Importance of phonics in preschoolers

Importance of phonics in preschoolers

Preschool is the first introduction point of any child to the world outside their families. When parents see their kids mimicking words, identifying things around, or repeating dialogues and expressions of elders around, parents feel the need to polish their skills further, and add newer ones to their natural skill-set too. To accomplish all these … Read more

9 Manipulatives to Teach Counting to Little Learners

9 Manipulatives to Teach Counting to Little Learners

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. If you see children counting the chocolates or gifts they receive on Birthdays, you may appreciate the importance of teaching counting. As the count of goodies (their just-found manipulatives) increases, the grin gets broader. Have you ever thought about what is actually … Read more

10 Gamified Math Manipulatives For First Graders

10 Gamified Math Manipulatives For First Graders

‘There must be some playful way of teaching new math concepts to first graders.’ If this thought hits your mind often, especially when you see the child struggling through basic operations, here is good news for you! There are manipulatives available as teaching alternatives to help kids do math fluently, and confidently. Manipulatives for teaching … Read more

Dice Games To Teach Multiplication Facts

Dice Games To Teach Multiplication Facts

It is now a well-established fact that dyscalculia is a reality! Children suffering from dyscalculia cannot identify numbers or operational signs like ‘+’, ‘-‘, ‘x’, etc. That is why educators advocate replacing pen-and-paper practice by performing an action using manipulatives to understand numeric relationships and operations. Besides Dyscalculics, beginners of numeric operations can also get … Read more

Top 8 Division Board Games For Little Learners

List of top 8 division board games

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. If you are searching for board games to learn division, you probably are not too comfortable learning it with conventional methods. And, that is perfectly, ok! You can have your own ways of learning math or any other subject. Difficulty with mathematical … Read more

Top 8 Manipulatives for Teaching Money Concepts to little learners

List of top 8 money manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Are there any manipulatives for teaching about money to young learners? If you are asking this question, you certainly have dealt with the discomfort in dealing with money, or have a child going through a similar condition. The answer is, thankfully, Yes! … Read more

6 Fun Geoboard Activities for Kindergarteners

List of top 6 fun geoboard activities for kindergarteners

Geometrical figures are taught to kindergarten students in a variety of interesting ways. The idea is to befriend them with the geometrical figures while helping them fight away the math scare. That is why; teachers consider using manipulatives for geometry so that kids can feel inclined to involve themselves deeply in activity-based learning. One such … Read more

6 Simple Activities to teach fractions to kindergarteners

List of top 6 activities for teaching fractions to kindergarteners

Fractions introduce children to the concept of breaking the whole numbers into smaller parts. These parts are less than the whole number one, quantitywise. Making use of this idea of breaking numbers into fractions finds its best utility in real-life situations where something is to be divided into equal parts among a group of people. … Read more

7 Helpful Board Games for Building Fine Motor Skills

List of top 7 board games for building fine motor skills in children

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Children are born with limited fine motor skills. Their bones and joints attain the required strength with time, and accordingly, their ability to grasp things or maneuver them increases. In case of the situations when there is little coordination between the brain … Read more

6 Creative Number Line Manipulatives for Early Learners

List of top 6 number line manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Learning numbers is not only about identifying or recognizing them. In fact, it is just the start. The early learners need to understand between the numbers too and carry on the operations. To ease this process, a very basic tool is used … Read more