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Category Archive: Activity-Led Learning, Blog

The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Math Skills, Part 1

Math is one subject we cannot distance ourselves from – whether we make a career out of it or not, Math is an essential part of life. Math is more than just mastery over basic number functions. It...

Teaching your children about the natural world

We introduce our kids to some common animals at a very young age. Which child will not know Cat, Dog, Monkey, Lion and birds like Crow, Pigeon, or Parrots? I realized that however, our children are...

Announcing the ParentEdge Annual Book Review Contest 2015!

We are back with our third Annual Book Review Contest for children of all age groups. Last year’s contest was fun and successful, with over 130 entries from across the country. Many schools were...

Kids’ Kitchen Korner: Learning from the Kitchen

A kitchen is a storehouse of our happiness. Not only does it contain the delights that satiate our sense of taste but also does well to bond us to our family through numerous memories of dining...

Learning from Musical Instruments

Age: 3-7 years I define music as ‘unseen beauty’. It lifts our spirits, brings fun and creativity into life, sounds pleasant to our ears and can even calm our mind. It is the only universal...

Structured Classes versus Self Directed Play for 3-7 Year Olds

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. 3 to 7 year olds are at an important stage in life where they continue to learn a lot while they play. There also seems to be...

Fun with Phonics: Teach Phonics in a Fun Way

Ideal Age: 3.5 years – 6.5 years It is fascinating to see our children grow through their different phases and one such thrilling phase is when they begin to put words together into sentences....

Is Learning Directly Proportional to Laughing?

This blog post has been contributed by laughguru.com. We all remember that one Mathematics class which everyone in class looked forward to because the teacher was funny, and she made crunching...

Cognitive Games to build Cognisant Minds

In my previous blog (http://parentedge.in/fun-and-educational-games-for-kids/), I highlighted several cognitive and ‘age old’ games for your elementary and middle school kids. This month, we are...

Fun and Educational Games for Kids

Last week I came across a post on Facebook that reminded of a game my dad used to play with us. Dad has always been great with kids. He attracts kids the way magnets attract paper clips. Besides fun,...