Tag Archives: educational

  • Symmetry drawing prompt for kids: draw-the-other-half worksheets

    Draw the other half: Christmas symmetry drawing prompts

    My kids are currently intrigued by symmetry, so they really jumped at these symmetry drawing prompts, also called draw-the-other-half worksheet (as of today they’re still unaware that these are actually beneficial to them (ha ha!) and they simply enjoy doing them. Now that’s a win-win, so I can highly recommend these! It’s a great opportunity …

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  • Modeling clay Christmas tree ornaments lacing activity for kids

    Modeling clay tree ornaments [lacing activity]

    Home made Christmas decoration is special, especially made with small hands  – somehow they shine a little more. The moment you look at them you can see the kids making them, even if it was years back. Today I’ll tell you how we made very pretty modeling clay tree ornaments. We first made them 5 years ago, …

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  • Bath time fun for kids with coloured ice cubes

    Bath time fun with ice cubes

    Having trouble getting the kids into the bath? Let’s quickly put an end to that by getting them excited to enter the bath tub: bath time fun with ice cubes is the answer! It’s funny how simple ideas can be so much fun. And all you need to do is to plan ahead. Make the …

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  • Telling time for kids, simple animation

    Telling time

    How do you teach your kids to read the clock, teach them about telling time? I tried to explain the concept to my son by drawing, but I thought an animation would be very helpful. I looked around on the web, but I found most videos too complicated or too fast. Telling time animation I …

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  • Teaching the year, months, weeks and seasons

    Teaching seasons months and weeks

    How do you start teaching seasons, months and weeks of the year? A child may know the days of the week and the months of the year, but how to they relate to each other? And how do the seasons fit in? It’s perhaps a little daunting to dive straight in, so it’s best to start …

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  • Lego activities and games for kids: LEGO DUPLO croquet

    LEGO croquet or LEGO golf: great LEGO activities for kids

    A fresh idea for playing indoors LEGO activities: play lego CROQUET or Lego golf! So simple and so much fun! Build arches and bridges, make a parcours and roll a ball through the openings. Let the kids figure out the pitfalls.. Easy, educational and fun! And mom can enjoy a cup of tea.. Remember croquet? We used …

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  • Coloring sheet of the clock

    Learning the clock – colouring sheet

    Learning the clock. My son is getting interested in time and he really wants to learn to read the clock. Obviously, he must first get is head around the concept of a 24-hour day, even though he only sees the numbers 1-12 on a regular analogue clock. Concept of a 2×12 hour day I thought a …

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