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5 Crucial Computer Coding Skills You Can Teach Kids at Home post image

I used to write computer codes all the time. It was part of the job, although I had no formal programming training. I took an entry-level class from a local college, and after that I pretty much learned on the job. To my surprise, I became one of the best programmers in my group, and became a go-to person when someone needed help on program codes. I loved coding. I know it is important for today’s children to learn coding… Read more

Science Experiments for Kids to Learn About Taste post image

We shared some cool science experiments for kids to SEE sound, today we continue our science exploration on the five senses with kids. We will study about the sense of taste with fun science experiments today. Why we can taste different flavors? Is tongue the only part of our body can taste different flavors? Let’s find out. Science Experiments for kids to Explore Tastes Before any science experiments, let’s learn what is taste? How can you taste the food? For… Read more

Plant Identification Apps post image

Nature is the best classroom. There are so much we can learn just being outside in the nature. I am always excited by the idea that we have so many apps that can help us learn while we are out that we don’t have to carry those thick books with us. We recently shared 10 bird identification apps. We also have 10 apps about bugs for kids. Today we share plant identification apps. Plant Identification Apps Leaf Snap: a free… Read more

9 Movies for Kids to Learn History of the Fourth of July post image

Summer is a time to relax for kids. However I still like to add some learning here and there whenever I can. With the 4th of July in the middle of summer break, I find some great patriotic movies for kids about the history of the Independence Day. These are movies kids can enjoy with the family and learn American history at the same time. Patriotic Movies for Kids to Learn the 4th of July History Liberty’s Kids : It… Read more

Science After Dark – fun science activities for summer night post image

During summer break, kids like to stay up late. If you are up to it, you may try some of these fun science activities after it is dark. In fact there are so many fun science activities you can do with kids at night. Here are some simple ideas. Have fun with science after dark. Science after Dark – Fun science activities for kids at night Stargazing: On a clear summer night, go out and spend time looking at the… Read more

LEGO Math Game of Coordinate Plane with Free Worksheets post image

Ordered pairs and the coordinate plane is an important foundation for so many higher-level math studies. It lays the groundwork for many topics in geometry and algebra, such as Pythagorean theorem, the distance between two points, slopes of linear functions. It also helps kids understand the coding game we designed. It is a math area that seems easy but takes practice to be good at. This LEGO movie coordinate plane game gives kids a hands-on opportunity to practice the ordered… Read more

Outdoor Math Activities for Kids post image

Math is every where in our life, even when you are outdoors. You can easily find things outdoor that are mathematical, or you can bring math outside. Kids will enjoy the fresh air, and more than likely they will learn better when they are relaxed and are doing things they like. Here are some fun outdoor math activities for kids. 13 Fun Outdoor Math Activities for kids Do you know how to estimate the height of a tree without reaching… Read more

DIY Nature Science Summer Camp at Home post image

Are you looking for summer ideas? Summer is a great time to explore the nature. Will a nature science summer camp sound good? I put together a DIY nature science camp with 5 nature themes for 5 days. Each theme has multiple activities to accommodate different age groups. Depending on your time, you can also break them into one theme each week, since there are 5 to 10 activities for each theme. Nature Science Summer Camp at Home Nature Science… Read more

Easy Summer Science Activities for Kids post image

Summer is a fun time for kids. There is no school and they can spend time on what they want to do. This is a great time to do summer science activities with them. When it is warmer, you can take many science activities outdoor. It is the perfect time to do nature science activities. We collected a few science activities for you to do with kids, many are outdoor, some are indoor, for those bad weather days. Summer Science… Read more

7 Online Art Programs for Kids post image

Art plays an important role in children’s development. It is not just for visual skills, it also help kids in many other areas, such as creativity, open mind, cultural awareness, fine motor skills, language development. However, not all parents know art, not to mention art education. How do I help my child learn art if I don’t know anything about art? You don’t need to be an artist to teach kids art. There are many free online art programs are… Read more

9 Amazing Flower Science Projects for Kids post image

We shared ideas of seed science experiments for kids and plant science a while ago. Today we will share flower science experiments you can do in your backyard or in your kitchen with kids. They are great gardening projects for the summer, also great activities for Mother’s day. With the wonderful display effect of most experiments, they are also great school science fair project ideas. Amazing Flower Science Projects for Kids Dissect flower parts and make a flower parts card… Read more

Pine Cone Science Experiments for Kids post image

Today we share fun science experiment ideas for kids with pine cones. Have you tried using pine cones for weather forecast? Do you know why pine cones can predict the weather? Besides weather forecasts, there are more interesting activities you can do with kids with pine cones and learn science. Science Experiments with Pine Cones for Kids There are many amazing science activities about pine cones. These experiments can be done easily at home, some are simple that a preschooler… Read more

10 Science Experiments for Kids to Learn about Sun post image

Today we share some cool science activities for kids to learn about the sun. Kids will learn about solar power, sunlight and invisible light, and how the earth is related to the sun. You may also interested in some interesting ideas of science activities for kids to learn about the moon. Fun Science Experiments for Kids to Learn About The Sun Simple activity to learn about day and night, and how earth rotate around the sun. This light box looks… Read more

YouTube Science Videos Teaching Human Body to Kids post image

We love YouTube science videos for kids. They make it easier to understand the hard science concepts. Not all science videos are great, so I listed out the good one I came across, like these YouTube Science Channels for Kids. In this post, I list some great science videos about human body systems, anatomy and physiology. I separate them by target age groups. Human Body Science Video for Kids Age 5 to 10 Human Body Anatomy: with the help of… Read more

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