Understanding visual discrimination among toddlers and strategies to improve these skills

Understand visual discrimination among toddlers and strategies to cope

When your child starts to perceive new objects or things around him, he visually discriminates the things – patterns of the items, sizes, shapes, and colors. This activity of perceiving and understanding tangible and intangible objects and ideas is called Visual Discrimination. If your child cannot visually discriminate things, there is no need to fear … Read more

Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

Understanding, Identifying, And Developing The Gross Motor Skills In Pre-schoolers

How to develop gross motor skills in preschoolers? If you have a certain gap in your understanding of this topic, we suggest you read this post till the end. For the uninitiated, Gross motor skills are defined as the ability to make movements that involve limbs and torso muscles. A well developed gross motor skill … Read more

Easy And Simple Volume Activities To Learn

Easy And Simple Volume Activities To Learn

The study of 3D shapes is called Solid Geometry. It is close to real-life as we see only solids around. The first essential measurement useful in Solid Geometry is Volume. If we go by the formula, it is equal to length x width x height. We can say the volume is nothing but the amount … 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

6 Simple Activities to Teach Area and Perimeter to little learners

6 Simple Activities to Teach Area and Perimeter to little learners

Geometrical calculations are incomplete without the mention of area and perimeter. These are the basic parameters of any geometrical figure which kids ought to learn. But, if you think that compelling kids to mug up their formulae[1] can make them a measurement specialist you are quite mistaken! Changing patterns of delivering education give more focus … 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

5 Must-Try Comparing Numbers Activities for kids

List of top 5 comparing numbers activities for little learners

Numbers have been around us since times immemorial. Von Neuman and other scientists further coined the terms – cardinal numbers and ordinal numbers. While cardinal numbers tell us about a set’s value, the ordinal numbers convey information about the position of any object or person. In both cases, the students need to have a well-built … 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 Helpful Activities in Building Visual Closure Skills

List of top 6 visual closure activities

What is visual closure and which activities can help them build this concept? I come across this query quite often and have given deep thought to its role in early learners’ and preschoolers’ learning process. A study was done at Aston University, that indicated the connection between visual closure disorder and mathematical skills too. So, … Read more