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Educational and Fun Activities for Kids (and their Parents)

04

Oct'16

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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18

Sep'16

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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13

Sep'16

Printable Word Search Puzzles for Kids

Word search puzzles are entertaining as well as educational. Word search puzzles improve spelling. Just by searching for a word, puzzlers are learning to spell. In fact, they are rehearsing the spelling over and over in their minds as they look for the letters the word contains...

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10

Sep'16

Printable Crossword Puzzle Tests Your Child’s Knowledge of English (Grades 3-5)

Something sweet to eat after a meal is called -------, a, e, i, o and u are called -------. This printable crossword puzzle is not only fun, it is educational too! Visit our website for many more fun, but educational activities your child can do.

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10

Sep'16

Printable Maze Games for Kids

Mazes are a very simple yet fun activity and an excellent way of practising penmanship skills by encouraging children to stay within the lines. Print out a maze or two on a rainy day or if you are going out to dinner with your children -- it will keep them stimulated while having fun.

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12

Aug'16

Word Ladders: Solve the Puzzle Step by Step

The challenge of Word Ladders is to transform one word into another by changing one letter to make a new valid word at each step. For example, in four steps, change the word name into tank. The answer will be: name > same > sane > sank > tank

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27

Apr'16

Passive versus Active Voice

Using passive voice is not necessarily incorrect; however, it is a less desirable sentence construction. Meaning, while it’s not technically a grammatical error to use passive voice, it is a stylistic choice that is generally best if avoided.

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26

Dec'15

Visual Puzzles: Match the Pieces

Another great activity that you can do at home with your children to help beat the summer holiday “brain drain”. Click on the thumbnails and match pieces A, B, C, D etc. to the white spaces numbered 1, 2, 3, 4 etc.

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15

Dec'15

3D Visual Maths Puzzles

Some people call it the “summer slump,” teachers call it “summer learning loss,” but most often it’s called Summer Brain Drain. It’s the regression in skills that happens to kids over the summer, and solving 3D visual maths puzzles can help beat it.

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06

Dec'15

Visual Puzzles: Find the Right Piece

A great activity that you can do at home with your children during the school holidays. Click on the thumbnails and find the missing piece in each puzzle. Is it number 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5?

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