Educational Resources from Disney

Disney has an educational website with loads of cool free resources (and some not free) covering: nature social studies language and arts math and science health and safety Disney’s Free Educator’s Nature Guide The free Disneynature BEARS Educator’s Guide includes nearly 100 pages of lessons and activities targeted to grades 2 through 6. Disney Makes MathContinue reading “Educational Resources from Disney”

Disney Literature Classics Collection – Introducing Children to the Classics

When G1 was younger, I tried to follow the Charlotte Mason philosophy for selecting storybooks. It worked well with him because G1 naturally gravitated to books so I always felt it was the way to go until I had G2. With G2, I was just so happy for him to pick up a book thatContinue reading “Disney Literature Classics Collection – Introducing Children to the Classics”

Apps: Where’s My Water?

On the surface “Where’s My Water?” might seem like another frivolous app that provides lots of entertainment value but nothing else. On closer inspection, this clever app provides lots of fun brain training exercises for children and adults alike. Where’s My Water? is a challenging physics-based puzzler complete with vibrant graphics, intuitive controls, and aContinue reading “Apps: Where’s My Water?”

Review: Disney's Phonics Quest

When my parents were in Singapore, they bought Gavin Disney’s Phonics Quest.  It is a CD ROM game intended to teach children from kindergarten to learn how to read.  Although it is labeled for ages 5-8, I’ve already introduced Gavin to it. I was intending to record a video review of this game because IContinue reading “Review: Disney's Phonics Quest”