Category Archives: Teaching Ideas

Teach Kids How to Take Care of Their Toys

Teach Kids How to Take Care of Their Toys

When kids are still younger, they do not usually care about their belongings. At that age, they still have no idea about the importance of each object. Toys for children are almost expected to scatter all over the house, but as they grow older, we need to teach them about the idea of orderliness. Although most of us think that following our kids’ mess is really no big deal, but this lesson teaches them about responsibility and accountability. Where Do You Start Designate a play area and time
Safety Signs

Introducing Safety Signs in the Classroom

Introducing safety in the classroom is vital to children’s learning. As early as their age, they need to develop a sense of responsibility for their physical well-being. Since they live in a community, walk along pathways, cross the street and take a bus, they must be aware of visual reminders that keep them away from vehicular accidents and other untoward incidents. Although safety is a serious topic, the concept can be made more interactive, fun and meaningful for children. By showing
When Kids Ask Questions

When Kids Ask Questions

Toddlers have a battery of questions prepared for adults. They may suddenly ask, “Why does corned beef have no corn?” “Why is the blue sky so high and the ocean so deep?” or “What do ants do during winter?” Their genuine, never-ending inquisition is charming, but adults run out of answers and they get exhausted, too. The Bottom Line The reason why kids ask questions is very simple – they need answers. As they cultivate awareness, they get curious of movements, structures, colors,
The Value of Toys for Kids

The Value of Toys for Kids

A toy can serve as a great medium for learning. Most people assume it’s meant to entertain kids, but the not-so-emphasized fact is, it supports the idea of make-believe. With toys as props, kids imagine an actual scenario and build a conversation from it. This is a great way of preparing them for their life ahead because they get to develop the qualities or abilities listed below. Empathy Using toys in a dramatic play allows kids to put themselves in the shoes of the people around them. For
Teaching Children How to Eat Healthy Food

Teaching Children How to Eat Healthy Food

Children are very picky eaters and it is often hard to convince them to stay away from junk food. Preventing them from munching candy bars is often a challenge for every parent. Some parents tend to tirelessly remind their kids to eat right. While it is effective to some cases, at times this strategy just doesn't work. Age Matters Teaching your kids to eat healthy food will depend on your kid’s age. Older children can be taught about the food pyramid, but younger children like preschoolers