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8 Printable Multiplication Games

Learning multiplication is not an easy process. In many schools, children are expected to memorize multiplication facts just by repeating them again and again - just like reciting the alphabet. While this technique has its advantages, it is obvious that the child will get bored at some point and ultimately take more time to learn multiplication facts. Teachers, parents, and caregivers can help children in a more fun and interactive way by playing multiplication games. Let’s go over some printable multiplication games you can play with children [...]

By | April 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Marshmallow Shapes | 3D Models

This is a fun, engaging, and hands on way to teach kids about the 3D shapes. This hands-on activity, is a great way for kids to begin developing engineering skills.  They will love using marshmallows, or other appropriate treats, to create their own 3D models, so you may want to have extras on hand, as a reward for finishing the task! Children will not only have fun while constructing 3D nets, they will also learn to follow instructions, and even gather the appropriate materials for the project. [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|2 Comments

Geometric Nets of 3D Shapes

A geometric net is flat or 2D model, of a 3D shape.  This hands-on activity, allows children to see what a 3D shape looks like, in 2D form, and gives them the chance to construct 3D shapes, out of 2D models.  The activity is suitable for learners of any level, and has the added bonus of developing fine motor skills through the coloring, cutting and assembling each shape. Printing the net outlines on cardstock, will make them easier to cut out, and assemble.  It will also help [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|1 Comment

20+ Pi Day Activities and Projects for Teachers and Parents

As we learned during math class, pi or π is the symbol that represents the number you get when you divide the circumference of a circle with its diameter. No matter the size of the circle, the ratio between these two is always the same number. The 14th of March (3/14) makes it a perfect day to celebrate pi and show our appreciation of math and science, since 3, 1, and 4 are the first digits of this special number. Whether you are a teacher that wants [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|0 Comments

100 Would You Rather Questions for Kids

Conversations with young children can open up an avenue into a world of imagination and information. Children can be surprisingly informed about the world around them. At the same time, what they don’t know can also provide a better understanding of areas that need to be explored. Maybe you and your family are going on a road trip and you want to engage your children in an activity that everyone can enjoy. Maybe you want to enhance conversation at the dinner table. Or maybe, you just want [...]

By | February 6th, 2018|3 Comments