Educational and Fun Activities for Kids (and their Parents)



The Benefits of Colouring for Kids and Adults

Colouring Book Day is observed in the United States early in August each year and aims to celebrate the classic and well-loved activity of colouring. It’s a cost-effective way to entertain children and has also become a popular pastime for adults. Is it just a passing fad, or does colouring have emotional and physical benefits for adults too?

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Fun with BODMAS

When you see something like 6 + 9 x 0 - 3, what part should you calculate first? Start at the left and go to the right? Or go from right to left? BODMAS is an acronym or mnemonic used to help learners remember the correct order to complete mathematical calculations in the ‘order of operations’.

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Criss-Cross Puzzle for Teenagers and Adults

This criss-cross puzzle will be enjoyed by teenagers and adults. Click on the puzzle to print. Then write the list of words into the grid, crossword style. Scroll down for the solution.

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10 Logical Thinking Quizzes and Answers

Here are ten logical thinking quizzes with answers to guarantee some quality familiy fun! Teaching your kids to think logically is important as it encouages them to think for themselves, to question hypotheses, to develop alternative hypotheses, and to test those hypotheses against known facts.

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Brain Teasers: Count the Squares and Triangles

A brain teaser is a type of riddle that makes one think outside the box. Some brain teasers are easy, some are a little harder, and some can really make you ponder for a while. Often, when you finally hear the answer, you feel ignorant or silly, because it should have been obvious to you. However, brain teasers are fun for young and old.

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Counting Activities for Preschoolers and School Beginners

Of all the maths skills that children will acquire, counting and basic adding and subtracting are what most children will already be doing before they reach school-age.

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Free Printable Colouring Pages for Young Kids

There’s a simple activity that helps children to develop cognitively and creatively: colouring. The following are some of the key benefits of colouring pages in kids’ development...

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Connect the Dots Colouring Pages

'Connect the Dots' must be one of the best ways for younger children to learn how to hold a pen and at the same time count in sequence. Use the printable pages and help your kids through the numbers to show a picture which can be coloured in.

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High Frequency Words

Research has shown that reading skill improves with the growth of a reader’s sight word vocabulary. These are words that a reader instantly knows without having to decode or figure out the words. A good starting point would be to teach them to instantly recognise the high frequency words.

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Why Puzzles Are Good for Your Child’s Development (Printable Jigsaw Puzzles Included)

You’ve probably heard that puzzles are good for your child’s mind and cognitive development; in fact, you may have received puzzles as baby shower or new baby gifts. But why are puzzles considered helpful to a child’s mental development? Here are some reasons.

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