The Ultimate Gift Guide for Young Scientists

The Christmas holidays are round the corner and the season for giving approaches. This year, why not make it an educational gift that will last a lifetime? Check out these fun gift ideas for young scientists from Educents. Gifts for Ages 3 to 7 Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket Science makes SENSES with this bucket of colorful,Continue reading “The Ultimate Gift Guide for Young Scientists”

Resources: Human Body

Resources for teaching children and supporting learning on the human body… Human Body by Tinybop This app allows children to explore a working model of the body. Every part is interactive: the heart beats, guts gurgle, lungs breathe, the skin feels, and eyes see. It is designed for children to discover what we’re made ofContinue reading “Resources: Human Body”

Minecraft Education in the Classroom

Minecraft – whether you love it or hate it, there are two things you cannot deny: lots of kids are crazy about it; and it offers some great educational opportunities. With G1 getting into Java with Minecraft and Youth Digital, I thought it was time to learn more about increasing our educational experience with Minecraft. Since children learn best when they’re fullyContinue reading “Minecraft Education in the Classroom”

Super Supplements for Home Learning Fun

Here are 6 Super Supplements from Educents to add some educational fun to your day! Architecture eCourse This is an online e-course of Beginning Architecture. Watch, learn,and then build! 25+ architecture online lessons provide the early fundamentals of structures, home design, and zoo design. Kids (and families!) love the self-guided courses! Use things like paper,Continue reading “Super Supplements for Home Learning Fun”

The Ultimate Guide to Magformers

Building with Magformers encourages children to use their imagination and show their creativity while developing skills and knowledge critical to their developmental success. Magformers uses high quality “always attracting” magnetic technology that provides endless constructional play. More about Magformers. Learn more about the educational value of each set, and find the special set that yourContinue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Magformers”

Apps: ChemCaper – Learning Chemistry Through Play

Earlier this year, we supported the Kickstarter project ChemCaper. The project was successful in receiving funding and we’ve finally had a chance to play the game. Here’s what we think about it… What is ChemCaper? ChemCaper is a chemistry role-playing game designed to connect education and mainstream gaming. It is built upon a foundation of chemistryContinue reading “Apps: ChemCaper – Learning Chemistry Through Play”

Homeschool and After School Resources for Under $20

Educational resources for the kids don’t have to be pricey. Here’s a list of the best affordable homeschool resources – all available for $20 or less on Educents. Helpful Resources Homeschool Planner – This planner includes dated journal pages, practical forms, motivational quotes, and teaching aides to make your homeschool planning effortless and enjoyable. Do-a-Dot MegaContinue reading “Homeschool and After School Resources for Under $20”