Posts Tagged ‘learning games for kids’

Educational Website for Social Studies: iCivics

Lingo returned from an internet surfing session with a really cool resource for teaching and learning Social Studies.  The educational website uncovered by our mascot owl this week was iCivics.  Here’s more about them from their page: “iCivics prepares young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens by creating free and innovative educational materials. In 2009, Justice Sandra Day…

Great Apps for Kids: Alien Assignment

Alien Assignment is one of Reading Kingdom’s recommended great apps for kids. Carolina Nugent explains why: “Alien Assignment is a must-have app! Download today, it is free (at time of this review). Your child needs to the help the aliens fix their broken ship. The only way to do that is to take pictures of objects around you to help…

Girl engineer needed to build a dollhouse!

Making things is a great way to learn. And some girls take their play very seriously with toys that were once thought to be popular only among boys…toys such as Legos and erector sets.  Timbuktu explains how girls are now building dollhouses… engineer style! “What is it that children want to do when they grow up is for sure one…

Learning games for preschoolers: dioramas

For young children who are not yet reading, there are a number of learning games for preschoolers that develop the skills required for reading. Recommended learning game for preschoolers – Dioramas Building dioramas with children is fabulous for developing their capacity for engagement in an activity, attention, family bonding and learning about different subjects. This site teaches you how to…