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4 Christmas Activities For Preschoolers

Paper Christmas Trees What is paper christmas trees activity about? We have created DIY Christmas trees. We used cupcakes paper, ribbon, and stickers. You need to fold the cupcake paper twice and then glue the ribbon. Next, you have to stick to another cupcake paper. When you have your Christmas trees ready, it is time for the math play. Atena rolled the dice. Then she put as many stickers on the Christmas tree as she had on the dice. What skills does paper christmas trees activity develop? Counting Fine Motor Skills What do we need to perform this christmas activity?… Read More

50 Literacy Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

How do literacy and language develop children’s brain? Please subscribe to receive more great content #1 Cognitive processes develop rapidly in the first few years of life. At birth your baby’s brain is only 25 percent of its adult size. By age three your child’s brain will be 80 percent of its adult size. http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/healthy-minds.html #2 The greatest amount of brain growth occurs between birth and age five. In fact, by age 3, roughly 85% of the brain’s core structure is formed. In contrast, the majority of our investments are made in the traditional education years of K-12, which begin… Read More

How to teach a preschooler to read in 3 easy steps?

Teaching reading to preschoolers The most important lesson for us parents is to spend time with our kids and read to them, talk to them and listen to them from the first day of their life. Presented method can be used especially effectively for young children and when you want to teach a preschooler to read. So, let’s begin our journey. Would you like to know my story? I bet you will like it! “Mom, how is it possible that black holes have jets once even light cannot escape from them? Did you know that birds are close friends of dinosaurs?… Read More

Ames room illusion. Free Ames Room Template!

Introduction Have you ever thought how it is possible that Hagrid in Harry Potter is larger than in real life? How does it happen that hobbits are smaller in relation to Gandalf in Lord of the Rings? This time we will play with optical illusion. How many of you heard about Ames room illusion? Let’s start! Optical illusion definition Following Oxford dictionary definition optical illusion is something that deceives the eye by appearing to be other than it is. In other words optical illusion causes an experience of seeming to see something which does not exist or is other than… Read More

How are atoms and molecules related?

Introduction Hello to everyone. Do you know what atoms and molecules definition is? Are atoms and molecules the same? We are going to answer this questions. This time we have introduced an activity which stimulates kids imagination and is a great start into the world of organic chemistry for kids. In this article we will: describe how are atoms and molecules related write about abundance of the chemical elements in the Universe introduce the periodic table list of elements ignite your child imagination with a colorful activity Are atoms and molecules the same? To make it straight forward, the answer… Read More

What dissolves Styrofoam?

Introduction Have you ever wondered what Styrofoam is? What does it take to dissolve it, and why does it happen? Is it possible to completely break it down? We are here to answer your question. In the beginning, we would like to start by mentioning the influence the polystyrene (brand name Styrofoam) has on the environment. Plastic pollution A couple of weeks ago, the UN Climate Change Conference took place. It is an excellent opportunity to remind you of the role of plastic in the pollution “life-cycle”. Polystyrene is one of those materials that surround us everywhere. Polystyrene is an… Read More