Learning Ideas

Top 5 reasons why we should teach our children chemistry

1. It’s literally the basis of science. Chemistry is based on the very building blocks of all of science – microscopic things like atoms and molecules. Scientists say that chemistry is an alphabet of science. An understanding of basic concepts of chemistry could give your child a significant advantage in understanding other sciences. Take, biology, [...]

The role of family and why it is larger now than ever.

Kids in 2015 lead extremely different lifestyles than those of their counterparts 30, 20, or even 10 years ago. Most of their socialization with friends happens through social media. Instagramming has replaced scrapbooking, text messaging has replaced face-to-face interaction, Xbox Live has replaced backyard games of football. These are not negative things by any means. As a [...]

Did you know these facts about the history of Thanksgiving Day?

We all know the story of Thanksgiving, right? May be not! We bet, you don’t know a thing or two about the American favorite family holiday. Let’s see… Did you know that…? The first Thanksgiving in 1621, when the pilgrims invited the Native American neighbors to share meal with them, wasn’t just the dinner. It [...]

10 fun facts about the Solar System

Teach children about our cosmic neighborhood – Solar System! 10 fun facts about the Solar System: The 8 planets of the Solar System include 4 inner planets - Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, and 4 outer planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. The outer planets of the Solar System are made mostly of gas and water. The inner planets are made up almost entirely of [...]

#1 preschool toy for learning numbers

Opening the last batch of birthday presents really surprised: there was a toy that we didn’t have yet (that’s hard), that my preschooler fell in love instantly (that’s even harder, since it wasn’t a truck!), and that was both fun, educational and totally inspirational on how to expand on this whole topic! That was a sweeeeeet [...]

Learning numbers. 2 unusual toy ideas + 1 cool tool that you already have.

When it comes to learning numbers, we have two toys that help us the most. And one indispensible tool that you already have, that works awesome with some additional benefits. The best: all these things are really fun, enjoyable, educational and my kids were begging me to do it again and again! Oh, trust me, [...]