7 Considerations When Selecting Children
Learning Games and Activities
There are many varieties of learning games. Children learning games may come in the form of toys, online games, PC/video games or entertaining activities for kids. Most, if not almost all, claim to be of educational value to kids.
It can be confusing when choosing kids' educational games. Some games are labeled with age group. Parents frequently use this information to determine if it is appropriate for the child. There are many considerations when we select learning games for kids.
Develop Children Mental Skills with Printable Kids' Games
Printable kids' games such as kids’ brain teasers can help to stimulate the brain development of children. This is one of the proven and accepted methods acknowledged by most child developmental practitioners.
Type of Skills Learned
Kids’ brain teasers such as crossword puzzles are effective in teaching children spelling and reading. It is also the best tools to expand vocabulary knowledge and word power in reasoning abilities.
Doing printable mazes also helps a child to grow her mental ability as she immersed herself in problem solving, creative and critical thinking skills. When a kid works on tracing path using a pencil or pen, she needs to be able to “look ahead” to figure out that it is not a dead end. This pre-empting ability helps to train strategy development skills.
Developing and instilling children’s interest in playing brain teasers help to challenge their mind constantly.
Here are some printable kids’ games for children. Check them out....
Teachable Moments during Christmas Season
Christmas activities for kids need not be just fun but can be valuable learning lessons for them during this holiday season.
With Christmas round the corner, some of you will be doing the inevitable; last minute Christmas shopping! If you are hard up for some ideas on what Christmas activities and games to entertain kids, here are some recommendations.
Five Reasons to Include Kids Art Activities in Children Learning Curriculum
Making crafts and many kids art activities are essential learning tools for kids. Art and craft activities for kids have therapeutic and education effects on our children.
Have you ever wonder why kids love to do art and craft?
My kids told me craft making is one of their favorite activities. They feel relax that’s why they enjoy doing it.
Studies have shown there are many benefits for children to engage in art and craft activities.
Fun Lessons and Halloween Games for Kids.
Have fun celebrating and learning history, science and math from Halloween activities and party games.
Here are some exciting Halloween themed games and educational activities for children to learn while having fun. Use these ideas in your Halloween party games. Play them either indoors or outdoors according to your preference. If you are an educator, you can replicate these Halloween themed games and ideas easily in the classrooms or in the school garden.
Telling Time Made Easy for Kids
Telling time is a life essential skill and is a big stepping-stone in a child's life. Being able to tell time makes the child feels grown up. Teaching kids how to tell time takes time, patience and encouragement. There are many ways for kids to master this skill as long as they are ready to learn.
In fact, my children are so keen to learn to tell time that they prompted me to teach them earlier than I expected.
It did not occur to me that a young child does not understand the sense of time until an interesting incident happened......
3 Simple Tips to Motivate Children Learning Interest
Kids' learning experience can determine a child interest in learning. Learning is a complex process. It involves how one feels while learning takes place. Positive learning experiences motivate learners. It is important for parents and teachers to support kids emotionally while they learn. It can inspire the kids the passion for learning in years to come. Here are a few things we can do to help them:
Why a Growth Mindset is Important to a Child Learning?
Many factors affect a child learning attitude. I came to learn about the importance of growth mindset from the Head of School in one of our private schools here......
Help Your kids spring back into action on First Day of School with Enthusiasms.
After a leisurely summer vacation of flexi-hours and flexi-activities, most children may not be able to spring back into action on the first day of school and get back into gear.
If your kids have been enjoying summer vacation and had a “summer slide”, then you need to prepare your children's brains. Include some brain-stretching activities before heading back to school. Get them prepared, keep them sharp.
Prevent Summer Slides with Educational Summer Activities for Kids.My children learn about fruits in a summer workshop
Stimulation and engage in active learning help children retain learned knowledge. Studies have shown that without stimulation, kids can lose up to 60 percent of what they learned in school during long holidays. Some simple planning in advance is all we need to keep them engage in learning activities.