Blog posts tagged with 'kids'

A Summer’s Worth of Reading Opportunities

Fidget toys are helpful in school, but they also have their place at home, in the car, and around town.  Here’s how they can help kids.

We want our kids to play, rest, and relax this summer, but we also want them to continue learning as well as retain all the knowledge that they gained over the course of the school year. When opportunities for learning throughout the summer are scarce, kids may find themselves going down the summe...

Keeping Up with Kids’ Trends

When young learners set out to master writing skills, they will meet many challenges.  Use these supplies to help students become interested in writing.

Tech toys will always be vying for kids’ attention. Interactive toys like robots and remote-control gadgets are great attention-grabbers for kids who show an interest in STEM fields. They are also attractive to those who love using their hands. From simple devices to those that teach kids about co...

Is Your Child Overscheduled?

Is your child overscheduled?

As parents, we want to give our children the tools they need to achieve success in life. To some, this means filling up the calendar with as many structured activities as possible, since getting kids involved in sports and clubs helps with the development of strong minds and healthy bodies. While ...

Best Apps for Grades K–5

18 of our favorite apps for kids in grades K-5

Introduction: According to the mobile attribution and analytics company, adjust, more than 200,000 apps were released in the first four months of 2014 alone. This ever-filling sea of technology can overwhelm parents who are fishing for the best apps for their children. Listed here are a number of ...

Are Time-Outs Actually Harming Our Children?

Are time-outs actually harming our children?

Even the best-behaved children break rules or act out from time to time, whether at home or at school. It is a normal part of growing up. Punishment, which can be physical or verbal, is intended to make a child feel ashamed or embarrassed and therefore afraid to make the same infraction in the fut...