Category: Teaching Kids

Teaching Math: PLAY PLACEMAT VALUE

Math — Help your young kids learn about place values  using everyday materials found at home. With a little help from grownups, almost anything can equal math discovery for kids. Take ordinary drinking straws, for example: fun for drinking juice and even for spitballs when you’re not looking, but also fabulous for learning math. Here’s a hands-on

Teaching Kids to Cook

One Saturday, we went over to my parents’ house in the suburbs. It is like outing or a picnic of sorts for us because their house, my childhood home, is a considerable distance from the city. In contrast to my city life, my parents’ home is a rather big bungalow with an expansive garden and