Oct 13

Homemade Games To Inspire Your Child After School!

Arts & crafts, At Home, DIY, game, play, science, math, independent play, Fractions, spelling, oobleck

Just because the school day is done, it doesn’t mean the learning journey has to end! Why not bring it home with you? Learning can be fun! And...

Oct 13

Extending The Lesson Plan Through Play

Classroom, Games, Classroom management, math, teacher, independent play, creativity, Fractions, spelling, daily routine

Let’s face it, classroom games are a highlight to any school day, not just for the students but for the teacher too! They’re the perfect way to...

Oct 04

Introducing Kids to Math Through Manipulatives

math, problem solving, fun, STEM, early learning, numbers, studying, independent play, cognitive thinking, STEAM, Manipulatives, Fractions, Addition, Subtraction, Counting

Manipulatives are marvelous! They are an amazing tool for any childcare facility and can help introduce concepts of mathematics through play....

Sep 07

4 Great Games to Enhance Classroom Learning

Classroom, Games, learning, board games, game, play, language, math, problem solving, reading, literacy, storytime, kid, activities, fun, school, early learning, numbers

Children learn and absorb lessons in a variety of different ways. One way to help reinforce the lessons that kids are currently learning is by...

Aug 23

4 Types of Quick Play Activities to Keep Kids Engaged

Childcare, blocks, block play, language, math, toddler, reading, dramatic play, literacy, activities, imaginative play, Music toys, music play, numbers

Toddlers are often a whirlwind of activity. They bounce around from spot to spot, game to game exploring their world and absorbing everything they...

Aug 14

14 Back to School Icebreaker Ideas for Grades K-8

Lesson Plans, art, ideas, play, preschool, making science fun, math, problem solving, teaching, teacher, kindergarten, kid, activities, fun, first year teacher, school, back to school, STEM, icebreaker

It's almost time to get to know your new students! Many teachers do icebreaker activities throughout the first day so that both the teacher and...

Jul 26

The 5 Best Robotic and Coding Toys to Introduce Into Your Home

learning, coding, play, robots, science, science for kids, scientific, making science fun, math, problem solving, robot, science is fun, kid, activities, fun, TTS, STEM, parent

Coding literacy is quickly becoming a key part of the modern education system. 

Parents need to be prepared to introduce their children to coding...

Jul 26

Ways to Introduce Robotics in the Early Years Classroom

ece, coding, play, preschool, robots, science, science for kids, scientific, making science fun, math, problem solving, robot, science is fun, teaching, teacher, kindergarten, TTS, school, back to school, STEM

Teaching coding literacy has become mandatory in many classrooms across the country. 

Teachers are stepping up to the new challenge and...

Jul 06

5 Benefits of Water Play

ece, Outdoor play, outdoor, science for kids, water, language, making science fun, math, problem solving, sensory play, activities, TTS, Kodo Kids

Provide opportunities to sieve, slop, spray, shake, transport and splash! With the warmer weather, water play offers a fun way to cool off...

Jun 05

Helping Prevent Children From Experiencing "Summer Slide"

learning, Tips, game, holiday, ideas, lego, outdoor, language, math, problem solving, teaching, reading, literacy

Did you know, 84% of teachers say students forget or lose skills, knowledge, or grade-level equivalency over the summer? Here are some more scary...

Mar 08

4 Steps To Engage Young Children With Math Concepts

Childcare, math

Early Learning Classrooms need to be rich with materials that encourage math exploration and learning. 

If children begin math at a young age,...