The Ultimate Gift Guide for Young Tinkerers

When it comes to child development, there is a very strong connection between the body and the brain. We’ve seen the positive effects of movement on brain development and how gestures can help children remember more. Busy Hands, Busy Brains – Scholastic As students put projects together, create crafts, or use familiar materials in new ways, they’re constructingContinue reading “The Ultimate Gift Guide for Young Tinkerers”

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Artists of All Ages

When it comes to gift-giving, experiential gifts tend to do better than physical gifts: People who receive experiential gifts, such as concert tickets or a zoo membership, feel more connected to the gift giver than people who received material items, according to researchers from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Experiential gifts are particularlyContinue reading “The Ultimate Gift Guide for Artists of All Ages”

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”

The Ultimate Educational Holiday Gift Guide

With Christmas around the corner, it’s time to start planning what to put under the tree. Now you can make it a meaningful, educational gift with Educents‘ Ultimate Educational Holiday Gift Guide. Gifts for ages 3 to 8 Life of Fred Math Books Learning math, like literacy, is the key to endless doors in life. Story-basedContinue reading “The Ultimate Educational Holiday Gift Guide”

For the Mind, Body and Manners from Educents

From fixes for fidgeters to DIY electronics, check out these awesome innovations to teach our next generation in body, mind and manners. Health For Kids We all know about the benefits of exercise and to help our children get off to a good start, we should inculcate healthy habits from an early age. One exerciseContinue reading “For the Mind, Body and Manners from Educents”

Massive Educents Back-to-School Giveaway!

Have you checked out the Educents Back-to-School Giveaways yet? Now through August, don’t miss your chance to enter to win over $15,000 in prizes like talking stuffed animals, full-year curricula for all ages, a $250 shopping spree and MORE! Here are some cool items you could win! The mCookie 101 Basic Kit from Microduino ($99 value!) Continue reading “Massive Educents Back-to-School Giveaway!”

101 Amazing Educational Apps and Sites for Home Learning

There has been a lot of controversy over children, technology, and “screen time”. We cannot deny the benefits of technology in education – of which there are many: Khan academy tailors education for the individual Technology allows us to flip classrooms Tablets help children to learn on their own The educational benefits of Minecraft Minecraft education in theContinue reading “101 Amazing Educational Apps and Sites for Home Learning”

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 Summer Brain Gain

“All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. Research spanning 100 years shows that students typically score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation than they do on the same tests at the beginning of the summer.” – National Summer Learning Association. YouContinue reading “The Summer Brain Gain”

Educational Resources You Can’t Miss!

Whether you’re homeschooling or looking for educational activities and resources to further your child’s interests, Educents is the trusted resource for every child’s education. They offer educational resources on almost any interest your child might have – Minecraft, butterflies, space, architecture, traveling, you name it. Check out what’s new, what’s popular, and shop Educents deals by grade.Continue reading “Educational Resources You Can’t Miss!”