Category: Learning

  • Learning music

    Learning music

    Learning music is a beautiful journey for you and your kids, but it can be electrifying and difficult all at once. We all want our children to experience the magic of melodies and rhythms. And yet, we often find ourselves wondering how best to introduce them to this wonderful world without overwhelming them. Benefits of…

  • How to read to kids

    How to read to kids

    Learn how to read to kids with these simple tips for parents, caregivers, and teachers.

  • Musical instruments for kids

    Musical instruments for kids

    Learning to play an instrument has lots of benefits, no matter your age. There are tons of fun and functional instruments that your little one can learn to play music on. Or, you can even create your own! Learn all about the benefits of musical instruments for kids in this blog post. Musical instruments for…

  • What age is preschool and kindergarten?

    What age is preschool and kindergarten?

    Are you wondering when your little one will be ready for preschool or kindergarten? The world of early education can be confusing, with varying age requirements and enrollment options. In this post, we’ll dive into the question on every caregiver’s mind: What age is preschool and kindergarten? By the end, you’ll have a clearer understanding…

  • Early literacy

    Early literacy

    Early literacy skills are critical for your child’s success in school (and beyond!). For young learners, literacy skills are those needed to set them up for reading and writing success in later years. Keep reading to learn how to help support your child’s early literacy journey at home. What is early literacy? According to the…

  • Math for kids

    Math for kids

    Math for kids Math for kids is all about engaging in hands-on learning opportunities that enhance their mathematics skills. When you teach young children numbers and equations, be sure to keep it enjoyable to inspire a love of math early on. There are plenty of ways to help your kids learn and improve their math…

  • Outdoor learning

    Outdoor learning

    Outdoor learning Outdoor learning is a great way to teach school subjects like math and science while also encouraging children to explore and discover the world around them. Outdoor learning experiences also teach resilience, problem-solving skills, and sensory exploration… To name a few! So, here are a few reasons why outdoor learning is important for…

  • Science for kids

    Science for kids

    Science for kids is tons of fun – There are so many fun science experiments to do, so much to discover and learn, and endless opportunities for meaningful entertainment. This post will cover how to teach science to kids, why it’s important, and some tips for teaching science to young learners. Introducing the topic of…

  • Snow volcano experiment

    Snow volcano experiment

    Making a snow volcano experiment is a fun and easy way to teach your kids of all ages about science. All you need is baking soda, vinegar, and a little creativity! This is a great simple science experiment for kids of all ages, including pre-schoolers. Creating a snow volcano experiment is also a fun way to combine play…

  • Preschool sorting activities

    Preschool sorting activities

    Discover the benefits of simple preschool sorting activities: Teach your child early literacy and math skills through engaging sorting activities. Help them develop executive function skills while learning about colors, shapes, and sizes. Find ideas and tips for practicing this essential skill at home. Read now

  • Kindergarten sorting activities

    Kindergarten sorting activities

    Sorting is an important math skill that kindergarteners will explore in their first year of school. It helps them make sense of the world around them and figure out how things are related (or different!). Teaching sorting skills can be easy – You just need to provide children with some simple activities that they can…

  • Tally mark worksheets

    Tally mark worksheets

    Do you have young ones that are learning about how to draw tally marks and about counting tallies? In this article, we will explain why learning how to tally is important, and how you can teach this skill, and we’ll share a free worksheet to get you started. The basics of tally mark worksheets Tally…

  • 10 nature counting activities

    10 nature counting activities

    Learning about numbers and counting is an important part of your child’s mathematical journey! By learning with nature, they can also explore outside while getting hands-on experience with counting practice. Here are a few fun ideas for nature-themed counting activities that both parents and teachers can enjoy with their little ones! Each math activity listed…

  • Math in nature

    Math in nature

    Earlier this year I wrote a post outlining which preschool math concepts children would learn in their early years of math education. The concepts they will learn include numbers and counting, addition and subtraction, geometry, sorting and patterns, and measurement and graphing. While these concepts can all be taught from books, worksheets, and other traditional…

  • Number tracing worksheets

    Number tracing worksheets

    If you’re looking for a fun and helpful way to help your preschool and kindergarten students (and kiddos!) learn their numbers, look no further than these number tracing worksheets! Number tracing sheets are a great way to reinforce number learning, as kids can practice tracing, writing, and counting all on one page. They are also…

  • Sink or float experiment

    Sink or float experiment

    Explore density and buoyancy with this super simple sink or float experiment for kids. It’s exactly what it sounds like: Simply gather testable materials and a tub of water and test whether an object floats or sinks! Preschool activities can be super engaging, can offer learning opportunities, and be super simple too. Small children can…

  • What is the best insulation to keep ice from melting?

    What is the best insulation to keep ice from melting?

    This science experiment is one of three experiments listed in my recent post What melts ice the fastest? Here, we learn about insulation by creating a simple science experiment with whatever is on hand. Your little scientists will be thrilled that they get to design their insulators! STEM challenge: Design an insulator This is an excellent activity for young…

  • What melts ice the fastest?

    What melts ice the fastest?

    Which materials make ice cubes melt the fastest? Do some colors absorb more heat than others? And, can you stop ice from melting? This post explores these three questions using simple science experiments for kids! This is an excellent activity for young scientists – Especially those who love hypothesizing and designing! Learn why we think…