It’s winter! Though many of us may not live in parts where it does not snow, this is a good time to introduce your children to the magic of snowflakes. Snowflakes are intricate crystalline structures with patterns that are beautiful and fascinating. And what’s more, snowflakes are a great example of Math in nature!! Cool Math Facts about Snowflakes Did you know these Cool Math Facts about Snowflakes? [Source: mathnasium.com] Snowflakes have six points and are…Read More
Many children find Math boring or difficult. Some hate math! Making kids love math is a challenge to most parents. Math skills take a lot of brain power to master, and this can be perceived by kids as hard work. But being skillful, or at least, competent in math is necessary to survive in modern life – irrespective of the field we choose. Math is used in everything from finances and construction projects to everyday chores…Read More
Journaling is often a good activity for kids who are reluctant to write or, in some cases, reluctant to speak.
The versatility of journaling makes it very helpful to be incorporated into many different areas of learning, including math, science and social studies.
Making Education a fun learning experience Education for kids should always remain interesting and fun, but that isn’t the case all the time. Most kids seem to lose an interest in STEM education. STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — in an interdisciplinary and applied approach, rather than teach the four disciplines as separate and discrete subjects. When it comes to science, technology,…Read More
STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering, and math — are a crucial part of a child’s education both now and in the future. Books on STEM offer endless opportunities for engaged learning. They invite children to see the world differently and to think in new ways about what they observe. They also help by celebrating convergent and divergent thinking, analysis and creativity, persistence, and the sheer joy of figuring things out. Here is a list of books to help you involve even the youngest children in the process of STEM thinking, spark excitement, teach something new, and make STEM accessible to your children.Read More
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM Education is important because it pervades every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world around us. Technology is continuously expanding into every aspect of our lives. Engineering is the basic designs of roads and bridges but also tackles the challenges of changing global weather and environmentally-friendly changes to our home. Mathematics is in every occupation, every activity we do in our lives. By…Read More
Here are a few Hands-on STEM Books to help you inspire your kids to engineer, create, design, explore and build the unimaginable. These books are filled with great stories, Hands-on activities, experiments and cool project ideas that can help lay a foundation for any mixture of STEM disciplines.Read More
Your child will be focusing on becoming an independent reader, writer, and communicator in 1st grade, as well as starting her first formal science and social studies learning. In addition to dealing with boundless energy levels and intense emotions, children preparing for 1st grade will face new responsibilities in school. Your child will learn to adjust to a longer school day, take more ownership of his homework, and learn to get around by himself.Read More
Looking to teach your toddler an important Math skill? Introduce your child to numbers and counting in fun way. Help her practice counting with this fun DIY activity that will develop a connection between your little one and numbers.Read More