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Math Learning Activities for my three years old

Learning to compare: First you have to collect bottles of several heights, and let the children work in group to arrange them from smallest to largest. Children always learn in a better way when they are involved in performing things practically. Things like addition, subtraction, and division become much easier for them. For teaching them math concepts you can use their toys, blocks, or anything that you thing can engage the child’s interest. This way your child would also learn about quantity and different sizes. Learning the written form of Numbers: It is not so complicated to teach your child about numbers. Through carrying out simple activities your child would be able to learn numbers very easily. Take a colorful paper and trace the number that you want to teach your child. After tracing the number, cut it out into 2 or 3 pieces to form a simple puzzle. Ask your child to fit the pieces and glue them on a white sheet of paper to form the number. Using this activity you can teach your child numbers from 0-9. INSTRUCTIONS: Do not cut the number into many pieces else your child would get confused. Cut each number into different colors to make it interesting for your child. For the beginners, provide a sample of completed numbers, so that your child can use it for reference. Learning names of...

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Social Studies Activities for Kindergarteners

Now days, kindergarten is not too young to teach a child how to use a telephone. It’s a skill that every child must learn under the social studies topics. It also helps to learn the numbers as children practice this over and over again. While you are teaching your child, you are actually facing one big problem. You do not want the phone to be billed even for a minute, and you would not this experiment run so freely. Here is a phone that you can make with your child, to teach him its use. You can make a couple of them and let your child use them to practice the important numbers in your family. Here is what you would need to make a telephone. What You Need: Piece of card stock paper, in any color Pack of ¾” round stickers, any color (available in office supply stores) Pack of ¼” sticker “dots” in a different color (also available in office supply stores) Small post-its Markers Scissors Instructions:  You would first need to cut a cordless phone from hard card paper. It should be 8- 1/2 long and 3 in widths. Then copy the features of the phone that your family uses the most. Help your child copy the features of the key; the screen at the top showing the number. In the area of buttons, make your...

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Science Projects for four years old

Kids of this age are mentally not ready to memories or understand the complicated concepts. At this stage they need to be taught by performing the projects practically. So you have to encourage the activities that help to promote and enhance their understanding of several things. They need to be thought through projects and activities to build their understanding of the world around them in an enjoyable way. Though they would be playing, but actually they are learning. Plants: You can help the kids with a science project to show them the life cycle of a seed. You can use the egg shells, halves, paper cups or the plastic ports to plant a seed in. Help your child with filling the cup with soil. Make your child understand how soil gives food that plant needs in order to grow. Help the child plant seeds in her cup and choose the seeds that easily grow soon come out in the form of a healthy plant, like sunflower and lettuce. Keep the plant in your kitchen window or in your child’s room window where it can have the sunlight too. Water the plants whenever your feel necessary. Keep on showing the plant to your child as it grows. Make your child understand that leaves always reach out to have the sunshine and that is exactly how the seed knows which way...

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Learning how to manage money at three years old

The money that kids usually receive from their relatives for various reasons , like for birth day and Christmas are spend in a very simple fashion. Kids go to the market and get themselves a nice toy. Well that is quite obvious; money is something to be exchanges for goods and services. Kids can go on buying toys as many times as they want, so it parents who have to guide their child how to save and spend money for the right things. The same thing happens to my child, he keeps on buying toys over ands over again....

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What should my child know prior fifth grade

In math, the students will work with fractions, decimals, negative numbers and very large numbers. At this stage your child must focus on multiplying and dividing multi-digit numbers. While you are preparing your child for fifth grade, remember to make him understand about the complex issues in society. Summer holidays are the best time for you to teach your child activities that can help him in character building and personality development. Reading Skills: In order to prepare your child for the fifth class reading, make your child read various kids of text this summer. For instance if your child enjoyed reading a novel about baseball, encourage him to read about his favorite sports team in the sports section of the newspaper or on the internet. If your child enjoyed a nonfiction book about the revolutionary war, encourage him to try to read a historical novel set in that time period too. With this interest of leading different books, your child would learn a lot of things and also improve his reading skills. If you can not afford to buy books from the market, visit the library close to your home or ask the librarian of your child’s school to help provide you interesting books for your child. Math Skills: In order to make sure that your child is ready for the fifth-grade math, make your child solve problems that...

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