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Twelve educational ways to play with your toddler using a scarf
Twelve educational ways to play with your toddler using a scarf (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Playing with scarves is a fun and educational activity for toddlers and babies to develop motor skills, maths skills and persistence Read More »

Playground Zoning Increases Physical Activity During Recess
Playground Zoning Increases Physical Activity During Recess (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Most grade school students are likely to claim recess as their favorite period of the day; however, in many cases recess still can be sedentary with students not engaging in enough physical activity. Now researchers from the University of Missouri have found ... Read More »

Games on tablets transfer to real life skills
Games on tablets transfer to real life skills (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents can feel less guilty next time they put an iPad down in front of their child. New research has found that the skills children learn on touchscreen apps can be transferred to the physical version of the same activity. ... Read More »

Coloured pasta for education and craft
Coloured pasta for education and craft (15 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

Age 2 – 7 years Duration of activity Up to 20 minutes Materials/equipment Dried tube pasta (choose shape to meet your child’s ability level) Snap-lock bags Coloured food dyes of your choice Optional: glitter Cling wrap Hand sanitiser (alcohol, no-wash ... Read More »

Fuelling learning and literacy for the digital generation
Fuelling learning and literacy for the digital generation (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Monash University today launched MWorld, the world’s first comprehensive, university-produced educational App for children. “We’ve tied the thrill of discovery and the joy of storytelling to amazing educational content. MWorld will fuel the love of learning and improve engagement with ... Read More »

Counting with muffin tins
Counting with muffin tins (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-5 years Duration of activity You can fill in a few spare minutes doing one of the muffin tin counting activities or up to an hour, if you decide to repeat the activities for extra learning. Materials/equipment A muffin ... Read More »

Transport flashcards
Transport flashcards (10 votes, average: 4.90 out of 5)

Age 2-8 years Duration of activity These activities can take just a few minutes or keep your child busy periodically throughout the day. Materials/equipment Transport picture and/or word flashcards. Laminating pouches and laminator (optional but laminating will extend the life ... Read More »

Hot potato
Hot potato (7 votes, average: 4.29 out of 5)

Hot potato is an old favourite with kids and a fun game for kids’ parties. Playing this game will also help children develop their motor skills and social abilities. Age 4 – 10 years Duration of activity About 10 minutes. ... Read More »

Hand washing game: hot potato with soap
Hand washing game: hot potato with soap (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Hot potato is an old favourite with kids. Use a bar of soap as the hot potato and it’s a fun way to teach kids about hand washing. They’ll also improve their motor skills and develop socially from playing this ... Read More »

Fruit and vegetable flashcard games
Fruit and vegetable flashcard games (9 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 0-5 years. Different activities are more appropriate for different ages. For example babies may enjoy simply looking and pointing at the cards, while toddlers and pre-schoolers will enjoy developing their skills playing the memory and sorting games. Duration of ... Read More »

 
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