take a look and enjoy. Free Easter Bunny Math Printable Worksheets for Kids Trace and count bunny by 1 is a great way to introduce numbers and… Read more

RGB Color Mixing with Coding Spring Template post image

Computer coding involves many different knowledge and skills. Have you ever tried color mixing with coding with kids? On computers, a very common color coding system is the RGB color model. According to wikipedia, “the RGB color model is an additive color model in which red, green and blue light are added together in various ways to reproduce a broad array of colors. The name of the model comes from the initials of the three additive primary colors, red, green… 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