Happy International Children’s Book Day!

It’s International Children’s Book Day on April 2! And BrillKids is having a sale at their online shop! What’s International Children’s Book Day? International Children’s Book Day is celebrated all over the world with aim to inspire a love of reading and to bring attention to children’s books. It is celebrated on April 2 becauseContinue reading “Happy International Children’s Book Day!”

BrillKids: Little Reader French Curriculum Now Available!

The BrillKids French Curriculum is now available for Little Reader! Now you can teach your child to read and speak thousands of French words with the new BrillKids Little Reader French Curriculum. What’s in it… The curriculum includes lesson subjects in 222 categories and contains: 4,277 words 2,912 images 7,065 pronunciation files 1,103 picture audio and sound effects …andContinue reading “BrillKids: Little Reader French Curriculum Now Available!”

Great Educational Websites List

There are plenty of educational websites around, but finding the good ones can be time consuming, so I thought I’d keep this “gems” list for easy reference: Whyzz – for the kids that asks a lot of hairy questions we struggle to find the answers to. They also have a free app for your iThing. FAQContinue reading “Great Educational Websites List”

Surprising Discovery on Teaching Chinese Culture and Language

Hubby and I recently started watching a Chinese series called “Journey to the West“. For those of you who are unfamiliar, this series depicts the Chinese legend of the Monkey God. Here’s a short excerpt of what it’s about: “Journey to the West is one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. ItContinue reading “Surprising Discovery on Teaching Chinese Culture and Language”

Montessori: Brilliant Minds Montessori Programs

The Brilliant Minds Montessori programs were developed by Dr. Meredith McCurdy for her students at Brilliant Minds Montessori in Sanford, FL. Dr. McCurdy is a Certified Montessori Teacher and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Syracuse University, a Master’s Degree in Child Development and Education from the University of London, England, and a Ph.D.Continue reading “Montessori: Brilliant Minds Montessori Programs”

Educational Insights Blurt! The Uproarious Word Race Game!

Promotes vocabulary building and word recall Includes 300 cards, which have 1800 clues at 2 playing levels This special edition includes a Junior version for ages 7-9, as well as the regular version World-famous game is back and better than before Great for family game nights, parties, classrooms and more Think fast. What word meansContinue reading “Educational Insights Blurt! The Uproarious Word Race Game!”

Little Reader Chinese Review

Disclosure: I’ve been asked to write a review on BrillKids Little Reader Chinese. This is my honest opinion on the curriculum. Some time back I wrote a review about Little Reader. Today, I will be writing about Little Reader Chinese… Little Reader Chinese runs on the same award-winning software program that runs Little Reader. ByContinue reading “Little Reader Chinese Review”

More Reasons to Teach Your Child Sign Language

There are many benefits to be derived when you teach your children Sign Language.  The main reason I first started teaching Gavin to sign was to help reduce tantrums.  Aside from reducing tantrums, it has been found that babies who learn to sign usually also learn to speak earlier. Sign Language and Cognitive Ability ItContinue reading “More Reasons to Teach Your Child Sign Language”

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