Are You Homeschooling Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic? Here are 6 Encouraging Tips to Make Learning Fun

Parents have always worn many hats: primary caregiver, homework helper, boo-boo healer…the list goes on. Recently, that list has expanded to include teacher, therapist, coach, and more. The enormity of these changes can seem overwhelming, especially if you have minimal experience in these professional fields! But, as we know, parents can rise to any occasionContinue reading “Are You Homeschooling Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic? Here are 6 Encouraging Tips to Make Learning Fun”

Escape Rooms: Their Rise in Popularity and What They Say About Us

It’s difficult to ignore the seemingly ubiquitous presence of escape room games these days. There seems to be at least one outlet for them in just about every city, and they’re touted as the perfect solution for everything from busting tourism boredom to throwing birthday parties to creating action-packed team building exercises for corporations. MoreContinue reading “Escape Rooms: Their Rise in Popularity and What They Say About Us”

STEM for Kids: 5 Ways to Make Science and Math Fun During Home Learning

If you’ve got your kids home for the foreseeable future and want to enhance their STEM education, but are unsure of how to do it in a way that retains all of the fun and the educational value, look no further. Read on to know five different ways to engage your children in STEM whileContinue reading “STEM for Kids: 5 Ways to Make Science and Math Fun During Home Learning”

Simple Craft Ideas Using Household Items (Part I)

Teaching and doing therapy from my kitchen table has been a huge adjustment for both myself and the families I work with. With the lack of materials and resources, I have been finding different ways to incorporate items/materials from my house into sessions. from ThinkFun’s Education Blog http://info.thinkfun.com/stem-education/simple-craft-ideas-using-household-items-part-i via IFTTT

Fall Family Fun: 3 Ideas for Game Night!

Summer is fading away, and leaves will begin to change colors as fall approaches. One of my favorite memories from childhood is crunching the acorns as they fell to the ground. The days will begin to feel crisp and cool as the blazing hot temperatures fade away. Homework is probably becoming a part of aContinue reading “Fall Family Fun: 3 Ideas for Game Night!”

4 Simple but Effective Ideas to Spark Kids’ Interest in Numbers

For many parents, even the prospect of helping kids with math homework fills them with dread. Because at the opposite end of math competitions and Mensa clubs lies mathematical anxiety, a very real phenomenon. from ThinkFun’s Education Blog http://info.thinkfun.com/stem-education/4-simple-but-effective-ideas-to-spark-kids-interest-in-numbers via IFTTT

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